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Insights from HIMSS17

Posted by Emily Citrone

03.03.2017

The lifeIMAGE team joined over 40,000 healthcare IT professionals last week in Orlando for the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition.

We caught up with a few our team members in our booth to get their insights on the conference and the types of conversations they were having on the show floor.

Hear more about what they had to say about their HIMSS experiences in the videos below.

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Ready to take on HIMSS17 – Connecting Images across the Healthcare Ecosystem

Posted by Emily Citrone

02.17.2017

With HIMSS17 starting up this weekend in Orlando, you’ll find the lifeIMAGE team gearing up for one of the busiest weeks in health IT.

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Topics: HIMSS

(Video) Insights from RSNA 2016

Posted by Emily Citrone

12.01.2016

It’s been an exciting week for the lifeIMAGE team at RSNA 2016. We took a moment to check in with our CEO Matthew Michela and Senior Vice President of Client Services Jim Phillips to get their perspectives on the conversations they’ve been having throughout the conference.

Hear more on what they had to say in these short videos below. 

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Interoperability the Key to Value-Based Imaging

Posted by Emily Citrone

11.27.2016

Today kicks off day one of RSNA 2016, the world’s largest gathering of radiologists that comes annually to McCormick Place in Chicago, and this year the American College of Radiology’s Imaging 3.0 initiative takes center stage as specialists adapt to new payment models.

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Clinical Image Sharing Outgrows Radiology

Posted by Emily Citrone

11.02.2016

As interoperability became one of HIT's top priorities this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pressed health care providers to make health data more liquid or risk reimbursement penalties.  With more rules coming into play that tie clinical quality measures to reimbursements, reducing expensive imaging tests that are clinically unnecessary will become paramount and lack of interoperability will no longer be an excuse for not sharing image data.

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Q&A: What it’s Like to Work at lifeIMAGE

Posted by Emily Citrone

09.27.2016

We recently sat down with our Human Resources Director, Kyle Conley, to discuss what it’s like to work at lifeIMAGE. Below are his insights.  

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Prior Mammogram Ownership Important for Patient Care, Improved Outcomes

Posted by Emily Citrone

09.14.2016

Even in this digital age of electronic medical records, it’s still difficult for patients to get their prior mammograms. This is largely in part to the lack of interoperability between health data systems, combined with the migratory nature of today’s patient population.

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Mammosphere Founder Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton Featured on HIStalk

Posted by Emily Citrone

05.18.2016

Mammosphere founder Kathryn Pearson Peyton MD was recently a featured guest writer on HIStalk.

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Health Data Interoperability or Bust

Posted by Emily Citrone

04.21.2016

Healthcare has long been plagued by operating in data silos. Costly and unnecessary testing, additional costs to consumers from multiple copays and dangerous delays in needed care have been the result of this dysfunction across the industry. Patients and payers alike have also started to take notice, forcing healthcare organizations to make significant strides in embracing and facilitating data interoperability.

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Top Takeaways from HIMSS16

Posted by Emily Citrone

03.15.2016

Recently tens of thousands – 41,885 to be exact – of healthcare IT professionals gathered in Las Vegas for the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition. 

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Journey to HIMSS16: Showcasing Interoperability and Collaboration

Posted by Emily Citrone

02.26.2016

HIMSS16 is just a few days away, and like many of you, we’ve been hard at work these last few weeks preparing for the conference.

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Journey to HIMSS16: Insights from the 2016 IHE North American Connectathon

Posted by Emily Citrone

02.16.2016

lifeIMAGE was a first-time participant in the 2016 IHE North American Connectathon, held January 25-29 in Cleveland, OH. I recently had the chance to sit down with Saswata Ghose, senior software engineering manager at lifeIMAGE and one of our Connectathon representatives, to discuss the ins and outs of the event. Here’s what I learned. 

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lifeIMAGE to Present HIStalk Webinar

Posted by Emily Citrone

02.09.2016

lifeIMAGE will present a HIStalk webinar titled Completing Your EMR with a Medical Image Sharing Strategy” on Tuesday, February 23 at 1 PM EDT.

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lifeIMAGE Founder Hamid Tabatabaie Talks Medical Image Exchange, Interoperability in Podcast

Posted by Emily Citrone

02.02.2016

lifeIMAGE Founder and Executive Vice President Hamid Tabatabaie recently had the opportunity to sit down with SearchHealthIT to discuss the need for interoperability in medical image exchange.

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Topics: Interoperability, Image Exchange

Three Key Tips to Implementing an Imaging Interoperability Platform

Posted by Emily Citrone

01.29.2016

Health Data Management recently reported that healthcare organizations are not taking full advantage of enterprise imaging technology. They pointed to results of a recent survey conducted by HIMSS Analytics that showed that despite the wide adoption of PACs and other communications systems, there is still a lack of enterprise image viewing.

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Topics: Interoperability, Image Exchange, Image Sharing

Industry Perspective: Key Steps to an Effective Image Exchange Implementation

Posted by Emily Citrone

11.19.2015

Medical images are a critical factor to proper diagnosis and care planning. They may, for example, be the deciding factor as to whether or not a patient needs a second opinion, additional testing or surgery. To make these decisions in the most effective manner possible, clinicians need access to a patient’s full imaging history.

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