Tell Your Doctor: CDs Are History

Using CDs or DVDs to transfer X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, etc. is an ineffective and antiquated method for delivering medical images. With today's advanced technology there are better options. Why not use your mobile phone instead?

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Topics: patient access

A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Perspective on Second Opinions

The first physician recommended a mastectomy. The second physician disagreed, saying a simple lumpectomy would be sufficient. The third opinion saved Jenyse White’s life. Take it from this breast cancer survivor: getting a second opinion, and even a third, is critical when facing any cancer diagnosis.

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Topics: patient access, Breast Cancer, second opinion

3 Benefits of Giving Your Patients Self-Service Access to Mammograms

A breast cancer diagnosis can be terrifying. Depending upon the recommended treatment, many patients may want to get a second opinion from another subspecialist before proceeding. This process can be burdensome for everyone involved - you, your patient and the physician providing a second opinion - thanks to the antiquated method of sharing mammograms - gathering your information by mailing CDs or sending faxes (or, even worse - mailing the film itself!) 

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Topics: patient access, Mammograms, digital health

The Importance of Getting a Second Opinion on Breast Cancer

Once you’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis, your first question will probably be “What are my options?” The second question might (and should) be: “Do you have a recommendation for a second opinion?”

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Topics: patient access, Breast Cancer, Expert View, second opinion

Don't Be a Dinosaur: Patients Want Mobile Access to Medical Images

At the recent Rock Health Summit in San Francisco, a digital healthcare conference focused on tackling healthcare’s biggest challenges, one panelist told a tale that feels all too familiar:

A patient walked into his surgeon’s office ready for his scheduled operation. As requested, he brought along a CD containing a copy of his spine image… only for the surgeons to realize there was no CD drive in the operating room to read it!
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Topics: patient access, Expert View, digital health

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