Teleradiology in Worldwide News!
Teleradiology has gained worldwide attention this week!
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Here are some of the top stories:
CARS: Teleradiology brings new dynamic to training: (Reported by Frances Rylands-Monk, AuntMinnieEurope.com) In Greece, a three-year teleradiology-based training project that started in January 2011 is already getting positive reviews from clinical colleagues, delegates heard during the teleradiology and e-learning session at the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) congress in Pisa, Italy.
Dutch auction? Debate grows over second opinions from India: (reported by Frances Rylands-Monk, AuntMinnieEurope.com) Intense media scrutiny over the spread of second opinion services in the Netherlands has rekindled discussion about the ethical and legal position of commercial teleradiology operators. While some experts see such a "patient-centric" business model as a logical evolution mirroring that of similar services in the U.S., others feel considerable unease about the situation.
Trauma care network boosts teleradiology in Germany (Reported by Finn Snyder, AuntMinnieEurope.com) An extensive nationwide trauma network that links more than 850 care providers in Germany is adding teleradiology functionality. Attendees at the recent KIS-RIS-PACS and DICOM meeting held at Schloss Waldthausen near Mainz learned more about the TKmed project.
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