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10 Favorite Medical Imaging Articles 2017

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Dec 26, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the new technology, issues and changes in medical imaging. At Atlantis Worldwide, we thought we’d make it a little easier for you. We gathered up our most interesting articles about medical imaging during the past year. They were shared on news and medical sites, on LinkedIn and even Facebook. We got lots of positive and interesting feedback and comments from trusted friends and professionals.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

This Is Why AI Tools Can Help Radiologists

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 16:11 PM

Mention the term AI in a room filled with radiologists and you’ll probably hear a comment like, “AI is going to make us obsolete” but don't fear,  according to radiologist and informatics expert

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

What's Up? Wearable MRI - Holograms - Medical Imaging is Changing!

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 @ 12:10 PM

We’re living in a very exciting time, technology-wise.  Every time you turn around, there’s a new gadget that makes life easier.  There’s a breakthrough that helps us worker faster.  There’s a technology that saves lives, or makes it easier to save lives.

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Social Media & Marketing Tips for Your Medical Imaging Practice

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 @ 10:08 AM

Social Media is everywhere. Times have changed and more and more people are embracing this new norm.  While walking my dog and passing people on the street, it is evident that many folks have their eyes glued to their phones.  If you are not using some form of social media for your marketing you will be missing out, so take time and get started today!

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Topics: More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Advances in MRI Technology

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 13:06 PM

In recent years, some of the advances in MRI technology have been on the software side.  These advancement enable faster contrast scans, simplified cardiac imaging workflows, and even the ability to perform MR scans of the lungs.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

Improving Radiotherapy with MRI

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 15:05 PM

In the mission to cure and eliminate cancer, all progress is good progress. Currently, one of the most common treatments for cancer is radiotherapy. Radiotherapy uses high-energy radiation in the form of x-rays to destroy cancerous cells. It can be administered both internally and externally and is often combined with other types of treatments including chemotherapy and surgery.

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Topics: MRI, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

How to Avoid Headaches When Installing Medical Imaging Equipment

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 11:05 AM

After figuring out which medical imaging equipment makes the most sense for your practice, clinic, facility or hospital, it’s just as important to consider the size, specifications and logistics surrounding the installation of your new diagnostic equipment. At Atlantis Worldwide, experience has taught us that preplanning saves a lot of heartache.  Case in point, we know of a physician who bought the perfect C-Arm for his practice, only to discover it wouldn’t fit into the room he bought it for!

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, More Than Just Imaging Solutions

A Portable PET Scan?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 @ 16:03 PM

It looks like it’s only a few years away—a portable, wearable PET scan that could be used on the football sidelines (or battlefield or anywhere else) to instantly diagnose whether an injured person has sustained brain damage.  It would be much
easier to use onsite and much less expensive than current technology, which requires a patient to be rushed to the hospital and lie still under a large and heavy PET Scanner.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions, PET/CT

Cyber Criminals Hacking Medical Imaging Equipment: Concerned Yet?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 @ 15:03 PM

There are all kinds of cyber crimes, including stock manipulation schemes, intellectual property theft, telecommunications
scam, financial fraud scheme and pharmaceutical fraud.  But there are a growing number of cyber attacks on the healthcare industry. Case in point, last August Banner Health reported a data breach affecting 3.7 million patients and staff at 23 hospitals and specialized facilities. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, More Than Just Imaging Solutions, Medical Imaging Equipment

UltraSound on Your iPhone Approved

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

Medical technology continues to be developed at rocket speed, as evidenced by new integration of mobile and medical devices.  Clarius Mobile Health’s C3 and L7 Wireless Ultrasound Scanners were recently approved by the FDA. The scanner connects to tablets and smartphones via a secure WiFi connection and then transfers the images to be viewed, manipulated or saved.  It’s ideal for rapid procedures like guiding nerve blocks or targeted injections bedside.

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Topics: More Than Just Imaging Solutions