Pearl Technology Blog

CT scans cannot be carried out fast enough for you?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 16.08.2017 13:23:48


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.

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Topics: Positioning, Radiology, Head Fixation, CT, Hygiene

How to Reduce Motion Artifacts And Why to Start Today

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 11.08.2017 15:23:18

The reasons to start reducing motion artifacts immediately are as multifaceted as the root causes:

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Topics: Standardization, Positioning, Radiology, Imaging, Motion Artifacts, MRI, Delays

Motion Artifacts – Only a Workflow Problem?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 10.07.2017 16:00:12

 

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.

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Topics: Standardization, Positioning, Radiology, Imaging, Motion Artifacts, MRI, Delays

Do You Know The Main Reason Why Your MRI Exams Are Being Delayed?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 10.07.2017 13:36:37

 

According to a recently published research study from Emory University, it is very likely that patient-related issues are causing delays at your facility.

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Topics: Standardization, Positioning, Radiology, Imaging, Motion Artifacts, MRI, Delays

What is The Cost of Motion or How Can You Get More Revenue From Your Workflow?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 10.07.2017 10:30:43

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)

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Topics: Standardization, Positioning, Radiology, Imaging, Motion Artifacts, Cost

The Most Common Inefficiency in Radiology Departments

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 26.05.2017 18:35:48

What will put you ahead of your competition and make sure that reimbursement cuts and cost pressure don’t affect your overall operational outcome?

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Topics: Standardization, Positioning, Radiology, Imaging, Motion Artifacts

How to Double The Number of Complete Protocols in Neonatal Imaging Procedures?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 26.05.2017 18:32:53


What if performing MRI studies with children and newborns would be nearly as smooth and uncomplicated as it is with the average adult patient?

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Topics: Pediatrics, Neonatology, Imaging, MRI procedures

What is The Role of Technology in Standardizing The Quality of Care?

Posted by Corinne Bayer on 19.04.2017 17:37:46

 

“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.

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Topics: Technology, Standardization, Clinical Care, Surgery, Quality of Care, Standards of Quality, Robotics