Diagnostic Reading #42: Five “Must Read” Articles on HIT and Radiology

AI is in the news as well as exercise tips for radiologists.

This week’s articles in Diagnostic Reading include: adopting AI into radiology workflow; overlooked PACS features that could be beneficial to diagnostic imaging; analysts predict a rise in global X-ray mammography; the future of healthcare digitization; and exercise tips for radiologists.

The road to radiology’s AI adoption runs through workflow integration – Radiology Today

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to augment radiologists’ work and achieve goals, but access to that power requires new approaches to radiology workflow design. Broad provider adoption will require integrating AI into clinical workflows. Current workflows and user interfaces will need to be rethought and adapted to the ways AI interacts with patient image data and delivers insights. Read the news release to learn how Carestream has integrated AI to help improve radiology workflow.

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8 overlooked PACS features that can help increase your ROI – Everything Rad

Technology advances are impacting multiple areas of diagnostic imaging – and PACS software is no exception. There are multiple features – perhaps too many – that have the potential to increase productivity and improve diagnoses. Sometimes, radiologists are surprised to learn about features that have been available to them all along. In this blog, a Carestream software specialist shares a list of features within the CARESTREAM Clinical Collaboration Platform that are often under-used but could be beneficial to medical imaging.

Analysts predict rise in X-ray mammography imaging – Health Imaging

The utilization of X-ray mammography systems to detect breast cancer is expected to rise in highly populated countries throughout the world in the years ahead, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. The report—called “Global X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Market, Forecast to 2022″—examines global trends in mammography utilization and provides insight for current vendors working in the space. Learn about new and emerging technologies for breast cancer diagnosis; read the blog.

Healthcare IT at its earliest stage? – HIMSS Europe Insights

In 2025, the health and care space will largely be 15 years into widespread digitization. Is that when we will see major disruption and transformation? This article highlights a keynote address at the HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 conference in Spain this past summer. The speaker discussed how healthcare went from being an industry whose information was recorded, stored and moved around on paper, to an industry whose ‘information backbone’ turned digital.

Small exercise tips for radiologists may yield large gains – Radiology Today

Interested in writing a blog? Contact the editor, Katie Remis

Given the conditions radiologists work in, it is no surprise that carpal tunnel, and neck and back pain are common. With the introduction of digital film and medical records, a new hazard has emerged for radiologists who remain stationary behind a desk for 10 to 12 hours per shift. This article shares ways to combat this sedentary dilemma for a profession that, by its nature, requires prolonged screen time.

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Do you have an opinion to share? Do you have experiences that your peers could learn from? Have you given a presentation lately? If yes, consider sharing your insights in a blog on Everything Rad. More than 15,000 visitors come to the blog monthly and they are eager to hear from their peers. Visit our Expert Insights channel to see blogs written by other radiologists and healthcare IT professionals. Then contact the blog editor, Katie Remis at KatieRemis@Carestream.com 1+585-627-6755 or on WhatsApp.

 

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