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CIO Focus
Image sharing presents challenges to the enterprise
March 23, 2016 -- Image sharing touches all aspects of patient management, from the practical to the incongruous, but it still remains a problem for patients and physicians at many institutions, according to contributing writer Greg Freiherr, who offers this third installment on the challenges of enterprise imaging.  Discuss
PACS and EMR vendors aim to bridge workflow gap
March 11, 2016 -- Surrounded by flying dice and one-armed bandits, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference in Las Vegas did its best to establish a middle ground for discussions about enterprise imaging. Among the many difficulties that accompany the integration of medical images into patient medical records, workflow stood out.  Discuss
MetroHealth CIO gets clinician buy-in for content management
March 8, 2016 -- MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland needed a better medical data management strategy than just holding on to everything indefinitely. But before it could move to enterprise content management, it needed buy-in from clinicians that some data could be removed from storage after a predefined period.  Discuss
More than blind faith: A guide for CIOs at HIMSS 2016
March 1, 2016 -- What does a rock supergroup from the 1960s have to do with this week's meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)? In this article, the one and only PACSman, Michael J. Cannavo, connects the dots -- and also shares 10 quick tips for CIOs attending HIMSS 2016 in Las Vegas.  Discuss
3 things CIOs can learn from radiology analytics
February 25, 2016 -- There are three important things that healthcare chief information officers (CIOs) can learn from radiology data analytics -- and one important thing they can't, according to radiology informatics experts.  Discuss
Data analytics: The cornerstone of meaningful use
February 23, 2016 -- The execution of a successful enterprise imaging strategy provides a platform to acquire, retain, and achieve meaningful use of a wealth of clinical information that has previously been unmanaged. In this article, Kim Garriott of Logicalis Healthcare Solutions offers advice for building this foundation, with a particular focus on data governance.  Discuss