• 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.
  • A Reading Revolution

    It’s been twenty years since PACS revolutionized imaging interpretation. How has the reading room evolved around this groundbreaking technology—and what next-generation improvements are coming down the road? Axis spoke with three prominent…
Marc Probst, CIO and VP, Intermountain Healthcare
Healthcare leaders aren’t looking for a CIO to show them how to use a mouse, says Marc Probst, CIO and vice president at Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare, an integrated delivery network with 22 hospitals and a broad range of clinics and services. Healthcare leaders are looking to CIOs to understand the underlying technology—like the cloud and mHealth—and figure out how to drive efficiency and improve patient care, while reducing costs.
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Findings from the Radiologist Assistant Practice Survey 2015 indicated that weekly responsibilities include reviewing patients’ medical records, verifying the appropriateness of exams, and advocating for patient radiation safety and protection.
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Customers can now purchase computer hardware, software, networking, and other equipment directly from the Web site and have the item shipped straight to their location.
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PicomWebLink provides facilities with an alternative to burning unsecured CDs containing confidential patient information. 
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In 2013, MR Solutions produced the world's first commercial, superconducting, preclinical, MRI scanner that does not require the traditional liquid helium-cooling jacket. A new 7T unit is in progress.
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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 informatics coordinator of the imaging service line, would rather talk about the honor of working with his fellow VA employees to “serve those who have served.”
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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 diagnostic imaging news as well as the areas of healthcare IT that intersect with radiology. It’s now been a full seven months since we re-invented ourselves and it’s a good time to check in with you—our audience.
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The Moscow City Department of Healthcare has chosen the company's Enterprise Imaging platform as its central imaging repository and teleradiology solution.
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New CT Vitality software enables healthcare networks to manage CT protocols and capture valuable analytics remotely.
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Arizona Western College has launched an online-only program for certified radiologic technologists to position their employers for full compliance with new national and state regulations regarding computed tomography.
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The neurological surgical team at University of Kansas Medical Center recently performed the first stereotactic laser ablation of the hippocampus (SLAH) procedure in the hospital's MRI suite.
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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 is that it is necessary to help diagnose and treat different medical conditions, but routine exposure can also be harmful.
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Idaho-based Valor Health found a single portable, easy-to-use, and high quality ultrasound system in the TE7 from Mindray.
For healthcare providers, Big Data is a big deal. When it comes to the transition to value based care, Big Data and data visualization are turning into critical tools to help providers mitigate financial risks, improve care quality, and manage population health.

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Secure use of information technology to ensure the right person has the right information at the right time is a powerful tool to improve the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, and access to healthcare. Learn how the HIMSS North America Board of Directors is doing just that.
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Fujifilm plans to file the remaining modules of DBT for premarket approval within the coming year.
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PETNET Solutions will manufacture and distribute gallium-68-labelled prostate-specific membrane antigen for prostate cancer PET imaging research in the greater New York City area.
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Meeting Meaningful Use Stage 1 and 2 requirements, Pulse’s update to its Complete EHR enables users to begin entering ICD-10 codes into a patient’s medical record.
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The Tustin, Calif, manufacturer recently announced that FDA has cleared new detector and CT software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE Family of CT systems. The company has also implemented software and hardware upgrades for both new and existing Vantage Titan 3T MR imaging systems.
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A new passive approach to strain imaging for soft tissue could improve treatment of cancer and atrial fibrillation.