CT scans must be fast. Especially in emergencies, each second counts. Images must also be of good quality; having to retake images is to be avoided at all costs, because of the additional exposure to radiation.
Today, investment decisions in new technology are very often primarily being based on economical considerations, such as cost- and time-efficiency, as well as increased output.
Of course, these aspects are of utmost importance in the field of radiology as well, but let us also consider the impact of motion artifacts on the quality of a diagnosis. Undoubtedly, radiology is playing a pivotal role in the clinical decision-making processes and a radiologist’s judgment has a direct influence on the treatment of a patient.
According to a recently published research study from Emory University, it is very likely that patient-related issues are causing delays at your facility.
Today, imaging professionals are faced with reduced reimbursement rates, increased compliance requirements and added patient volume. To address these challenges, a survey of decision makers in diagnostic imaging by UBM Medica found that improving workflow efficiency in order to reduce reporting turnaround time was a key priority. 1)
What will put you ahead of your competition and make sure that reimbursement cuts and cost pressure don’t affect your overall operational outcome?
What if performing MRI studies with children and newborns would be nearly as smooth and uncomplicated as it is with the average adult patient?
“If Airline travel were like healthcare, each pilot would be free to design his or her own preflight safety check or not to perform one at all.”
What sounds crazy in other industries seems to be the fact in the healthcare sector.