This short article, written by Matt O’Conner and published by Health Imaging, discusses the real time savings of structured reporting in radiology, a well-proven workflow used in cardiology imaging. Freeland’s AccessPoint® Connected Care Solutions offer structured reporting frameworks adaptable for all imaging exam types. You can find the original article at
In the field of cardiology, time is measured in heartbeats – saving time saves lives. The ability to acquire and interpret clinical patient data with just a few mouse clicks equates to less error-prone manual typing, faster response times and improved patient outcomes. Over the past 20 years, cardiologists have
Echocardiograms are commonly performed to check for abnormal heart sounds, look at the heart valves, check the thickness and movement of the heart wall, measure the size and shape of the heart’s chambers, detect heart disease, and look for blood clots. This imaging method has many other diagnostic applications as
PAC Systems are intended to make your practice more efficient, but choosing the wrong vendor could end up negating the efficiency that PACS technology was supposed to provide. The following are some of the ways that your PAC system could harm your productivity: Segregated Reports Is your PAC system still
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Outfitting your practice with a PAC system can be a significant investment. As such, its benefits should bring a tremendous amount of value to your practice. To help you source the right vendor for your office, we have compiled a list of nine capabilities your PAC system should have. 1. Integrated
What is ICAEL accreditation? The Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) provides standards and accreditation for imaging facilities that demonstrate a commitment to quality care. The standards set forth a framework for the accreditation program and define the minimum requirements necessary for facilities to provide high-quality care.