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October 29, 2019
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From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

If you've ever undergone a diagnostic imaging exam and came out if it without having experienced any anxiety, count yourself among the lucky (or brave) few. For all the medical value that comes from it, climbing into a scanner, especially something as loud and time-consuming as an MR bore, can be extremely unpleasant. One 2018 study published in the journal La Radiologica Medica found that 91 percent of patients receiving diagnostic imaging services reported high levels of anxiety.

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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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September 23, 2019
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Mayo Clinic and Google partner on care delivery

Mayo Clinic has entered into a 10-year strategic partnership with Google that will oversee the development of digital technologies for enhancing care delivery.

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September 14, 2019
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JUCM KMHA Webinar Series 2019: Top 10 missed X-Ray Diagnoses in Urgent Care

This webinar will feature real-world cases of patients who presented to an urgent care center or an emergency room—only to return days later for further care for the same complaint.

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September 23, 2019
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Analysis: Groupon for healthcare services fills a void for consumer-focused pricing

Kaiser Health News is reporting: “The use of Groupon and other pricing tools is symptomatic of a health care market where patients desperately want a deal — or at least tools that better nail down their costs before they get care.”

 

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September 23, 2019
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Stop playing catch up around the healthcare consumer experience

Many hospitals and health providers are failing to meet consumers’ needs and expectations in healthcare — and it’s a key reason why they’re losing market share to non-hospital competitors, including patient-empowerment company Devoted Health, retail guru Amazon, and industry behemoths United Health Group/Optum.

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August 26, 2019
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What Has Artificial Intelligence Done for Radiology Lately?

From basic sorting algorithms to sophisticated neural networks, AI and its offspring continue to generate buzz throughout medicine, business, academia and the media. Much of the chatter amounts to no more than hot air. The most farfetched imaginings are usually easy to spot and dismiss.

Yet accounts of real-world AI deployments—applications with strong potential to improve patient care while cutting costs—are amassing into a category of medical literature in its own right.

Categories: Technology X-Ray
August 5, 2019
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Konica Minolta to Accelerate Commercialization of Dynamic Digital Radiography in US Market

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., a provider of medical imaging systems and healthcare IT, along with Shimadzu Medical Systems USA announced a collaborative agreement that will accelerate the commercialization of Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) in the US healthcare market. Konica Minolta, Inc. and Shimadzu Corporation collaborated on the development of DDR incorporating Konica Minolta’s new advanced image processing and Shimadzu’s RADspeed Pro radiographic imaging system.

May 30, 2019
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Covera Health and Walmart partner to help connect patients with better radiology care

Covera Health has joined with Walmart in a multi-year, strategic collaboration aimed at helping patients receive the right quality of care and avoid inaccurate radiology diagnoses that can lead to misguided and unnecessary treatments. 

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May 10, 2019
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How AI Is Making Healthcare Personal

Intelligent machines are becoming a more central aspect of our lives on a daily basis, with AI having already ingrained itself into how modern hospitals and healthcare providers deliver positive patient solutions. Despite the fact that AI is more important now than ever before, however, many in the public still now very little about how these intelligent machines are coming to deliver personalized healthcare that's specifically tailored for you.

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