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IMAGING Management

#RSNA14: Patients Take Control of Their Imaging Exam Records

2014 02 Dec

New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2014) shows that patients value direct, independent access to their medical examinations. In the new study, researchers evaluated patient and provider satisfaction with the use of RSNA Image Share, an internet-based interoperable image exchange system that... Read more

IT Management

eHealth: How Technology Empowers Patients For Better Health

2014 27 Jul

The movement in the past decade toward patient-centred care has increasingly emphasised patient empowerment in healthcare. In particular, the Chronic Care Model, characterised by the interaction between an “informed and activated patient” and a “prepared and proactive practice team” has been highlighted as a fundamental model for optimum care. Likewise,... Read more

Executive Health Management

American Hospital Association Launches Interactive Marketplace

2014 22 Jul

With the launch of AHA SmartMarket™ intelligent information sharing and purchasing has taken a leap forward, according to the American Hospital Association. Designed to connect health professionals with each other and vendors, AHA SmartMarket™ is an interactive marketplace where health professionals can search on  services and products, review and... Read more

IT Management

Broadcasting Biology: Pros and Cons of Wearable Technology

2014 03 Jun

Google Glass is not the only technology changing the view of people who embrace new developments in wireless wearables. Devices like Fitbit and Nike’s FuelBand allow users to track health and fitness data via online databases, making it possible to see how many calories have been burned during any given workout. People with chronic diseases like diabetes... Read more

ICU Management

Internet-based Training Could Help in the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

2013 01 Aug

Antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory tract infections could be significantly lowered using internet-based training for clinicians, new research has shown. In a study, led by the University of Southampton and published in The Lancet today (Wednesday 31 July), an internet-based training programme has shown to reduce antibiotics prescribing... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patients Want Electronic Access to Images and Reports, Says U.S. Survey

2013 11 Jul

Patients in the U.S. who want to communicate with healthcare providers via an online portal indicate they would welcome the ability to download and share medical images and radiology reports with their physicians, according to a study of 1,000 adults conducted by IDR Medical, an international healthcare marketing company.  “More than one third... Read more