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What You MUST Understand About HIPAA and Patient Photography

What You MUST Understand About HIPAA and Patient Photography

You probably have patient photographs on your laptop, tablet and phone right now, but is that the proper control? The regulations that govern how photographs are to be stored and used by medical professionals is widely misunderstood. Everyone in the medical field is (or certainly should be) aware of HIPAA, and the importance of protecting […]

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5 Men’s Health Issues, Both Common and Uncommon

The saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. Much the same could be said about maintaining one’s health. Especially in cases of disease treatment, it often takes a multitude of friends, family members, and healthcare professionals to get a person well again. As June brings men’s health once again to the spotlight, we […]

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Two Powerful Refreshers on the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Besides heralding the start of warmer weather for many of us, May is a month with a different purpose—Arthritis Awareness. Arthritis comes in many forms. Nearly 53 million adults are affected by arthritis, and that number is expected to grow to 67 million by 2030. According to arthritis.org, people with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis miss […]

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How to change the language for Novarad products

Users can utilize Novarad products in languages such as Spanish, UK English, and Turkish simply by changing settings on their machine. NovaPACS and NovaRIS can be utilized in Spanish and Turkish. Users will not need a separate version of Novarad products in order to use them in a foreign language. “Localization,” or the ability to […]

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Joint Commission Standards 2015: July 1 Deadline

[vc_column width=”1/2″]If you are accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), you‘re probably aware of the new Elements of Performance (EP) related to Diagnostic imaging. The Revised Requirements for Diagnostic Imaging Services, effective July 1, 2015, are listed to the right. It really boils down to successfully keeping track of your facility’s radiation dosages, which can […]

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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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7 Articles You Should Read This Week

If you’re looking for a better way to finish out your week, here are some great articles and important information you may have missed. 1. ICD-10 Transition: How to spend the next 28 weeks ICD-10 has gotten a lot of attention lately, with the implementation deadline approaching in October 2015 and the chance of yet […]

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Industry Experience: 6 Life Tips You Can Take From Trade Shows

We’ve married life experience with sage advice from our in-house trade show expert, Justin Brooks. Take these tips and use them well, whether it be at your next family event, company event, or even a trade show. 1. Work backwards. If you have an incredibly important date (trade shows: the day you need to pay booth […]

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Novarad at RSNA 2014: Sneak Peek

In anticipation of RSNA, we’ve decided to go over a few key points about what you can expect to see from us at the trade show. We have some really exciting things to show off, including a brand new UI, a new universal viewer and even more additions to our  NovaGlass viewer. Everyone at Novarad […]

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Nova3D+ advanced visualization receives FDA clearance

Good news, everyone! Our latest advancement in image processing, Nova3D+, was just cleared by the FDA for diagnostic purposes. Nova3D+ is our advanced visualization software. It provides users with high-resolution, 3D images of the body. It also enables a completely virtual, non-invasive colonoscopy—which is fascinating (more on that later). It doesn’t force you to switch […]

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How MARZ can help your HIE.

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) make it possible for information to be shared between hospitals and physicians which is beneficial to doctors and other hospital personnel. A study published in Medical News Today shows how the presence of an HIE  also benefits patients. In the study, patients were sampled in Florida and California on how beneficial an […]

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MARZ Disaster Recovery Solution

Novarad’s focus has always been on improving radiology technology and the quality of healthcare while reducing its cost to our customers. We strive to be at the forefront of the medical imaging and informatics industry through innovation, partnerships and quality service. Currently many customers within the industry are exploring the possibility of making a Vendor […]

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Nashville 2013

We are excited for you to join us at NovaradConnect this year in the Music City Capital, Nashville. This year’s conference will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, right next to the Grand Ole Opry Music Hall. The resort is conveniently located just minutes from the Nashville International Airport and will provide an excellent […]

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NovaradConnect 2013

This year, there are going to be several positive additions to this year’s User Group Meeting. We have listened to your feedback and input and are in the process of making changes to the training schedule and activities to include more in depth classes covering highly demanded topics. We will be re-branding the event this […]

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Increase PACS Productivity by Changing the Mouse

Increase PACS system productivity by changing the mouse The most common mouse used in Windows has two buttons–  left and right, and a scroll wheel which also doubles as a middle mouse button.  If you want to increase the functions available to the radiologists change to a mouse with more buttons. In Windows the two […]

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Attention All Novarad CR Users!

For those of you currently using Konica CR solutions, you’re likely aware that Konica has been ranked #1 in MD Buyline for 28 quarters in a row and has been ranked #1 four out of the past seven years in KLAS ratings!  What you may not know is that that Novarad has a great relationship / […]

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Novarad Wins Best Suite at HCP Conference

Novarad Corporation was the keynote speaker sponsor for the Health Connect Partners Hospital & Healthcare I.T. Conference in Dallas, TX, Sept. 25-27, 2012.  This included the opportunity to address the “providers” and we chose to do it as “Jake and Elwood” (Bob Ahlman and Harold Welch) and “The Penguin” (Vanessa Housel), in keeping with our “No Blues, Just […]

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User Group Meeting…if you missed it, you missed out!

This year our annual User Group Conference was held in sunny Orlando, Florida! It was great to see many of our long standing customers and some new and potential customers, too! A dinner buffet was a change this year, at our Welcome Reception, and enjoyed by all the attendees. Everyone had a chance to relax with […]

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