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Worldwide Implementation of Digital Imaging in Radiology

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the World Health Organization worked together to develop this publication about the worldwide implementation of digital imaginging in radiology. The publication covers topics such as: Introducing information technology Diagnostic radiology is more dependable by removing film processing Digital dectors reduce costs when compared to chemicals, film, and film […]

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Balancing People, Process and Technology to Drive Effective Transformation in Health Care

We found this article on the McKesson Medial Imaging Talk Blog. It raises a few very interesting points regarding the integration of people, processes and technology. Transformative change in health care requires the right combination of people, process and technology. Adding technology addresses individual problems but may ultimately create unnecessary complexity. Adding processes can standardize workflow, […]

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Advanced Practice in Radiation Therapy

This white paper describes ASRT activities, discussions and findings to date concerning advanced practice for radiation therapists, as well as reports on advanced practice in other countries and professions. Examination of the literature and of other professions can provide important comparisons, successful approaches to advanced practice and lessons learned.  

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Less Sizzle, More Steak: 5 Things to Watch in 2016

This article is from Radiology Today’s Jim Knaub that discusses the latest and upcoming trends in radiology. This article covers: Improved Workflows brought on by the American Healthcare Reform Act Cone beam CT designed for extremity imaging designed to allow easy access for a standing, weight-bearing exam. Hybrid x-ray systems that are all-in-one using digital flat […]

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Best Practices In Digital Radiography

Below is a white paper released by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists which discusses the best practices in digital radiography. The amount of radiation Americans are exposed to as a result of diagnostic medical imaging increased about sixfold from 1980 to 2006, and for the first time in history, estimates of medical radiation exposure nearly equaled those for […]

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Selecting X-ray Equipment and Lowering Costs of Ownership: An Interview with the Experts

The article below written by Kathryn Gray was published on the McKesson website. If your organization is considering purchasing x-ray equipment there are a lot of questions that should be considered. American Mobile wants to share this article to provide valuable information before making a purchasing decision. What do you need to know about CR, […]

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Is Radiation Dangerous as Previously Believed?

Download the latest whitepaper from Konica Minolta written by Ronny Bachrach about the dangers of radiation. American Mobile Medical offers DR technology that is a digital form of radiology that uses digital sensors instead of photographic film. Resulting in: Faster Results Clearer Images Images can be transferred digitally Tremendous dose reduction of radiation

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Patient Safety and Quality in Medical Imaging: The Radiologic Technologist’s Role

It’s up to radiologists to ensure patient safety and to follow a code of ethics of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The whitepaper below discusses and recommends ways radiologic technologists can improve patient safety and quality of medical imaging. Issues discussed include: Staffing under budget constraints. Technology gaps such as lack of computer […]

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How Patient Care is Changing Radiology

Below is a white paper released by Konica Minolta, written by Ronny Bachrach that discusses how patient-centered care impacts radiology. The patient-centered care revolution brought on by the Affordable Healthcare Act, has impacted radiology departments and practices to improve doctor-patient communication, provide faster results, and offer more comfortable waiting areas.  

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Radiation Dose Levels between CR, DR and Film Screen

Flat Panel DR released an article where author Ryan Everhart discusses the dangers of radiation dose levels between various x-ray equipment. Digital Radiography (DR) is the safest technology by comparison to CR and conventional x-ray methods. In an effort to stay current and improve patient safety, American Mobile Medical now offers DR digital imaging. Download this […]

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