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Crashing Waves Hit Radiologists in a Time of Accelerating Change

November 8, 2016  |  Mark Hagland and Heather Landi
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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

Rush University Medical Center Unveils Mobile Stroke Unit

October 31, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has unveiled a mobile stroke treatment unit that encompasses an ambulance outfitted with telemedicine technology and a CT scanner enabling brain imaging.

Imaging IT: “The Cart or the Horse”

October 21, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
The 3 main stake holders (Strategy, Clinical, and IT)must come together to create an effective imaging IT solution for multi-facility IDN's

The MACRA Final Rule: More Options for MDs, More To-Do’s for IT Leaders

October 18, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Initial responses to the release of the MACRA final rule have mostly been positive—and in any case point to more to-do’s on the to-do lists of healthcare IT leaders

From Value-Based Care to AI, Imaging Leaders Look to Radiology’s Future

October 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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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.

Care New England Health System Will Pay $400,000 Settlement for Potential HIPAA Violations

September 26, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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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.

Global Healthcare IT Solutions Market Worth $228 Billion by 2020, Report Says

August 26, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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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.

Survey: CIOs Prioritize Enterprise Imaging Strategies, but Interoperability Remains Core Challenge

August 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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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.

For Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Machine Learning can Prove More Accurate than Pathologists, Research Finds

August 16, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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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.

Survey: Average Salaries for Health IT Pros Increased, But Compensation Dropped for Executives, Nurses

August 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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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.

Imaging IT David’s and Goliaths

July 5, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Many recent industry announcements point to strategy changes and the resultant size impact on vendor success

Moffitt Cancer Center Deploys Private Network to Improve Data Sharing Between Researchers and Physicians

June 27, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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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.

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