At-home PACS workstations enable social distancing
May 22, 2020 -- Radiology departments can rapidly transition to mostly remote interpretations by radiologists at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they will need to navigate a number of difficult challenges along the way, according to a clinical perspective published online May 21 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
It's time for radiology to embrace value-based imaging
May 21, 2020 -- COVID-19 has heightened the need for cloud-based models across all industries, but the need is particularly acute in healthcare. Cloud-based enterprise imaging can help radiology transition to value-based care, according to Change Healthcare Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer Aaron Green.  Discuss
20 ways to prepare for the 'new normal' in radiology
May 7, 2020 -- We are living in what will soon be known as the "new normal." With this new normal comes changes that we have to either accept and adapt to or face the consequences -- especially in radiology. Mike Cannavo, the PACSman, offers 20 ways to get ready.  Discuss
Why interoperability is suddenly a very real thing
May 5, 2020 -- Life Image President and CEO Matthew Michela explains why healthcare IT companies must step up now to enable interoperability and digital image sharing. As the healthcare delivery system grapples with a global pandemic, the consequences of noninteroperability are very real.  Discuss
How best can radiology 'appropriately consume' AI?
May 1, 2020 -- The useful integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into clinical practice -- "appropriate consumption" of the technology -- may take longer than initially anticipated, but it will happen, according to an April 30 talk by Dr. Paul Chang at AuntMinnie.com's 2020 Virtual Conference.  Discuss
4 benefits of teleradiology in the coronavirus pandemic
April 20, 2020 -- Over the years, the benefits of teleradiology have become well-established. But the novel coronavirus pandemic has made teleradiology even more essential, according to Dr. Arjun Kalyanpur of Teleradiology Solutions.  Discuss
Radiology volume, research will take COVID-19 hit
April 16, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic will adversely affect imaging volume, cancer treatment, and research going forward, according to a series of reports published April 15 in Radiology and Radiology: Imaging Cancer.  Discuss
Imaging data can be an asset in the fight against COVID-19
April 14, 2020 -- The current coronavirus pandemic is creating a new normal across all facets of daily life, and medical imaging is no exception. In a new article, Jeff Vachon of healthcare analytics firm Bialogics discusses how image data can be leveraged to fight COVID-19.  Discuss
How can digital imaging help in the coronavirus crisis?
April 3, 2020 -- Could digital technologies like PACS and enterprise imaging help healthcare professionals manage viral outbreaks like COVID-19? Industry consultant Michael J. Cannavo offers some suggestions on building a national clearinghouse for COVID-19 patient data.  Discuss
Unified radiology worklist smooths after-hours workflow
March 23, 2020 -- Unifying multiple radiology worklists into a single worklist can make coverage of after-hours imaging studies more efficient and reduce report turnaround times, according to a clinical practice management case study published online March 3 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss