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August 2, 2018
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Konica Minolta : Dr. John E. Niederhuber Appointed Chairman of Konica Minolta's Scientific Advisory Board

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 27, 2018 Konica Minolta Precision Medicine Inc. , a newly formed division of Konica Minolta focused on revolutionizing personalized patient care, announced today the appointment of Dr. John E. Niederhuber as the Chairman of their Scientific Advisory Board . Late last year, Konica Minolta acquired Ambry Genetics, a leader in genetic diagnostics, and Invicro , a leading provider of quantitative biomarker profiling services.

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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.

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June 4, 2018
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ACR 2018 Economics Forum Stresses Fair Payment and Patient-Centered Care

The perennially popular Economics Forum at the American College of Radiology (ACR) 2018 Annual Meeting May 21 in Washington, DC, kept true to course with focal points on upholding fee-for-service payments, navigating the ongoing (yet manageable) evolution of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), as well as embracing population health-centered services.

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June 4, 2018
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Do patients and hospitals need to trade off a new world of medical care for data insecurity?

Digital technologies open up a new world for medical care. Within hospitals, artificial intelligence (AI) is the driver for breakthrough radiological imagery, while interconnectivity provides doctors and hospital staff with seamless supervision of patient care. Outside hospitals, both AI and interconnectivity empower doctors to bring quality care to remote patients via telemedicine.

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July 9, 2018
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New Data Show Ongoing Growth in Spite of Increasing Competition for Urgent Care

On-demand care is no longer limited to urgent care and the emergency room. 

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March 28, 2018
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Pediatric MRSA faces antibiotic resistance

MRSA, an infection that was once typically observed in health care settings, has spread into the community over the past 2 decades, with increased but sporadic rates of colonization with the bacterium observed within the pediatric population since 2001.

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March 28, 2018
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ACR Expands First-of-Its-Kind Patient-Friendly Appropriateness Criteria Summary Resource

The collection of summaries helps patients better understand which imaging tests may be best for their condition.

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March 5, 2018
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3 Things Healthcare Marketers Should Know About Imaging

As healthcare shifts to patient-centered care, healthcare marketers must understand the importance of improving patient experience and maximizing outcomes.

 

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January 17, 2018
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New ACR Appropriateness Criteria Patient Summaries May Be First-of-Its-Kind Step to More Patient-Centered Care

New Appropriateness Criteria (AC) Patient Summaries can help patients better understand which imaging tests may be best for their condition or why they may not need an imaging exam at all.

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January 31, 2018
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Patient satisfaction surveys are worthless. Here’s why.

For several years, Medicare has tied hospital reimbursement to its definition of quality of care. Poorly performing hospitals can be penalized as much as 2% of their Medicare payments. As part of Medicare’s assessment of quality, surveys are used to measure patient experience and satisfaction.

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