GE launches products in MRI, ultrasound, HIT at ECR 2015
March 6, 2015 -- VIENNA - GE Healthcare is highlighting a pair of new MRI scanners, Signa Creator and Signa Explorer, making their global launch at this week's ECR 2015 meeting. The company is also rolling out its new Logiq P9 ultrasound scanner, as well as Centricity xSite, a new healthcare IT platform designed to improve radiology reporting across multiple healthcare enterprises.
Fuji to show latest in echo reporting at ACC
March 6, 2015 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems USA plans to show the latest in its echocardiography structured reporting technology at the upcoming American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in San Diego.
Video from ECR 2015: Dr. Erik Ranschaert on mobile IT
March 5, 2015 -- VIENNA - Don't reveal patient information in social media and take care when it comes to using tablets and other devices, warns Dr. Erik Ranschaert, a staff radiologist in the Netherlands, in an interview with AuntMinnieEurope.com Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward at ECR 2015.
Tracking software tackles CT dose monitoring
March 5, 2015 -- VIENNA - Dose tracking software can automatically monitor the radiation dose patients receive from their CT studies, yielding valuable data for quality assurance purposes and supporting the quest for dose optimization, according to a pair of presentations on Thursday at ECR 2015.
Decision support in Europe moves ahead with iGuide launch
March 4, 2015 -- VIENNA - The concept of European-wide clinical decision support for radiology took another step forward at this week's ECR meeting with the official launch of ESR iGuide, a collaboration between the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and U.S. software developer National Decision Support Company.
Standardization moves streamline Europe's reporting structures
March 4, 2015 -- Advances in data mining from radiological cases can be made only if the global imaging community adopts lexicon and formatting standards for their reports, and radiologists must ask their IT providers for reporting tools.
Hyland wins multiple OnBase contracts
March 3, 2015 -- Hyland has won multiple contracts for its OnBase enterprise content management package.
ESR, ACR teleradiology white papers put patient first
February 26, 2015 -- The teleradiology white papers of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and American College of Radiology (ACR) differ in some respects, but they both stress the importance of always keeping the patient's needs first and foremost.
Radiology IT downtimes are common, but not usually serious
February 25, 2015 -- Interruptions to radiology department workflow due to IT network downtimes are common, but most are easily fixable, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. The findings are good news for radiology practices trying to integrate different IT systems into a unified reading environment.
Fuji nets ONC certification for Synapse RIS
February 24, 2015 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification for version 6.3.3 of its Synapse RIS.