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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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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…

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What Are the Data Security Risks of Medical Visualization Software?

Key Takeaways:   Cybercriminals are launching picture archiving and communication system (PACS) attacks to steal patient data from healthcare organizations. Hackers can exploit PACS security gaps to launch attacks and illegally access patient data. Healthcare organizations must utilize medical visualization software that complies with HIPAA and other data security regulations to keep cybercriminals at bay.…

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How Advanced Visualization Technology Is Changing Medicine

New advances in visualization technology are helping surgeons prepare for procedures, treat patients, and enhance their skills.   Key Takeaways:   Surgeons can use advanced visualization technology to go beyond computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for medical imaging.  With advanced visualization technology, surgeons can use 3D models to prepare for procedures…

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More Use Cases for AR

We’re strong believers in Augmented Reality, or AR for short. The software we offer at DICOM Director, like Intravision XR, is infused with this technology because we’ve observed how it improves patient outcomes. Intravision XR allows doctors to view anatomical structures in complete detail. This detail includes the spatial relationships between whole organs themselves and…