ScriptSender unveils software suite
June 11, 2015 -- ScriptSender has debuted a new software suite intended to improve communication between physicians using different electronic medical record systems.
AMA wants mobile app best practices, ICD-10 grace period
June 10, 2015 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) has voted at its annual meeting to adopt a new policy supporting the creation of best practices to guide the development and use of mobile medical apps. The organization is also calling for a grace period for implementing the ICD-10 coding guidelines.
AMA calls for student access to EHRs
June 9, 2015 -- In the hope of improving patient care and increasing the accuracy of communications, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted on Monday to adopt a policy that supports hands-on medical student access to electronic health records (EHRs) during their training.
eHealth, Orion team up in North Dakota
June 9, 2015 -- eHealth Technologies and Orion Health have collaborated to enable the North Dakota Health Information Network to provide participating healthcare providers with access to medical images.
ACR refutes JAMA letter on decision support
June 9, 2015 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) said that recent findings from a Medicare demonstration project on clinical decision support show the positive effect of the technology, despite a research letter earlier this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association that questioned its effectiveness.
Mobile App Spotlight: Cincinnati Children's Hospital
June 8, 2015 -- presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting notable mobile apps in radiology. In this installment, we take a look at the CincyKidsRad hospital account on Figure 1, a popular medical image sharing community, that's run by the department of radiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Global RIS market could reach $722M by 2019
June 4, 2015 -- The global RIS market is expected to increase from $501 million in 2014 to $722 million by 2019, according to a report published by MicroMarket Monitor.
Canadian group grapples with voice recognition errors
June 2, 2015 -- MONTREAL - Radiology reports generated by voice recognition software do not include many serious errors that could affect patient care, but they do have an aggravating number of minor inaccuracies, according to a study presented at a joint meeting of Canadian medical societies.
RAND decision-support study published in JAMA
June 2, 2015 -- The authors of a controversial clinical decision-support analysis published in December 2014 have also now shared their findings in a research letter published in the June 2 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
SIIM 2015: Software makes radiology reports patient-friendly
May 30, 2015 -- NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - Patients often struggle to comprehend their radiology reports, but software developed to annotate the reports in lay language could help, according to a Saturday presentation at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.