Monthly Archives: July 2008

Imaging informatics offers key to reshaping radiology’s future

This is a though provoking article that discuss the (good and bad) impact of IT in the medical imaging arena. “With potential professional threats seeming to lurk around every corner, radiologists can expect medical imaging informatics to serve as their … Continue reading

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Teleradiology answers the ring of phone images

An Ohio biomedical company announced in June at the Apple user’s meeting, an unique touchscreen iPhone-teleradiology application that allows physicians to navigate through diagnostic images from home, train, golf cart (you get the idea). The system from MIMvista of Cleveland is … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Most sought after content – Microsoft, Google, Dental Informatics and OsiriX

Dear all, I did a quick analysis of the traffic to to see what sort of keywords are used, what contents are most frequently referenced and with great pleasure , I present to you – the top 3 topics of; … Continue reading

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Ramblings: 1st NUH Annual Radiographers’ Course – Digital Imaging

National University Hospital or NUH (in Singapore) held their 1st Annual Radiographer’s Course (12-13thJul ), with Digital Imaging as their theme. I attended the event as a Sponsor representative but am glad that I did manged to (at the last … Continue reading

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Doctor establishes brain-computer interface lab

“Jana S. stares at letters flashing on a screen; her only movement is inside her head, as letter by painstaking letter she begins to type” Sounds like a scene from the movies? Well apparently not. Algoma University has joined a … Continue reading

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Ramblings: 23rd Singapore Malaysia Radiographers Conference

The 23rd Singapore Malaysia Radiographers Conference (SMRC) is of great importance as this year is Singapore Society of Radiographers’s (SSR) Golden Jubilee year. That’s right, SSR is celeberating their 50th anniversity with a big bang *drums rolling* – The Guest … Continue reading

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Chuck Thacker – The man who inspired a generation

“Chuck Thacker is something of a hero in the world of technology yet outside of it, he remains a virtual unknown” Well said. Personally, I’ve never heard of Chuck Thacker until I read this article (I personally recommend all Information Technologist … Continue reading

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ACR partners with industry to offer imaging education

Check this out: “The American College of Radiology (ACR) Education Center is now offering interactive radiology education on workstations from 11 different vendors to allow participants to receive instruction and directly apply the training received within clinical practice. Attendees gain … Continue reading

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Interesting: Philips partners with Dubai Health Authority for future healthcare projects

Seems that Philips have big plans for the Middle East market. First, they collaborated with the govertment of Saudi Arabia for medical-training, now they announced a strategic partnership (complete with a memorandum of understanding) with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to make … Continue reading

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RFID risk to hospital equipment claims study

“Radio frequency identification could seriously affect life-saving equipment leading to hazardous situations for hospitals, Dutch scientists have claimed. A report in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Dutch academics and doctors found that even the most simple radio … Continue reading

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