Dicom Systems Receives U.S. Patent for Medical Data Integration Engine
News | Enterprise Imaging | October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019 — Dicom Systems announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent 10,...
OmniVision Announces Guinness World Record for Smallest Image Sensor

OmniVision's OVM6948 CameraCubeChip, a fully packaged, wafer-level camera module measuring 0.65mm x 0.65mm x 1.158mm, built on OmniVision's OV6948, winner of the Guinness World Record for “The Smallest Image Sensor Commercially Available.”

News | Endoscopes | October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019 — OmniVision Technologies Inc. announced that its OV6948 camera module is the winner of the Guinness...
Carestream's Focus 35C digital radiography (DR) detector

The Focus 35C detector. Image courtesy of Carestream

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 22, 2019
Note: This story has been updated to reflect that the Focus 35C detector has now received U.S. Food and Drug...
Greater Left Ventricular Mass Increases Risk of Heart Failure
News | Cardiac Imaging | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Elevated left ventricular mass, known as left-ventricular hypertrophy, is a stronger...
Graphic courtesy of Pixabay

Graphic courtesy of Pixabay

Sponsored Content | Blog | Archive Cloud Storage | October 21, 2019
Ubiquity is a great advantage of the cloud. Its pervasiveness allows data access from anywhere on the network. But just...
GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. Developing One-stop Breast Clinic Model for U.S.
News | Mammography | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. have announced a collaboration to develop a model to bring a same-day...
Laurel Bridge Software Celebrates 20th Anniversary
News | Enterprise Imaging | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of helping healthcare providers and...
Densitas Breast Density Assessment Software Joins Nuance AI Marketplace
News | Breast Density | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Densitas Inc. announced that its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared densitas densityai...
FDA Clears AiCE Image Reconstruction on Canon's Aquilion Precision CT

Image courtesy of Canon Medical Systems

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...
The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | RSNA | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — At the 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological...
Selecting an AI Marketplace for Radiology: Key Considerations for Healthcare Providers
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | October 18, 2019 | Sanjay Parekh, Ph.D.
October 18, 2019 — As the nascent market for ...
Surgical Institute of Reading Chooses RamSoft's PowerServer Lite PACS
News | PACS | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — Surgical Institute of Reading recently selected RamSoft’s PowerServer Lite...
MD Anderson and Varian Partner to Optimize Radiation Oncology Treatment
News | Treatment Planning | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Varian announced a new strategic collaboration...
Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Multix Impact Digital Radiography System
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — DHR Health in Edinburg, Texas, recently became the first healthcare facility in the United States to...
For those who don’t know, soft-copy reading was the interpretation of radiological images on display monitors

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Blog | Radiology Imaging | October 17, 2019
Eventually the future moves into the past, and we move on. But some of us wax nostalgic....
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...