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This paper describes preliminary results of research on the perception and usability of interfaces projected onto real-world objects. Using a projector setup that enables us to compare users' color preferences, we show that the objects onto which colors are projected influence a user's choices. We also observe that many users are unable to recall and/or… (More)
While the technology side of PACS is strong, it's the way you implement your PACS--and especially the way you integrate your PACS with your hospital and radiology information system--that makes all the difference.
Managed care trends--such as acquisitions of local physician practices, mergers among payor and provider organizations and changes to the current role of managing care--means a difference in the way information systems must operate.
The focus of healthcare IT has tended to be on the back end: billing, financial systems and administration. This is now changing as healthcare facilities realize that patients are customers, and more emphasis must be placed on that first patient contact: scheduling.
Healthcare providers, payors and patients alike are somewhat dubious about using the Web to administer transactions. Everyone agrees that it would save time and money. But the real-time exchange of funds inherent to e-business would require payors and patients to settle up front. And technology can make employees uncomfortable, not to mention obsolete.