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Conference coverage: RSNA 2013 annual radiology meeting

The annual radiology conference, RSNA 2013, will cover the latest developments in healthcare imaging. Check here for updated conference previews, live coverage from the event and post-show analysis.


The Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting, RSNA 2013, takes place in Chicago, Dec. 1-7. It will cover the latest developments affecting standard imagining technologies, such as picture archiving and communication systems. The show also promises to feature discussions of how radiologists are preparing for the numerous rule changes, including stage 2 of meaningful use, set to alter how healthcare is regulated. SearchHealthIT has the event covered, from preshow coverage to reactions after the conference.

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Post-conference coverage

Though RSNA 2013 may be over, there is still plenty of news and post-conference analysis to come. This section features developments that took place during the end of the conference and industry reaction to announcements that were made at the show.


UPMC Radiology Chief Rasu Shrestha, M.D., talks PACS preparation

A man who maintains the PACS integration of 20 hospitals and 30 radiology centers shares why PACS best practices start in the planning stages. Continue Reading


Clinical decision support from computers growing in radiology

Computers are capable of adaptive learning, which makes it possible to teach them how to study images. When will this technology be more widely used by radiologists? Continue Reading


PACS integration a start in bringing radiology to EHRs

The medical imaging department is in the spotlight as the need to exchange more than just basic imaging information increases. Continue Reading


Saving healthcare economics in the U.S. a task for CIOs

Uncompensated testing for radiological services is part of the healthcare economic problem. What can CIOs do to stop rising costs? Continue Reading

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Live at RSNA 2013

Don Fluckinger, SearchHealthIT's news director, is on-site at RSNA 2013, scoping out the latest news at conference presentations and in one-on-one interviews with expert attendees. Check back often during the show for updates.


Providers venturing into imaging markets

Radiology images are a window into patients. Read to find out how providers use vendor neutral archives and picture archiving and communications systems to make the picture clearer. Continue Reading


Business intelligence one way for radiologists to save

Business intelligence may be the solution radiologists need to stay ahead of regulations and shrinking reimbursements. Continue Reading


Radiology information systems advancing past EHRs

Radiology information systems, on the brink of extinction in the early 2000s, are now widely used by radiologists. What caused the sudden turnaround? Continue Reading

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Preconference coverage

Before 55,000 attendees and the nearly 700 exhibitors descend upon Chicago, read up on the latest news and potential subjects to be covered at this year's event. Find out what technologies radiologists are using to prepare their practices to meet meaningful use requirements and to share data appropriately with their patients.


Radiology peer review held back by fragmented systems

Digital radiology makes it simpler for radiologists to get second opinions from colleagues. Find out why this is easier said than done in the U.S. Continue Reading


Mobile workflows, clinical decision support coming to radiology

Collaboration between radiologists and physicians could help patients avoid expensive tests. Continue Reading


Radiologists preparing for stage 2 changes

Stage 1 of meaningful use didn't heavily affect radiolgists, something that is due to change with the forthcoming stage 2. Continue Reading

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