RNOH takes McKesson PACS
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust has signed a seven-year contract with McKesson for a picture archiving and communications system and radiology information system.
Teleradiology a medical act – ESR
Teleradiology should be redefined as a medical act rather than as a medical service, a new white paper on teleradiology recommends.
Peer review to improve care
Radiologist peer review should be used to improve care rather than measure performance or identify underperforming radiologists, the Radiological Society of North America 2013 conference heard on Monday.
Philips launches products at RSNA
Philips has released two new imaging products at the Radiology Society North America 2013 conference in Chicago.
Use of diagnostic imaging revealed
Two in five patients using hospital services in 2012-13 had a diagnostic imaging procedure as part of their care, according to a new report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Strong demand for VNAs – report
A new report from a US-based research firm predicts strong demand for vendor neutral archives over the next few years.
Coventry and Warwickshire invest in VNA
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust has signed a five-year contract with Visbion for a vendor neutral archive, which will store images and scanned patient notes.
Radiologists ‘face battery hen future’
Outsourcing powered by technology will be the death of radiology as we know it in this country, a debate at UKRC concluded.
UKRC debates dose monitoring registry
How to implement radiation dose monitoring for the UK population will be discussed at UKRC next week.
CU at UKRC
EHI Imaging Informatics editor Kim Thomas talks through the informatics agenda at UKRC with Neelam Dugar and Anant Patel, who have been responsible for putting it together.