3 Things European Radiology IT Needs To Get Right

Publication Date: 01/08/2017

Written by

Steve Holloway

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

The above quote sums up neatly a concern in European radiology IT today: Technological innovation has changed almost every aspect of society, yet for the most part there has been no change in radiology IT.

Processing speed has increased, advanced visualisation has become more complex, and access has improved, but little has changed for the most part. Computer-aided detection (CAD) is still underutilised and barely used. Imaging sharing within and between providers is poor. Departmental PACS and RIS still dominate. Procurement regularly “rolls on” contracts with the same incumbent vendor, rather than face migration.

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