Search Tag: Workflow

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 ConsiderIn a survey on how EHRs can be fixed, Healthcare IT News received nearly 100 answers from insiders at provider organisations,... 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, as... 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

IMAGING Management

Agfa HeathCare: First Enterprise Imaging Platform in UK for Sunderland NHS

2015 04 Aug

Agreement will make a broad range of departmental imaging data visible and available for review in the EPR, plus provide a high availability PACS The Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging platform will support the meaningful capture, storage, exchange and access to medical images automatically through the electronic patient record.Following cardiology... Read more

IMAGING Management

#UKRC2015: Keep Calm and See the Duty Radiologist

2015 30 Jun

A rota of duty radiologists to handle queries is a highly efficient triage system that offers a beneficial service to clinicians and saves radiologists’ time by protecting their work environment, according to a study presented at UKRC 2015 by Dr. Laura Nash, University Hospital of South Manchester. At the University Hospital the duty radiologist system... Read more

IMAGING Management

HIMSS15: Agfa HealthCare "Envisions the Future of Care"

2015 27 Mar

Enterprise Imaging becomes central to advancing value-based care strategiesEfficient access to patient-centric clinical data via multiple innovative advancements to its suites of technologies Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging suite addresses clinical and economic data demands as hospitals and health systems seek to realise value in all care settings... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lean Six Sigma: Eliminating Wasteful Practices For Improved Efficiency

2015 04 Feb

Hospitals emergency departments are seldom praised for short wait times, adequate bed capacity and stress-free employees. Those things may be unattainable goals in public hospitals, but a new study from university researchers in Melbourne, Australia indicates that healthcare organisations can learn from a management style that works in other contexts.... Read more

IMAGING Management

RNSA 2014: Agfa HealthCare Shows Latest XERO Viewer

2014 10 Nov

Updated enterprise imaging XERO Viewer's new functionalities support the “continuum of care, anytime, anywhere”•    Access the patients’ extensive imaging record in a single zero download application.•    New functionalities support greater collaboration and clinical depth. •    New patient-centric view. •    ‘Full Fidelity View' enables physicians Read more

IMAGING Management

Innovative Assignment Engine Launched by Intelerad

2014 10 Oct

New module automates case assignment across the enterprise and prioritises cases within radiologists’ worklistsIntelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, has announced the launch of their Assignment Engine module, which automatically assigns pending cases from across the enterprise to the most suitable... Read more

IMAGING Management

First UK Hospital Implements Latest Siemens PET·CT Technology

2014 09 Oct

Castle Hill Hospital, part of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has recently opened The Jack Brignall Scanning Centre. The facility is the first in the UK to be fitted with a Biograph mCT Flow EdgeTM PET·CT system from Siemens Healthcare which has been funded by Hull-based charity, The Daisy Appeal. Opened by former Secretary of State for... Read more