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Cloud-Based PACS: Everything You Need to Know About

Cloud-based PACS offers significant cost savings, better collaboration, and faster diagnostics.   Key Takeaways:   Cloud-based PACS offers efficiency and availability not available with in-house storage Security fears can be laid to rest because cloud PACS systems use the HIPAA enforcement rule and Health-Level 7 (HL7) transmission protocols to ensure data encryption. Cloud-based PACS offer…

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New Trends in Surgical Planning

3D imaging is sharpening surgical planning by providing a technological edge   Key Takeaways:   There are tools now available that can create 3D images out of a CT scan or MRI.  The 3D images help surgeons plan surgery in a much better way — leading to better outcomes. 3D tools such as Microsoft HoloLens…

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Digital Tools Employed During COVID-19 Predict the Future of Medicine

Telemedicine platforms and remote diagnostic devices became essential to maintain social distancing during COVID-19, and they’ll continue to redefine healthcare moving forward.   Key Takeaways:   Digital preparedness and tools became essential for healthcare organizations during the pandemic to maintain patient care Telehealth came to the forefront as regulatory barriers to access came down and…

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Digital vs. Physical 3D Modeling: Which Is Better for Full Anatomic Visualization?

When it comes to full anatomic visualization, digital 3D models provide superior benefits over their physical counterparts.    Key Takeaways:   Healthcare practitioners can build digital 3D models to visualize patients’ anatomical structures 3D models enable surgeons, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals to gain a clear understanding of patients’ medical issues based on MRI and…

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What Are HIPAA Standards for Medical Imaging?

By following HIPAA standards for medical imaging, healthcare practitioners limit the risk of compromising patient data.   Key Takeaways:   The Health Information Privacy and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires healthcare practitioners to take steps to secure health information against security risks.  HIPAA standards must be followed by healthcare professionals who handle MRI and CT scans. …

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4 Ways DICOM Visualization Tech Could Improve Invasive Procedures and Outcomes

With state-of-the-art visualization technology, surgeons can map out all stages of invasive procedures.   Key Takeaways:   Surgeons can use Intravision XR visualization technology to create Holographic 3D models of a patient’s anatomy to prepare for an invasive procedure. Holographic 3D models empower surgeons to understand unique relationships between different anatomical structures and determine the…