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Novarad CEO Dr. Wendell Gibby Honored as Gold Winner in the Annual 2018 CEO World Awards® Achievement of the Year Category

Novarad CEO Dr. Wendell Gibby Honored as Gold Winner in the Annual 2018 CEO World Awards® Achievement of the Year Category

SALT LAKE CITY—July 31, 2018—The CEO of Novarad Healthcare Enterprise Imaging, Dr. Wendell Gibby, has been announced as a winner in the prestigious CEO World Awards® in the Achievement of the Year Category. Gibby earned recognition for successfully carrying out the world’s first augmented reality assisted surgery with the company’s OpenSight® advanced visualization system. Winners […]

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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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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 partners with Texas-based radiology group

WACO, Texas (October 13, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Radiology Consultants of Texas to provide PACS, RIS and TeleRad Software as part of an effort to improve the facility’s imaging capabilities. “The Radiology Consultants of Texas are great people doing important […]

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Dose monitoring on the rise: What are you doing?

The rate of CT scans over the last 35 years has increased over 166 percent! We’ve gone from 3 million CT scans performed in 1980 to 80 million scans being performed in 2015. There are multiple reasons for this rate of increase: growth in population, ageing of baby boomers, and advancements in radiology. This also […]

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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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Imaging center selects Novarad PACS

MEQUON, Wisconsin (August 22, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Smart Choice MRI of Mequon, Wisconsin to install its PACS software as an effort to improve the facility’s imaging capabilities. “We are very pleased to work with Smart Choice MRI, and are […]

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Telehealth to the Rescue!

People always seem to be looking for the next big thing. Telehealth just might be the next big thing in healthcare. Especially among parents with children 18 and under, because–let’s be honest–no one wants to take a toddler to a walk-in clinic or other medical office where germs are running rampant and unchecked. Telehealth to […]

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What happened at HIMSS? Big data, interoperability and more

Here’s the thing. We can’t always go to trade shows, and luckily we don’t always have to. Here’s what you missed if you didn’t get to HIMSS (or maybe you went but missed it anyways–we won’t judge). Perhaps the real question here is whether or not you prefer Orlando to Las Vegas. Four trends emerged at HIMSS […]

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Deep Learning – The Future of Medical Imaging

The future concerning radiology and deep learning comes with varying emotions and reactions. For starters, there are many who are concerned about the disruptions that might come to radiology. Many fear that the advanced technology will take away their jobs. Others believe that the advancements will just expand radiologist roles in predicting disease and guiding […]

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ROBOTS ARE TAKING OVER RADIOLOGY! …and it’s a good thing

If you want to understand why robots are taking over radiology, you should first understand the concept of “Deep Learning.” So what is it? Deep learning in radiology is a stepping stone towards Artificial Intelligence (AI) — it is a branch of machine learning based on a set of algorithms that attempt to replicate high-level […]

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Branding! What is it good for? Absolutely everything.

branding your radiology practice

Branding is an important part of any business, doctors and practices included. While many people may not think about branding first when they think about doctors, it’s important to realize that how your brand reflects your practice’s image and your personal image will have a huge impact on your success. The focus of this article […]

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Honing in On Patient-Centered Care, Part 2

patient-centered care

With the health market becoming more and more, competitive patient-centered care is essential to medical practices and hospitals to stay on top. We aren’t likely to see any absence of patient-centered care in 2017–if anything, it’s only going to become more important as we make advancements in the technology we use. In November, I wrote […]

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MACRA Will Affect How Radiologists Are Compensated

As 2017 marches on, it’s time to once again turn our heads towards regulation. This time, it’s MACRA. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will affect radiologists in 2017 and even further in 2019. The changes that may concern you will involve reimbursement and […]

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Getting the Bigger Picture of Radiologist Burnout, Part 2

Does physician care go hand-in-hand with patient care? In October, we addressed how physician burnout can have adverse effects on patient care. Burnout of radiologists has always been looked at as a whole, but Dr. Felix Chew of the University of Washington conducted a study with his colleagues on one specific radiologist subgroup. Study Groups […]

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Radiology Review: 2016 and the Year Ahead

December is here, the weather is frightful, the election is over, and we are all talking to our friends and family again.  2016 has been a crazy year to say the least, but what has 2016 been for the world of Radiology? Here are the trends we saw this year, and what we see in […]

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Getting tired of Chicago? You shouldn’t be!

RSNA is tiring for everyone who attends (if you’ve found a way around it, share your secrets please!), but after the conference day is over, Chicago is still one of the most exciting, history-filled cities in the country. The city comes alive with all sorts of events during the holiday season, and this year is most likely […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month & Radiology: Imaging’s Role

It’s November, and while most people are starting to think about the holidays and everything that goes along with them, November is a very important month in the medical world. November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. One in 11 Americans have diabetes, and with 86 million […]

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