Enterprise Imaging

In a recent unscientific survey conducted by the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine and Brad Levin, MBA, general manager, North America, Visage Imaging, respondents indicated that current imaging IT leaves much room for improvement.

The non-standard approach to imaging reports no longer meets the needs of referring physicians, according to an editorial published in the May issue of General Surgery News. The editorialist called on professional societies and radiologists to follow in pathology’s footsteps and develop a synoptic approach to reporting. Read more at the link below.

In the imaging community, we are beyond well-versed in the hassles, inefficiencies and costs associated with CD-based image sharing. A feature published April 1 in The Wall Street Journal examined the RSNA Image Share through the lens of a 5-year patient and her family.

Around the web

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is allegedly using "strong arm tactics," forcing physicians to swallow cuts as high as 30%, emboldened by the controversial federal policy. 

More complicated exams could require additional physician time and effort, Emory University experts detailed in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology

The partnership includes the private equity-backed imaging group filling this key medical role at the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics. 

   
   
   
   
   
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