Practical Imaging Informatics

Author: Society for Imaging
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441904859
Release Date: 2009-10-03
Genre: Medical

Attention SIIM Members: a special discount is available to you; please log in to the SIIM website at www.siim.org/pii or call the SIIM office at 703-723-0432 for information on how you can receive the SIIM member price. Imaging Informatics Professionals (IIPs) have come to play an indispensable role in modern medicine, and the scope of this profession has grown far beyond the boundaries of the PACS. A successful IIP must not only understand the PACS itself, but also have knowledge of clinical workflow, a base in several medical specialties, and a solid IT capability regarding software interactions and networking. With the introduction of a certification test for the IIP position, a single source was needed to explain the fundamentals of imaging informatics and to demonstrate how those fundamentals are applied in everyday practice. Practical Imaging Informatics describes the foundations of information technology and clinical image management, details typical daily operations, and discusses rarer complications and issues.

Practical Imaging Informatics

Author: Society for Imaging
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1441904832
Release Date: 2009-10-13
Genre: Medical

Attention SIIM Members: a special discount is available to you; please log in to the SIIM website at www.siimweb.org/pii or call the SIIM office at 703-723-0432 for information on how you can receive the SIIM member price. Imaging Informatics Professionals (IIPs) have come to play an indispensable role in modern medicine, and the scope of this profession has grown far beyond the boundaries of the PACS. A successful IIP must not only understand the PACS itself, but also have knowledge of clinical workflow, a base in several medical specialties, and a solid IT capability regarding software interactions and networking. With the introduction of a certification test for the IIP position, a single source was needed to explain the fundamentals of imaging informatics and to demonstrate how those fundamentals are applied in everyday practice. Practical Imaging Informatics describes the foundations of information technology and clinical image management, details typical daily operations, and discusses rarer complications and issues.

Introduction to Medical Imaging

Author: Nadine Barrie Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139492041
Release Date: 2010-11-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Covering the basics of X-rays, CT, PET, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI, this textbook provides senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students with a broad introduction to medical imaging. Over 130 end-of-chapter exercises are included, in addition to solved example problems, which enable students to master the theory as well as providing them with the tools needed to solve more difficult problems. The basic theory, instrumentation and state-of-the-art techniques and applications are covered, bringing students immediately up-to-date with recent developments, such as combined computed tomography/positron emission tomography, multi-slice CT, four-dimensional ultrasound, and parallel imaging MR technology. Clinical examples provide practical applications of physics and engineering knowledge to medicine. Finally, helpful references to specialised texts, recent review articles, and relevant scientific journals are provided at the end of each chapter, making this an ideal textbook for a one-semester course in medical imaging.

PACS and Digital Medicine

Author: Yu Liu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420083668
Release Date: 2010-11-05
Genre: Science

To improve efficiency and reduce administrative costs, healthcare providers, insurance companies, and governments are increasingly using integrated electronic health record (EHR) and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) to manage patients’ medical information. Reflecting the latest applications of PACS technology, PACS and Digital Medicine: Essential Principles and Modern Practice discusses the essential principles of PACS, EHR, and related technological advancements as well as practical issues concerning the implementation, operation, and maintenance of PACS and EHR systems. The book focuses on various components of PACS that use state-of-the-art technologies. The authors first present topics to consider prior to implementation, including design principles for PACS components and theory. They also cover post-installation quality control; security and privacy policies; maintenance, including upgrade/integration with other information systems; and governing standards. Each chapter includes an introduction to basic concepts and principles relevant to the topics, before exploring challenges that PACS users may encounter in daily work. Discussions are supplemented with more than 130 illustrations, along with case studies of implementation in two organizations. A useful guide and broad overview of the field, this book presents key principles and practical steps for PACS and EHR implementations and maintenance. Although the technology and standards of healthcare IT will evolve over time, the theory and practical advice found in this text will remain pertinent in the future.

Introduction to Medical Imaging Management

Author: Bernard Rubenzer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439891841
Release Date: 2013-01-14
Genre: Medical

In the past, for the most part, people who moved into management positions in medical imaging were chosen because they were the best technologists. However, the skill set for technologists and supervisors/managers are vastly different. Even an MBA-educated person may not be ready to take on imaging management. As an example, when buying a very expensive piece of imaging equipment, this person would not necessarily know the right questions to ask, such as: What is my guaranteed uptime? Is technologist training included? Introduction to Medical Imaging Management is a comprehensive reference for medical imaging managers learning through a combination of education and experience. This thorough book provides an in-depth overview of every major facet pertaining to the knowledge and skills necessary to become a department or imaging center supervisor or manager. The text follows a natural progression from transitioning into a management position and dealing with former peers through the most sophisticated skills uniquely applicable to medical imaging management. Covering all aspects of the profession—operations, human resources, finance, and marketing—this reference is a must-have for any potential, new, or less experienced imaging manager.

PACS

Author: H. K. Huang
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
ISBN: UOM:39015046478551
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Medical

PACS BASIC PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS H. K. Huang, D.Sc. Picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) are the foundation of digital radiology and are increasingly being implemented to streamline health-care operations, facilitate teleradiology, and improve patient care. PACS: Basic Principles and Applications integrates a comprehensive introduction to the imaging modalities and technical fundamentals of "filmless radiology" with clear guidelines for designing and implementing a PACS system. Written by a leading expert and featuring numerous illustrations, line drawings, and schematic diagrams, this practical, user-friendly resource includes individual chapters on such topics as: * Digital radiologic image fundamentals * Industry standards, with an emphasis on HL7 and DICOM * Image compression * Image acquisition gateways * Communications and networking * System design, installation, and evaluation * Clinical applications and pitfalls * Future development of PACS PACS: Basic Principles and Applications is an essential reference and invaluable sourcebook for radiologists and radiology residents and technologists, as well as for imaging facility planners and support staff.

Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

Author: Aarthi Ramlaul
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702055232
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Genre: Medical

Health investigation and treatment have moved from a clinician-centred approach to a patient-centred approach during the past few decades. Patients are now rightly regarded as empowered and informed users of health services, not passive recipients. Motivated by this philosophical shift, this new book identifies the key issues underpinning the complete delivery of ‘good’ patient care and considers their application in the medical radiation sciences. Taking a UK/European perspective, the authors examine how a holistic approach is related to legislation, human rights and perceived patient needs. Medical imaging and radiotherapy are front line services experienced by vast numbers of patients with acute and chronic medical conditions, including trauma and cancer. The book includes coverage of behavioural science and health psychology together with practical applications such as safe manual handling, infection control and radiation safety. This provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of what contributes to the patient’s experience in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy. It also considers other aspects of the patient experience, such as inter-professional team working, disability, communication, clinical procedures and practice.

PACS

Author: Keith J. Dreyer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387310701
Release Date: 2006-04-07
Genre: Medical

PACS: A Guide to the Digital Revolution, Second Edition, fills an incredible need by explaining the technological advances associated with the transition of radiology departments to filmless environments. The editors are leaders in the field of medical imaging and they provide insight into emerging technologies for physicians, administrators, and other interested groups. Chapters address key topics in current literature with regard to the generation, transfer, interpretation, and distribution of images. This new edition has been updated to include: 1. An overview of the latest medical imaging standards; 2. A discussion of security issues as they relate to PACS, especially regarding HIPAA; 3. An introduction to current information on PACS workstations, including the impact of new software and hardware on radiologists; 4. An updated explanation of data storage and compression that highlights how advancements are applied; 5. A section on how PACS influences research and education.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine DICOM

Author: Oleg S. Pianykh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540745716
Release Date: 2008-05-20
Genre: Medical

This is the first Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) book to introduce this complex imaging standard from a very practical point of view. It prepares the reader for any DICOM project and demonstrates how to take full advantage of this tool.

PACS Fundamentals

Author: Herman Oosterwijk
Publisher:
ISBN: 0971886733
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Diagnostic imaging

With the growth of PACS installations, there is a need to educate potential users, managers, and people who support these systems about the fundamentals of the PACS technology. That is the objective of this book: to provide a basic understanding of PACS technology, as well as lessons learned from those who have used it for many years.

Saunders Review of Dental Hygiene

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437706413
Release Date: 2008-12-16
Genre: Medical

Be prepared to take your national board with this full-length simulation of the NBDH exam. This bestselling resource now reflects the new case-based format of the national exam along with content that covers new guidelines, especially in the areas of infection control and pharmacology. As you prepare and practice for your exam, you will find multiple ways to study with over 60 clinical case studies, and 1,500 plus questions. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Simple, clean layout provides an "all-in-one" package with an outline format and review questions and answers in every chapter. Clear and accurate illustrations, including many new and photos and line drawings provide additional visual learning. Updated coverage in infection control and pharmacology follows the latest CDC guidelines and outlines dental considerations for newer drugs. Expanded use of tables and flow-charts make the content easier to digest, and flow-charts assist in clinical decision-making.

PACS and Imaging Informatics

Author: H. K. Huang
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
ISBN: UOM:39015061752575
Release Date: 2004-04-01
Genre: Computers

First envisioned by members of the radiology community, Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) have developed to affect the entire spectrum of health care delivery. Enabled by recent advances in information technology, the PACS concept of an integrated system has progressed rapidly and proven greater than the sum of its parts. No longer does discussion center on "if." purchase justification has given way to the "how" of best practices for installing and maintaining a PACS, and best uses for clinical service, research, and education. PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications addresses all the latest developments in this exciting field, from the electronic patient record with image distribution to the full range of topics in digital imaging. Written in clear, nontechnical language, this text features coverage of: Web-based PACS Fault-tolerant image archive servers Security Industrial standards Integrating the healthcare enterprise Clinical management systems Light imaging Digital radiography Teleconsultation PACS-based imaging informatics PACS and Imaging Informatics uses the framework of imaging informatics to explain PACS, making the text accessible to those without advanced knowledge of physics, engineering, math, or information technology. With the most systematic and thorough coverage of practical applications available, this text is the complete guide for all those involved in designing, implementing, and using PACS.

Hl7 for Busy Professionals

Author: Rahul Bhagat
Publisher: Anchiove Incorporated
ISBN: 0993994504
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre:

This is a book for healthcare professionals who don't come from a technical background but the changing landscape has put them face to face with HL7 and the world of healthcare IT. If you want to understand HL7 and build up a working knowledge of the topic but don't have the time, then this book is for you. It is an easy read that you will have no problem fitting in your commute time or while waiting at the airport. We are going to demystify this topic!