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 - Marcus Hampers, MD, MBA, CEO ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care
Urgent care network outfits 10 locations with digital radiography, PACS, dose management
Nov 19, 2014 - ClearChoiceMD, the New Hampshire-based chain of 10 high-end urgent care clinics in Northern New England, has installed digital x-ray systems and PACS in all its locations. 
 - Uphill ICD-10
New survey shows ICD-10 readiness growing, albeit more slowly among smaller provider orgs
Nov 19, 2014 - Smaller healthcare providers are struggling to catch up with their larger counterparts, but across the board more organizations are embracing the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) for medical coding compared...
 - value
Tomosynthesis: Does it create value for your imaging center?
Sponsored by: VMG
Nov 19, 2014 - Tomosynthesis is a relatively new type of imaging technology that utilizes x-rays to create a 3-dimensional image of the breast and is mainly used to detect and diagnose cancers. Not yet considered the standard in clinical care, most imaging centers still employ conventional digital...
 - screening
Sectra PACS facilitates breast cancer diagnosis using newest tool in the arsenal—tomosynthesis
Sponsored by: Sectra
Nov 19, 2014 - Last summer brought something of a media moment for mammography in the U.S. The spotlight shone on the star—3-D imaging for breast-cancer screening—after the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study showing that tomosynthesis, when added to digital...
 - Mercy Hospital St. Louis
With outpatient digital x-ray install, Mercy St. Louis takes another step toward digital future
Sponsored by: Konica Minolta
Nov 19, 2014 - When four-state Mercy broke ground on a four-story, 120,000-square-foot virtual-care center on a patch of green in Chesterfield, Mo., last spring, the blueprint represented a bold and visionary step into American healthcare’s digital future, as the center may be the first of its kind...
 - RSNA
RSNA Annual Meeting 11/30/14 - 12/5/14
Nov 19, 2014 - The 100th Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America will host more than 50,000 attendees from around the world. 
 - Fine Print
Important provisions of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 that warrant radiologists’ attention
Sponsored by: Zotec
Nov 19, 2014 - The flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula is a dark cloud of uncertainty that annually hangs over healthcare practitioners, threatening to trigger the government-mandated double digit cut in reimbursement rates for Medicare beneficiaries. When the temporary SGR patch was...
 - Chronic Care
mHealth Summit 12/7/14 - 12/11/14
Nov 19, 2014 - The mHealth Summit is a showcase for what’s new: market-moving mobile, wireless and digital technologies; eHealth and telehealth implementations demonstrating flexibility and scalability; the newest partnership, venture and investment models and the latest regulations, trends,...
 - partnership
CHIME Announces Partnership with KLAS Enterprises
Nov 19, 2014 - The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recently announced a partnership with KLAS Enterprises, a research firm, to accelerate and enhance industry performance and support all stakeholders in healthcare transformation.
 - Claudette Lew
Ready for RSNA?
Nov 19, 2014 - Whether you’re using a pocket-guide to keep track of activities, or keeping your RSNA schedule online, the 100th Annual Meeting of the RSNA is just a turkey away, so it’s time to dig in and finalize your plans. As far as what you might expect to see and hear at RSNA this year, ...