Merlina Trevino



New software crystallizes network security big picture

August 01, 2005

Security event monitors, an emerging technology in security software, can help protect radiology departments from the increasing onslaught of network attacks, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

New software class provides big picture on network security

June 03, 2005

Security event monitors, the latest advance in security software, can help defend radiology departments against the growing onslaught of network attacks, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Lossy compression provides viable option for storing medical images

June 03, 2005

Radiology departments need not fear irreversible compression of medical images, according to a Canadian review of the medical literature.

IHE introduces new handbook for radiologists

June 02, 2005

Help has arrived for radiologists who want to make the best use of the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise integration profiles when selecting and implementing informatics technology. The IHE released a radiology-specific handbook at the SCAR meeting that guides readers in the use of IHE profiles, said Kevin O’Donnell, co-chair of the IHE radiology planning committee.

Radiology tackles broad range of applications with data mining

May 26, 2005

Data mining has the potential to revolutionize clinical information management. But while data mining is a hot topic in information technology circles, it has yet to make many forays into radiology. Only a few departments have taken the plunge.

SCAR ponders broader direction for future efforts

May 05, 2005

The Society for Computer Applications in Radiology will celebrate its silver anniversary at this year's annual meeting in Orlando with a new look. In a move designed to reposition itself in the changing world of electronic imaging, the society will unveil a new tagline at the conference next month: Innovating Imaging Informatics.

Public gains access to federally funded research

April 25, 2005

Beginning next month, medical scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health will be asked to voluntarily submit final manuscripts describing their research to the PubMed Central online medical archive.

MRI documents potential precursor to cocaine addiction

April 22, 2005

The amygdala, a brain structure critical in making judgments, is markedly smaller in cocaine addicts, according to a study conducted at Harvard Medical School. While the results are preliminary, they may indicate that reduced amygdala volumes predispose people to cocaine addiction.