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Healthcare IT Security Strategies: What’s Slipping Past You?

Healthcare IT Security Strategies: What’s Slipping Past You?

We all know that security vulnerabilities exist—we read about them in newspapers, hear about them on television, and discuss them with colleagues who have been impacted. The dilemma is…how do we know if we, as health information technology (IT) and security leaders, remain vulnerable, even with seemingly effective preventive measures in place? And are those […]

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Novarad Highest Rated on Gartner Peer Insights VNA Category

SALT LAKE CITY—August 28, 2018—Novarad Healthcare Enterprise Imaging has taken the position of highest rated on Gartner’s Peer Insights technology review platform, outranking every other competitor in the Vendor-Neutral Archive (VNA) market category as of Aug. 28, 2018. Novarad has five times as many 5-Star reviews as the 2nd place vendor. Gartner Peer Insights is […]

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Enterprise Imaging, Threat or Opportunity for Radiology?

The majority of the US hospitals are looking for a VNA or Vendor Neutral Archive to facilitate future PACS upgrades and/or changes in PACS vendors and also to allow different specialties to make use of this enterprise-wide asset to archive and manage their images. An additional advantage of the VNA is that it also becomes […]

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Top Ten Considerations for VNA Implementation, Part 2

This is the second part of two articles detailing the top ten considerations for Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) selection and implementation. In the first part we discussed selecting a VNA for the right reason, picking the right approach (top-down or bottom-up), considering the workflow, ensuring it fits into your image exchange strategy, and paying attention […]

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Cozad Community Hospital Selects Novarad for PACS

COZAD, NEB. – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Cozad Community Hospital of Cozad, Neb. for PACS. The healthcare system chose to go with Novarad for greater convenience and improved pricing. Cozad Community Hospital is a full-service hospital committed to providing the best possible […]

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Top Ten Considerations for VNA Implementation, Part 1

The majority of US-based healthcare facilities are either considering or implementing the consolidation of their medical image archiving in the form of a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA). Early experiences have taught that it is not trivial to select the right VNA, and have revealed several pitfalls during the implementation phase. This series of two articles […]

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AlertView™ App for Imaging Report Review

SALT LAKE CITY—March 1, 2018—Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, created the mobile application, AlertView™, to accelerate healthcare by notifying physicians via text message that reports and findings are ready for review. “I see it as a win-win for facilities, physicians and patients,” said Phyllis Redd, Imaging Director with Jackson […]

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SnapView™ App for Secure Image Capture from iOS Devices

SALT LAKE CITY—March 1, 2018—Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, created the mobile application, SnapView™, which allows personnel to use supported iOS devices to capture images without leaving behind any PHI. “The Bring-Your-Own-Device movement has been beneficial for the healthcare industry, no doubt,” said Fred Trovato, Executive Vice President of […]

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New Website, Cost-Based ROI Calculator for EI

SALT LAKE CITY (March 2, 2018) – Novarad, a Utah-based medical software company, has announced the launch of its new website located at www.novarad.net, including richer content and a convenient, hard cost-based enterprise imaging ROI Calculator. Novarad’s Enterprise Imaging ROI Calculator uses an equation based on market observation and in-house research that takes into account […]

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Novarad Selected as Semifinal Candidate for Three Categories in 2017 Minnies Awards

SALT LAKE CITY (August 25, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has been selected as a semifinal candidate for three categories in the 2017 edition of the Minnies, AuntMinnie.com’s campaign to recognize the best and brightest in medical imaging. Earlier this year, Novarad’s OpenSight augmented reality software was […]

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3 Reasons to Come to User Group

Writer’s Log. Stardate 95203.79. Novarad’s User Group — Novarad Connect — is steadily approaching and despite their best efforts, the Cardassians have not lessened our resolve to attend this User Group. Command has tasked my ship to send out a transmission to other less-enthusiastic starships in the sector with information about Novarad Connect. Augmented Reality Assisted Surgery […]

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Use Enterprise Imaging to Support Value-Based Care

You have probably heard buzzwords in the medical field like “value-based care” or “interoperability” recently. In this post, we will review the ways in which an enterprise imaging solution can help hospitals and imaging centers alike support their value-based care initiatives. What is Enterprise Imaging? Enterprise Imaging is a type of software that allows all […]

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How Should I Take Advantage of Cloud-Based Services?

In September of last year, I wrote a blog titled Choosing a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) concerning the challenges of selecting a cloud service provider. I covered cloud service provider options, questions you should ask, and roles and responsibilities. Almost one year later, things have continued to evolve. The health care community is now fully […]

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Virtual Reality Applications in Radiology

Virtual Reality (VR) and radiology application is not a new concept. We’ve toyed with the idea since the 1980s but new technologies have made leaps and bounds to making this tech more and more viable, as well as more compact and user-friendly. Will Smartphones Bring Virtual Reality to Radiology? – ITN This ITN article talks about […]

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Novarad prepares new ChameleonDR™ Digital Radiography Solution for RSNA

SALT LAKE CITY—Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad will be exhibiting its ChameleonDR ™ Digital Radiography solution at RSNA 2016 in Chicago, Ill. The ChameleonDR solution is made up of a software component and a DR plate. It is equipped with Novarad’s proprietary A3™ image post processing technology, an Advanced, Automated, and Adaptive approach that enables […]

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What’s Trending in Healthcare? Top 5 Posts

With so many blogs out there about various medical subjects, it can be hard to keep up on healthcare trends! Here to help you navigate the “good stuff” are five interesting or important posts I picked from the Novarad blog. Are hackers cherry-picking your patient information? The number one concern right now in healthcare (and […]

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One (Easy) Step to Interoperability

In February, the Obama administration announced that various healthcare stake holders had pledged to help advance the interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs). Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), said the following: “We are working to unlock health care data and information so that providers are better informed and […]

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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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Scalability; a Vendor Neutral Archive Necessity

A Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) gives healthcare facilities the opportunity to share information, promote progress, and increase the accuracy of diagnoses and patient care plans. However, there are discrepancies in how companies design their VNAs. Some have limited space for storage, some offer imprecise one-size-fits-all plans, and some offer specialized viewers that only work with […]

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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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