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PACS-Related VNA: How It’s True VNA

Make Sure Your VNA is the Real Deal The traditional departmental PACS is quickly losing its ability to support the amount of medical image data being generated today. Additionally, the traditional PACS is not capable of doing everything healthcare professionals are asking of it today. For instance, one issue with PACS today is related to…
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Does Modern PACS Have Issues? You Decide.

The Evolution of PACS and How VNA Works to Improve the Process One of the biggest changes as of late in the medical imaging industry is the transition to a single, enterprise view rather than a departmental view. Thanks to the help of vendor neutral archiving (VNA), this is becoming more of a reality, but…
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Got a Unified Worklist? Improve Efficiency Through PACS Solutions

Cloud PACS Offer Flexibility The picture archiving and communication system (PACS) represents a substantial improvement in radiology, especially where workflow is concerned. However, after more than 20 years on the market, technology changes and upgrades are required. Unfortunately, this can come with challenges. Integrating data is usually where the challenges begin. In a hospital with…
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Combat Hospital Data Loss With Accessibility, Archiving

Complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is not something most healthcare providers find to be a simple task. However, violating HIPAA regulations means fines, something most smaller providers can’t afford to risk. There are rules regarding hospital data loss and making sure data is backed up in a secure fashion. To…
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Is Health Image Exchange a Top Challenge for 2015?

The ongoing efforts for healthcare providers to cut costs while striving to improve their level of care to patients will not decrease in 2015. So, for a healthcare provider to attempt to control costs on their end, it’s not just about profits – it’s also about extending those savings to the patient. The health image…
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How Virtual CD Works

Healthcare communities across the U.S. and throughout the world are now counting on DICOM exchange to offer a smooth transferal of medical images and data. Today, quality services can be in the cloud and for a lower cost. Let’s look at the Missouri Health Image Exchange as an example of how DICOM and vendor neutral…
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Still Having These Problems With PACS and Workflow?

VNA and PACS Could be the Answer In today’s healthcare landscape one can’t address PACS problems without bringing up vendor neutral archiving, or VNA. In order to reduce storage and migration expenditures, VNA is a good solution. Furthermore, VNA has begun to occupy the center of enterprise imaging operations. There are various plug-ins being used…
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Rural Hospital Data Loss is Only One Challenge: NRHA Asks For Extension

Members of Congress sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in September asking for a one-year extension for healthcare providers to meet provisions set forth in Stage 2 of the Electronic Health Records Meaningful Use Incentive Program (EHR). A group of 17 Senators signed the letter, which…
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Cloud Backup Services: Does Your Hospital Grab Hold of the Benefits?

Cloud Backup Services Can Help You Streamline Your Processes There really can be no denying that cloud computing is a benefit to the healthcare community. Today, cloud backup services play a vital role in the overall performance of healthcare IT applications, especially in regard to medical imaging. One of the more immediate perks of cloud…
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The Benefits of a Cloud PACS Solution

Skepticism about the cloud is finally waning. Companies were often most skeptical about the security risks involved with doing business in the cloud. This includes healthcare facilities that didn’t want to store their radiological images anywhere but on site. As cloud-based groups proved they could be reliable, mostly through choosing to store data with ultra-secure…
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