A Guide to Forensic Radiology and Future Trends

Forensic Radiology and The Future When most people hear the word “forensics” they picture teams of people in full-body suits squinting over crime scenes with flashlights and running objects for fingerprints. But the reality is that there is much more to forensics than what you see on television. Forensic radiology, for example, can be a […]

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Can You Text Patients Under HIPAA?

Can you text patients under HIPAA?

Texting is a fast, convenient way to contact patients and confirm an appointment time, let them know they have updates in their health records, or provide personalized health tips. Despite the convenience, however, many of us are hesitant to text patients due to fears of running afoul of HIPAA. Fortunately, Roger Severino, Director of the […]

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The Impact of Medical Technology

Advancements in technology constantly make the world more efficient, but there is arguably no area that has been more impacted by technological advancements than the field of medicine. As a result of developments in medical technology, healthcare providers in all verticals are able to treat a greater number of patients more effectively and more efficiently. […]

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Novarad honored at 2019 Utah Genius Awards

Utah Genius - Novarad award

Medical imaging company recognized for ingenuity and economic contribution, among top 10 trademark holders in Utah State   SALT LAKE CITY—April 23, 2019—Novarad, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, was recognized at the 2019 Utah Genius Awards ceremony, which took place April 19 in Salt Lake City. The Genius Awards program honors […]

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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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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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Text Reminders can reduce patient “no-shows”

“No-shows” can be one of the most frustrating aspects of a physician’s job. No-shows have the potential to make a carefully crafted schedule become disorganized and provide the opportunity for compensation to vanish. While there is no way to completely stop no-shows all together, text reminders have proven to be an effective means of decreasing […]

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California medical group chooses Novarad PACS/RIS

ARCADIA, Calif. (August 29, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Diagnostic Medical Group of Arcadia, California. Novarad will provide PACS and RIS software as part of an effort to upgrade the facility’s imaging capabilities. “We are excited to work with such an […]

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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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California hospital chooses Novarad PACS/RIS

MONTEBELLO, California (August 15, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into an agreement with Beverly Hospital of Montebello, California to provide the facility’s medical imaging department with its PACS and RIS software. “We are very pleased to work with Beverly Hospital and help them with […]

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Novarad PACS/RIS has been selected by Texas-based healthcare system

HOUSTON, Texas (August 3, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has entered into agreement to provide PACS and RIS software to Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center. Neighbors Emergency Center operates 35 emergency medical care centers throughout Texas, Colorado, and Rhode Island. Neighbors Emergency Center chose Novarad primarily because of […]

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Major Philippines Hospital Expands Imaging Relationship with Novarad

MANILA, Philippines (June 6, 2017) – Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has renewed a PACS contract and entered into agreement for three additional products with major Philippines hospital, Makati Medical Center. Makati Medical Center, located in Manila, Philippines, is a 600-bed tertiary hospital established in 1969 that provides a […]

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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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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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Increase Your Medicare Reimbursement with These Two Timely Tips

The forecast is in for medical service reimbursement, and it proves that providers need a sound strategy going forward. Over the past twenty years, medical imaging has suffered the most of all medical services in terms of both cost and reimbursement. The cost of medical imaging grew much quicker than that of most other medical […]

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How to change the language for Novarad products

Users can utilize Novarad products in languages such as Spanish, UK English, and Turkish simply by changing settings on their machine. NovaPACS and NovaRIS can be utilized in Spanish and Turkish. Users will not need a separate version of Novarad products in order to use them in a foreign language. “Localization,” or the ability to […]

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How to Create Dragon Commands

Step One 1. From the Dragon toolbar, go to “Tools.” 2. Choose “Add New Command…” [image type=”none” float=”none” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” src=”3823″ alt=”How to Create Dragon Commands” title=”How to Create Dragon Commands”] Step Two 1. Create a MyCommand Name. Use the word “Dragon” in front of the command. For example, if you wished to create […]

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How to change the patient ID in NovaRIS

Ever needed to change your patient’s ID? In case it was a little confusing or you lost track, here’s a quick guide. 1. Log in to NovaRIS with Administrator privileges. 2. Hover mouse of Admin, then to Functions, then to Change Patient ID.  Left mouse click on ‘Change Patient ID.’ 3. Type the patient ID you […]

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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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Industry Experience: 6 Life Tips You Can Take From Trade Shows

We’ve married life experience with sage advice from our in-house trade show expert, Justin Brooks. Take these tips and use them well, whether it be at your next family event, company event, or even a trade show. 1. Work backwards. If you have an incredibly important date (trade shows: the day you need to pay booth […]

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