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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

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... 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 strategies Efficient 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... Read more