Tag Archives: DICOM

Modality Upgrades: Be Prepared

One of the responsibilities of the imaging Informatics Professional is the maintenance of imaging modalities from a connectivity standpoint. When a new imaging device is purchased, the IIP is responsible for numerous things; evaluation of the DICOM conformance statement, work … Continue reading

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Tips from a Road Warrior (10): Keep Your Eyes Wide Open.

One of my never-ending fears is that I forget something when going through the security check points in airports. I try to have a system for collecting my things after passing through the screen, i.e. first I retrieve my computer … Continue reading

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Dr. David Blumenthal: “As Long As We Are Going in the Same Direction”

One of the most interesting sections of the HIMSS 2011 exposition is definitely the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) showcase exhibit. Spread over a surface of one acre on the exhibition floor, dozens of vendors showcase their ability to seamlessly … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road Warrior (5): Know Basic Language And Demand Access

In most foreign countries I typically can get around using English along with a basic knowledge of the French and German languages I learned in high school. English is prevalent, especially in major foreign cities. For example in Tokyo, the … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road Warrior (4): Keep Track Of Your Gate/Port Number

Anyone who has ever flown out of the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) airport knows that it is huge. The airport itself is actually bigger than the island of Manhattan and, after Atlanta and Chicago, it is the busiest airport in … Continue reading

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Dose Management, A Critical Issue In Radiology

Radiation dose management has become a “hot topic” as witnessed by several RSNA presentations about this subject and also obviously the attention it has gotten in the press because of several incidents causing people to be severely over-exposed with X-ray … Continue reading

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Tips From a Road Warrior (2): Always Read the Manual First

I was traveling in Europe in a rental car when I had to stop for gas. I had rented a European car, as a matter of fact, one of the “real” Volvos before they were acquired by Ford and became … Continue reading

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Health Imaging Hub, a competitor or a contributor to the radiology community?

This is the first blog I am writing after three months of the launch of Health Imaging Hub since its first BETA version release in March 2010.  There have been many questions in my mind from a user perspective as … Continue reading

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