Santa Fe Imaging, a diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology provider in northern New Mexico, has selected the eRad RIS to improve its operational workflow.
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation and Elekta have awarded $20,000 in scholarships to entry-level radiation therapy students.
It mattered to Rich Maskowsky’s radiology practice that a speech recognition solution would work with their PACS-driven workflow—and that the vendor had worked well with their PACS and RIS provider. Midstate Radiology Associates, which maintains two imaging centers and reads multimodality studies on-site, chose IDS’ Voice2Dox as their speech recognition solution.
While working closely with the electronic medical record (EMR) vendor during the pre-implementation phase, Cree Gaskin, MD, associate professor of radiology and orthopedic surgery and vice-chair of informatics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, discovered the potential to improve workflow by synchronizing the EMR with the picture archiving and communication system (PACS).
When you hear someone say “the cloud,” they are referring to the vast network of servers that comprise what is commonly known as the Internet. The cloud can perform a number of functions, including store, manage, exchange, and host data. Migrating and storing data electronically may be hard for some imaging practices to imagine, but it is easier than you might think, and its benefits can be significant.
When it comes to breast health, women at 75 may be wise to continue to act as if they are 40. A recent study funded by the Kaplan Cancer Research Fund and conducted at the Swedish Cancer Institute found that regular mammography exams could benefit women over 75 in unexpected ways. The study was published online in the journal Radiology.
Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, a 250-bed facility in Bloomington, Ind, has purchased two Carestream DRX-Revolution mobile x-ray systems with DRX-1C detectors.
Siemens Healthcare has received FDA clearance for its Advanced Modeled Iterative Reconstruction (ADMIRE) algorithm, enabling previously unachievable levels of dose reduction in computed tomography.
The San Diego Chargers football team have installed a Carestream DRX-Ascend system in the Qualcomm Stadium locker rooms to allow physicians and trainers to quickly review medical images.
A new KLAS study reports that providers continue to turn to enterprise EMR vendors for population health management tools, despite an onslaught of competitors emerging in the marketplace.