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IMAGING Management

ISMRM 24th Annual Meeting

2016 08 Apr

ISMRM – The Power of Science, Technology & PracticeThe International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) is a multi-disciplinary nonprofit association that promotes innovation, development, and application of magnetic resonance techniques in medicine and biology throughout the world.We are a community made up of clinicians, physicists,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Gets Appy - Taking the Worry Away

2015 08 Sep

One in seven patients has cancelled a hospital appointment because they are scared, according to a survey commissioned by Siemens. When it comes to imaging, more than 20 percent do not understand fully what an MRI scan is, while 42 percent admitted they were afraid of the MRI process. When patients turn up for their imaging appointments well-informed... Read more

IT Management

Hospital Takes Proactive Approach to mHealth App Development

2015 05 Jan

As healthcare entities embrace the ways in which technology can improve care delivery, some institutions are bucking the trend toward software standardisation and opting to build customised platforms. One such organisation is New York-Presbyterian Hospital, which is developing its own mobile software and apps aimed at an improved patient experience.  "We're... Read more

IT Management

Healthcare Apps: For Better or For Worse?

2014 07 Oct

Today, there are numerous apps that allow people to monitor their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, sugar levels, heart rate, sleep quality and even cancer. Approximately 20 percent of smartphone users have one or more of these applications installed on their mobile devices. It is being projected by 2015, 500 million smartphone users around... Read more


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