[caption id="attachment_5164" align="alignleft" width="288"] Alexander Towbin, MD, Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital (left), and Catherine Leopard, Child Life Specialist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital (right)[/caption] Patient comfort has always been an important component of the medical imaging process. However, when imaging pediatric patients,

10.  Patient Engagement – A Healthcare Reform Topic Everyone Can Agree On This post discusses the path to patient engagement and health impact in radiology with the use of patient portals. These portals not only allow patients easy and secure access to their X-ray exams and

[caption id="attachment_4864" align="alignleft" width="100"] Cheryl Proval, Vice President, Publishing, imagingBiz, and Editor of Radiology Business Journal.[/caption] When viewed over time, the themes that have marked the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America might be seen as signposts indicating the way forward for radiology.

[caption id="attachment_3540" align="alignleft" width="100"] Jerry ZeidenbergPublisher & EditorCanadian Healthcare Technology &Technology for Doctors Online[/caption]Radiologists are, without a doubt, some of the smartest people we’ll ever meet. But they’re not infallible, and IT systems are now being implemented to add further intelligence to the medical system.

[caption id="attachment_4703" align="alignleft" width="117"] Heidi McIntosh, Marketing Manager, X-ray Solutions, Carestream[/caption] I recently spoke with Radiology Today about computed radiography (CR) and how it is still being used widely throughout the world. Many people figured once digital radiography (DR) systems were intact they would replace and