Tag: Medical

CDS, AUC, PAMA, and Patients over Paperwork. One-year CDS with no penalties. Education or enforcement?

The Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released PAMA (Protecting Access to Medicare Act), according to which ordering providers are now required to consult AUC (Appropriate User Criteria) CDS (Clinical Decision Support) tool while ordering advanced imaging and diagnostic equipment for patients of Medicare. American College of Radiology (ACR) appreciated this announcement, as a […]

Hospital Setups Mission Control Like NASA in Houston

The healthcare institutions have recently administered the concept of Mission Control Centre along with GE Healthcare. They use analytical predictions to integrate patient care across eight of CHI Franciscan’s critical care hospitals. About Mission Control Center In July, GE Healthcare and Canada-based Humber River Hospital announced their partnership to construct one of the first command […]

IBM Watson Flops in Healthcare

IBM Watson has been in the news for a long time, both for good and for the wrong reasons. According to an expert, Gary N. Smith, the company has tried its luck in the health care field with IBM Watson. It was more about offering smarter ways to handle the medicine field and different activities. […]

April 2019 Sets Record For Healthcare Breaches

Healthcare is a domain that uses data extensively. All the records associated with the patients regarding their medicines, methods of treatment, diagnosis, pathological tests, and results are maintained in data format these days for convenience. Hence, the healthcare industry is one of those industries that depend largely on the data for smooth operations. However, with […]

Make Way for the Millennials-or Else

The new generation believes in endless opportunities offered by the digital world of mobile phones, hi-tech gadgets, and social media. Being the torchbearers of an ever-evolving digital world, they are probably more dependent on technology than any other generation. As a result, the directors of radiology residency programs are focusing on varied methods of training […]

75% of Radiologists Unhappy

According to the recent Medscape 2019 Radiology, Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report, radiologists are only mildly happy at the workplace compared to physicians and other specialty doctors. Only 25 percent claim to very happy or extremely happy in their workplace. The Survey Medscape performed a survey with over 15000 physicians spanning across 29 specialties for the […]