This edition of Enterprise Imaging & IT takes a decidedly practical cast.

December 1, 2006
John C. Hayes
John C. Hayes

Here you'll discover how one site transitioned to speech recognition and tips on how to best accomplish that task; a report from the Radiology Consulting Group on how to sort through the confusing world of PACS pricing; a look at a new IHE standard that should help ease some of the headaches PACS administrators suffer when patients walk in with images on CDs; and a comment on the importance of ergonomic considerations in planning a reading setting.

Here you'll discover how one site transitioned to speech recognition and tips on how to best accomplish that task; a report from the Radiology Consulting Group on how to sort through the confusing world of PACS pricing; a look at a new IHE standard that should help ease some of the headaches PACS administrators suffer when patients walk in with images on CDs; and a comment on the importance of ergonomic considerations in planning a reading setting.

In fact, it is practical, day-to-day matters such as these that so often determine the success or failure of different projects in radiology's digital enterprise. We figure that anytime we can provide concrete tips on how to better manage these matters in a new implementation or an upgrade, you're going to be ahead of the game.