News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | May 15, 2017

Carestream Spotlights New Imaging Analytics Tools for Preventative Care at SIIM 2017

Company will also deliver presentation on how radiologists can use interactive reports to enhance collaboration with referring physicians

Carestream Spotlights New Imaging Analytics Tools for Preventative Care at SIIM 2017, Clinical Collaboration Platform

May 15, 2017 — Carestream Health is demonstrating new imaging analytics tools that are being added to its Clinical Collaboration Platform at the upcoming Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) conference, June 1-3 in Pittsburgh. These new capabilities are designed to equip healthcare providers to deliver preventative care.

Rapid advancements in imaging analytics include algorithms that can analyze data within existing radiographic images to detect distinct patterns associated with a specific pathology. For example, bone density can be calculated by applying an algorithm to any computed tomography (CT) image that contains bone to assess a patient’s risk of fracture. The algorithm generates a number that is used to determine if a patient has abnormal bone density so physicians can prescribe calcium supplements or other preventative measures.

Carestream is partnering with Zebra Medical Vision to add imaging analytics software to Carestream’s Clinical Collaboration Platform that can:

  • Calculate liver density from a CT chest or abdomen study to detect a fatty liver;
  • Identify emphysema by detecting levels of trapped air in the lungs from a non-contrast CT chest study; and
  • Determine levels of coronary calcium from non-contrast CT chest studies in addition to assessing bone density.

Imaging analytics results indicate that patients with fatty liver and excess coronary calcium are three to five times more likely to have a serious cardiac condition.

Other emerging technologies such as natural language processing are designed to enhance accuracy in radiology reports. The technology can be used to correlate the diagnosis in a report to the corresponding image to detect body part or gender mismatches and issue real-time alerts so the content can be corrected immediately, according to Cristine Kao, Carestream’s global director for healthcare information solutions. She added that semantic search capabilities can analyze text and break it down into concepts that can be used to gather data for clinical references, research, business intelligence or population management”

Carestream’s Clinical Collaboration Platform provides monitoring and analysis for:

  • Business/operational planning;
  • System performance;
  • Clinical decision support;
  • Quality metrics;
  • Critical results;
  • Regulatory compliance; and
  • Participation in national registries and peer review.

The company will give a presentation at SIIM entitled “Strategies to Help Radiologists Create Value in the Eyes of Patients and Referring Physicians” from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2. The presentation will explain how radiologists can enhance communication and collaboration with referring physicians and the benefits of interactive multimedia reports that deliver rapid access to key findings. Carestream also enables communication of radiology images and information with patients from an electronic medical record (EMR)-based patient portal.

For more information: www.carestream.com

Related Content

Lung and respiratory health pioneer paves way for more precise care of complex respiratory conditions
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020 — VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Ad
Of all the buzzwords one would have guessed would dominate 2020, few expected it to be “virtual”. We have been virtualizing various aspects of our lives for many years, but the circumstances of this one has moved almost all of our lives into the virtual realm.

Getty Images

Feature | Radiology Education | September 18, 2020 | By Jef Williams
Of all the buzzwords one would have guessed would dominate 2020, few expected it to be “virtual”.
As the silos of data and diagnostic imaging PACS systems are being collapsed and secured, the modular enterprise imaging platform approach is gaining significance, offering systemness and security
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | September 18, 2020 | By Anjum M. Ahmed, M.D., MBBS, MBA, MIS
COVID-19 is now everywhere, and these are the lo
Cloud and cloud-native architecture is the future for computing solutions in EI applications

Getty Images

Feature | Enterprise Imaging | September 18, 2020 | By Henri “Rik” Premo
With over five years of presence in the rapidly expanding...
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc.
Change Healthcare announced innovative new artificial intelligence (AI) models, trained by expert physicians, which extract meaningful diagnostic information from text in EHRs. The first application of this technology will be within the InterQual AutoReview solution, which automates medical necessity reviews using real-time data from EHRs.
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020 — Change Healthcare announced innovative new...
The National Imaging Informatics Course-Radiology (NIIC-RAD) Term 1 will be held online September 28 - October 2, 2020. NIIC-RAD is made possible through a partnership between the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

Getty Images

News | Radiology Education | September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020 — The...
Claritas iRAD Platform

Claritas iRAD Platform

News | Information Technology | September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020 — With a mission to empo