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What Mayo Clinic Does With DICOM Storage…and What it Means to Patients

The Mayo Clinic is not short on respect in the medical community and it is extending it’s highly regarded reputation with a first-of-a-kind computerized tracking system that will replace current systems that are too time-consuming in their manual processes. The imaging exam tracking system at Mayo offers more consistency and safety for the patient due…
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Weighing in on Electronic Rural Hospital Data Storage

Limited budgets can limit the resources rural hospitals have in their data storage options. Some are finding that partnerships with larger hospitals in the region can ease the burden of storage needs, which seems to grow with each passing year. A recent study by Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence found that rural hospital data storage…
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Health Image Exchange, Rural Hospitals and Telemedicine: Missouri Steps Forward

Missouri has two major metropolitan communities that account for a large percent of its residents, but the agricultural state is largely rural. Rural communities across the nation continue to make strides to improve broadband access, as does Missouri. But along with that, the Show-Me-State is also improving its telemedicine care. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced…
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Best Health Information Exchange is Huge Step Up From Paper Records

Medical practices moving away from paper records can find the process time consuming, but the results outstanding. The process may not be without its challenges, but moving to the best health information exchange brings a great many efficiencies. Offices that have gone through the process know that every staff member has to be completely on…
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Hospital Data Loss Draws Tougher Scrutiny, Penalties

Every so often the medical community gets a reason to fear the loss of critical data concerning their patients’ personal medical information. Far greater than a lost laptop or stolen thumb drive, hospital data loss comes with some serious consequences when the system’s security has been compromised. When it comes to data security, lack of…
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How a Radiology PACS System Impacts Radiologists’ Decision Making

A picture archiving and communications system, more commonly referred to as a radiology PACS system, is proving to be an invaluable tool in radiology practices. Studies show that a radiology PACS system impacts the quality of patient care by their radiologist and consulting physicians. In a recent study, a group of radiologists were split into…
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One Group, One Radiology Information System – Key Benefits to Know Now

More hospital administrators are shying away from teleradiology specialists and considering a hospital-based radiology group to actually read the images, according to a recent survey. As imaging has become more important in the hospital setting, some administrators have moved to a teleradiology option to improve on efficiency. But some are finding that hospitals that go…
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How to Choose an Offsite Data Center and Prevent Data Loss

Data loss can paralyze your hospital or clinic. Whether it’s from a hardware failure or a natural disaster, data loss means patient images that could reveal critical healthcare answers can’t be found, or shared. Data loss for a hospital could mean serious time lapses that could even cost a patient’s life. Without a backup system…
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Why Healthcare Providers Have to Develop an Image Management Strategy, Now

Enterprise imaging plans are in the neophyte stages at the moment, but vendor neutral solutions is the phrase most repeated. Strategies are being formed in this important endeavor that are focused on providing a solution for the health care industry’s image storage needs. A recent report from KLAS, a company that conducts more than 1,900…
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Why Offsite Archiving is Serious Business – Impacting Costs, Patient Health and More

The vendor neutral message is being heard, and big technology companies are taking note. Many of the healthcare providers are working toward more efficient strategies in archiving and retrieving images and data, and have chosen vendor-neutral solutions in their efforts. With major technology on board to offer vendor-neutral archiving and an offsite archiving source, the…
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