Skip to content Skip to navigation

Mount Sinai to Make Advances in Teleradiology

July 22, 2013
by Rajiv Leventhal
| Reprints

The New York City-based Mount Sinai Medical Center and Real Time Medical, a diagnostic imaging workflow innovation company from Toronto, have announced a joint collaboration project to provide teleradiology services to several New York imaging clinics.

While leveraging existing technologies, Mount Sinai seeks to eliminate manual workflow steps between the institution and remote locations, unify disparate systems, and provide timely access to diagnostic reports. This project is to be accomplished with Real Time Medical’s workflow management software platform, DiaShare.

“Fine-tuning clinical productivity through workflow management software is still a newer concept,” David Mendelson, M.D., director of clinical informatics at Mount Sinai and the co-chair for Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), said in a statement. “We are pleased to collaborate with Real Time Medical as we aim to eliminate unnecessary steps that impact productivity.”

The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility. Last year, nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.



ONC National Coordinator Gets Live Look at Carequality Data Exchange

Officials from Carequality have stated that there are now more than 150,000 clinicians across 11,000 clinics and 500 hospitals live on its network. These participants are also able to share health data records with one another, regardless of technology vendor.

American Red Cross, Teladoc to Provide Telehealth Services to Disaster Victims

The American Red Cross announced a partnership with Teladoc to deliver remote medical care to communities in the United States that are significantly affected by disasters.

Report: The Business of Cybercrime in Healthcare is Growing

While stolen financial data still has a higher market value than stolen medical records, as financial data can be monetized faster, there are indications that there is ongoing development of a market for stolen medical data, according to an Intel Security McAfee Labs report.

Phishing Attack at Baystate Health Potentially Exposes Data of 13K Patients

A phishing scam at Baystate Health in Springfield, Mass. has potentially exposed the personal data of 13,000 patients, according to a privacy statement from the patient care organization and a report from MassLive.

New Use Cases Driving Growth in Health Data Exchange through Direct

In an update, DirectTrust reported significant growth in Direct exchange of health information and the number of trusted Direct addressed enabled to share personal health information (PHI) in the third quarter of 2016.

Insurers to CBO: Consider Private Insurers’ Data in Evaluations of Telemedicine

Eleven private insurers, including Aetna, Humana and Anthem, are urging the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to consider the experience of commercial insurers when evaluating the impact of telemedicine coverage in Medicare.