The Long Term Plan formally enshrines the aim to create diagnostic imaging networks. As Jennifer Trueland reports, such setups will be underpinned by the smart use of technology – and some areas are already showing the way on this front.
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The supplier was chosen by the trust following a procurement process, with the new system due to go live in summer 2018.
As healthcare organisations move to their second or third PACS procurements, they are now demanding new systems fit for the future. This can range from having reporting functionality to new systems being capable of operating artificial intelligence. But can the new-generation PACS achieve all this? Jennifer Trueland reports.
Augmented Intelligence is the intersection of machine learning and advanced applications, where clinical knowledge and medical data converge on a single platform. The potential benefits of Augmented Intelligence are realized when it is used in the context of workflows and systems that healthcare practitioners operate and interact with.
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Philips, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Lothian announce a collaborative pilot at EHI Live for a national digital pathology service for Scotland.
Three Essex trusts are live with Insignia Medical Systems’ PACS after completing a migration of over 150 terabytes of historical data.
Two North West trusts have acquired Sectra’s PACS and VNA, with a view to more easily sharing diagnostic data between their organisations.
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As PACS and RIS have advanced, and as the needs of the market have evolved, the separate but complementary roles of each are becoming blurrier. Claire Read reports.
It has been revealed that a data fault has affected 25,000 patient records and diagnostic images in the Health Service Executive (HSE) computer system.
Philips integrates radiology and cardiology IT platforms at Blackrock Clinic as part of a multi-million pound, 10-year contract.