• A Complete View

    In the era of growing healthcare consolidation, merging organizations must be thoughtful about their strategies for providing enterprise imaging access.
  • Mission Accomplished

    Mike Ryan at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Midwest Healthcare Network—also known as VISN23—is proud of his team’s work on deploying a “deconstructed PACS” across the network’s 11 facilities. Still, Ryan, who is…
  • How’re We Doing?

    As many of you know, AXIS—formerly Imaging Economics—underwent a major re-branding in January 2014. We changed our name, went all-digital, expanded our audience to include healthcare IT professionals, and have been covering…
  • A Healthy Dose of Caution

    Seeing is believing. It’s an unfortunate truth in life, and none more so than when you consider how devastating the consequences can be if the truth is ignored. The truth about radiation…
  • On Standards and Procedures

    As regulatory and legislative bodies toughen up on eliminating excessive radiation dose, healthcare providers are assessing different avenues to meet compliance.
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Radiology departments now have access to the new 17-inch x 14-inch wireless flat panel detector for medical imaging.
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After marking a steady decline since 2005, the vacancy rate for radiographers increased slightly to 3.4 percent in 2015, according to the latest ASRT Radiologic Sciences Workplace and Staffing Survey.
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St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, has replaced its existing PACS with a CARESTREAM Vue PACS after viewing demonstrations and conducting site visits.
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The Compass DICOM image routing solution from Laurel Bridge Software was recently selected for implementation across the entire Veteran’s Health Administration VistA Imaging system.
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Healthcare organizations interested in embarking on a data lakes strategy should realize that the technology is fluid, accommodating different needs.
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A molecular imaging biomarker is able to detect fast-growing primary prostate cancer and distinguish it from benign prostate lesions, according to new research.
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These storage solutions are providing a single place to converge data, develop analyses and analytics, and create applications for patient care, according to Brent Richter, associate director of information services operations at Partners Healthcare.
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MRI and CT provide important information on the symptoms and exercise capabilities of people with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a recent study.
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Watson, the first commercially available cognitive computing capability, will gain the ability to “see” by bringing together its advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data and images obtained from Merge’s medical imaging management platform.
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Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, Calif, has agreed to purchase 50 DX-D 100 mobile DR units from Agfa Healthcare.
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A new IT platform looks to revolutionize healthcare communication and delivery, enabling physicians and medical practices to send and receive orders and results from their own electronic medical record system without the worry of interfaces.
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Hailing from 47 different institutions across North America, with one international recipient from India, the 2015 recipients will engage in research on a wide range of projects, including the use of dual energy cardiac CT for improved identification and quantification of myocardial scarring in patients with cardiac disease.
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Molecular breast imaging, also referred to as breast-specific gamma imaging, has been proven to be a highly sensitive imaging technique for the diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma, a difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer.
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AXIS recently talked to Barbara Baldwin, vice president and CIO at Annapolis, Md.-based Anne Arundel Medical Center, about tackling population health through the use of technology and by deepening community partnerships.

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In the era of growing healthcare consolidation, merging organizations must be thoughtful about their strategies for providing enterprise imaging access.
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Also known as artificial intelligence, the technology applied within radiology has the potential to help speed diagnosis for life-threatening conditions.
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Analytics can speed up the time it takes to figure out a problem, such as an increase in 911 medical calls from a subsidized senior living facility or the need for lung cancer screenings, says Barbara Baldwin, vice president and CIO at Annapolis, Md.-based Anne Arundel Medical Center.
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The AeroDR wireless flat panel detector is now compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 140-2, a security standard that is required by the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs healthcare facilities for all wireless communications.
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Carestream Health has earned the top rating in MD Buyline’s Market Intelligence Briefing for both portable and room-based digital X-ray systems for the second time this year.
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The Safety FiRsT program will award two ASRT members a grant of up to $7,000 each for the implementation of a radiologic technology safety program or creative idea aimed at improving technologist safety.