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Study Points to Need for Performance Standards for EHR Usability and Safety
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 —A novel new study provides compelling evidence that the design, development and implementation of...

Artificial Intelligence Provides Faster, Clearer MRI Scans

A new artificial-intelligence-based approach to image reconstruction, called AUTOMAP, yields higher quality images from less data, reducing radiation doses for CT and PET and shortening scan times for MRI. Shown here are MR images reconstructed from the same data with conventional approaches, at left, and AUTOMAP, at right. Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A research team with funding from the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (...

RaySearch Releases New Version of RayCare OIS
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship...

iSchemaView Brings RAPID Imaging Platform to Australia and New Zealand
News | Stroke | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 – iSchemaView has signed Diagnostic Imaging Australia (DIA) to be the exclusive distributor for the...

2019 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Appropriate Use Criteria Summary
Feature | Clinical Decision Support | July 13, 2018 | Nathan Baugh

On July 12, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule for the 2019 Physician...

Guerbet, IBM Watson Health Partner on Artificial Intelligence for Liver Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 10, 2018

July 10, 2018 — Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive joint development agreement with IBM Watson Health to...

Healcerion Receives FDA Approval for Sonon 300L Handheld Ultrasound Device
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2018

July 9, 2018 — South Korea-based Healcerion launched the Sonon 300L wireless handheld...

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Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | PACS | July 09, 2018

The move toward value-based reimbursement (VBR) models is putting pressure on healthcare organizations to modernize...

Major Teaching Hospital Bridges Users, Builds Believers, and Broadens Image Accessibility
Sponsored Content | Case Study | PACS | July 09, 2018

One of the Northeast’s major teaching hospitals is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine. It...

value-based medicine
Blog | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2018

Faith is not based on evidence. Trust is.

Faith comes from an innate need to believe. Trust grows from a...

Developing a “cloud-first” strategy has helped with efficiency and cost savings
Feature | Archive Cloud Storage | July 05, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr

The need to protect patient images and other clinical data from disasters is increasing, just as doing so is getting...

The images (before and after) depict a 50 percent dose reduction in chest X-ray without compromising  image quality.

The images (before) depict a 50 percent dose reduction in chest X-ray without compromising
image quality.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | July 03, 2018

There are a handful of priorities for radiologists: lowest radiation dosage, highest image quality, optimal workflow...

3-D Imaging and Computer Modeling Capture Breast Duct Development

An image of a developing mammary duct. Image courtesy of Andrew Ewald.

News | Breast Imaging | June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 — A team of biologists has joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3...

Dictum Health Launches Advanced Telestroke Module for Virtual Exam Room Platform
Technology | Teleradiology | June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 — Dictum Health Inc., creators of the Virtual Exam Room (VER) telehealth technology, announced the...

3D Systems Announces On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 — 3D Systems announced availability of its new On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service. This new service...

News | Remote Viewing Systems | June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 — International Medical Solutions (IMS) recently announced that the American College of Radiology (ACR...

Riverain Technologies Issued U.S. Patent for Vessel Suppression Technology
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 — Riverain Technologies announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has...

Technology | Orthopedic Imaging | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 – EOS imaging announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...