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Health Management

Implementing Dose Monitoring Software In A Radiology Department

2016 27 Feb

MEETING THE CHALLENGESImplementation Considerations Before planning implementation of dose monitoring software you should be aware of some challenges that need to be met. This is a tool, which offers many options, but the available features may not match your department’s expectations and requirements. Awareness of what exactly the department’s needs are... Read more

Executive Health Management

VIP Patients: Dividing Haves and Have-nots?

2016 18 Jan

A new company called Docent Health is creating software and mobile applications that will enable hospitals to organise and monitor every aspect of a patient's hospital visit. The service is designed to help healthcare providers treat patients the way upscale hotels treat their customers.  The software will be managed by specially trained staff who will... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Gaming Tech Creates Better X-Rays

2015 01 Dec

Researchers have developed software for the Microsoft Kinect gaming console that measures body-part thickness and checks for motion, positioning and beam adjustment immediately before x-ray imaging. The goal is to have the best quality x-rays at the lowest dose possible without repeating images, the researchers explained. Their feasibility study was... Read more

Health Management

2015 27 Oct is a forum for healthcare professionals that allows them to communicate their vision for the future of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). (Watch video at end of article)The objective is for healthcare professionals to share their frustrations and concerns about EHR as well as make recommendations. It is believed that by taking... Read more

IT Management

Bespoke Software Program Cuts Costs

2015 20 Sep

With increasing emphasis on value-based care, hospitals are coming under pressure to find ways to optimise staff and resource utilisation that leads to improved care quality and cost reduction. To save costs, hospitals must first find out exactly how much they are spending.A bespoke software program has helped the University of Utah Healthcare with... Read more

IT Management

EHR Products: Usability Testing Standards Ignored?

2015 08 Sep

Researchers in the U.S. have discovered that vendors were not adhering to usability testing standards for electronic health record (EHR) products. This lack of adherence to usability testing may be a major factor contributing to the poor usability of many EHRs, leading to user frustration and safety risks, according to the research published in JAMA.The... Read more

IT Management

Can Software Improve Compliance?

2015 04 Sep

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay up to date on these requirements and improve compliance. By automating policy management, hospitals can save time and money, as well as reduce risk, according to Saud Juman, CEO and founder of PolicyMedical,... Read more

IT Management

Europe's Growing Need for Lab Data Management Solutions

2015 29 Jun

Investments in cloud-based laboratory information management systems (LIMS) are part of Europe’s eHealth strategy. Specifically, increasing demand for genetic and molecular testing data management solutions will drive growth in Europe's LIMS market, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Market revenues are estimated to reach $394.1 million... Read more

IMAGING Management

Carestream Signs Seven Year Pacs Deal With Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

2015 15 May

Carestream has signed a seven year deal with the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust in London for the supply of PACS services.The Royal Free Hospital London is a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London and part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, a large Acute NHS Trust located in the London Borough of Camden which attracts patients from... Read more

IT Management

Software Improves Accuracy of Spinal Surgery

2015 14 Apr

A software program that can be easily integrated with current procedures allows surgeons to better distinguish between vertebrae during spinal surgery. The first clinical evaluation of the LevelCheck software, which won an award from the North American Spine Society for Spine Technology of the Year, indicate that it achieves 100 percent accuracy in... Read more

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