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...
USF Health Expands Digisonics System With Vascular Reporting
News | Cardiac PACS | October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 — University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa, Fla., has enhanced their use of the Digisonics...
Sectra Adds DePuy Synthes 3-D Templates to Pre-Operative Orthopedic Solution
News | Orthopedic Imaging | October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 – International medical imaging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity company Sectra is...
Intelerad's nuage Patient Portal

Intelerad's nuage Patient Portal. Image courtesy of Intelerad.

News | Enterprise Imaging | October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 — Intelerad Medical Systems announced that OneWelbeck, a London operator of specialist facilities for...
A patient prepares to have a tomosynthesis-guided prone breast biopsy using the Hologic Affirm prone biopsy system.

A patient prepares to have a tomosynthesis-guided prone breast biopsy using the Hologic Affirm prone biopsy system.

Feature | Breast Biopsy Systems | October 17, 2019 | By Harriet Borofsky, M.D.
The current body of research supporting...
An illustration of radiology department analytics data showing GE Healthcare’s business analytics software.

An illustration of radiology department analytics data showing GE Healthcare’s business analytics software.

Feature | Radiology Business | October 17, 2019 | By April Wilson
According to IBM, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily. A large chunk of this data is...
Image courtesy of Bethesda Health

Image courtesy of Bethesda Health

Feature | Radiology Business | October 17, 2019 | By Susan DeCathelineau
Few professions have experienced the dramatic changes that radiologists have over the past few years. Once considered a...
GE Healthcare and Theragnostics Partnering on PSMA PET/CT Imaging Agent
News | Prostate Cancer | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — GE Healthcare and Theragnostics have entered into a global commercial partnership for a new prostate...
Guerbet Signs Agreement With Icometrix for Exclusive Distribution of Icobrain
News | Neuro Imaging | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Icometrix for the distribution in France...
Subtle Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for AI-powered SubtleMR
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — Subtle Medical announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...
Low four-year rates of gastrointestinal (13.6 percent) and urologic issues (7.6 percent) suggest hypofractionated proton therapy as an alternative to traditional radiotherapy to reduce toxicity.

Low four-year rates of gastrointestinal (13.6 percent) and urologic issues (7.6 percent) suggest hypofractionated proton therapy as an alternative to traditional radiotherapy to reduce toxicity.

Feature | Prostate Cancer | October 16, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Radiation therapy is an important tool in the clinician’s armamentarium for treatment of localized, early-stage...
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Adds Agfa DR 800 X-ray Room
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — Agfa HealthCare announced the installation of its DR 800 multipurpose...
Using Compressed SENSE for faster MRI scans, healthcare providers can transform their radiology workflow.

Using Compressed SENSE for faster MRI scans, healthcare providers can transform their radiology workflow.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 16, 2019
Since the introduction of magnetic resonance...
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | October 16, 2019 | By Siddharth (Sid) Shah
The period between November through February is pretty interesting for the field of medical imaging — two major...
Feature | Breast Imaging | October 16, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
On Jan. 1, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new quality improvement initiative focused on...
At the annual meeting of the AHRA, Agfa Healthcare demonstrated a full-scale model of its DR 800, presenting the unit as a "game changer" for its multifunctionality.

At the annual meeting of the AHRA, Agfa Healthcare demonstrated a full-scale model of its DR 800, presenting the unit as a "game changer" for its multifunctionality.

Feature | AHRA | October 16, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Diversity was on display at the Association for Medical Imaging...
A volume of contrast agent lingers near the injection site, creating an artifact that can block the visualization of structures

A volume of contrast agent lingers near the injection site, creating an artifact that can block the visualization of structures. Graphic courtesy of Lior Molvin

Sponsored Content | Blog | Contrast Media | October 15, 2019
When it comes to listing needs, patient safety ranks at the top. Just ask an imaging administrator. “There is no way we...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | October 11, 2019
Lorraine Drapek, DNP, nurse practitioner, radiation oncology, GI service,...