Les Trachtman

Les Trachtman
Les Trachtman is Managing Director of Purview, a company focused on disrupting the business of medical imaging. Prior to Purview, Les served as CEO of Force 3, Inc., a technology solutions and network security provider. Over the years, Les has also led other technology companies including Active Endpoints, e-OneHundred, Transcentive, and Metaserver. In his early career, Trachtman was responsible for creating the corporate development functions for both Progress Software (PRGS) and Hyperion Solutions, now part of Oracle. Les serves on the board of directors of The Metro Group and as the Entrepreneur in Residence at Union College. Les received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Union College and a JD and MBA from Emory University. He is currently authoring a book focused on helping founders and successors of entrepreneurial ventures.

Recent Posts

Introducing The Horos User Guide

We are excited to announce that our latest project - the Horos User Guide - is finally ready! This weekend, we will be publishing the long-awaited comprehensive manual for Horos.

In Horos Users, Horos, Horos Academy, Horos Tutorial, How To Use Horos, Where in Horos, Horos Functions, What Can Horos Do, Horos User Guide, The Horos Project, Horos Community

Using the Cloud to Share Equine Veterinarian Medical Images and Reports

Medical imaging is an important tool for the equine veterinarian. Whether it’s the x-ray of a sore foot or an ultrasound of a heart, imaging can be used in many aspects of equine evaluation and care. But equine vets have a challenge that is somewhat unique to them – they often have to mobilize their equipment to meet or treat the patient.

How to Obtain, Share, and Display Medical Images as Evidence in Court

The use of digital medical imaging has become a pre-requisite for cases constructed by personal injury, workers' compensation, and criminal attorneys. This digital evidence is subject to the same discovery standards as hard copy documents and photographs. As such, the attorney has to be prepared to share these digital images with opposing counsel as they prepare for trial. But since medical images are just compilations of electronic bits, subject to strict privacy law and only as good as the medical image viewer on which they are analyzed, medical images create a special transport and sharing challenge.

In Horos Cloud, Cloud Storage, Legal, medical imaging access

Presenting Medical Images in Court Helps Attorneys Win Trials

Ever since the case of Smith v. Grant, presenting medical images in court has been an accepted tool in the arsenal of litigation attorneys. But understanding exactly how to use medical images, ensuring that you have them when you need them, and optimizing their presentation can be the difference between winning and losing at trial.

In Horos Cloud, Cloud Storage, Burning CDs, Legal, immediate access, Sharing, access, mobility of medical imaging

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Dropbox for DICOM Medical Image Storage

If you’ve ever thought of sharing medical images or any other Protected Health Information (PHI) using Dropbox, you are not alone. Dropbox is one of the most popular file sharing services and is on millions of desktop computers around the world. But just because you use it for many of your other tasks, does not mean you should use Dropbox for DICOM medical image storage. Here’s why...

In medical imaging storage, medical imaging access, Compliance, HIPAA,, PACS backup, transmit medical images

Sharing Medical Imaging Studies With a Non Horos User

One question we have been asked many times is if sharing medical imaging studies with a non Horos user is possible.  The short answer is yes but it involves connecting your Horos with a Cloud. 

Today, Horos integrates with a web based platform that can enable sharing functionality with a non Horos user through a cloud portal. By creating a Horos Cloud Access account, you can view, analyze, and store images on any workstation, tablet, or mobile device…and connect multiple accounts

In Horos Cloud, Cloud Storage, Sharing, access, mobility of medical imaging, Image sharing