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3D Printing or more accurately, Additive Manufacturing, is quickly finding more and more medical applications. Several of these applications are in radiology. Radiologists are taking note as was evidenced by the sold out session at RSNA 2014, “Fundamentals of 3D … Continue reading
Looking beyond radiology and cardiology to build a system to collect, index, manage and communicate images of all types throughout the enterprise is a large and complex undertaking. Key steps in developing a plan are to size the project, establish … Continue reading
Introduction The attractiveness of the economy of scale of cloud services has drawn many health system CIO’s attention for some time when looking at medical image storage. Now that Enterprise Image Archives are coming, CIO interest in the cloud has … Continue reading
Downloadable pdf file here Introduction As recently as the early ‘60s, doctors commonly made house calls carrying a black bag with the basic tools of their profession: stethoscope; thermometer; tongue depressor; otoscope; blood pressure cuff; an assortment of bandages; needles … Continue reading
While CMS is focused on patient portals in EHRs to engage patients, patients have been engaging themselves with the aid of smartphones. Smartphones have been supplemented with a variety of external sensors which track health parameters, providing information for the … Continue reading
Introduction Just as PACS is not just about radiology, Enterprise Imaging is not just about the Enterprise. Incorporating images from outside the Enterprise must be managed as well. Images outside the firewall include not only images sent in for consultation … Continue reading
In addition to the ECG apps reported on earlier, cardiologists have a diverse set of additional diagnostic apps to add to their black bags. These cardiology apps can speed diagnosis in the cardiologist’s exam room.