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  1. From the Editor: Meaningful Use Moves Ahead

    We always learn so much from our CMIO Health IT Top Trends Survey, and this year doesn’t disappoint. As you’ll see, the ... and next will be devoted to facets of EHR adoption, CPOE and clinical decision support. That’s no surprise, but our data also show the ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  2. Advances in SPECT: The Boost from CT

    ... to the coupling with CT and the attenuation correction it brings. SPECT-CT scanners are hitting the market, bringing SPECT into the ... of multi-modality nuclear medicine scanners gaining clinical recognition. Siemens and Philips Medical Systems both offer hybrid ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  3. MGMA: Preparing for Healthcares Future Now

    ... patient-centered medical homes, as well as general health IT strategies. Here is a selection of session highlights. Overnight EHR ... referral/consults; and letter generation. Step 1, Clinical integration; Step 2, ACO Accountable care organizations (ACOs) ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  4. Top 10 Trends

    ... of course. CT is proving to be the center of the universe as it pushes radiology, cardiology and healthcare IT departments to re-think image ... have shown the most interest in 64-slice scanners; however, clinical studies and positive feedback from early adopters has fueled growth in ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  5. Getting Rural Care There with Telehealth

    ... L. Ciemins, PhD, MPH, research director at the Center for Clinical Translational Research at Billings Clinic. Driving down drive ... and lease the telehealth equipment from TTUHSC. Also, it doesn’t hurt that the cost of technology is decreasing. When TTUHSC began ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  6. 64-slice Cardiac PET/CT: Slice Count Does Matter

    ... has been beta testing the new system since last April. “It’s great to have structure and function in a single view.” ... a low risk of coronary artery disease when there is some clinical question after initial testing. Many patients can avoid invasive ...

    jhill - 2014-05-27 21:04

  7. SNM 06: Fusion imaging and workflow bring on the 'buzz'

    ... the Cardius-3 offers a true open gantry design, allowing it to fit in rooms as small as 8 x 7 feet. Utilizing optimized cardiac ... new image analysis tools, as well as upgrades in clinical applications such as cardiac, bone, renal, salivary and brain. In ... integrated image review and analysis environment for routine clinical evaluation of PET/CT examinations. The PET/CT viewer is adaptable to ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  8. Industry-academia relationship: The need to collaborate and disclose

    ... are, of course, various levels of collaboration. Sizeable clinical trials of new drugs or imaging probes cannot be conducted without ... that their invention is important and useful and that it, therefore, should be made available to the public. This is a good reason ...

    jhill - 2014-05-27 21:04

  9. Editor's Note: The Pulse of the Industry

    When it comes to setting priorities, operations are topping the list in hospitals ... the story, improving workflow is this year’s top trend (as it was last year too), followed a close second by improving procedure volume. ... technology, increasing their referral base, adding a new clinical service line, extending hours, and adding staff (technologists, IT ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  10. Preclinical Imaging: The Rapidly Evolving Role of Nanotechnology

    ... on melanoma and other integrin-expressing tumors. "The first clinical trial using this silica nanoparticle [started in May] and will be ... as part of a Phase 1/2 clinical trial. We estimate that it would take about three to four years to enter the clinic," predicts ...

    chunter - 2014-05-27 21:04

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