Imaging

Discover new approaches to medical imaging.

Three things to know about IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis

Watson Health plans to debut its newest AI-powered solution, IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis, which displays relevant patient data in a single-screen view for the radiologist.

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Consolidation is coming: Is your organization ready?

Half of chief financial officers and other top executives from mostly middle-market healthcare companies said they plan to buy or merge with existing businesses in the next year.

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6 ways a VNA can reduce imaging costs

Data from the American College of Radiology indicates that diagnostic imaging accounts for 10 percent ($100 billion) of total annual healthcare costs.

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Hardin Memorial Health debuts new AI solution for radiologists

After becoming the first client to “go live” with IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis, the radiologists at Hardin Memorial Health can now use the power of AI to help them find relevant patient information quickly and easily.

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VNA as the foundation for enterprise imaging, image sharing, and collaboration

This is the conclusion of a 4-part blog series covering the value of a vendor neutral archive (VNA). In case you missed the first three parts of the series, read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 here. Enterprise imaging and encounters-based imaging bring imaging workflows into any service line which generates any form of images, multimedia, or ‘unstructured […]

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Three challenges cardiology practices face in a value-based world

As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based payment models, cardiology care providers, like other providers, are faced with a directive to reduce costs while meeting or exceeding quality metrics.

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The role of imaging in patient satisfaction

  Where Are We Today? Imagine this scenario: At 2 a.m., a community hospital receives a patient with a head injury related to a motor vehicle accident. The hospital performs a CT scan on the patient, but does not have a neuroradiologist available and needs specialty advice. Following the potential patient transfer protocol, the ED […]

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Connecting medical imaging with patient history through cognitive computing

Radiologists spend just one third of their time on image interpretation. For the majority of the day they are either supervising studies, performing image-guided procedures, teaching, in meetings, consulting with physicians, or directly caring for patients. Their work day is dynamic and full of interruptions, making effectiveness in the reading room an ongoing challenge. Being efficient […]

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Introducing IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review

The first cognitive solution from Watson Health’s medical imaging business, IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review, is generally available to healthcare providers as of today.

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