When we dig to unearth cardiovascular care’s top trends, challenges and goals, the findings bring the present into sharp relief: Today’s CV
leaders are focused on growth and committed to improving both quality of care and operational performance. They also have their eyes on
retaining talented staff and reducing clinician burnout.

The CV service line has big goals and is mapping out a route to reach them. Leaders are quite focused but know there are roadblocks and traffic jams in their way.

The Cardiovascular Business Leadership Survey shows healthcare organizations see cardiovascular image and information management systems as core to clinical and business functions essential for defining a data-rich path forward for more connected cardiology and better patient care.

Missouri has been home to some big victories in recent years, with the Kansas City Chiefs winning Super Bowl LIV in 2020 and St. Louis Blues taking home the Stanley Cup in 2019.

When the cardiac and neurovascular catheterization lab at Riverside University Health System Medical Center (RUHS-MC) treated its first patient last February, the opening represented many things to many people.

Last February, 439-bed Riverside University Health System Medical Center (RUHS-MC) opened a new cardiac and neurovascular catheterization lab. While some internal questioning initially swirled around which vendor would supply image-management products and services, the CIO-led selection and acquisition team quickly settled on Sectra’s Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology solution.

This year’s competition brought out the best in a strong field. All entrants developed notably original breakthroughs in various aspects of medical imaging. And the winners never lost sight of the ultimate point of all the extra effort: improving patient care while increasing efficiencies and, wherever possible, cutting or at least containing costs. Now meet the best of the best. 

Hitachi’s newest CT solution, the SCENARIA View 128, has received FDA clearance and is now being installed at hospitals throughout the United States. Jason Miller, Hitachi’s executive director of radiology products, and Richard Pacenta, Hitachi’s executive director of sales, spoke with us about this exciting new solution and what the company has planned for RSNA 2019 in Chicago.

More than 4 billion people throughout the world lack access to medical imaging, according to statistics shared by the nonprofit organization RAD-AID. The teleradiologists at vRad, a MEDNAX company, decided to do something about it. 

While increasing caseloads are part of the picture, much of the stress physicians experience comes from areas that distract them from patient care − factors such as shifting regulatory requirements and hospital politics. 

RSNA 2019 is here and I’m excited to share what’s new from the teams at MEDNAX Radiology Solutions and vRad – especially in the area of AI.

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. will be unveiling Synapse® 7X, a server-side viewer platform that extends across enterprise imaging areas, at RSNA 2019 in Chicago.