Intelerad debuts InteleConnect Patterns November 12, 2013 -- PACS firm Intelerad Medical Systems has rolled out InteleConnect Patterns, a service that provides radiology groups with information about their referring physician base.
Big data and its relevance to medical imaging November 8, 2013 -- "Big data" is a buzzword you'll be seeing a lot over the next few years as your corporate executive team and healthcare vendors incorporate it into their business development activities. Hjalmer Danielson from Ascendian Healthcare Consulting helps give some definition to the term in this new column.
Speech recognition improves report turnaround time November 7, 2013 -- Using speech recognition software improved report turnaround time 24-fold in a community radiology practice, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Radiology still looms large in ECRI's top 10 hazards November 5, 2013 -- Medical radiation no longer tops the top 10 list of technology hazards published each year by the ECRI Institute. That dubious honor, for the second year in a row, goes to those beeping, buzzing, distracting, infuriating, wolf-crying alarms that are becoming ubiquitous throughout healthcare.
Zotec becomes ACR affiliate November 4, 2013 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners is a new affiliate of the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Bill would restrict FDA app regulation November 4, 2013 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration would be prohibited from regulating some types of mobile medical apps under legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives late last month.
Siemens expands secure health provider messaging November 1, 2013 -- Siemens Healthcare has expanded its MobileMD health information exchange technology to include a health information service provider product to enable secure electronic collaboration among providers and patients.