- zerofootprint

When the development team at Viztek convened to reimagine its current PACS release, the first thing that went onto the white board was “zero footprint viewer—no exceptions.” To make that happen, Viztek approached the company that holds the exclusive patent on the idea of presenting a DICOM image in a Web page to obtain a license from Heart Imaging Technology.

 - 2015

In the year ahead, radiologists must continue to adapt to changes and rise to the evolving challenges delivered by health care reform, including better utilization of available data that are necessary to inform practice decisions and make long-term, significant changes to sustain their businesses, according to Mark Isenberg, Partner of Client Services with Zotec Partners. Isenberg discusses five topics with imagingBiz that should be on the radar for all radiologists in the coming year.

 - finance, money, bailout

Somewhere in the neighborhood of 43 million Americans show overdue medical debt on their credit reports. And a lot of them don’t even know about it until a collector starts calling and their credit score has already been damaged. 

 - interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology (ONC) on Monday released the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 with a definitive focus on interoperability. 

 - Shannon Werb

When vRad rolled out its latest “Look in the Mirror” Radiology Patient Care (RPCSM) Indices and Global Practice Information (GPISM) reports this past fall—the latest free-to-subscribers offerings in the company’s mushrooming analytics portfolio—CIO Shannon Werb paused to think back over his first year with the company. Driving change was the subject at hand when Werb recently took questions from imagingBiz.