A combination of policy, regulatory, payment, business, and technological trends is dramatically shifting the landscape around the practice of radiology and around imaging informatics, with huge implications for healthcare IT leaders
Medical imaging leaders face a number of challenges in the ongoing transformation of care delivery, yet many of the key market forces that are changing the field also are pushing imaging toward innovation, according to imaging informatics leaders.
Providence, R.I.-based Care New England Health System has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle potential HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules violations, stemming from a 2012 data breach at Woman and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
The global healthcare IT solutions market will be worth $228.79 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13.4 percent, according to a forecast by India-based market research firm MarketsandMarkets.
Although imaging has now evolved into a core responsibility for an organization’s IT staff, more than half of responding CIOs said they cannot yet move imaging data between systems and applications, according to a new survey of CHIME members.
Computers, not pathologists, can prove to be more accurate when it comes to assessing slides of lung cancer tissues, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Healthcare executives and nurses saw their salaries decline last year, but salaries for healthcare IT professionals and physicians and surgeons increased, according to a Health eCareers 2016 Salary Guide.
Tampa, Fla.-based Moffitt Cancer Center is deploying its own private enterprise network to link medical imaging, electronic health records (EHRs) and molecular medicine to facilitate collaboration between physicians, researchers and clinicians.