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  • On Standards and Procedures

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With this acquisition, Konica Minolta aims to enhance its capabilities, offering comprehensive, end-to-end healthcare IT solutions from image acquisition to physician diagnosis.
A recent report indicates that 80 percent of IT decision makers say they have experienced file data leakage incidents.
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ResolutionMD medical imaging software is now registered with the National Health Surveillance Agency in Brazil for diagnosis using both web and mobile devices.
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Cost is the biggest reason for today's healthcare data breaches, according to one cloud operations specialist.
MRI scanners, x-ray machines, and thousands of other medical devices are vulnerable to hacking, creating major health risks for patients, according to researchers.
New analysis confirms that CT colonography is a cost-effective colorectal cancer screening option for the Medicare population, according to the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance.
The planning guide summarizes the best practices that meet the unique needs of medical imaging departments.
NiteHawk Pediatric Urgent Care recently became the first facility in the state of Texas to select Viztek's Ultra Straight Arm DR with Pediatric Imaging Package with dose conscious capabilities.
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Zotec Partners has launched an ICD-10 education microsite for physicians, containing e-learning modules, guidance documents, and quick reference guides.
Building on a robust follow-up tracking capability, Montage's new Follow-Up QC module enables departments to monitor, analyze, and optimize follow-up recommendations made by radiologists.
Security threats, hackers and shadow IT still plague health IT
Information technology leaders must not only anticipate external security threats but also insider data breaches, which are becoming a growing concern, according to recent reports.
Recent news analysis suggests that doctors are ill-prepared for the looming transition to ICD-10, at which point 68,000 diagnostic codes will replace the 13,000 in the ICD-9 set .
Mammomat Fusion
The system features a new generation cesium-iodide detector, a layered configuration of the photo diodes within the detector that enables more efficient utilization of the radiation dose.
Passed by the US House of Representatives in July, the bipartisan agreement aims to provide patients with cutting-edge treatments sooner and markedly drive down healthcare costs.


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This past summer, Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo., acquired eight Aplio 300 Platinum ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. to provide the latest in imaging technology for general, cardiology, and vascular ultrasound studies.
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The latest version of the company's platform introduces new functionality to improve end-user satisfaction and simplify image management, access, and sharing across healthcare organizations.
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Hilo Medical Center of Hilo, Hawaii, has been named a recipient of the 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations that have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes while achieving return on investment.
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As healthcare innovation becomes the norm, an increasing number of healthcare leaders view innovation as an essential contributor to their organization's success.
A recent survey suggests that IT professionals are not spending the majority of their time tackling the greater security threats to their organizations.
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By utilizing the same control station as the Konica Minolta AeroDR wireless flat panel detector, the SIGMA II CS-7s computed radiography system aims to optimize economic value with an upgrade path from CR to DR.