At RSNA, imaging informatics company ClearCanvas is introducing a vendor-neutral enterprise PACS, Cleome, designed to increase access to images across the healthcare enterprise, and a new imaging catalog system called ImageDrive.
Healthcare technology strategic planning is one of the topics in the CCE examination under the heading of Technology Management, which accounts for 25% of the exam questions, the largest portion of the CCE examination.
The US Food and Drug Administration has endorsed 12 IEEE standards on interoperability and cyber security, folding them into a larger list of 25 national standards for improving medical device communication.
Valdez Bravo describes how he recalibrated his "traditional biomed thoughts" about what "moving up" in a healthcare organization means. Instead of pursuing a technical degree, he enrolled in a Master of Health Administration (MHA) program.
What technology do you use to eliminate or reduce manual data entry and/or the use of paper scratch sheets to log PMs or repair documentation?
I use bar code CE numbers on my equipment and some type of Wi-FI enabled technology that reads bar codes and produces true paperless PM and repair documentation. - 9.1%
We have bar coded CE numbers and use a bar code reader to scan the number and a Wi-FI laptop for portability, but I still have to manually key in and enter PM or repair data. - 16%
Even though we have bar coded CE numbers and a “clinical engineering computer system,” I still have to record repair and PM data on scratch sheets or forms and then key it in manually at a desktop computer. - 74.9%
Total votes: 243
The voting for this poll has ended on: 23 Oct 2013 - 00:00
Matt Tomory Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Training, Conquest Imaging Conquest Imaging (800) 496-9906
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