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November 21, 2018
RSNA 2018 doesn't stray far from last year's themes, so conference-goers should expect to be inundated with all the ways that artificial intelligence and machine learning will modernize the medical imaging field.
December 18, 2017
The FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality could hurt telehealth providers and consumers and limit the ability of some healthcare systems to exchange data-intensive medical images.
November 28, 2017
AI and deep learning applications were superhot at RSNA 2017, as value-based medical imaging and PACS and VNA systems remained the top topics for imaging professionals.
November 30, 2016
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse zeroes in on vendor neutral archives -- a distinctive, medical imaging technology in healthcare designed to allow providers to view images in a standard format.
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Although medical imaging technology has changed over the years thanks to AI and the cloud, PACS remain a mainstay for many healthcare organizations. Continue Reading
PACS (picture archiving and communication system) is a medical imaging technology used primarily in healthcare organizations to securely store and digitally transmit electronic images and clinically-relevant reports. Continue Reading
DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is a standard protocol for the management and transmission of medical images and related data and is used in many healthcare facilities. Continue Reading
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Medical imaging is a mainstay in healthcare organizations, but traditionally stores and retrieve images. It can benefit from advancements enabled by AI, such as data mining. Continue Reading
Two radiologists provide examples of how AI is making its mark in their field, such as comparing old and new images and helping prioritize critical cases. Continue Reading
This essential guide features news and highlights from the 2018 RSNA conference, which will cover innovations in radiology and medical imaging, and a refresher of last year's show. Continue Reading
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The idea of a patient lugging around medical image files on a CD-ROM or thumb drive seems out of place in 2017. Yet some organizations have that far to progress with imaging. Continue Reading
As healthcare providers upgrade or replace their medical imaging technology, they should strive for an enterprise approach rather than keeping strictly to cardiology, expert says. Continue Reading
As technology advances, health systems are increasingly adopting vendor neutral archives to store, share and analyze medical images from multiple specialties, not only radiology. Continue Reading
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Medical images make up a large percentage of healthcare data. Providers can draw insights from that data to make better decisions about patient care. Continue Reading
Hospitals can prevent cybersecurity breaches by managing healthcare assets such as MRI and CT scanners and requiring mobile devices to register with an MDM solution. Continue Reading
Consultant Nick Merkin explains why a lack of security awareness is a threat to protecting medical imaging systems and how organizations can educate staff to mitigate risks. Continue Reading