7 Benefits of Giving Patients Online Access to their Medical Images

Today, most computers don’t even have a CD drive. So why are providers still giving patients a CD copy of their medical images?

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Topics: patient care, patient access, patient portal

Why You Should Provide Better Patient Access to Medical Images

The battleground of today’s business world revolves around the customer experience. Whether you are selling cars, cheeseburgers, or radiological services, the 21st century customer demands to be treated with respect and warmth. Accordingly, in nearly all industries, the customer experience is gaining sharpened attention. Specifically, customers demand information transparency and this trend is only growing, especially for millennial consumers. Most customers understand that information is power and that knowledge drives effective decision making. People can access their financial data in two clicks and a swipe on their smartphones. Similarly, most companies are becoming transparent and providing patients access to their information anytime and anywhere.

Why, then, do patients still find difficulty accessing their medical information?

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Topics: patient care, patient image portal, Purview Solutions, Purview Blog, patient medical images, patient images access, patient access, patient images, patient portal, millennials, millennial patients

3 Ways of Having More Engaged Patients

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Usually the idea of patients controlling their own medical images strikes fear into the hearts of medical care professionals. Patients can jump to rash conclusions based off of their images, before even speaking to their medical care provider. While it may be controversial as to who should own medical images, the truth is having engaged patients will improve medical outcomes.

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Topics: medical imaging, medical images, patient care, patient image portal, patient medical images, patient images access, patient access, patient images

The Evolution of Radiology

See how radiology has evolved since its founding in 1895


The history of radiology began with the need for more information: gathering internal images for delivering better patient care. German physicist, Wilhelm Conrad Röentgen, discovered what he called a "new kind of ray" in 1895, and the way medical care professionals understood and treated their patients was forever changed. Further developments in the field of radiology have been to enhance this comprehensive medical image and have resulted in ultrasounds, CTs, and MRIs.

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Topics: medical imaging, patient care, ehr and medical images, patient medical images, radiology, patient images

Top 4 reasons why healthcare technology is impeding patient care

Learn why technology is impeding patient care and discover why healthcare isn't more efficient.

You would think in today's interconnected world, sharing or transmission of medical images would be easy. But, while technology enables us to connect in ways we never thought possible, it also does its fair share to deter its use in patient care. Here are the top reasons technology is holding back medical imaging progress.

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Topics: medical imaging, cloud medical imaging, patient care, Purview Blog

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