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Why EMRs Will Not Replace Imaging IT
10/24/2019
Why EMRs Will Not Replace Imaging IT

Why EMRs Will Not Replace Imaging IT

October 17, 2019 — The growing influence and uptake of electronic medical records (EMRs) in healthcare has driven debate over the future role of specialist clinical and diagnostics software. With interoperability in the healthcare sector still a major challenge, many health providers are looking t...

Automated Treatment Planning System Streamlines Workflow
07/12/2018
Automated Treatment Planning System Streamlines Workflow

Automated Treatment Planning System Streamlines Workflow

A new software developed and recently tested at the MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated the ability to largely automate the entire workflow of radiotherapy treatment planning. Such a system may offer a solution to a looming shortage of qualified radiation oncology professionals identified by the....

What is the Future of Medical Imaging Equipment?
07/12/2018
What is the Future of Medical Imaging Equipment?

What is the Future of Medical Imaging Equipment?

According to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s new industry report, the “Medical Imaging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024,” the global medical imaging market is predicted to grow with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.56 percent over the forecast pe...

Low Dose DR Study Yields 50 Percent Lower Dosage, High-quality Imaging for this N.C. Hospital
07/12/2018
Low Dose DR Study Yields 50 Percent Lower Dosage, High-quality Imaging for this N.C. Hospital

Low Dose DR Study Yields 50 Percent Lower Dosage, High-quality Imaging for this N.C. Hospital

There are a handful of priorities for radiologists: lowest radiation dosage, highest image quality, optimal workflow, patient satisfaction and software usability. Part of the Cone Health System, Alamance Regional Medical Center‘s (ARMC) partnership with Samsung has made possible a host of positive...

Radiology Has Failed to Properly Assess or Track MRI Gadolinium Contrast Safety
12/15/2017
Radiology Has Failed to Properly Assess or Track MRI Gadolinium Contrast Safety

Radiology Has Failed to Properly Assess or Track MRI Gadolinium Contrast Safety

Over the past couple years covering the news about gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) retention in the brain, skin and bones of patients who received contrast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, a few key safety red flags popped up for me. At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (R...

AI Visualize Inc. Debuts Artificial Intelligence Cloud Image Visualization Platform at RSNA 2017
12/14/2017
AI Visualize Inc. Debuts Artificial Intelligence Cloud Image Visualization Platform at RSNA 2017

AI Visualize Inc. Debuts Artificial Intelligence Cloud Image Visualization Platform at RSNA 2017

AI Visualize Inc. debuted its new cloud-based artificial intelligence (A.I.) -based image analysis and viewing platform at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Nov. 26-Dec. 1 in Chicago. The technology relies on evolution and deep learning algorithms to assess imagin...

The Rising Danger of Cyber Crime in Healthcare
08/30/2017
The Rising Danger of Cyber Crime in Healthcare

The Rising Danger of Cyber Crime in Healthcare

The radiology landscape is pocked with cyber mines. And it’s getting worse. Legacy imaging systems are connected to picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), which are being linked to electronic medical record (EMR) systems and best of breed IT systems, as hospitals increasingly move to en...

Waterlogged Brain Region Helps Scientists Gauge Damage Caused by Parkinson’s Disease
08/01/2017
Waterlogged Brain Region Helps Scientists Gauge Damage Caused by Parkinson’s Disease

Waterlogged Brain Region Helps Scientists Gauge Damage Caused by Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered a new method of observing the brain changes caused by Parkinson’s disease, which destroys neurons important for movement. The development suggests that fluid changes in a specific brain area could provide a way to track that damage. The study,…

Accuray Receives 510(k) Clearance for iDMS Data Management System
08/01/2017
Accuray Receives 510(k) Clearance for iDMS Data Management System

Accuray Receives 510(k) Clearance for iDMS Data Management System

July 31, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iDMS Data Management System, enabling its use with the company's TomoTherapy platform.

RamSoft Joins Forces with Availity to Offer Automated Authorization and Upfront Patient Collection Solutions
08/01/2017
RamSoft Joins Forces with Availity to Offer Automated Authorization and Upfront Patient Collection Solutions

RamSoft Joins Forces with Availity to Offer Automated Authorization and Upfront Patient Collection Solutions

RamSoft has teamed up with Availity to bring healthcare providers Patient Access and Patient Authorizations, two fully integrated solutions that seamlessly automate authorizations and optimize up-front collections. These tools integrate with RamSoft’s PowerServer RIS/PACS and TELE PLUS to lower admi...

Recent Trends and Developments in Contrast Media
07/31/2017
Recent Trends and Developments in Contrast Media

Recent Trends and Developments in Contrast Media

Here are several updates in medical imaging contrast media agents. Two of the biggest news items were related to safety concerns over magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) gadolinium agents and echocardiography contrast agents. However, in both cases the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has weighe...

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