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Voice Recognition, Is It Good Enough?

Voice Recognition, Is It Good Enough?

Gone are the days of a transcriptionist ensuring perfectly dictated reports. Though voice recognition is far from perfect, it’s not going anywhere. Although voice recognition software has its setbacks, the software can streamline and automate your system, saving time and money. In the article The key to a successful standardized structured reporting program? Get radiologists on board. […]

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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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Change Management in Practice: Using Choice Architecture to Ensure Workflow

This post is taken from a scholarly presentation submission at SIIM 2016 by Mark Watts, VP of Enterprise Imaging Solutions at Novarad. This post includes only the text portion. To see the abstract on SIIM’s website, click here. Hypothesis Choice architecture, as proposed by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein in the book Nudge, Improving Decisions About […]

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The Best of RSNA 2015

[vc_column width=”1/1″ fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”]Perhaps the most exciting part of any RSNA meeting is the knowledge that is exchanged, and the hope for the future of imaging. This year at RSNA, we learned about everything from advancements in 3D printing to what methods of leadership are the most effective in the workplace. Here is a short […]

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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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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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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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