RSNA: iPhone provides accurate appendicitis diagnosis – only the beginning?

I got this off an email from HealthImagingNews.com,

“CHICAGO—Radiologists can accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location with the use of a handheld device or mobile phone equipped with OsiriX mobile software, based on study results presented Monday at the 2009 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The researchers are seeking to study this technology for other conditions that require an expedited diagnosis.”

I forsee some changes in clinical workflow coming up (once the research proves successful and the regulations mandated).

The full article can be read here

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