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Leslie K. Anderson
Cardiovascular Business

In 2007, the number of electronic medical record system installs jumped 22 percent over the previous year. Approximately one-third of U.S. physicians now have an EMR system, while cardiology EMR adoption is estimated to be 8 to 9 percent, ranking high among specialties, according to the Medical Records Institute

Health Imaging

Sweden has led the way in instituting successful mammography practices. Here are some lessons to learn on efficiency and effectiveness.

Health Imaging

Cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) are providing the means to integrate the business of cardiology with the practice of cardiology at the point of care—with great results for managers.

Cardiovascular Business

In healthcare today, climbing to the top or staying there requires keeping up with the latest advances in technology that improve not only patient care, but a facility as a whole. That whole is made up of many departments that operate best when connected to each other and throughout the enterprise. 

Health Imaging
Some 12,000 attendees are expected to fill the Los Angeles ConventionCenter for ASTRO’s 49th Annual Meeting, Oct. 28 –Nov. 1. This year’stheme, “Treating Cancer While Preserving Quality of Life,” embraces allaspects of oncologic care.
Health Imaging

When it comes to planning radiology department needs, furniture used to be on the bottom of the list. Today, as more thought is given to maximizing work space and providing better ergonomic working solutions that are flexible and more comfortable for a variety of radiologists, furniture has become an important component of the planning stage.

Health Imaging

With new and improved CVIS, electronic reporting and connectivity is now readily available to cardiology departments.