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Anything But Forgotten: Advancements in Alzheimer’s Early Diagnosis

Anything But Forgotten: Advancements in Alzheimer’s Early Diagnosis

In 2014, researchers at Rush University discovered that the annual number of deaths each year due to Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. among people at least 75 years of age is about 500,000. Just 84,000 are typically reported on death certificates. This means that Alzheimer’s is actually far more widespread than most of us believe, […]

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ACOs — Improve Your Patient Care With an Image Exchange

Harold Welch is the Vice President of Technical Solutions Worldwide at Novarad Corporation, based in American Fork, Utah. Welch has worked in the healthcare industry for over 15 years, and is passionate about improving patient care and workflow efficiency for healthcare providers throughout the world. We interviewed Welch about the benefits to an Accountable Care […]

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Just Throw It Up to the Cloud (Storage)

Cloud storage has been around since the turn of the century, although many consumers still think the cloud was created by Apple (Cloud computing is believed to have been invented by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider in the 1960s). Cloud storage solutions are readily available to everyone, with most of us now saving our photos, music, […]

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Product Development: Is your vendor there for you?

So, all your systems run fine for your needs. No need for updates. No need for new technology. Doesn’t that sound laughable? Friends and acquaintances, employees and coworkers, are always complaining about technology. That’s why there continue to be new cellphones, laptops, tablets, kindles, smart-boards, interactive monitors, etc. Each of these were designed specifically to […]

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Why Virtual Colonoscopy is the Future of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the U.S for both men and women. Although it’s a serious health risk, less than half of people 50 and older get a colonoscopy. Why is this? Simply put, people don’t want to go through an uncomfortable and awkward procedure. Optical colonoscopy’s greatest downfall People are potentially risking […]

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4 Things You Need to Know About Clinical Decision Support Right Now

Over the past few months we have fielded several calls, emails and inquiries for information related to the Clinical Decision Support (CDS) mandate which was passed into law in 2014 as a part of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). The law set the deadline for CDS implementation for January 1, 2016. The questions […]

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How will enterprise imaging improve your patient care?

It’s exhausting trying to keep up with every new healthcare technology that crops up day to day. Furthermore, how do you know that these things aren’t just fad technologies? How do you know what’s here to stay (at least until the next big thing comes along in five to ten years)? Does this struggle sound familiar? […]

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Why AI? The Potential for Computer Minds in Imaging

[vc_column width=”1/2″]Let’s play a quick guessing game. What do the following movies have in common? I, Robot. A Space Odyssey. The Terminator. The Matrix. They address the potential threat machines hold to humanity’s way of life. There is perhaps no greater perpetual source of innovation than the study and development of artificial intelligence. Simultaneously, it […]

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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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CIO: Are you a data hoarder?

Is your SAN (Storage Area Network) old and expensive to maintain? Is a forced SAN migration in your future? It’s common knowledge that healthcare organizations are generating and storing more data than ever, and storage is becoming more affordable. It would seem companies could just keep adding storage to handle their expanding data stores; but […]

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