As the promise of AI continues to shape the way we think about delivering healthcare, it’s typical to come across terms like “machine learning” and “deep learning.” Too often, they are used as buzzwords that can be thrown around interchangeably.
Deciding to put an addition on your home can be very exciting. Perhaps you’ll finally have a garage or a larger master bedroom — or maybe even a second floor. But the larger the addition, the more complicated it gets. You have to consider how to integrate the new space with your existing home, and you also need to make sure you don’t take down a load-bearing wall or wreck the plumbing in the process.
This is a pretty accurate depiction of what it’s been like in the healthcare industry as providers build bigger and bigger “homes” by consolidating, merging or otherwise forming collaborative partnerships.
Watson Health is proud to announce that the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software & Services
report has named Merge Cardio
™ and iConnect® Enterprise Archive
Best in KLAS for the cardiology and VNA/image archive categories, respectively. In addition, Merge Hemo
™ has been named the KLAS Category Leader in cardiology hemodynamics. This marks the seventh consecutive win for Merge Hemo, fifth consecutive win for Merge Cardio, and third consecutive win for iConnect Enterprise Archive.
This is the conclusion of a 4-part blog series covering the value of a vendor neutral archive (VNA). In case you missed the first three parts of the series, read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 here.
Enterprise imaging and encounters-based imaging bring imaging workflows into any service line which generates any form of images, multimedia, or ‘unstructured content’
as a byproduct of the care process.
Imagine this scenario: At 2 a.m., a community hospital receives a patient with a head injury related to a motor vehicle accident. The hospital performs a CT scan on the patient, but does not have a neuroradiologist available and needs specialty advice. Following the potential patient transfer protocol, the ED physician at the community hospital places a call to a tertiary care facility’s patient transport center and reaches a transport nurse.