Key West Diagnostics Gains Competitive Advantage with
Franklin & Seidelmann Subspecialty Radiology (F&S) Reports
When Key West, FL physician, Dr. Elias Gerth, M.D., became dissatisfied with the local radiology services available to the Key West community, he went to his friend, businessman Bob Dias, to discuss ideas on how to address this situation. Bob got [...]
Developing a Radiology Information System and Picture Archiving and Communications System (RIS/PACS) for a Kenyan Hospital
RIS/PACS systems can greatly improve patient care and physician education. However, these features come at a high cost not attainable in most developing countries. Our goal was to explore low-cost options for basic RIS/PACS. We were able to design and [...]
Sarah Vine describes how her body has been racked with tonsillitis, fever, nausea and sickness — and Tamiflu made it worse
As I write, my brain feels as if it’s rotating very gently, floating uncertainly inside the cavity of my skull. In my left ear, I can hear the faint, rhythmic rush of my pulse. My [...]
Saad Group: Operating A Successful Group of Specialized Companies
TOPPING the list of Saudi Arabia’s diversified businesses Is Saad Group, established in1980 and today ranked as one of the top ten companies nationwide and in the top 25 in the Gulf region.
Chairman Maan A.Al-Sanea, one of the most respected entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia for his business [...]
Adopting innovative technologies all in an effort to provide quality healthcare and lower IT management costs. CNME?s Manda Banda finds out how technology is empowering hospitals in the region.
It’s one thing for an IT vendor and its reseller partners to access the IT challenges that clients in the healthcare services face. It’s quite another to [...]
The Challenge: A leading pioneer in healthcare monitoring technologies partnered with Frost & Sullivan’s research and consulting teams to evaluate growth and expansion opportunities, including the identification of niche markets within the cardiac monitoring segment into which the company could expand. In addition, the client sought Frost & Sullivan’s assistance in assessing the size and [...]
By Mary Cain and Robert Mittman
Healthcare has discovered the Internet and the Internet has discovered healthcare! A rapidly growing number of Internet sites are dedicated to helping consumers find the information they need to make decisions about their health and healthcare. Patients are creating online communities that provide peer support, information on the latest research, [...]
Avon Comprehensive Breast Center
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center
Like many facilities, the Avon Breast Center has FFDM systems from several companies and also performs breast ultrasound and MR exams. The center performs 10,000 diagnostic and screening mammograms a year. It implemented three KODAK CARESTREAM Mammography Workstations to allow efficient viewing of breast studies.
Prior to this [...]
Physicians Improve Patient Care with ASP Solution
alberta wellnet in collaboration with Microsoft Canada Co. adopted an application service provider-based model for the delivery of business and clinical applications, including electronic clinical charting, billing and scheduling software and training. By removing technological barriers in healthcare, the solution enables physicians to do what they do [...]