DiSanzo to lead IBM's Watson Health unit September 11, 2015 -- Computer giant IBM has chosen a healthcare industry veteran to lead its new Watson Health artificial intelligence unit, tapping Deborah DiSanzo as general manager.
Structured reporting improves quality of MRI reports September 10, 2015 -- While some traditions should be valued and retained, the old standard free-text radiology report might not be one of them. At Brigham and Women's Hospital, a structured reporting template yielded a significant improvement in the quality of MRI reports for the crucial task of staging rectal cancer.
Merge, Rad-Aid to collaborate on global IT September 10, 2015 -- Merge Healthcare and Rad-Aid International have announced a new collaboration to bring radiology and health IT to medically underserved parts of the world.
Report: RIS market primed for growth September 2, 2015 -- The global radiology information systems market produced $501.1 million in revenues in 2014 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.6%, reaching $722.7 million by 2019, according to a new report from research firm MarketsandMarkets.
Yes, you can help prevent healthcare data breaches September 1, 2015 -- Cybersecurity attacks have been plaguing a variety of industrial sectors, and healthcare is no exception. Of the 14 biggest healthcare data breaches, five occurred in 2015. But there's plenty that facilities can do to reduce their risk, according to a webinar conducted last week by the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).
SaferMD helps radiologists reduce malpractice risk September 1, 2015 -- If you belong to a forward-thinking radiology practice, chances are you're already using critical test results management (CTRM) software to notify physicians of unexpected findings. But are you really using CTRM right? Fortunately, SaferMD can help you find out.
Mobius unveils QA software upgrade September 1, 2015 -- Radiation oncology software provider Mobius Medical Systems has launched a new version of its DoseLab quality assurance (QA) software.
Managing critical results without pulling out your hair August 28, 2015 -- If you're a radiologist, communicating important radiologic findings to referring physicians can be one of the most challenging aspects of your job. Critical test results management software can help, according to Dr. David Hirschorn of Staten Island University Hospital, who describes how it works at his facility.