GE wins French cloud imaging platform contract October 23, 2014 -- GE Healthcare has been chosen by the Medical Imaging Antilles-Guyane purchasing group in France to lead a consortium that will develop cloud imaging platforms between physicians in Martinique, Guadeloupe, and French Guyana.
JFR: New survey reveals wide discrepancies in teleradiology October 17, 2014 -- A survey presented on 18 October at the Journées Françaises de Radiologie (JFR) reveals massive gaps between trainees' desire for involvement in teleradiology and knowledge of the legal and ethical requirements. Lead author Dr. Nadya Pyatigorskaya calls for better training.
Carestream finalizes French public sector contract October 17, 2014 -- France's national procurement agency, the Union des Groupements d'Achat Public (UGAP), has selected Carestream Health to supply a range of radiology and IT solutions to the country's hospitals.
MIR: Communicate with patients or face being sued October 15, 2014 -- Failure to communicate effectively in the form of a triangle involving the radiologist, the referring physician, and the patient will result in more lawsuits, delegates were warned at this month's Management in Radiology (MIR) congress in Bologna, Italy.
MIR: Convey critical findings to avoid malpractice claims October 8, 2014 -- In a radiologist's final report, failure to provide adequate details about important or unexpected findings considered to be actionable is a leading cause of malpractice claims, attendees were warned at last week's Management in Radiology (MIR) congress in Bologna, Italy.
Mobile health device market to bloom this decade October 8, 2014 -- Smartphone interfaces from Samsung and Apple will help propel the global healthcare accessory hardware market to approximately 4 billion euros in revenue by 2019, according to a new report from market research firm Juniper Research.
Grid computing smooths teleradiology in Turkey October 7, 2014 -- Turkish researchers have created a framework that utilizes grid computing technology to make teleradiology easier between institutions, regardless of the type of PACS, RIS, or hospital information system used at each location.