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teleradiologist
A radiology report interprets images into words. The requesting physician who requests the radiology reports recommends treatment to their patient based on the findings a radiologist provides in these reports. A patient’s understanding of preliminary or final radiology interpretations is critical in treatment decisions. An on-call radiology resident or technician may be issuing the preliminary … Continue reading "Differences Between Preliminary and Final Radiology Interpretations  "
advancements in nuclear medicine
The medical community is always looking for new and better ways to serve patients and save lives. Science, medicine, and technology often intersect to break barriers and create innovative new treatments – and nowhere is that truer than in the field of nuclear medicine. What is Nuclear Medicine? The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and … Continue reading "Recent Advancements in Nuclear Medicine"
dexa scans
Bone density is the ratio of skeletal weight (mass) to the volume or area of the bones. The heavier the bones, the stronger they will be. It affects physical activity levels, menopause, nerve signals, and more. A bone mineral density (BMD) scan compares your bone mass to an established norm and produces a score unique … Continue reading "Bone Health with BMD and DEXA Scans"
radiology for outpatient
Most of the healthcare provided by physicians involves some method of imaging. In the past, technicians have performed diagnostic services in the imaging departments of hospitals. Today, imaging services are brought to the patient with the help of mobile imaging.   Since there is such a high demand for x-rays, ultrasounds, MRI, CT scans, and … Continue reading "Benefits of Mobile Imaging for Outpatient Healthcare"
radiology
Pediatric radiology covers a wide range of uses. From broken bones to dental exams to chronic conditions, it’s arguably one of the most important advancements in medical history. Even more impressive, the improvement hasn't stopped there. Pediatric radiology has made multiple advancements over time, many of them in the past few years, including lower exposure … Continue reading "Pediatric Radiology Trends"
artificial intelligence in imaging
The fields of science and medicine are always progressing. This progression intends to help both patients and providers. Today, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming common as a way to diagnose patients. It provides a more efficient way to collect and store information. The software can even analyze imaging to a high level of accuracy. This … Continue reading "How AI is Making an Impact on Radiology and Imaging"
telehealth
The pandemic changed many ways we function in today’s society, but the most significant changes came in the healthcare industry. Many of our doctor visits and consults were via the internet on one of many telehealth websites developed during the pandemic time frame. The telehealth websites allowed physicians and other medical professionals to manage their … Continue reading "The State of Telehealth Today"
diagnostic imaging center
It’s safe to say that every medical professional wants the best care and treatment for their patients. From the time a patient steps foot into a medical facility to the time he or she leaves, accuracy and timeliness are key factors in their treatment plans. But what if those two things weren’t available right away? … Continue reading "How Diagnostic Imaging Centers Can Benefit from Teleradiology"
men's health
Studies show that men are more likely to develop an illness than women. They also die an average of 5 years sooner than women. Despite this, women go to the doctor twice as much as men. June is Men’s Health Month, and as such, it’s important to highlight the struggles that men go through in … Continue reading "Encouraging Your Male Patients To Get Screened"
hospital supply chain
The healthcare industry continues to experience supply chain challenges brought to the surface during the recent global pandemic. There are still medical supplies, equipment, devices, and labor shortages. The shortages of supplies have had a domino effect on the stability of the healthcare system. The consequences of hospital supply problems have caused shortages in personnel, … Continue reading "Hospital Supply Chain Challenges"
mammogram technology
Mammography is one of the necessary tests physicians use to detect the early stages of breast cancer and other breast diseases. Fortunately, mammogram technology has advanced rapidly within the last few years and has positively impacted women's health and wellness. Radiological mammography has been in use through most of the 1900s, but the FDA didn’t … Continue reading "Advancements in Mammography"
safety of xrays
Over 125 years ago, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen made a monumental discovery that changed medical practices forever. He was the first man to see the results of using radiological rays as a non-invasive way to investigate inside a human being’s body. With the help of Röntgen’s discovery of what is today commonly known as X-rays, medical … Continue reading "Are X-Rays Safe?"
what is arthritis?
In the United States, arthritis is the leading cause of disability. Older adults are living longer, but as a result, chronic conditions like arthritis are increasing. Arthritis symptoms vary from person to person. Testing and treatments performed by a medical professional will depend on the type of arthritis and the intensity of pain. Osteoarthritis usually … Continue reading "Promoting Arthritis Awareness"
radiology breakthroughs
Since the 19th century, radiology and imaging have been making breakthroughs in clinical practice, allowing for safer and more effective treatment for millions of patients. Recent breakthroughs have made the field of radiology more dependable, cost-effective, and practical. In the healthcare realm, radiology has become the standard for modern equipment used for preventive care, surgical … Continue reading "Recent Breakthroughs in Radiology and Imaging"
why should you hire a teleradiologist?
Teleradiology is an industry on the rise. Reports from Emergen Research project that the industry's market size will reach $40 billion globally by 2028. But why are so many medical clinics adopting teleradiology? It's because this type of imaging offers many significant benefits. Today, let's discuss just a few ways that teleradiology can benefit your … Continue reading "Why Hire a Teleradiology Company? The Benefits of Teleradiology"
healthcare staffing
If you work in healthcare, there's a good chance you're currently hiring. The industry has been struggling with a labor shortage for years, and the COVID-19 pandemic caused the number of job openings to climb even more.   Across the country, hospitals and healthcare clinics are desperate for employees, and they are recruiting as hard … Continue reading "Are you Hiring Healthcare Staff The Right Way?"
covid treatments
The Covid-19 pandemic has partially crippled the world as we once knew it. Everyone has experienced taking precautions, isolating, vaccinations, and boosters for over two years. Are we making progress? The contagious virus SARS-CoV-2, also named Covid-19, has been responsible for over 970,000 deaths in the United States alone. New variants have emerged from the … Continue reading "Recent Developments in Covid-19"
ambulance radiology
When an emergency happens, riding in an ambulance may be necessary. Life may be at stake, and the ambulance must get the patient to the hospital as quickly as possible to receive care. Many people understand the ambulance ride is a transitional time, and the medical care begins once the patient arrives at the hospital. … Continue reading "Trends in Ambulatory Care"
patient safety
The foundation of health care lies with a diagnosis. Sometimes, medical professionals have barriers to providing an accurate diagnosis because they do not have the lab space or time. This is where medical imaging centers offer invaluable assistance. What are Imaging Centers? Imaging centers are medical facilities run by board-certified and trained radiologists, emphasizing diagnostic … Continue reading "Patient Safety Awareness Week: What Can Imaging Centers Do?"
outsource radiology for hospital
Urgent care facility service use has increased substantially in recent years. Urgent care services' popularity has provided conveniences and cost reductions of medical care needs. When a patient enters an urgent care facility, the treating provider determines if radiology services will aid in the diagnosis and treatment plan for the patient. A medical assistant or … Continue reading "Benefits of Teleradiology Services for Urgent Care Facilities"
overcoming fatigue
Healthcare workers on the brink of burnout often feel overwhelmed and out of control. It is difficult for them to describe the exhaustion and fatigue they experience–even at the beginning of a work shift. These feelings intensify as the relentless weeks continue.  A worker’s burnout symptoms can surface in many ways. It can be recognized … Continue reading "Professional Healthcare Workers: Overcoming Burnout"
heart xray
In 1895, Wilhelm Rontgen accidentally discovered X-rays. Since then, imaging technology has drastically advanced in all areas of healthcare, including cardiac imaging. Medical professionals in the 1960s were using ultrasound imaging, and technicians developed Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography in the 1970s. With these tools, the advancement of cardiac imaging escalated, creating real-time … Continue reading "Innovations in Cardiac Imaging"
Cancer Patients
Having cancer is terrifying. No matter how brave a person can seem on the outside, inside they are scared. When an oncology patient goes to see their doctor, they are vulnerable and have deep expectations.  Ultimately, patients expect their doctor(s) to help them. This pertains to emotional support, health and medical concerns, legal rights, and … Continue reading "What Cancer Patients Expect From Doctors"
hospital radiology
Practically every healthcare delivery system has had staffing challenges. The financial impact has seriously stressed resources, staff safety, and the quality of patient care. Survey data shows a shortage of up to 124,000 physicians by 2033 and the need for an additional 200,000 nurses per year to replace the retiring nursing staff alone. These numbers … Continue reading "Busy Hospital Staffing Challenges and Solutions"
tech and patient care
Tech in Hospitals Today Physicians in private practice continually seek new ways to improve their patient’s care. Technology has provided an efficient and cost-effective way to maximize the delivery of health care services. Medical communication between primary care, specialists, laboratory analysts, and hospitals has been improved and expedited through the efficiency of mobile technology and … Continue reading "Improving Patient Care with Innovative Technology"
patient comfort imaging
The role of the radiologist has changed over recent years. The health care world once thought of these professionals as sitting in a dark room interpreting imaging data and writing reports. Today, diagnostic imaging is used by physicians more, and the radiologist’s role has become more centrally involved with patient care. There are opportunities to … Continue reading "Patient Comfort During Diagnostic Imaging"
regional community hospitals
Rural hospitals are the cornerstones of many rural communities. Not only are these facilities access points of care, but they are also significant financial support to rural areas by being primary employers. These facilities are essential to the rural communities and make them vulnerable to financial difficulties. There are limited resources to comply with the … Continue reading "Solution and Ideas for Rural Hospital Challenges"
3d printing diagnostic imaging
Medical Imaging is one of the most visionary and engaging fields in the healthcare industry. As technology grows and develops in this burgeoning field, now is an exciting time to be a part of it. We’ve compiled a few of the latest and most exciting innovations that have the potential to enhance medical imaging and … Continue reading "Medical Imaging Tech and Trends to Look Forward to in 2022"
Radiology history
Pillars in Radiology History, Past, and Present Radiology is a phenomenal tool. Medical teams depend on it to guide diagnosis and treatments. As a product of the early twentieth century, it is hard to imagine how medicine functioned without it. Today, our world is a much better place thanks to the people who discovered and … Continue reading "Pillars in Radiology History, Past, and Present"
women's cancer screening
Thanking Radiology Technicians Earlier this month, the nation observed National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW) but we believe this celebration really should be all year round. Radiology technicians are wonderful. They are also smart to have chosen their profession. In addition to having one of the most diverse and interesting jobs, the median annual wage for … Continue reading "Totally Rad: Thanking Those in Radiology"
xray lungs
They’re the words no one ever wants to hear: “You’ve got cancer.” Luckily, these days our healthcare system has many available tools to help fight off “the big C,” but those words still hold the power to make someone’s life flash before their eyes, bringing the things that matter most into sharp relief. November is … Continue reading "Lung Cancer Awareness Month"
quality radiology
This week, your mind might be on the upcoming Halloween holiday and fall festivities that come around this time of year. But did you know that October 17-23 is actually Healthcare Quality Week?  This week of observance is “a dedicated time to celebrate the profession and raise awareness of the positive impact healthcare quality professionals … Continue reading "Healthcare Quality Week: Thank you Radiology and Imaging"
mammograms
Without a doubt, it is far better to catch any disease in its earliest stages. Screening allows for early detection and more effective treatment. Below are the top five screenings every woman should have to detect and prevent diseases. Mammogram- 1 in 8 women will have breast cancer at some point in their lives. For … Continue reading "Top 5 Essential Health Screenings For Women"
bats
Ultrasounds—to many not in the medical field, the image of a woman getting her pregnant belly examined is often something that comes to mind first. However, as medical industry professionals, we understand that ultrasounds go way beyond that. It’s really amazing to actually look at the history and advancement of such an important diagnostic tool … Continue reading "Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month: Advancements Through the Ages"
radiology advancements
Over recent years, radiology has seen many advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). Since medical imaging produces 90% of all healthcare data, radiologists have experienced a heavy workload for years. The COVID pandemic increased the backlog of radiologists, due to shutdowns and COVID regulations.  Many have turned to AI as a solution to this problem, citing … Continue reading "AI Advancements to Watch for in Radiology"
health facilities and covid
As we head into the last quarter of the year, it’s good to review safety procedures and protocols especially as they relate to COVID-19 and emerging variants. Are you operating a nursing home, women’s wellness center, community clinic, outpatient imaging center? Let’s take care to make sure our workers and patients are safe and feel … Continue reading "Covid: Maintaining Safety in the Workplace"
prostate exam
Prostate cancer kills 34,130 men each year. With screening, this number can be dramatically decreased. Early detection allows for more treatment options and increased efficacy of treatment. However, many men are reluctant to get screened. So, the question healthcare providers (and organizations that service them like diagnostic imaging centers, mobile imaging, wellness centers, radiology centers, … Continue reading "Prostate Cancer Awareness: Encouraging Patients to Get Screened"
teleradiology services
Teleradiology Benefits Teleradiology--what an innovative solution for healthcare providers and patients alike! You can simply think of teleradiology like having a radiologist on-call 24/7 for reading and interpreting all types of scans: MRIs, X-rays, CTs, DEXA, PET, DR, mammograms and other images. What’s more, is that teleradiology enhances the level of patient care and support, … Continue reading "Benefits of Teleradiology"
failure to read
Every single day, healthcare facilities across America perform countless diagnostic procedures. These include x-rays, mammograms, CAT scans, and more, but they all have a common goal: to help healthcare workers gain a better understanding of their patients’ conditions. Imaging reading errors   Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. While many hospitals and doctor’s offices are … Continue reading "Failure to Properly Read Xrays, Mammograms, CAT Scans, and Other Diagnostic Tools: The Dangers"
burnout radiologist
Working in healthcare is certainly not for the faint of heart. The doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals in our hospitals today are constantly facing high-pressure, high-stakes situations — and their work undoubtedly takes a toll on their mental health. How can mental health issues impact the healthcare workers in your office? What can … Continue reading "The Importance of Mental Health for Healthcare Workers"
teleradiology service for women's clinic
The fitness and wellness industry has become one of the biggest markets in the world. If you are the owner of a women’s health or wellness center, there is great potential for growth in this $3.4 trillion industry. This competitive industry is constantly creating new approaches to attract patients. If you are searching for new … Continue reading "5 Tips for Women’s Wellness Healthcare Facility"
teleradiology for nursing home
As radiography technology has evolved, so has the experience of the typical resident in a nursing home or assisted living facility. X-rays, CT scans, and ultrasounds are commonly needed to help diagnose residents of these communities with an appropriate treatment plan. The availability of mobile imaging improves patient care and quality of life in a … Continue reading "How Does Mobile Imaging Help Improve Patient Care at an Assisted Living Facility?"
bone cancer
July is Bone Cancer and Sarcoma Awareness Month. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, in 2021, around 13,000 Americans will be diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma, while 3,600 will be diagnosed with bone cancer. Luckily, the 5-year survival rate of both types of cancer is fairly high (65 for soft tissue and 66.8 … Continue reading "Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month: Newest Technology in Imaging"
Vesta Teleradiology Acquires Momentum Healthcare Staffing The acquisition of Momentum Healthcare Staffing offers a new opportunity for growth as it prepares to offer both onsite and remote care physician services. LAKE MARY, FL, January 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Vesta Teleradiology is pleased to announce its acquisition of Momentum Healthcare Staffing. Through this acquisition, Vesta Teleradiology … Continue reading "Vesta Teleradiology Acquires Momentum Healthcare Staffing"
Vesta Teleradiology Named A Top 20 Innovator in Telemedicine by Technology Innovators Honor includes Vesta Teleradiology article highlighting telemedicine as the new frontier of healthcare. Technology Innovators, a knowledge-sharing platform frequently highlighting the best of the best in various industries, has named Vesta Teleradiology, already a Top 10 Telemedicine Service Company in the United States, … Continue reading "Vesta Teleradiology Named A Top 20 Innovator in Telemedicine by Technology Innovators Honor"
Vesta Teleradiology Press Release
Vesta Teleradiology to Remain Open and Waive Setup Costs to Serve Clinics Highlighting Benefits of Telemedicine Practices. Vesta through its Teleradiology and Telemedicine departments is working with partners 24×7 to help them handle issues during the COVID-19 crisis. Vesta Teleradiology has announced today that, despite the recent events related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), operations … Continue reading "Press Release COVID19"
tele radiologists
Lake Mary, FL, March 17th 2020. Vesta Teleradiology to Remain Open and Waive Setup Costs to Serve Clinics, Highlighting Benefits of Telemedicine Practices. Vesta through its Teleradiology and Telemedicine departments is working with partners 24×7 to help them handle issues during the COVID-19 crisis. Vesta Teleradiology has announced today that, despite the recent events related … Continue reading "Press Release COVID19"
healthcare review 2019
2019 Healthcare in Review Health care continued as the hot-button topic for the American public and its policymakers in 2019. Congress had significant legislative activity around surprise bills and drug costs; we saw an appeals court decision on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual mandate; nearly all Democratic presidential primary candidates discussed reform and, while … Continue reading "2019 Healthcare in Review"
rsna
The top radiological minds meet every year at RSNA. Will you be one of them next month? If you plan to join Vesta Teleradiology and other key radiology thought leaders pioneering the field, take note of these attendee tips below to make the most of your trip! Secure your bed! Chicago is a big city, … Continue reading "6 Tips to Make the Most of Your RSNA Trip!"

A device recently approved by the U.S. FDA made extremely precise images of a postmortem sample

Vesta Recognized as top 10 Telemedicine Company in the US
https://telemedicine.healthcaretechoutlook.com/vendor/vesta-teleradiology-modernizing-the-diagnostic-landscape-cid-912-mid-83.html Ten years ago, who would have thought that the future of medical care would include smartphones, virtual clinics, and doctor visits more than taking medicines? Not many people, for sure. But today, healthcare sector has drastically transformed the way medical care is being provided to patients by adopting various types of telemedicine techniques. Be … Continue reading "Vesta Recognized as top 10 Telemedicine Company in the US"
Vesta Radiology
Vesta Teleradiology, is pleased to announce the industry’s first ‘Three Year Rate Guarantee.’ Imaging facilities are facing tremendous financial pressure with falling reimbursements, stricter billing requirements and consumerism of healthcare. In this environment of reduced profit margins, Vesta is announcing the industry’s first, ‘Three Year Rate Guarantee’ to all current and new clients. Vesta's Guarantee … Continue reading "Vesta Teleradiology Announces Industry’s First Rate Guarantee"
radiology news and blog
Vesta Teleradiology has announced the launch of a new blog covering trending topics of interest in radiology such as ICD-10, Meaningful Use, Ultrasound scans in Primary Care settings, Interoperability, Affordable Care Act, and the latest developments in the radiology industry. The blog, vestarad.com/mediablog/blog has posts and articles from radiologists and other staff members of Vesta … Continue reading "Vesta Teleradiology Launches New Blog for Radiologists and Healthcare Providers"

Vesta Teleradiology released an informative White Paper, which examines the important industry drivers of 2015 and forecasts for 2016 in the interface of radiology and the current healthcare landscape. The White Paper located at http://vestarad.com/mediablog/blog/examines the impact of ACA constructs such as meaningful use and the patient-centered medical home on the workflow of the radiology … Continue reading “Vesta Teleradiology released an informative White Paper, in review 2015 & look forawrd to 2016”

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The United States spends 2.7 trillion dollars annually on healthcare, more than any other country. The Affordable Care Act, (ACA) when it was signed into law in 2010…

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ICD-10 coding system has been the talk of the town for quite a while. The latest deadline for its hospitals and practices to upgrade from ICD-9 to ICD-10…