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RSNA announces Carequality Imaging Data Exchange Implementation Guide Supplement

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and Carequality have developed the Imaging Data Exchange Implementation Guide Supplement, expanding the scope of the Carequality Interoperability Framework to detail technical standards that enable the exchange of medical images. The publication is the result of RSNA's partnership with Carequality and the Sequoia Project, two organizations dedicated to expanding online access to health records.

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January 6, 2020
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Primary Care Access is Waning; Those Patients Should Be Coming to Your Urgent Care Center

What has been mostly anecdotal over the past several years has now been confirmed by researchers from Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Fewer patients than ever are going to traditional primary care practices, meaning their patronage is up for grabs. Between 2002 and 2015, there was a 2% drop in the number of patients who have an established primary care provider.

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January 6, 2020
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Invicro LLC Announces Dr. Matthew Silva as New Chief Executive Officer and Dr. Jack Hoppin is Named President of Konica Minolta Precision Medicine

 Invicro LLC, a Konica Minolta company, today announces, Dr. Matthew Silva has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Silva will assume the day-to-day leadership responsibilities of the Company and will join Invicro’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Jack Hoppin, co-founder of Invicro, will move on from his role as Invicro’s CEO to be the President of Konica Minolta Precision Medicine (KMPM).

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Patient, surgical factors play role in outcomes of THA for acetabular fractures

New data suggests using a systematic approach to recognize patients with acetabular fractures who would benefit from undergoing total hip arthroplasty, according to a presenter at the Current Concepts of Joint Replacement Winter Meeting.

 

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December 10, 2019
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Physicians explore cannabinoids as pain management solution

In 2018, WHO reported musculoskeletal conditions accounted for a greater proportion of persistent pain, with more than 150 diagnoses that affect the locomotor system. Although there are approved medications to treat musculoskeletal pain, sources who spoke with Orthopedics Today said these medications may not work or be suitable for all patients, especially for long term use, depending on their medical status.

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December 10, 2019
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Best Practice Treatment Guidelines Help Doctors Identify, Treat Vaping-associated Lung Injuries

Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah have developed a best practice treatment guide to quickly identify and treat patients who develop the new and potentially fatal respiratory injury.

 

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October 29, 2019
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Combining Data Science, Machine Learning and Frontline Expertise

According to IBM, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily. A large chunk of this data is healthcare information. Medical data continues to expand whether from genomic testing and large imaging studies, to billions of payment transactions. All of this data represents a strong match for advanced systems analysis.

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October 29, 2019
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Can answers to after hours calls be automated?

At a certain point, we’ve all got to go home. Whether it’s the end of the shift when the factory whistle blows and the assembly line stops rolling for a brief period while new people take our place, or late in the day after the last patient has been seen and our notes are all written and our portal messages have all been answered, we all want to go home, the day is done. Or is it? In health care, especially, things don’t always follow the clock.

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October 29, 2019
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Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

Thanks to the partnership between Konica Minolta Healthcare, a leader in medical imaging systems, healthcare information technology and imaging data analytics, and Oregon Tech, a premier public polytechnic university, radiologic science students at Oregon Tech will experience hands-on, project-based learning on the latest advancements in X-ray imaging systems.

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October 29, 2019
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2019 health care data breaches setting records

A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report published in HIPAA Journal.

 

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