Top 5 trends from ECR 2018 in Vienna
March 8, 2018 -- The huge red dragon that dominated the registration area of ECR 2018 looked amazing in everybody's photos, but what were the lasting impressions and meaningful issues to take away from this year's congress in a decidedly chilly Vienna? Our editorial team has put together a list of the five key themes.  Discuss
HIMSS: Health info exchange enables better stroke care
March 7, 2018 -- LAS VEGAS - The creation of a health information exchange in the Maryland/Washington, DC, region has improved stroke care by giving doctors faster access to medical images, enabling them to triage patients better, according to a Tuesday presentation at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting.  Discuss
Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 1
March 7, 2018 -- LAS VEGAS - In this Facebook Live video from day 1 of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting, AuntMinnie.com Editor-in-Chief Brian Casey talks with Jef Williams of Paragon Consulting Partners about the rapid growth of HIMSS over the years and the challenges of integrating radiology data into healthcare IT tools such as electronic medical records.  Discuss
Enterprise imaging: Threat or opportunity for radiology?
March 6, 2018 -- Enterprise imaging is an opportunity for change, not a threat, and should be embraced by radiologists, according to informatics expert Herman Oosterwijk of OTech. He offers some recommendations for dealing with the advent of enterprise imaging, as well as suggestions for turning it into an opportunity.  Discuss
Revisiting deconstructed PACS: Part 2
February 28, 2018 -- In 2014, AuntMinnie.com published an article by PACS executive Brad Levin that described a new concept he called "deconstructed PACS," in which PACS components are purchased on a modular basis rather than as part of an all-in-one solution from a single vendor. Four years later, Mr. Levin looks at how far the concept has come in this two-part series.  Discuss
Revisiting deconstructed PACS: Part 1
February 27, 2018 -- In 2014, AuntMinnie.com published an article by PACS executive Brad Levin that described a new concept he called "deconstructed PACS," in which PACS components are purchased on a modular basis rather than as part of an all-in-one solution from a single vendor. Four years later, Mr. Levin looks at how far the concept has come in this two-part series.  Discuss
Cyberattacks pose security risk to CT, MRI scanners
February 1, 2018 -- MRI and especially CT scanners are vulnerable to cyberattacks such as the WannaCry virus, and manufacturers and healthcare providers must be aware of the risks and mechanisms behind potential attacks to create a safe healthcare environment and protect patients, according to an Israeli study published on arXiv.org.  Discuss
CMS delay of decision support creates opportunities
January 25, 2018 -- Last year's decision by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to delay implementation of imaging clinical decision-support requirements until 2020 creates an opportunity to win over skeptical clinicians, according to a January 24 webinar from the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine.  Discuss
Change buys National Decision Support Company
January 18, 2018 -- In a bid to advance its goal of providing evidence-based clinical intelligence at the point of care, healthcare information systems company Change Healthcare has purchased clinical decision-support software firm National Decision Support Company.  Discuss
Special Feature
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging

Luke Bideaux of Vega Imaging Informatics explains why you should consider basing your enterprise imaging strategy on what he calls the four pillars of enterprise imaging. Learn more

Conferences
PACS Administrator Course: Training in Imaging Informatics
February 24-28
Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States