Imaging

Discover new approaches to medical imaging.

The epidemic of physician burnout

Written by Carrie DeVries | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Provider

The startling rise of physician burnout rates across the healthcare industry has alarmed many experts who are concerned about the consequences for patients, physicians and organizations alike. ...read more


Streamline your medical imaging operations

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Provider

Connecting with referrers and payers often involves a large amount of time and energy to deal with faxes, phone calls and paperwork to confirm clinical data or secure preauthorizations — all in an effort to head off claim denials. ...read more


Image shuffling method for reading mammograms may help improve radiologists’ accuracy and speed

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging

There is a way of viewing mammograms that may help radiologists see the differences they might otherwise not easily see: a method known as image shuffling. ...read more


When health data is under threat

Written by Kathleen Schroeder | Artificial intelligence, Data, Imaging

Healthcare organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever due to factors, including lack of full-time IT security experts and legacy systems. ...read more


Technology and strategy are a winning combination

Written by Shannon Reilly | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Stories

Radiology Associates of San Luis Obispo took a two-pronged approach to adjust the way they operated and turned the business around, which led to both financial gains and happier radiologists. ...read more


Three things to know about IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging

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. ...read more


Consolidation is coming: Is your organization ready?

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging

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. ...read more


6 ways a VNA can reduce imaging costs

Written by Kathleen Schroeder | Artificial intelligence, Imaging

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


Hardin Memorial Health debuts new AI solution for radiologists

Written by Watson Health | Artificial intelligence, Imaging, Stories

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. ...read more


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

Written by John Hansen | Imaging

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 ...read more


Three challenges cardiology practices face in a value-based world

Written by Watson Health | Data, Government, Imaging...

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. ...read more


The role of imaging in patient satisfaction

Written by Watson Health | Imaging

  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 ...read more