[caption id="attachment_2229" align="alignleft" width="150"] Robert Ashby, European Communications Manager, Carestream Health[/caption] The IT director and Imaging Manager at the UK’s second largest private healthcare provider, Spire Healthcare, had an interesting challenge. How do you use technology to provide better service for both patients and referring physicians,

[caption id="attachment_1433" align="alignleft" width="107"] David H. Foos, Clinical Applications Research, Carestream[/caption] Editor’s note:   UKRC opens today in Manchester, UK. The annual Congress of  The British Institute of Radiology, The Society and College of Radiographers, and The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, covers all aspects of diagnostic

[caption id="attachment_2987" align="alignleft" width="120"] Karolina Koprowska, Marketing Manager, Carestream Poland[/caption] The needs and challenges of today’s modern hospital radiology department are vast and diverse.  Ever changing reform initiatives, turbulent economic climates and rapidly changing technologies are having a dramatic impact on contemporary radiology. Radiology administrators, technologists

[caption id="attachment_2953" align="alignleft" width="142"] Glen Nicholson, Medical Sales, Carestream Canada[/caption] At the beginning of the year I posed an interesting question to Cheryl Malcolmson, RT (R), Manager, Diagnostic Imaging, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Canada: “Can I interest you in a test drive?” No, I wasn’t selling her a

Editor’s Note: Carolina Radiology Associates in Myrtle Beach, S.C., recently installed a CARESTREAM RIS+PACS System  for its teleradiology business. We asked Michael Brown, M.D., a CRA radiologist, to discuss his group’s ability to deliver faster, more efficient reporting while simultaneously communicating data to healthcare provider

[caption id="attachment_2181" align="alignleft" width="148"] Cristine Kao, Global Marketing Manager, Healthcare IT, Carestream[/caption] Vendor-neutral archiving is a hot topic because it promises to help healthcare providers improve image and sharing  while simultaneously reducing costs. An article just published by Auntminnie Europe  outlines five advantages (below) of vendor-neutral archiving. Here

[caption id="attachment_2892" align="alignleft" width="88"] Eliot Siegel, M.D.[/caption] Editor's Note:  At events like SIIM 2012 attendees must juggle learning sessions, networking activities and exhibits. Hopefully you had time to tour the scientific posters displayed throughout the meeting space that feature the innovative research being done in the field

[caption id="attachment_3920" align="alignleft" width="112"] Don Thompson, Digital Capture Solutions, Marketing Manager, Carestream U.S. & Canada[/caption] Two recent polls from Diagnostic Imaging reinforce a common sight in today’s hospital and practices—the use of tablets is proliferating. 70 percent of Diagnostic Imaging readers use tablets professionally and 47

The proliferation of hospital consolidations as well as facility integration projects supporting HIE and ACO efforts made vendor neutral archiving and image access for referring physicians and patients hot topics at last week’s SIIM conference. Enterprise Archiving The discussion at SIIM went beyond the primary need to