AI technology is already in use in certain areas of healthcare, such as diagnostic imaging. Yet the authors of a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association contend it's being underutilized thus far.
Teleradiology Provider Enhances Productivity with Konica Minolta PACS Published on March 28, 2018
Nine months after the implementation of Exa PACS from Wayne, N.J.-based Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., teleradiology provider Radiology Imaging Solutions, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., one of the state’s largest radiology imaging suppliers, has significantly increased volume and productivity.
A report presented March 5, 2018 at HIMSS found 59 percent of American consumers want a healthcare digital customer experience to be more like online retailers.
On the heels last week’s announcement of Uber’s healthcare-focused initiative, Lyft has agreed to partner with Allscripts to offer ride-sharing services to patients through physicians and hospitals.
Enhancement in patient satisfaction scores were seen in patients who received supplemental web-based patient education before they underwent outpatient orthopedic surgery, according to a presenter at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Physicians are struggling with too much of a good thing. They have never had so much information about their patients. But the data are scattered across multiple departments and across the enterprise. Finding relevant information can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Enterprise imaging is evolving to address the problem.
-- The AHRA has released results from its 2017 survey on the use of computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR): It found that 75% of responding AHRA members still have one to five CR units in their departments, despite 2016 federal legislation that cut reimbursement for CR exams. The survey sheds light on AHRA member patterns in response to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, which included provisions that gave providers incentives for transitioning to a DR environment.
Konica Minolta Healthcare Highlights MSK Ultrasound Education and Solutions at AAP’s Physiatry ‘18 Annual Meeting
WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. continues to support ultrasound education for physiatrists in physical medicine and rehabilitation with its sponsorship of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) annual meeting, Physiatry ’18, being held this week in Atlanta, GA.
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute (DSI) is on a mission to implement artificial intelligence (AI) into clinical practice, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
According to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society: interoperability is "the ability of health information systems to work together within and across organizational boundaries in order to advance the effective delivery of healthcare for individuals and communities."
The data exchanged by these systems may be fundamentally different yet critical to the proper management of the patient.