Posted by Kayley Weinbaum on 4/13/2017 2:28:29 PM

Why it's Time to Re-evaluate Your Preauthorization Strategy
The complicated process of manually securing preauthorizations takes up valuable time and resources. It's no wonder then, that a growing number of organizations are automating their ordering systems to help providers enter imaging orders in real-time for same day results while removing the burden of manual preauthorization.


Posted by Anne Le Grand on 4/6/2017 3:48:58 PM

Merge Brings IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review to Market
The first cognitive solution from Watson Health's medical imaging business, IBM Watson Imaging Clinical Review, is generally available to healthcare providers as of today. We at Merge are proud to have collaborated on this innovative new solution and are excited to be among the first organizations to bring it to market for healthcare provider organizations.


Posted by Murray Reicher, MD FACR on 3/30/2017 9:06:09 AM

The  Role of IT in Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes
February was National Cancer Prevention Month, an excellent platform to dispel the many myths about cancer and improve knowledge of the disease. While a great deal of important information was disseminated last month, cancer education is a year-round endeavor, making now as good a time as any to reflect on some of the ways in which information technology can prevent cancer and improve outcomes. Let's begin with cancer prevention in general, then dive a bit deeper into breast cancer in particular.


Posted by John Hally on 3/27/2017 10:47:02 AM

Interoperability: The IHE  Connectathon and Beyond
What is interoperability?
In the age of mobility, interoperability is paramount to patient care. Virtually everyone has a smart phone, and information and people are constantly on the move.


Posted by Merge on 3/21/2017 10:57:33 AM

Digital Radiography: Embracing the Change, Reaping the Rewards
For many who attended AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons) in San Diego last week, the issue of decreasing reimbursements was a hot topic and one that ranked high on the priority list for practices to address. After all, those still using analog equipment will face a 20 percent reduction in reimbursements this year, followed by a 7 percent cut in 2018 for using computed radiography (CR) instead of digital radiography (DR).


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