HIMSS: Radiology workflow orchestration makes sweet music
February 15, 2019 -- ORLANDO, FL - Workflow orchestration can maximize quality, improve service, and reduce costs for multisite radiology practices, while ensuring equitable workload for radiologists and enabling advanced data analysis, according to a presentation at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting.  Discuss
Live from HIMSS 2019: Trends in enterprise imaging
February 15, 2019 -- ORLANDO, FL - What are the hot trends in enterprise imaging at this week's meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)? In this video, Stephen Holloway of market research firm Signify Research discusses what he's seen at HIMSS 2019.  Discuss
HIMSS: NIH finds favor with multimedia radiology reports
February 14, 2019 -- ORLANDO, FL - Interactive multimedia radiology reports better meet the needs of clinicians than traditional text-based reports, while radiologists benefit from greater efficiency, according to a presentation by researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference.  Discuss
HIMSS: Multimedia reports are ready for prime time
February 13, 2019 -- ORLANDO, FL - Interactive multimedia radiology reports -- with additional help from artificial intelligence -- can improve reporting clarity and save time for clinicians and fellow radiologists, according to presentations on Tuesday at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting.  Discuss
Live from HIMSS 2019: Multimedia radiology reports
February 13, 2019 -- ORLANDO, FL - Is radiology ready for multimedia reports? Dr. Cree Gaskin from the University of Virginia Health System discusses the capabilities of multimedia radiology reports and their possible benefits to patient care in this live video from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference.  Discuss
The value of the CIIP: Part 1 -- Data integrity
February 11, 2019 -- If utilized correctly, certified imaging informatics professionals (CIIPs) can be tremendously valuable to imaging practices. In the first of a new series of articles, CIIP Luke Bideaux shows how a CIIP's skills in ensuring data integrity can avoid major expenses and headaches for organizations.  Discuss
Medicare's AUC/CDS mandate will begin next year
January 30, 2019 -- Starting January 1, 2020, your referring physicians will be required to use appropriate use criteria (AUC) and clinical decision support (CDS) when ordering imaging exams for Medicare patients. And if they don't, guess who doesn't get paid for the images you read? You. Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains.  Discuss
The true cost of downtime in radiology
January 18, 2019 -- Nobody likes downtime in radiology. But in addition to causing annoyance and disruption, system outages can cost the average hospital hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, according to Kyle Henson. That means it's more important than ever to perform proactive monitoring to ensure your system doesn't go down in the first place.  Discuss
The renaissance of PACS -- and why it didn't deconstruct
January 17, 2019 -- Five years ago saw the birth of "deconstructed PACS" -- the idea that hospitals and imaging centers could acquire digital imaging components in a best-of-breed fashion, rather than purchasing an entire PACS network from a single vendor. Simon Häger of Sectra takes a look a deconstructed PACS and its role in radiology.  Discuss
Personalized treatment fights early-stage kidney cancer
January 15, 2019 -- Personalized treatment plans based on computer models can help improve life expectancy for early-stage kidney cancer patients who have risk factors for worsening kidney disease, according to research published online January 15 in Radiology.  Discuss
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