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  1. Ultrasound Elastography

    Ultrasound Elastography: Is It in Our Future? Thursday, Dec. 2, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM The session is ... and strategies for integrating ultrasound elastography into clinical practice. Speaker Information is: Jonathan M. Rubin, MD, ...

    Trimed Staff - Nov 04, 2010

  2. Carestream gets FDA nod for CR mammo

    ... existing mammography x-ray unit and workflow processes. It is intended for use in the same clinical applications as traditional screen-film based mammography systems. ...

    Lisa Fratt - Nov 04, 2010

  3. JACC: Multi-society doc attempts to clarify PPI, antiplatelet combo

    ... on surrogate makers translate into meaningful differences in clinical outcomes." The authors wrote that “better data are needed ... a thienopyridine ." The authors concluded: “It also is well demonstrated that antiplatelet drugs increase the risk of GI ...

    Kaitlyn Dmyterko - Nov 04, 2010

  4. KLAS: Community hospitals consider new CIS options

    ... than 150 beds are focusing less on traditional community clinical information systems (CIS) vendors and more on large hospital CIS ... said. “Few have made this jump, but many are considering it.” In this study, Meditech is considered most often in small hospitals ...

    Mary Stevens - Nov 04, 2010

  5. JACC: What is the true value of coronary artery calcium progression?

    ... to better understand the importance of CAC progression as a clinical measurement. They found that annual rates of CAC progression ... noted an increase in CAC progression related to statin use. "It is possible that statins need more time to affect the downstream process of ...

    Chris P. Kaiser - Nov 03, 2010

  6. Radiology in the Spotlight

    ... radiology is headed. As personalized medicine inches into clinical practice, imaging will take center stage. A radiologist friend ... only a reframing of radiology, but also a re-engineering of IT. Digital pathology datasets are ridiculously large, even by radiology ...

    Lisa Fratt - Nov 03, 2010

  7. RSNA 2010: Embracing Personalized Medicine

    Clinical images courtesy of (from left): Philips Healthcare, Toshiba America ... on the Windy City in late November and early December. “It is the place to go for healthcare decision-makers,” affirms RSNA Chairman ... General Hospital David Mendelson, MD, chief, clinical informatics, Mount Sinai Medical Center Decision Support in ...

    Lisa Fratt - Nov 03, 2010

  8. Images in the Health Information Exchange: Getting the Picture?

    ... a DICOM fetch from each of the connected PACS, stores it on a separate image edge server and keeps that information on disk for 30 ... in a variety of ways, says David S. Mendelson, MD, chief of clinical informatics, at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. ...

    Mary Stevens - Nov 03, 2010

  9. Prime Time for iPadOr Not?

    ... is appealing. At 1.5 pounds with 10 hours of battery life, it’s a powerhouse in a featherweight package.   Some physicians are ... notes, it could provide a portable viewing application for clinical staff. “As a portable viewing device, iPad could have value if you ...

    Jeff Byers - Nov 03, 2010

  10. Screening Mammography: Caught in the Crossfire

    ... radiologists, referring physicians, payors and women. “It’s unfortunate that the group of individuals on the task force, none of ... agencies, payors and breast imagers attempt to establish clinical and economic clarity, clinical research continues to muddy the waters. ...

    Gina Narcisi - Nov 03, 2010

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