New Challenges, New Requirements, New Opportunities in Healthcare Education

Posted by Randy Rountree on Wed, Jul 24, 2013

Written by Randy Rountree, EVP of Global IT & Strategic Alliances

One of the most important aspects of being a medical practitioner is continually learning new methodologies and skills. It's not enough to go through residency once; practitioners must further their education constantly as new technology and new techniques are developed. Even after years of training, radiologists and other practitioners are required to update their skills each year to maintain hospital privileges and their medical licenses.

New best practices are developed constantly as the medical community works towards improving patient care. As these new best practices are developed, there becomes a need to extend them to all practitioners in an institution. In order to prepare content for this, a high degree of expertise is required and it is very difficult to access and compile relevant image information and construct associated content.

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Non-Diagnostic Medical Image Viewers – Are You at Risk?

Posted by PureWeb on Tue, Jul 2, 2013

Written by Pierre Lemire, President & CTO.

New image viewing technologies have significantly enhanced the way medical practitioners approach their work and deliver care. They have enabled unprecedented levels of flexibility in diagnosing patients, reviewing images, seeking second opinions, and communicating results.

Doctors are no longer tied to a workstation. Diagnosis and image review is now possible even if they are not physically at a hospital.  Diagnostic images can now be securely reviewed over smart phones, tablets, and laptops from any location in the world.

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