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September 10, 2018
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2018 US Open Takes High-Definition X-Ray Straight to the Courtside

For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition.

For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition. This innovative move was provided in partnership with Mount Sinai Health System and Konica Minolta Healthcare, which provided a portable X-ray system outfitted with the highest definition X-ray technology in the market.

Categories: X-Ray Technology
August 28, 2018
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When Claims Reimbursement Doesn’t Cover Healthcare Innovation

Providers face several years between investing in care-enhancing healthcare innovations and getting claims reimbursement for using the services, but Nemours is making the business case for these services.

Categories: OP-ED Technology
Joe Cisna
August 28, 2018
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The Future Of Artificial Intelligence & Analytics In Healthcare

As a company invested in the future of work, but also committed to healthcare, we pose this question: What does the future of healthcare look like?  This question likely has many divergent, interesting and potentially controversial answers, especially depending upon who is asked. Konica Minolta, through close collaboration with our Business Innovation Center’s Healthcare Advisory Council, has attempted to answer this question by introducing our Value Based Care Platform to deliver better care at lower costs. 

Categories: Trending Technology
August 28, 2018
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Diagnostic potential of ultrasound not yet fully realized

Since its first recorded description in the literature, musculoskeletal ultrasonography has been shown to be beneficial for diagnosis and treatment in orthopedics by providing focused, real-time assessment of soft-tissue vascularity through a non-contrast Doppler scan and in less time than MRI. Its portability, low cost, and use to guide injections and as an educational tool were highlighted by sources for this Cover Story as some advantages of ultrasonography.

Categories: Technology
July 20, 2018
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Innovators In Urgent Care Webinar Series

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August 2, 2018
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The Ten Best Sports Medicine Technologies for 2018

Here are the ten best sports medicine technologies of 2018. Not only are these creative and innovative products, but they also offer cost-effective solutions as well. Pressure is high to increase efficiency, reduce costs, all while also improving patient outcomes, and these technologies deliver.

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Artificial Intelligence in Medical Fields
July 9, 2018
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How radiologists can further AI training, help shape imaging’s future

As artificial intelligence (AI) and medical imaging continue to transform clinical practice, radiologists-in-training can no longer take a passive role in the march toward this coming change.

Categories: Trending Technology
June 4, 2018
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Initial Clinical Results of Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography Presented at ATS 2018 Annual Meeting

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announced that two clinical studies utilizing Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR), the company’s innovative X-ray technology under development, were presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2018 Annual Meeting this week. Dynamic Digital Radiography is a new modality that utilizes conventional X-ray images and Konica Minolta's proprietary software platform to create X-ray in Motion. DDR is the most significant advancement in X-ray since digital radiography was introduced.

To learn more about DDR, visit: http://www.xrayinmotion.com/

Categories: X-Ray Technology
July 9, 2018
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Why the NHS can lead the world in AI technology

A recent Lancet editorial pointed out that, “in the span of their professional lives a radiologist will read more than 10 million images, a dermatologist will analyse 200,000 skin lesions, and a pathologist will review nearly 100,000 specimens." Advances in deep machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) means a lifetime of work can now be done in days, rather than decades.

Categories: OP-ED Technology
July 9, 2018
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30% of patients who used telehealth receive in-person care within a year

A study conducted by Zipnosis and Washington-based MultiCare Health System showed healthcare organizations could increase patient acquisition by using virtual care.

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