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March 28, 2018
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Lyft to offer ride-sharing service to Allscripts' 7.2M patients

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.

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March 28, 2018
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Web-based education may enhance patient satisfaction scores for outpatient orthopedic surgery

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.

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March 27, 2018
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RSNA Technology Report 2017: Enterprise Imaging

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.

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March 16, 2018
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AHRA: Most practices still use CR, despite pay cut

-- 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.

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March 5, 2018
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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.

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February 7, 2018
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4 ways the ACR's Data Science Institute is looking to implement AI in clinical practice

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.

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February 7, 2018
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Interoperability: Challenges and Solutions

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. 

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February 6, 2018
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Konica Minolta Healthcare Envisions The Future State Of Field Service

Publisher/Editor-In-Chief Sarah Nicastro talks one-on-one with Kevin Chlopecki of Konica Minolta Healthcare about the company’s plans for service evolution.

 

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February 6, 2018
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2018 Winter Olympics: New athlete-focused tool to provide individualized care

With the 2018 Olympic Winter Games beginning Friday, GE Healthcare and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have created a new diagnostic tool that uses imaging to provide individualized care for competing athletes.

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February 6, 2018
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Ambry Genetics and Invicro Announce Partnership to Provide Enhanced Capabilities with Advanced Genomics Services to Enable Precision Medicine

Ambry Genetics Corporation (Ambry), leaders in genetic testing, announced today they will partner with Invicro, a leading provider of imaging services and software for research and drug development, to provide customized genomics and imaging services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, with a specialized focus on oncology and neurodegenerative diseases.

Both Invicro and Ambry Genetics were acquired by Konica Minolta in 2017 as a part of Konica Minolta's expansion into the clinical healthcare space.

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