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  • Dose-Lowering Practices for Cardiac CT Angiography

    Dose-Lowering Practices for Cardiac CT Angiography

    Dave Fornell - www.dicardiology.com | April 01, 2019


    ​Here is a checklist of dose-sparing practices for coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) imaging. This list was included in a new 2018 consensus document to guide the optimal use of ionizing radiation in cardiovascular imaging. Read More
  • Building a health data utility: Three secrets to a fresh model for interoperability

    Building a health data utility: Three secrets to a fresh model for interoperability

    Claudia Williams - https://www.dotmed.com | March 20, 2019


    ​Focus on delivering value — Most importantly, organizations must be committed to helping their participants put this health data to work. The vast network of health data has no value if providers can’t extract signal from the noise. In large systems, that means securely delivering raw feeds of health data to connect directly into existing EHR, notification, and population health management systems. In small practices, that means delivering easy-to-use real-time hospitalization notifications with just the details providers need to act and a suite of free analytics tools to help with simple population health and risk modeling searches. Read More
  • Healthcare’s ‘valueless data’ problem

    Healthcare’s ‘valueless data’ problem

    Brian Robertson - https://www.dotmed.com | March 19, 2019


    ​Healthcare has a data problem. The technological maturity of electronic health records (EHRs), data warehouses, and other sophisticated systems of record have enabled health systems and payers to absorb unthinkably massive quantities of data. Read More
  • Study: 'Convenient' telehealth visits lack coordinated relaying of information

    Study: 'Convenient' telehealth visits lack coordinated relaying of information

    John R. Fischer - https://www.dotmed.com | March 20, 2019


    ​Telehealth may be convenient for patients, but communicating findings from these visits to other providers lacks coordination and could lead to further fragmentation within the healthcare industry. Read More
  •  VR, AR elevate radiologists' value in future of medicine

    VR, AR elevate radiologists' value in future of medicine

    Abraham Kim - www.auntminnie.com | March 04, 2019


    ​How can virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) help radiologists advance their specialty's value in healthcare? Researchers from the Netherlands, Sweden, and the U.K. drew from their experiences with the technologies to discuss the possibilities in a Thursday Coffee and Talk session at ECR 2019. Read More