Dear Radiologist: 5 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement

Dear Radiologist: 5 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement

As a radiologist, you likely have the ability to affect more patients in one shift than any other physician at your facility may in a week; unfortunately, many patients do not understand the purpose of radiology. In a 2012 survey, 64 percent of patients indicated that they had no idea what radiology’s part was in the care […]

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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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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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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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How to Merge Patients in the RIS

Written by Tony Moreno, Implementation Engineer at Novarad We know that sometimes things get hectic, and it’s possible that a patient might have more than one record in NovaRIS. This could happen because of a misspelled name or simply not realizing that the patient has already visited your facility. To fix this issue, the patient […]

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Novarad in Chicago: RSNA 2014

Every December, Novarad sets up shop in Chicago, IL for a few days. The reason: one of the world’s largest industry trade shows, RSNA. It’s always been a great place for us. We get to show ourselves off in front of all the right people, all under one roof. This year was no different—in fact, […]

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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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