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.
Paxeramed launches CarePassport at SIIM 2015 May 29, 2015 -- Paxeramed is launching CarePassport, new software for enabling patient engagement with radiology, at this week's Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) meeting.
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.
Varian teams with Flatiron Health May 26, 2015 -- Varian Medical Systems has formed a strategic alliance with oncology software developer Flatiron Health to develop electronic health record, data analytics, and decision-support software for cancer treatment centers.