How Information Technology is Affecting the Diagnostic Imaging Landscape:

Within the past ten (10) years the landscape and importance of Information Technology (IT) has risen to the highest level of corporate America…and become a major issue to be addressed in every diagnostic imaging department in the country. We’ve moved from X-rays to DICOM, then CDs to “the cloud” and an awareness of the need to be able to display images to mobile devices (iphones, androids, Ipads and others) for speed and the convenience of our reading radiologists. 

What is the cost in time, personnel and actual dollars to keep up with this rapidly changing technology? What is the cost of NOT keep up with this rapidly changing technology? (Is it referrals, time, money…all of the above or more???)