Tag: PACS

Radiologists Aren’t Exercising Regularly, With Nearly 90% Suffering Shoulder, Neck Pain At Work

The job of radiologists demands that they remain confined to a chair, sitting at the workstation. New research shows that radiologists who do not exercise regularly are more susceptible to musculoskeletal injuries. Over the years, they may develop multiple complications. After surveying over 200 radiologists from academic, private, and public hospitals across some of the […]

5 RIS/PACS Integration Considerations

Today, the efficiency of the health care system is determined by the quality of care physicians deliver to critical patients. Under pressure, information-based decision-making takes the lead. It is important to ensure patient data is available and properly utilized for active decision-making. However, as it is present in different systems across innumerable healthcare providers, information […]

Imaging Technique Provides Insights into Speech Development

The pathways of the human brain play a critical role in our speech development. There is a sign of what we hear and how our language develops. According to a team of researchers of the New York University, the relation between speech development and imaging technique is significant as proven by their research. Published on […]

Transparency and Change in the FDA Approval Process

FDA Transparency Initiative, which was launched back in the year 2009, has started achieving the desired results. The main goal of launching the initiative was to make the agency’s decision-making, procedures and actions more transparent and hence, more useful and comprehensible. In other words, it is aimed at disclosing FDA’s information in a controlled manner […]

AI – Will It Hack Us?

Artificial intelligence is a buzzword in the world of medicines and healthcare. Among the top beneficiaries is the field of radiology in which the AI tools have just begun to prove absolutely beneficial in comprehending the diagnostic imaging results for improved decision-making and patient care. At the 2017 meeting of Radiological Society of North America […]

Is Your PACS HIPAA & HITECH Compliant

While the integration of technology into the healthcare industry came with a myriad of benefits including scalability, flexibility, easier communication, and cost efficiency, it also brought a plethora of security risks that compromise the safety of patients’ private information and data. Medical images now existing in a Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) format, […]

Choosing a PACS

The PACS  Every radiology practice and hospital eventually ends up with a PACS that is out of date or no longer meets the requirements of their patients. Replacing your current system probably feels like a daunting task. Despite this, once you become concerned about updates and new software, it is generally less expensive to simply […]

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