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September 26, 2017
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson stepped away from his hurricane relief efforts last week to warn against climate change inaction at Veritas Vision 2017 in Las Vegas. Branson said the recent ...
November 30, 2016
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse zeroes in on vendor neutral archives -- a distinctive, medical imaging technology in healthcare designed to allow providers to view images in a standard format.
The market for medical imaging management is huge -- possibly worth almost $6 billion by 2021, and in order to grab their share, vendors must adapt and enhance their products. Our cover story explores the state of the vendor neutral archive (VNA) market and looks at how one children's hospital envisions the future use of its medical imaging technology system.
Following up on that notion comes a 2017 wish list, in which three health IT experts explain what future VNA features they'd like to see. A standards-based approach tops that list. Elsewhere in Pulse, a Gartner analyst helps us debunk some of the myths behind the use of blockchain in healthcare, and find out what steps personal health record vendors need to take for a more successful foray into patient engagement.
June 26, 2015
Data scientists who study topics such as disease and climate change require robust storage systems to hold petabytes of crucial research.
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