[caption id="attachment_3089" align="alignleft" width="150"] Rick Sera, PACS/RIS Administrator, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, Calif.[/caption] One of the biggest changes for PACS administrators is the amount of reporting that’s now required to meet meaningful use initiatives. In the past, most administrators generated individual reports from each system—including

[caption id="attachment_1433" align="alignleft" width="150"] David H. Foos, Clinical Applications Research, Carestream[/caption] In recent conversations with clinical colleagues, the comment was made that “our sickest patients get the worst imaging." On further investigation I found that in portable chest imaging, anti-scatter grids are infrequently used, despite their

[caption id="attachment_3062" align="alignleft" width="106"] Andy Mendoza, Medical Sales, Carestream[/caption] Living in Helotes, Texas – a suburb of San Antonio – I, like many residents, have sense of pride about the hospitals in our area.  U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of “best hospitals” for 52 U.S. metropolitan areas,

[caption id="attachment_3026" align="alignleft" width="183"] Krzysztof Kęsek, Medical IT Project Consultant[/caption] Editor's Note:  Earlier this summer Carestream hosted a summit  for journalists and industry consultants at Zakopane University Hospital set in the beautiful Tatras mountains of Poland. The two day workshop focused on new imaging technology strategies being deployed in today's

[caption id="attachment_3018" align="alignleft" width="100"] Sean P. Reilly, Publisher, Imaging Technology News and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology[/caption] Editor's Note: This is a guest-post by Sean P. Reilly of Imaging Technology News and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology.  It has been interesting to monitor news outlets and social media since