Vienna, Austria-headquartered Royal Philips Electronics and Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based Elsevier are integrating their products to provide radiologists with better decision support.
Specifically, Philips' SpeechMagic will be integrated with Elsevier's new RadConsult radiology diagnostic reference system in an effort to assist radiologists in increasing productivity and reducing medical errors during review and diagnosis of patient cases, the companies say. This new system, the duo tout, will also allow customers and the partners of both parties to use industrial-grade speech recognition with access to radiological information. RadConsult is designed to improve the diagnostic efficiency of the radiologist. Radiology images and differential diagnosis content are delivered through a Web site and organized around the radiologist's workflow.
More than half (56 percent) of healthcare professionals believe their organization could be doing more to educate employees on HIPAA compliance and the rules around sharing protected health information.
The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is partnering with DigitalGlobe to create the Health Equity Atlas Initiative (ATLAS), a platform that standardizes and maps population data in order to generate insights that address health inequities.
Englewood, Colorado-based health system Catholic Health Initiatives is in merger talks with San Francisco-based Dignity Health to potentially create one of the largest nonprofit health systems by revenue in the country.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) received the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) annual Grace Award in recognition of its leadership in health information management.