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Posted by Watson Health Imaging on 10/26/2017 11:26:57 AM

Watson Health Wins Minnie for Best New Radiology Software
AuntMinnie.com rolled out the virtual red carpet on October 25, announcing the winners of the 2017 Minnies. The awards, which celebrate the best ideas and brightest minds in radiology, recognized numerous contributions that are advancing a future shaped by augmented radiology. IBM Watson Health is proud to have been recognized for our work in this field, taking home the award for Best New Radiology Software for IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review.


Posted by Barbi Green on 9/13/2016 11:13:18 AM

Merge partner, RAD-AID, to launch medical hybrid airship program
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Dan Mollura, M.D., earned the admiration of hundreds of attendees at Merge Live last week. As the closing keynote speaker at Merge’s annual client conference, Mollura spoke of his journey from Wall Street analyst to radiologist to non-profit founder, detailing the creation and incredible impact of RAD-AID, the charitable organization he formed to help bring radiology and imaging technology to developing and impoverish countries around the globe.


Posted by Barbi Green on 7/15/2016 12:49:18 PM

RAD-AID, Merge make medical imaging a reality in developing countries
“Medical imaging is fundamental to almost everything healthcare does,” says RAD-AID president and CEO, Dr. Dan Mollura.


Posted by Watson Health Imaging on 5/26/2016 9:55:22 AM

Recap: ACR 2016 in Review
The American College of Radiology (ACR) concluded its 2016 annual convention last week in Washington, DC. For better or for worse, this year’s event left many attendees with more questions than answers, including: 


Posted by John Clarke on 5/2/2016 2:09:51 PM

RBMA Spring Radiology Summit 2016: Highlights from Colorado Springs
Every spring, the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) hosts an informative summit with networking and educational programs for leaders across the industry. The conference, held in a picturesque valley in Colorado Springs, took place just six months after ICD-10 was mandated throughout the U.S., putting added pressure on radiology businesses in a constantly evolving healthcare environment.  


Posted by Murray Reicher, MD FACR on 4/20/2016 10:28:37 AM

Investing in Physician Leadership
When it comes to medical imaging, one of the most important investments any medical group, imaging center, hospital, or integrated delivery network can make is in physician leadership.  


Posted by Watson Health Imaging on 4/11/2016 11:37:02 AM

Easier. Better. Faster: The convergence of convenience and cardiac care
Convenience. We’ve come to expect it throughout all facets of life – and across industries, convenience is being delivered in abundance. The catch-phrase, “there’s an app for that” still rings true as people across the globe turn to technology to simplify their lives and save them precious time. From having groceries delivered to your door to cashing a check on your phone, consumer markets have embraced a fast-and-easy philosophy, and the medical world has taken heed.


Posted by Murray Reicher, MD FACR on 4/7/2016 9:41:48 AM

Don’t Forget the Patient

Many diagnostic radiologists today have little or no patient contact. How did this happen?


Posted by on 11/4/2013 1:10:29 PM

ICD-10 Is Less Than a Year Away: Are You Prepared?
ICD-10 has been called one of the most comprehensive healthcare initiatives in the past 30 years. With a much larger code set than ICD-9, the increased size of ICD-10 provides the ability to code medical diagnoses with better accuracy. Also, unlike ICD-9, the new code set enables providers to document and report the technology used in procedures, providing a level of granularity that will help medical imaging deliver enhanced service to patients on initial and recurring visits.


Posted by Julie Pekarek on 9/18/2013 10:52:48 AM

Why Merge Supports Meaningful Use for Radiology
A recent article on www.radiologymu.org shared some stats about Meaningful Use and radiology.  While the percentage of radiologists who have attested for Meaningful Use is still quite small (less than 12%), those radiologists who have attested have received a fair amount in incentive funds (more than $60 million).


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