Technology | PACS Accessories | October 24, 2016

GE Showcasing Analytics and Dose Monitoring Software at RSNA 2016

Asset Performance Management helps users analyze data to improve operations; DoseWatch Explore allows tracking, analysis and reporting of practice level CT dose data

GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Asset Performance Management, APM, big data, RSNA 2015

October 24, 2016 — GE Healthcare will show its latest software solutions for data analytics and dose monitoring at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Nov. 27-Dec. 2 in Chicago.

Big data is everywhere and in healthcare, it is a reference to the vast amount of structured and unstructured data being created. But just capturing that data is no longer good enough. The key to extracting value from big data is to identify and analyze relevant and actionable information points that drive decision making. GE introduced Asset Performance Management (APM) software to help with this task.

Maximizing the potential of data and analytics in healthcare is key to reducing waste, increasing financial viability for providers and offering a better patient experience through strategic analysis and process improvement. Unlocking these new insights with applications at all levels of the healthcare operation can impact levers such as reducing unplanned downtime, increasing throughput, attaining higher asset utilization, better asset lifecycle management and increasing clinical effectiveness.

Beyond improving profits and cutting down on wasted overhead, the use of data and analytics in healthcare will help organizations focus on population health, curing disease, improving quality of life and avoiding preventable deaths. Models of treatment delivery are rapidly changing, and many of the decisions behind those changes are being driven by data.

GE Healthcare Global Services’ Asset Performance Management solutions help customers connect their data to actionable insights that can enhance asset performance and utilization, driving clinical, financial and operational outcomes for sustainable success. The software allows users to unlock new insights from historical data and more recent performance indicators to adapt delivery model, drive clinical, financial and operational outcomes.

On the dose monitoring side is DoseWatch Explore, a Web-based, cloud-deployed, introductory dose management software to track, analyze and report practice-level data for GE computed tomography (CT) systems. DoseWatch Explore provides visibility to practice level dose data, an affordable program with no IT integration and an automated tool for dose data and analytics.

The software ties in to the company’s Dose Excellence Program of consulting and educational services to help customers accelerate improvement, from measuring and tracking radiation dose to managing it. Our experts will help them create a dose team and customize a multi-step plan aimed at reducing variation, managing risk, streamlining reporting and enabling quality imaging at the lowest dose possible.

GE Healthcare’s technology-based MR [magnetic resonance] Performance Excellence solutions are aimed at assisting customers in improving productivity through two key offerings: first, MR Performance Assessment, which will be designed to focus on data acquisition and analysis of operational workflow and second, MR Performance Excellence Services, which will be designed to help enable customized advisory based on workflow data assessment, interpretation and analysis.

For more information: www.gehealthcare.com

Related Content

Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | April 20, 2017
Rob Fabrizio, director of strategic marketing at Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, discusses the latest innovations in di
Siemens Healthineers Supports Population Health Management With Planned Acquisition of Medicalis
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 19, 2017
Siemens Healthineers plans to expand its Population Health Management (PHM) portfolio with the acquisition of Medicalis...
University of California Study Searches for Consistent CT Dose Best Practices
News | Radiation Dose Management | April 17, 2017
A new study led by UC San Francisco has found that radiation doses can be safely and effectively reduced – and more...
Feature | PACS | April 11, 2017 | By Al Kappel
The 2016 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) show floor offered a plethora of picture...
internet of things
Feature | Information Technology | April 11, 2017 | By Dhaval Shah and Prasanth Kollaikal
The enormity of changes in the field of medical imaging technology is hard to fathom. In an article on this topic,...
Flat panel displays, barco nio, mammography

Image courtesy of Barco.

Feature | Flat Panel Displays | April 10, 2017 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
In market research firm Frost & Sullivan’s Analysis of the U.S. Medical Image Displays Market Assessment and...
MRI

Multiparametric MRI (MpMRI) has proved helpful in enhancing biopsy sampling for prostate cancer when combined with ultrasound. 

Feature | Prostate Cancer | April 10, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis
While prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among American men — the third leading cause of cancer deaths...
mobile c-arm, GE OEC Elite, foot surgery

Image courtesy of GE Healthcare

Feature | Mobile C-Arms | April 10, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis
With the demand for medical imaging growing exponentially and the prevalence of interventional procedures on the rise,...
Bayer, Radimetrics Enterprise Platform, radiation dose management, Connecticut Hospital Association, statewide repository
News | Radiation Dose Management | March 30, 2017
The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) and Bayer announced an alliance to establish the United States' first-ever...
Medsquare, VirtualDose CT module, organ dose calculation, DACS Radiation Dose Monitor, RDM
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 24, 2017
Medsquare announced the integration of the organ dose module VirtualDose CT into its DACS (dose archive and...
Overlay Init