You are here

Jun 25, 2013
It’s Murphy’s Law as applied to health IT—just as PACS platforms are reaching maturity, image storage needs have exceeded their capabilities, says Alexander Towbin, MD, Neil Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. “There’s more and more interest...
Jun 25, 2013
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH), a Memphis, Tennessee-based health care system of eight hospitals, found both its general PACS and cardiology PACS aging past viability at the same time, raising an interesting question: Was the organization prepared to explore an integrated imaging platform...
Apr 21, 2013
The aggregation and utilization of data in health care has two sides, according to Lynn Gibson, vice president and CTO of Christus Health, Irving, California. The first, and most in focus, is the provider’s; the second, less emphasized but equally important, is the patient’s. “Health care is on a...
Apr 21, 2013
Successful health-care organizations will reengineer both their structure and processes as reimbursement shifts towards managing populations, and measurements are required to both support this transition and document its value, according to Jake Nunn. Radiology’s diagnostic role in the continuum...
Apr 21, 2013
In a February 2013 article for JACR: The Journal of the American College of Radiology entitled “Culture Shift: An Imperative for Future Survival,” Lawrence R. Muroff, MD, CEO of Imaging Consultants Inc, outlined how radiology’s culture needs to evolve to meet the changing demands of US...

Pages