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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…

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Why Proper Digital Storage of PHI Is Key

When it comes to storing medical images, healthcare professionals need to prioritize patient privacy.    Key Takeaways:   MRI and CT scans contain sensitive patient data, and they must be stored and secured accordingly.  Healthcare data breaches are becoming increasingly common around the world.  Complying with HIPAA and HITECH enables a healthcare organization to minimize…

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Why Demand for AR and VR in Medicine Is Increasing

Augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in medicine are revolutionizing patient treatment. Here’s where AR and VR in medicine could be headed.    Key Takeaways:   Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies can be used to improve the patient experience.  With AR and VR, surgeons, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals can leverage 3D…