What do standard best practices for radiology look like? Without them, it is impossible for a hospital to identify the strengths and weaknesses of its current radiology services and strive for improvements.
Located in central Ontario approximately 100 km (60 miles) north of Toronto, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) provides highly responsive healthcare to more than 450,000 residents across a large geographical area. RVH’s team of more than 380 physicians, 2,500 staff members, and 850 volunteers delivers exceptional care and specialty services including cancer care, stroke services, orthopedics, intensive care, mental health services, and interventional radiology. In addition to the 319-bed acute care facility in Barrie, RVH also provides the MEDITECH electronic health records (EHR) platform for several other hospitals in Midland, Orangeville, and Collingwood.
Given the wide range of technology options available, it's important for healthcare IT executives to pick the right image management technology and approach for a long-term sustainable solution delivering the desired performance and ROI. This whitepaper explores solutions for multi-layered neutrality, a standards-based framework for unifying medical images and clinical documents across the enterprise and community.
IASIS Healthcare LLC executives challenged the Arizona-based supply chain team to find innovative ways to manage inventory and reduce cost. Targeting areas with some of the most expensive supplies—catheterization laboratories and interventional radiology (IR)rooms—the team sought a new way to drive down costs while still providing a wide variety of products, offering patients innovation and high quality, and maintaining physician satisfaction.
Read this case study to learn how Arizona Hospitals use STANLEY Healthcare's SpaceTRAX® Point of Use™ Inventory Management System to overcome the challenges of managing inventory in Cath Labs and IR Rooms.
This whitepaper provides an introduction to the Smart Reading Protocol (SRP) feature in Universal Viewer, explains briefly the SRP engine mechanism, and summarizes the key advantages of SRP over traditional hanging protocols.
This study surveyed radiologists about inefficiencies in their workflows, revealing a number of shortcomings with the information technologies radiologists employ to review, interpret, and report diagnostic imaging examinations.