Search Tag: Workflow

IMAGING Management

EHR-driven radiology workflow increases efficiency

2019 19 Mar

Researchers in the U.S. performed an objective and subjective evaluation of a large, academic radiology department's transition to electronic health record (EHR)-centred workflow. Multiple metrics were compared from before and after the move to EHR-driven workflow. Results show that moving radiology workflow to the EHR improved efficiency, was favourable... Read more

Executive Health Management

AI is the new reality: the 4th healthcare revolution in medicine

2019 22 Feb

AI: Hype? Rather, augmented intelligence is the fourth healthcare revolution in medicine and will lead to improved patient care.   The future is bright, if we continue to develop creative solutions to improve patient care, in collaboration with deep learning algorithms, then we’ll again have succeeded in advancing medicine into a new healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

AI in medical imaging may make the biggest impact in healthcare

2019 22 Feb

An overview of recent advances showing the value of using AI in medical imaging.   Soon every medical imaging machine will be connected to the cloud where AI algorithms will analyse data and help human doctors screen, assess, and diagnose patients. The potential impact of implementing AI to analyse medical images is huge.   On the entire... Read more

Executive Health Management

The AI-powered radiologist

2019 22 Feb

Imaging acquisition advances & big data envision a bright future for diagnostic imaging, which should continue to be led by the AI-powered radiologist.   Technical advances in imaging acquisition and big data envision a bright future for diagnostic imaging. Radiologists working as data scientists can play a central role in precision medicine,... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI powers radiologists

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary Artificial intelligence ( AI ) is clearly the new trend in automation. This article, "The AI-powered radiologist" , authored by Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio , a radiologist at the Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Universitario de A Coruña (Spain), highlights the advances in AI technology that will propel a revolution in... Read more

ICU Management

The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results

2018 01 Jun

Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have greatly benefited patient care, providing earlier diagnostic certainty. Two complex sepsis cases are discussed, where the impact of rapid identification, with antibiotic sensitivities, of the causative organism from blood cultures is described. At Hampshire Hospitals NHS... Read more

IT Management

Fixing EHRs: Better Interface and Workflow

2017 01 May

Many in the healthcare field, especially physicians, often have unpleasant things to say about EHRs. A common complaint is that EHRs are not designed to streamline physician workflow. See Also : EHR Optimisation: Key Things to Consider In a survey on how EHRs can be fixed, Healthcare IT News received nearly 100 answers from insiders at provider... Read more

Executive Health Management

Small U.S. Hospital Employs Data Analytics To Improve Performance

2016 25 Apr

A small, rural hospital in Georgia has implemented its own business intelligence strategy that employs data analytics to help clinicians and case managers pull together and analyse disparate data sources. The Union General health system, that includes the 45-bed Union General Hospital in rural Blairsville, the 25-bed Chatuge Regional Hospital,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: Checking In Online Saves Valuable MRI Time

2016 03 Feb

An MRI exam begins for the patient with a screening questionnaire, when they answer questions about implanted devices and other details. Depending on the answers, much time may be taken up for the radiographer investigating type of implanted device. An article in press in the Journal of the American College of Radiology , by Ali Pirasteh and colleagues... Read more