The true cost of downtime in radiology
January 18, 2019 -- Nobody likes downtime in radiology. But in addition to causing annoyance and disruption, system outages can cost the average hospital hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, according to Kyle Henson. That means it's more important than ever to perform proactive monitoring to ensure your system doesn't go down in the first place.  Discuss
The renaissance of PACS -- and why it didn't deconstruct
January 17, 2019 -- Five years ago saw the birth of "deconstructed PACS" -- the idea that hospitals and imaging centers could acquire digital imaging components in a best-of-breed fashion, rather than purchasing an entire PACS network from a single vendor. Simon Häger of Sectra takes a look a deconstructed PACS and its role in radiology.  Discuss
Personalized treatment fights early-stage kidney cancer
January 15, 2019 -- Personalized treatment plans based on computer models can help improve life expectancy for early-stage kidney cancer patients who have risk factors for worsening kidney disease, according to research published online January 15 in Radiology.  Discuss
Natural language processing yields rad-path correlation
December 19, 2018 -- The combination of open-source natural language processing technology and commonly used radiology structured reporting systems can facilitate correlation between radiologic and pathologic findings, according to research presented at the recent RSNA 2018 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Study finds rads are most frequent telemedicine users
December 7, 2018 -- Radiologists top the list of medical specialists using telemedicine for interactions with patients and other healthcare providers, according to a report published in the December issue of Health Affairs.  Discuss
The 2018 PACSman Awards: I'm on fire!
November 29, 2018 -- CHICAGO - It wouldn't be RSNA without the PACSman Awards from the one and only PACSman, Michael J. Cannavo. In the 2018 edition of the awards, Mike takes aim at the marketing triumphs and tragedies found on the exhibit floor of RSNA 2018.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2018: What DIAM means to you
November 28, 2018 -- CHICAGO - What's the Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM), and why should you care? We talk with Kim Garriott of Logicalis, who explains how DIAM can help your facility track your progress in digital transformation against your peers.  Discuss
AI could thwart -- and enable -- imaging cyberattacks
November 27, 2018 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms may help prevent cyberattacks on medical imaging equipment, but they could also be used to alter images in a manner that would be difficult for radiologists to detect, according to research being presented this week at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.  Discuss
New AI platform, CT scanner pace GE launches at RSNA 2018
November 27, 2018 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform called Edison at this week's RSNA 2018 meeting. Other major product launches include a new CT scanner family, a new series of nuclear medicine systems, and workflow tools for MRI, x-ray, and other modalities.  Discuss
Philips shows new MRI, AI technologies at RSNA 2018
November 26, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Philips Healthcare is launching a variety of new imaging technologies at this week's RSNA 2018 meeting, including an MRI scanner that dramatically cuts helium use and an updated platform designed to foster the development of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.  Discuss
Special Feature
9 ways to reduce your legal exposure to PACS problems

Imaging informatics expert Herman Oosterwijk discusses how you can reduce your legal exposure to PACS-related problems. Read more

CIO Focus
4 steps to expand enterprise imaging beyond radiology
As technology evolves, more specialties across the healthcare spectrum are recognizing the value of enterprise-available medical imaging. To succeed today, IT leaders and medical imaging departments must collaborate to create enterprise image strategies that meet patient clinical needs for image sharing, writes Richie Pfeiffer from LifeImage.
Conferences
PACS Administrator Course: Training in Imaging Informatics
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States
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