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  1. Physicians engage more with EHR prompts when feedback, incentives added

    ... artery disease (CAD). The researchers selected CAD, because it is a common chronic diagnosis among the outpatient population and because ... “This observed change suggests that linking CDS [clinical decision support] tools to local accountability systems like ...

    cstuart - 2014-05-27 21:04

  2. Editor's Note: Getting Connected

    ... Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities awards, health IT and interoperability were making headlines again. This time it’s ... networks in various settings, and exchange data such that clinical or operational purpose and meaning of the data are preserved and ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  3. Preclinical to Clinical 18F-FLT PET Imaging Moving from Mice to Men

    ... can be detected very early should be easily translatable to clinical practice in the next two years, predicts Jacobs. Imaging stem cell ... imaging tool to evaluate bone marrow after transplant and it is possible to see the entire bone marrow population instead of just the ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  4. Show Us the Money

    ... Confronting real or exaggerated budget competition from IT, designated 'tech assessors' take the guesswork and emotion out of medical ... their most capable and efficient, these professionals steer clinical departments away from costly capital mistakes and toward buying ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  5. PET/CT Takes Aim

    ... A Difference in Cancer, Brain and Cardiac Imaging When it comes to valuable imaging techniques, it is hard to beat the combination of ... but some centers have used this technology for a variety of clinical studies. Multitalented technology Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD, ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  6. C-suite CV Executives Prepare for an Evolving Landscape

    ... Recently, four physician executives sought to elucidate the clinical, economic and practice management considerations impacting the ... to cut and slash. The right answer is we’ve just got to do it better.” Prioritizing purchasing Adhering to a strict CV service ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  7. Film Digitizers

    ... modalities are shaping the digitizer market, not eliminating it. Both modalities can be costly endeavors; flat-panel DR systems are priced ... maintained longer than adult exams," says Nardozzi. Good clinical practice requires hospitals to keep patient x-rays on file for at ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  8. Lung Cancer: CAD Provides a Closer Look

    ... of those nodules. But for lung CAD to truly gain believers, clinical validation studies are needed as well as smooth integration into ... looking at cancer patients in follow up,” she says. “It’s quite easy to overlook a small metastasis which could have big ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  9. SPECT/CT Makes the Grade at the Community Hospital

    ... TruePoint Symbia T2 SPECT•CT system. The initial clinical plan was to deploy the hybrid scanner for tumor imaging and ... of radiology at Crouse Hospital. In addition to being a clinical winner, the scanner is an operational and financial success story at ... correction and localization capabilities also make it ideal for brain SPECT studies, says Hellwig. The new scanner has proven its ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  10. PACS & the EHR: Users Love the Link

    ... selling point. We wanted convenience for our physicians, and it results in better care for patients. To make both happy, that was great,” ... and creates a message that goes back to the Eclipsys Sunrise Clinical Manager to tell it to create the URL to link over to the PACS web ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

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