RIS and PACS

By Dillan Yogendra 09:17 am November 12, 2013
New recommendations from the French Society of Radiology for storing and archiving medical images promise to define good storing and archiving practices, with the added benefit of saving time and money for hospitals.
Docs were able to manipulate the projected 3D heart by touching the holograph.
By Erin McCann 10:52 am October 29, 2013
Three-dimensional holographic medical imaging may not be as far away in the future as one might think, one recently concluded hospital pilot study has confirmed.
G. Daniel Martich, MD
By Neil Versel 10:33 am October 10, 2013
Healthcare organizations with long-established electronic health records run the risk of "note bloat" and compromised patient safety unless they standardize physician documentation procedures and limit the amount of cutting-and-pasting doctors have to do, attendees of CHIME's Fall CIO Forum heard at a session on Oct. 9.
By Mike Miliard 10:39 am October 04, 2013
Lexmark International has acquired PACSGEAR, which develops connectivity technology to manage and share medical images and integrate them with picture archiving and communication systems and electronic medical records.
CT and MRI scans automated prior authorization
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am September 11, 2013
With profligate use of CT and MRI scans widely blamed for increased healthcare spending, a new report shows that pairing automated prior authorization with evidence-based guidelines can ensure such tests are only used when necessary, improving patient safety while reducing medical costs by perhaps 40 percent.
NFL embracing diagnostic imaging, EHRs
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am August 15, 2013
The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday they will partner with Carestream Health to develop new imaging technology aimed at early detection of brain injuries. It's just the latest development for a league that's deploying health IT in football stadiums nationwide.
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am July 30, 2013
Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine, a St. Louis-based group of high-risk obstetricians, tripled its number of telemedicine consultations during the first half of the year to accommodate a higher number of patients at outlying facilities.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am July 19, 2013
Aiming to eliminate manual workflow steps between the main hospital and remote locations, Mount Sinai Medical Center is partnering with Toronto-based Real Time Medical for a project that will bring teleradiology services to several New York imaging clinics.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am July 02, 2013
Contradicting the common argument that an overuse of diagnostic imaging procedures is driving up healthcare costs, a new study from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute shows physicians are actually ordering fewer imaging exams for Medicare patients.
By Jamie Thompson 02:43 pm June 07, 2013
Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in England, will work with Sectra to supply its facilities with radiology IT and Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA) solutions.

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