Imaging Informatics

Imaging informatics (also known as radiology informatics, a component of wider medical or healthcare informatics) includes systems to transfer images and radiology data between radiologists, referring physicians, patients and the entire enterprise. This includes picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), wider enterprise image systems, radiology information. systems (RIS), connections to share data with the electronic medical record (EMR), and software to enable advanced visualization, reporting, artificial intelligence (AI) applications, analytics, exam ordering, clinical decision support, dictation, and remote image sharing and viewing systems.

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Remote radiologists prioritize financial gain when choosing reads: 2 possible fixes

An intense focus on RVU productivity may have unintended negative consequences, experts wrote in the Journal of Operations Management.

May 17, 2023
Rajesh Bhayana MD Toronto General Hospital in Toronto on ChatGPT passing radiology board.

Latest version of ChatGPT AI passes radiology board exam

However, GPT-4 confidently delivered incorrect or irrelevant answers on some questions, according to new research in Radiology. 

May 16, 2023
Automated AI measurements for Pediatric X-ray for hip dysplasia, Sectra HIMSS23.

PHOTO GALLERY of radiology technologies at HIMSS 2023

Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

May 8, 2023

Radiology practice sues broker for allegedly letting insurance lapse the same day it suffered a cyberattack

Raleigh Radiology is seeking $1 million-plus in damages, alleging that Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. failed to renew its cyber liability insurance ahead of a ransomware attack. 

May 8, 2023
Christina Caraballo, MBA, HIMSS vice president of informatics, explains that healthcare system data is increasingly moving into the cloud. Healthcare is catching up to others industries in the consumer space that already leverage cloud data storage and computing power to enable instant, anywhere access to data.

Healthcare IT data storage is moving to the cloud

Christina Caraballo, MBA, HIMSS vice president of informatics, explains that healthcare data is increasingly moving into the cloud to keep up with the times and allow immediate, instant access.

May 5, 2023
Josh Gluck, Pure Storage vice president of global vertical alliances and solutions, explains hospitals need to do more homework when it comes to which healthcare data storage solution is best for them - cloud or on-premise data centers.

On premise vs. cloud healthcare data storage: Which is better?

Hospitals need to do their homework when it comes to which solution is best for them, Pure Storage's Josh Gluck told Radiology Business at the  HIMSS23 meeting.

May 4, 2023
HIMSS VP of Informatics Christine Caraballo on enterprise imaging interoperability.

HIMSS: New interoperability standard aids movement to enterprise imaging

HIMSS Vice President of Informatics Christina Caraballo, MBA, explains new interoperability standards have been proposed to enable better image sharing across hospital IT systems.

May 2, 2023
David Gruen radiologist and Merative Merge CMO speaking on radiology IT trends at HIMSS 2023. #HIMSS #HIMSS2023 #HIMSS23

Key radiology IT trends at HIMSS 2023

Radiologist David Gruen, MD, discusses some of the overarching themes from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's annual meeting.

April 25, 2023

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