Standards are emerging for use of color in medical imaging
July 31, 2015 -- For decades, the world of medical imaging has been visualized in shades of gray. But as color is becoming more common, challenges are emerging that mirror those solved years ago in grayscale imaging, namely regarding the use of standards to define the consistency of color images shown on different medical displays. Fortunately, help is on the way.
Mobile App Spotlight: Diagnostic Imaging Pathways
July 30, 2015 -- presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting notable mobile apps in radiology. In this installment, we take a look at the Diagnostic Imaging Pathways (DIP) iOS app, which provides mobile access to the DIP online imaging decision-support and educational tool developed in Australia.
MedInformatix announces RIS upgrades
July 30, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm MedInformatix has launched an upgraded version of its RIS software.
Logicalis partners with Ascendian
July 23, 2015 -- IT services provider Logicalis Healthcare Solutions and imaging consulting firm Ascendian Healthcare Consulting have joined forces.
Aspyra releases new software version
July 22, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm Aspyra has released version 7 of its AccessNet and AccessMed PACS software.
RSNA readies informatics demonstrations
July 22, 2015 -- RSNA is inviting vendors and research institutions to participate in its imaging informatics demonstration at this year's annual meeting in December.
AHRA: Is clinical decision support a blessing or curse?
July 21, 2015 -- Imaging has been under scrutiny, with policymakers touting techniques such as prior authorization and clinical decision support (CDS) as ways to reduce inappropriate exams. But how effective are these techniques, particularly CDS? It's not yet clear, according to a presentation given this week at the AHRA annual meeting in Las Vegas.
eHealth, Quality Health Network collaborate in Colo.
July 21, 2015 -- Electronic health records firm eHealth Technologies and health information exchange Quality Health Network have begun offering image exchange services in western Colorado.
Zotec launches new management module
July 17, 2015 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners has launched a new radiology management module.
ADP AdvancedMD upgrades EHR for multiple browsers
July 16, 2015 -- ADP AdvancedMD announced that its cloud electronic health record (EHR) platform is now available for use with Apple Safari and Google Chrome browsers, in addition to Internet Explorer 11.