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Weekly Readings: Imaging payments to non-radiologists, gadolinium retention & ICD-10 implementation



How to change the patient ID in NovaRIS

Ever needed to change your patient’s ID? In case it was a little confusing or you lost track, here’s a quick guide. 1. Log in to NovaRIS with Administrator privileges. 2. Hover mouse of Admin, then to Functions, then to Change Patient ID.  Left mouse click on ‘Change Patient ID.’ 3. Type the patient ID you […]

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Learning PACS and RIS with Novarad: Training at Headquarters

If you’ve ever used any of our products, you are sure to know about certain training we offer to any of our users who want it; you’re invited to come visit us for a couple days in (sometimes) sunny Utah at our headquarters, and participate in a few intense training sessions to learn the ins […]

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Weekly Readings: Are you prepared to meet 2015 Joint Commission standards?

There are at least two big regulatory deadlines this year: ICD-10 on October 1, and for those of you who might be part of the Joint Commission, revised regulations take effect in just two months, on July 1. 1. ASRT modules help facilities meet Joint Commission standards – ITN The ASRT has launched two courses intended to […]

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Visiting Chicago: Our Nine Favorite Things to Do in the Windy City

If you’re in Chicago for HIMSS, you might be thinking of it as just another business trip. In fact, you’re probably thinking you’re going to be too tired to even do anything in Chicago by the time you’re done with the day at McCormick (don’t be ashamed, it happens). Through our many experiences in Chicago, […]

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Weekly Readings: The Pre-HIMSS edition

It’s finally the week before HIMSS–everyone seems to be busy getting ready for the show, including us at Novarad. We’re incredibly excited to showcase our MARZ Patient-Centric Universal Viewer, because of the implications it and things like it have for the connected healthcare system. A universal viewer means that your hospital can have unlimited access […]

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Weekly Readings: The patient is the priority + HIMSS survival guide and more

This week we’ve seen more news about patient engagement and technology, ultrasound imaging, patient protection, and breast imaging. With HIMSS coming up in just a couple weeks, we’ve decided to share with you this great HIMSS survival guide we found on Healthcare IT News. Our favorite tip? Work hard and play hard. You will be […]

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Weekly Readings: Patients want, expect more information about radiation

Everything from radiation dose reduction and patient awareness to ethics in radiology has been popular this week in the health world, and this week’s edition of articles will provide you with some important knowledge in case you haven’t seen it yet. Radiation dose is an upcoming hot topic, especially with the controversial article that Consumer […]

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Understanding and Benefiting from HL7

HL7, or Health Level 7, is the standard the industry has chosen for communication between medical software/devices. This standard allows different manufacturers of medical software and equipment a standardized way of communicating so your facility can function and provide appropriate patient care. Most HL7 Interfaces communicate via TCP/IP.  Each HL7 vendor has an IP address, […]

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Weekly Readings: Healthcare tips for cybersecurity and more

The still-fresh wound of healthcare cybersecurity (or lack thereof) was reopened this week with the Premera cyberattack that potentially exposed information for 11 million customers. We can think of nothing that says “be prepared” more than repeat problems and constant news coverage of an issue; with that said, this week we’d like to link you to […]

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Is an enterprise imaging archive (EIA) the first step to a more connected healthcare system?

[vc_column width=”1/2″]This post was written by Mark Watts, CRA. He has studied at the Harvard School of Public Health and Portland State University. He co-authored the textbook “Communication and Information in Radiology.”  Lately I have been focused on understanding the concept of the enterprise imaging archive (EIA), sometimes referred to as a vendor neutral archive (or […]

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