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November 27, 2012 / Issue 55

News from RSNA 2012: The 98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30.

Technology Insights: RSNA trends include affordable imaging options, reducing dosage and more

PACS: KLAS report shines light on global PACS marketplace

Feature: Novel breast screening technology increases diagnostic accuracy

Feature: Imaging shows some brains compensate after traumatic injury

Feature: Active lifestyle boosts brain structure and slows Alzheimer’s disease

Video: Trends in CT

Latest Technology and Product Releases

Hot Clips: Disaster Recovery


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6 Critical Tips Regarding Hospital Smartphone Integration

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Clinical System Adoption in the Community Hospital: Ten Training Keys for Success

Not All ICD-10 Codes are Created Equal

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News from RSNA 2012: The 98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30.

Technology Insights: RSNA trends include affordable imaging options, reducing dosage and more

The Advisory Board Co. previews the major themes expected to emerge from the studies presented at this year's RSNA meeting.

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PACS: KLAS report shines light on global PACS marketplace

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Feature: Novel breast screening technology increases diagnostic accuracy

By Elizabeth A. Rafferty, M.D.

The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging – a technology called tomosynthesis – to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, according to the results of a multi-center study published in Radiology.

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Feature: Imaging shows some brains compensate after traumatic injury

By Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D.

Using a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to image patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), researchers have identified a biomarker that may predict which patients will do well over the long term, according to a study presented Nov. 26 at RSNA.

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Feature: Active lifestyle boosts brain structure and slows Alzheimer’s disease

By Cyrus Raji, M.D., Ph.D.

An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented Nov. 26 at RSNA.

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Video: Trends in CT

Peter Seitz talks about current trends in the CT market and how Siemens CT is demonstrating solutions to clinical imaging challenges at RSNA 2012.

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Latest Technology and Product Releases

EMH Healthcare improves critical test results communications with Amcom Software

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Carestream shows innovative technology that allows patients to electronically access and share their x-ray exams

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Fujifilm's Synapse 3D raises the bar in advanced visualization and analysis for radiology and cardiology

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Dell leading with industry’s largest cloud-based, vendor-neutral medical archive

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GE Healthcare revolutionizes the MR patient scanning experience with silent scan

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Siemens showcases world’s first wireless ultrasound system at RSNA 2012

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DR Systems exhibits EHR for meaningful use at RSNA

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Merge's iConnect Enterprise Clinical Platform available through EMC Select program

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Colorado Telehealth Network signs contract with GNAX Health to provide statewide medical image archive and exchange

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Philips unveils 15 new products and features at RSNA 2012

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Dicom Systems launches DCMSYS DICOM Proxy at RSNA

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Vital Images receives 510(k) clearance for 3D viewing through its universal viewer, VitreaView

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NEC Display Solutions has two new medical-grade displays hitting the market in early 2013

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Nuance Healthcare announces clinical language understanding for radiology at RSNA

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Philips transforms imaging care with features that help manage radiation dose and provide high image quality

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Carestream shows smaller-format DRX Detector as work in progress at RSNA

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Siemens hangs on as low-dose leader for second year in a row

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Hot Clips

Hot Clips: Disaster Recovery

Click on the highlighted links below to read the top HMT archival properties concerning disaster recovery, a topic that is at the forefront of healthcare discussions.

  1. In pursuit of EMR, Gastroenterology Associates of Cleveland upgrades disaster-recovery (DR) operation
  2. Conquering the complexity of storage
  3. Going beyond disaster recovery
  4. Maximize the effectiveness of disaster preparedness

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