Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

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Using the PowerShare Network for electronic image transmission is faster and more reliable than using a common alternative, compact disks

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Sponsored Content | Blog | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 23, 2020
Approaches to gain widespread use of electronic transmission of patient images may be as varied as the needs and...
The cloud-based network, developed by Nuance Communications, enables electronic image and report sharing
Sponsored Content | Blog | PACS | January 12, 2020
    Talking about the benefits of quick, reliable image sharing among hospitals was how...
EMR patient portal on a smartphone
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019 — Despite the numerous benefits associated with patients accessing their medical records, a new study...
While electronic medical record systems have helped consolidate most patient data into one location, medical imaging IT systems has proved to be more difficult to replicate by large EMR vendors. This has made room in the market for third-party radiology IT vendors that allow easy integration with the larger EMRs like Epic and Cerner. This image shows Agfa's enterprise imaging system, leveraging its ability to be accessed anywhere with internet connection and pull images from radiology and surgery.

While electronic medical record systems have helped consolidate most patient data into one location, medical imaging IT systems has proved to be more difficult to replicate by large EMR vendors. This has made room in the market for third-party radiology information system vendors that allow easy integration with the larger EMRs like Epic and Cerner. This image shows Agfa's enterprise imaging system, leveraging its ability to be accessed anywhere with an internet connection and able to pull in images from both radiology and surgery. 

Feature | Enterprise Imaging | October 17, 2019 | Steve Holloway
October 17, 2019 — The growing influence and uptake of electronic medical records (EMRs) in healthcare has driven...
Royal Solutions and ZipRad Partner to Tackle Order Entry and Pre-authorization
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 — Medical data delivery company Royal Solutions has partnered with ZipRad to streamline imaging exam...
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Sponsored Content | Blog | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 15, 2019
Patient portals can be a one-stop shop for patient access to health records and physicians. They can directly...
Why Interoperability Is Essential When Transferring Patient Images
Sponsored Content | Blog | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 07, 2019 | Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
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DrChrono Teams With DeepScribe to Automate Medical Note Taking in EHR
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 01, 2019
August 1, 2019 — DrChrono Inc. and DeepScribe announced a partnership so medical practices using DrChrono EHR can use...
Artificial Intelligence Solution Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment

A nurse examines a patient in the Emergency Department of Cincinnati Children’s, where researchers successfully tested artificial intelligence-based technology to improve patient recruitment for clinical trials. Researchers report test results in the journal JMIR Medical Informatics. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Children’s.

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 — Clinical trials are a...
New AI Tool Identifies Cancer Outcomes Using Radiology Reports
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019 — Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated that an...
Johns Hopkins Named Qualified Provider-led Entity to Develop Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — On June 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Johns Hopkins...
Sponsored Content | Blog | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | July 17, 2019
A lot of computers are being made without disk readers, an indication that this form of media is...
M*Modal and Community Health Network Partner on AI-powered Clinical Documentation
News | PACS Accessories | June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019 — M*Modal announced that the company and Community Health Network (CHNw) are collaborating to transform...
The Current Direction of Healthcare Reform Explained by CMS Administrator Seema Verma
News | Radiology Business | June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019 — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma addressed the American...
Feature | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | May 30, 2019 | By Larry Sitka and Jef Williams
Medical imaging and informatics are critical to delivering care and managing wellness. Imaging was an early adopter of...
3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
Feature | Information Technology | May 17, 2019 | Carol Amick
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not...
HHS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Electronic Health Information Interoperability Rules
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is extending the public comment period by 30...