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May 10, 2019
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Surgeons leverage resources to make outpatient surgery safer

Keeping patients safe during and after orthopedic outpatient surgery of all types — arthroscopy, joint replacement, hand, spine and other procedures —will be of ongoing concern as the frequency with which these procedures are performed increases and anesthesia and surgical protocols evolve. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons stated in a position statement that with the continued advancement of medical technology comes more opportunities for outpatient surgery to be utilized.

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May 30, 2019
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Beyond Scanning and Beaming: ‘Techs’ Are Well-Organized Advocates Too

As the lead advocacy organization for the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) is dedicated in its mission to advance the profession and enhance patient care. For us, protecting patient safety, advancing healthcare standards and guiding smart policy are fundamental priorities.

May 30, 2019
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Three recommendations to better understand HIPAA compliance

Approximately 70 percent of organizations are not HIPAA compliant. According to HIPAA rules, any company that deals with protected information must have a physical network and process security measures that are followed to ensure compliance. It may be safe to say that many organizations are still perplexed about HIPAA audits, enforcements and compliance. As a result, the number of organizations that fail to meet compliance each year remain the majority. To begin understanding compliance, healthcare organizations would be wise to consider three key recommendations. 

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April 2, 2019
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Where are your patients going?

Preventing system and organizational leakage is a common goal across nearly every type of provider. It doesn’t matter if you run a massive integrated delivery system, a midsized ACO or a community hospital – you can’t care for your patients holistically, or as effectively, if they end up going elsewhere for care that your organization could and should have provided. 

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March 21, 2019
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Visual aids may improve patient perception of risk in knee replacement

When explaining the procedural benefits and risks to patients considering total knee replacement, supplementing statistical information with visual aids was associated with stronger preferences for the procedure, according to recent findings published in Arthritis Care & Research.

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March 21, 2019
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AAOS aims to decrease the cost of and improve access to health care

With health care mergers and acquisitions on the rise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is focused on advocating for patient choice and competition within health care, according to orthopedic surgeons here. 

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March 21, 2019
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What’s in a Name? Plenty, UCA Tells the VA

The Department of Veteran Affairs has loosened its regulations about where veterans can seek care considerably in the past couple of years. In certain conditions, such as distance from or availability of care at a VA facility, they can head straight to a walk-in clinic without preauthorization. The Urgent Care Association took notice—close notice, in fact, and is urging the VA to tweak the policy.

March 7, 2019
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Three Resolutions Worth Keeping for a More Data-driven Radiology Practice

The New Year gives us a fresh start and license to dream of what “could be” if we consistently apply a little discipline to the process. 

Resolution #1: Why Being “Data Aware” Is No Longer Enough

Resolution #2: Use Real-time Analytics to Identify, Prioritize Improvement Gains

Resolution #3: Data Analytics Can Change the Way You Run Business

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March 21, 2019
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Konica Minolta Wins Big For Expertise In The Healthcare Industry

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that its leading healthcare technologies have been recognized by Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab (BLI), winning two prestigious BLI PaceSetter Awards in Healthcare, for the Hospital Networks and Group Practices categories.

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December 12, 2018
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AeroRemote Insights? What do you think? Third time is a charm?

AeroRemote Insights provides advanced monitoring and interactive dashboards for planning and proactive management of digital radiography assets and user performance, turning your AeroDR usage data into actionable information. 

Intuitive visualizations of productivity, user accuracy, and AeroDR system health make it easy to know what is going on in your department with a single glance. 

Generate X-ray system usage reports with the click of a button Identify training opportunities by measuring performance trends such as rejected image rates and dose indicators. 

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