MillenSys wins Egyptian contract
November 22, 2013 -- Healthcare IT software developer MillenSys has delivered its RIS package to TechnoScan Radiology Centers, a 21-site facility in Egypt, the company said.
BridgeHead grows vendor-neutral archive business
November 20, 2013 -- The U.K.'s Gateshead Health National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, also known as QE Gateshead, has chosen healthcare data management company BridgeHead Software to implement its vendor-neutral archive (VNA) for a large multistage image management project.
Agfa wins Germany contract
November 20, 2013 -- Agfa HealthCare has won a contract to install its RIS software at a network of radiology clinics in Germany.
Big data and its relevance to medical imaging
November 11, 2013 -- "Big data" is a buzzword you'll be seeing a lot over the next few years as your hospital managers and healthcare vendors incorporate it into their business development activities. Hjalmer Danielson from Ascendian Healthcare Consulting helps give some definition to the term.
Banned: Top 8 words or phrases to avoid in radiology reports
October 30, 2013 -- To highlight common expressions that can mislead, misinform, or misdirect referring physicians, the radiology report needs to be re-examined, and it is vital to eliminate the lexicon of clichés that undermine a radiologist's work because of their vagueness, warns a respected global expert in a hard-hitting editorial.
Consistency still eludes teleradiology use in France
October 28, 2013 -- Results of research conducted by the French Radiology Union Council across its regional branches reveal operational differences in teleradiology setup and delayed implementation in different areas of the country.
Forcare updates image-sharing software
October 28, 2013 -- Dutch healthcare IT firm Forcare said it is releasing version 3.1 of ForConnect, which provides advanced image sharing and improved referral workflow functionality.
Market expands for patients' online second opinions
October 22, 2013 -- A new e-health venture offering an online opinion service for medical images is due to begin commercial operations this month. Describing itself as an opinion provider rather than a second read service, it deals directly with patients rather than physicians and faces fewer restrictions.
What do I need to know about HL7?
October 22, 2013 -- During the 2013 Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual conference, there was an overriding message to healthcare imaging and IT professionals that they should learn more about HL7, especially as image-enabling the electronic medical record is becoming a very hot item.
MillenSys to show latest PACS/RIS at JFR
October 15, 2013 -- Healthcare IT software developer MillenSys will showcase its latest PACS/RIS software at the upcoming Journées Françaises de Radiologie (JFR) 2013 in Paris, 18-22 October.
ESR forges ahead with teleradiology white paper
October 10, 2013 -- The first details about the long-awaited white paper on teleradiology from the European Society of Radiology (ESR) will be revealed on Friday, 11 October, at the Management in Radiology congress in Barcelona, Spain. Co-author Dr. Erik Ranschaert, chair of the ESR task force on teleradiology, will present the paper at the congress.