Author: Marianne Matthews

A Reading Revolution

It’s been twenty years since PACS revolutionized imaging interpretation. How has the reading room evolved around this groundbreaking technology—and what next-generation improvements are coming down the road? Axis spoke with three prominent radiologists for some in the trenches perspectives.

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CIO Sound Off: Commitment to the ACO Model is Essential to Success

St. Joseph, Mo.-based Mosaic Life Care saved Medicare $8.53 million in its first year as a Medicare Shared Savings (MSSP) Accountable Care Organization (ACO). According to Brennan Lehman, Mosaic’s chief information officer, the health system has been successful because of support from leadership, strategic investments in technology, and by extending advanced care nurses into patient’s homes.

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Axess Ultrasound Expands Probe Repair Capabilities

Axess Ultrasound of Indianapolis, IN, provides ultrasound services, including probe and system repair, technician training, and ultrasound parts for nearly 1,000 hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide. Axess now offers testing and repair capabilities for the Philips series of high-tech X7-2t 3D/4D transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) probes. This gives healthcare providers the option of high quality repair instead of costly replacement.

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