Mobile BIS, a division of BIS Computer Solutions, reportedly announced the introduction of its nationwide emergency medical supply-tracking program.
Officials at Mobile BIS said that so-called “Inventory Management System” will be helpful during natural emergencies as well as during terrorist attacks – by helping cities, counties, and states to quickly respond to urgent medical supply requirements, [...]
The healthcare industry in cities like Dubai is expected to grow annually by 14% to reach $11.9 billion by 2015. Coupled with the formation of entities such as Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), there has been a major governmental push to upgrade the quality of healthcare services across the GCC region in general.
Healthcare providers [...]
HealthPort has signed an agreement with Resurrection Healthcare of Chicago to supply its RACPro Basic software. RACPro Basic software is used for Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) initiative by the hospitals.
The documentation process in the hospitals and healthcare centers can often be chaotic with innumerable medical record requests, coding, billing, medical necessity reviews and paperwork brought [...]
American College of Radiology White Paper on Radiation Dose in Medicine
Ionizing radiation has been used for diagnostic purposes in medicine for more than a century. The benefits are immense and certainly exceed the risks. The more recent development of remarkable equipment such as multidetector row computed tomography and the increased utilization of x-ray and nuclear [...]
A new set of best practice guideline for primary healthcare providers was issued by the UAE Ministry of Health and Les Laboratoires Servier today to help put an end to one of the country’s biggest killers – hypertension.
High blood pressure is responsible for hundreds of deaths each year in the UAE and healthcare experts today [...]
Imaging Center Chain Upgrades to Web-Based RIS/PACS to Improve Productivity, Service
Speaking Out with Steve Canino, President, Island Radiology Management Inc., New York
Some healthcare facilities favor a best-of-breed approach where they assemble equipment from different manufacturers to suit their clinical needs rather than going with a single vendor offering a complete package. You chose [...]
Trouble in Multi-PACS Paradise
Is the trouble with a multi-PACS environment
the technology or the marketplace?
By Mary Beth Massat
Radiology is faced with a market paradox. Even as the radiologist shortage continues, the U.S. market for medical imaging equipment is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.1 percent through 2012. [...]
The DHA Director General and senior DHA members met with world renowned health experts on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum summit that was recently held in Dubai.
For the second consecutive year, the World Economic Forum and the Government of Dubai hosted the Summit on the Global Agenda in the Emirate of Dubai from [...]
A Dubai Women’s College’s (DWC) Applied Communications faculty member, Sama Al Khaldi, has received the Third Harvard Annual Science Writers & Journalists Fellowships. The fellowship includes a weeklong program held in collaboration with the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Communication at the American University in Dubai.
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide print and [...]