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Retention Requirements for "Born-Digital" Radiology Studies by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am I have previously raised the topic of the length of time required for retention of electronic medical records (see: About One-Half of U.S. Hospitals Save Their Medical Records Forever ). In this note, I made reference to the following rationale for the growing tendency of hospitals to store their electronic records forever: [T]h ... Read on »
FDA Safety Notification: Medisound, Inc./Digital Radiology Center, in Kissimmee, Florida Performing Mammography Without an MQSA by FDA Posted Fri 28 Sep 2012 12:00am The FDA is alerting patients who had mammograms at this facility any time after June 8, 2011 about possible problems with the quality of mammograms performed. Read on »
Carestream Health – Create and Convert traditional x-rays to digital formats with Existing Equipment by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:21pm It is billed as an inexpensive solution, as you keep your old equipment and this will work with it, so by comparison with investing in an entire new system, the product keeps the cost down to take and save digital images.   It also has wireless transmission capabilities. When the x-rays are done, view them on the computer and not on the light.  ... Read on »
Is There A Preferred Strategy To Detect Breast Cancer? Both Digital And X-Ray Film Mammograms Can Support Save Lives by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 9:07am < p>In 2006, a lot more than 250,000 U.S. ladies will be diagnosed with breast cancer. This deadly illness will claim the lives of much more than 40,000 excellent friends, neighbors, mothers and daughters. These are staggering statistics. But, breast cancer death rates are going down. This decline is largely attributed towards the adv ... Read on »
Virtual Radiologic Issued Patent on Teleradiology Workflow by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 12:00am I attended a conference on telemedicine last year sponsored by the American Telemedicine Association (ATM) and was quite surprised that there was nary a mention of teleradiology which is one of the most successful components of telemedicine. One of the reasons I was given for this omission was that teleradiolog ... Read on »
Medical Imaging Markets --- Aarkstore Enterprise by aarks222 Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 5:53am There will be a steady increase in demand for medical imaging services, along with pressures to improve the quality of healthcare delivered in the home and to lower its cost. The medical imaging segments are poised for a major new phase of growth fueled by the availability of new technology coming out of the computer and digital information t ... Read on »
Digital Pathology, Pathologists, and the "Soft Copy Read" by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:02pm A reader of Lab Soft News has suggested that it would be useful if pathologists were to adopt the phrase soft copy read as part of the ongoing discussion about digital pathology. The term is in common usage among radiologists. Digital pathology, of course, refers to the process by which the images obtained from fixed stained paraffin sections o ... Read on »
Aarkstore enterprise---Medical Imaging Markets by neel Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 12:34am      Table of Contents : 1 Overview 12 1.1 Statement of Report 12 1.2 Scope of this Report 12 1.3 Methodology 14 1.4 Executive Summary 15 2 Overview of the Medical Imaging Market 19 2.1 Medical Imaging Industry Market Size 19 2.1.1 World Medical Imaging Market 19 2.1.2 U.S. Medical Imaging Market 19 2.2 Medica ... Read on »
This could be very valuable for ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:23pm This could be very valuable for rural areas in emergency situations where  radiologist services are needed and also in areas where the availability to reach a radiologist locally is restricted or over loaded.  BD NightHawk employs a team of specialists to expedite all state licensing, hospital privileging and internal credentialing process ... Read on »
Mammography World Markets --- Aarkstore Enterprise by aarks222 Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 5:45am The women’s mammography segment is poised for a major new phase of growth fueled by the availability of new technology coming out of the computer and digital areas and the higher interest of individual patients and general healthcare consumers to take charge of their own health status. Continuous improvements in technology are resulting in a ... Read on »