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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.

Medical Imaging Collaborative Aims to Bring Cognitive Computing to Radiology

June 24, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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A collaborative of 16 health systems, academic medical centers, ambulatory radiology providers and imaging technology vendors formed by IBM Watson aims to bring cognitive imaging into daily practice.

CMIO Robert Donnell, M.D. on the Journey of Clinical Decision Support at Froedtert Health

May 31, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Making practicing physicians part of the process at every step of the way has been key to the strong results of Froedtert Health’s journey into clinical decision support for the ordering of diagnostic imaging procedures

Most Interesting Vendors 2016: Nuance Communications: The Power of Clinical Language

May 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Developing voice dictation software is what many people know Nuance for, but the company’s senior executives and end user health system clients say that’s not what makes Nuance so special.

System Design Can Improve Radiologist-Physician Communication Productivity

May 20, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Clinician and patient collaboration, aided by technology are vital to productivity improvement and can benefit clinical decision support and results communication

Imaging Informatics: The Keys to Launching Vendor-Neutral Data

May 17, 2016  |  Kayt Sukel
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As healthcare organizations see their troves of imaging data grow exponentially, many are concerned about how to leverage that data to their best advantage. The restructuring of processes and image metadata practices are a must as healthcare providers...

Demystifying Deconstructed PACS

May 4, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Deconstructed PACS can be useful, but requires an understanding of the differences.

Orthopedic Clinic Pays $750K HIPAA Settlement For Disclosing PHI Without a Business Associate Agreement

April 22, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina agreed this week to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it allegedly violated privacy rules by providing patients’ protected health information (PHI) to a business partner without first executing a business associate...

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