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Survey: Majority of Imaging Leaders See Important Role for Machine Learning in Radiology

February 1, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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While there is much hype around machine learning and its uses in healthcare, a recent survey indicates that machine learning is not just a buzzword, as 84 percent of medical imaging professionals view the technology as being either important or extremely...

Despite Deadline Reprieve, Imaging Informatics Teams Feel Sense of Urgency About Clinical Decision Support

January 31, 2018  |  David Raths
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Although implementation of a law to require clinical decision support use involving imaging orders was delayed, imaging informatics executives still feel pressure to accelerate efforts to deploy a CDS system.

Epic Tops in Best in KLAS for Eighth Straight Year

January 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The 2018 Best in KLAS Software and Services report, released this week by Orem, Utah-based KLAS, named the top-performing companies within various market segments based on customer feedback, and once again Epic earned the ranking of number-one Overall Software...

Healthcare IT: Where Did it Come From and Where is it Going?

January 11, 2018  |  Joe Marion
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Dan Brown's book, Origin, offers some interesting insight on where cognitive computing is taking healthcare IT

GE Healthcare, Intel Partner to Improve Digital Imaging Technology

December 28, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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GE Healthcare announced an expanded partnership with Intel that aims to enhance patient care and reduce costs for hospitals and health systems using digital imaging solutions, deployed via edge and cloud technologies.

Rasu Shrestha, M.D. on Value-Based Imaging: “Radiologists Need to Become Part of the Care Team”

December 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chief innovation officer at Pittsburgh-based UPMC, shares his perspectives on what's at stake for the imaging industry in the ongoing evolution of healthcare and the path forward toward value-based imaging.

RSNA 2017: The Year of Image Augmentation

December 5, 2017  |  Joe Marion
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RSNA 2017 is now history. What were some interesting takeaways for healthcare IT?

New Report Examines Market Shifts in Radiology Imaging

November 29, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Current trends in radiology imaging are shifting at a rapid rate, and the past few years has seen a small shift where organizations using a “one-stop shop” approach for imaging solutions have begun considering a “best-of-breed” (deconstructed PACS) strategy...

Artificial Intelligence Offerings Highlight RSNA Meeting

November 27, 2017  |  David Raths
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Artificial intelligence is a hot topic at this week’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago. Sessions on the topic were drawing big crowds, and many vendors were using the show’s huge attendance to draw attention to new offerings.

Images, Perceptions, and Reality: In Science and In Healthcare, It’s All Complex

November 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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A scientific study provides researchers with new insights into the complexity around how the brain processes visual stimuli. Images are incredibly important, on so many levels. And what about diagnostic imaging studies in healthcare?

Will Digital Pathology Finally Join Radiology in the New Digital Healthcare?

November 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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The recent publication of a peer-reviewed article has opened the door to the widespread use of digital pathology for diagnosis, pointing to the broad inclusion of digital pathology images into enterprise-wide digital archives.

Wide Load: Puzzling Out the Place of the Diagnostic Image in the Emerging Healthcare Landscape

November 16, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Even as the U.S. healthcare system shifts from volume to value, how best to integrate image exchange into overall data exchange remains unresolved.

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