SIIM 2015: Data Fish catches image samples for research May 28, 2015 -- NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - A new data-mining algorithm goes beyond the capabilities of most software applications to unearth subtle imaging findings in vast PACS databases, and could be beneficial for research applications, according to a presentation on Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) 2015 annual meeting.
SIIM 2015: Imaging informatics has role in new healthcare May 28, 2015 -- NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - In a turbulent healthcare environment rife with consolidation, standardization, and integration, imaging informatics professionals have much to offer, consultant Donald Dennison told attendees on Thursday during the opening session of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) meeting.
How to make VNA lemonade from stage 2 MU's lemons May 28, 2015 -- For many healthcare organizations, the stage 2 meaningful use (MU) criteria will mean some heavy lifting for the folks tasked with managing diagnostic images and integrating them with electronic health records. But there is lemonade to be made from what feels like lemons to many chief information officers through the creation of a community-based image archive.
Mobile App Spotlight: Mammography Localizer May 20, 2015 -- AuntMinnie.com presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting notable mobile apps in radiology. In this installment, we take a look at Mammography Localizer, an iOS app developed by Dr. John Bisges to help users learn how to localize breast lesions.
Israeli start-up eyes big-data tools for imaging analysis May 14, 2015 -- For Israeli image analysis software developer Zebra Medical Vision, size definitely matters. The start-up believes its database of 10 million curated imaging studies and extensive collaborations with researchers around the world will take image analysis algorithms to a whole new level.
Growing VNA interest prompts Fuji to buy TeraMedica May 13, 2015 -- In a deal announced on Wednesday, Fujifilm Medical Systems USA made a move to increase its presence in the rapidly growing market for vendor-neutral archive (VNA) software and services by acquiring VNA developer TeraMedica.
Mednax to buy teleradiology firm vRad for $500M May 12, 2015 -- In a sign of continued turbulence within the teleradiology services industry, teleradiology provider Virtual Radiologic (vRad) has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by national medical group Mednax for $500 million.
Mobile App Spotlight: CT Anatomy May 5, 2015 -- AuntMinnie.com presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting notable mobile apps in radiology. In this installment, we take a look at CT Anatomy, an iOS app that offers a cross-sectional guide of normal anatomy as seen on CT.
Clinical decision support can cut inappropriate imaging April 22, 2015 -- A meta-analysis published on Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that clinical decision-support (CDS) software can have a positive -- if moderate -- effect on appropriate ordering of imaging studies. The researchers stopped short of recommending the use of CDS, however.
Mobile App Spotlight: Radiology Toolbox Pro AuntMinnie.com is launching an ongoing series of articles that will highlight notable mobile apps in radiology. The first mobile app we're spotlighting is Radiology Toolbox Pro, designed to serve as an "ectopic brain" for radiology, with handy references such as management criteria for a number of conditions, as well as calculators and charts. Click here