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first_img News | PACS | July 02, 2019 Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu read more News | PACS | June 26, 2019 Mini-PACS Solution for Image Management and Workflow Optimization ImageGrid Mini is a feature-rich, reliable and cost-effective image management and workflow optimization solution, pr read more News | October 09, 2009 7 Medical Offers On-Demand PACS to University of Minnesota Boynton News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more October 9, 2009, 2009 — The University of Minnesota Boynton Health Service has adopted 7 Medical System’s on-demand PACS service, cutting costs by 30 percent and automating workflows to improve quality of care to its undergraduate and graduate population of more than 65,000 students.The University of Minnesota Boynton Health Service clinic had been planning to go digital for years, and implemented the plan in mid-2008 with the purchase of two digital X-ray (CR) units from Konica. At the time, the Konica sales executive recommended 7 Medical’s picture archiving and communication system (PACS) to complete the clinic’s digital strategy.As a midsize clinic, Boynton Health Service needed to manage several critical factors: system costs, ongoing annual maintenance and upgrades, switching from manual to automated workflows implementation, integration and PACS administration, integration to an existing electronic medical records (EMR) system, on-site and remote viewing and reading of images.Boynton Health Service was purchasing two Konica CRs and had a limited budget remaining for the PACS. 7 Medical’s on-demand PACS solution is based on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model. The on-demand model made it possible for Boynton to pay a low monthly fee for the PACS service based on the number of studies it uses each month. Budget was less of a factor because the cost of the PACS service was half the cost of film, chemicals and related materials—and there were no upfront or ongoing capital expenses.“We didn’t know about on-demand and what 7 Medical had to offer. We thought we would have to buy our own PACS, or lease space from another facility. We didn’t know there was a company out there that could take care of the entire PACS service for us,” said Ann Bohl, Radiology Manager of Boynton Health Service.With 7 Medical’s on-demand PACS, all service, 24/7 support, technology upgrades, maintenance and updates are included in the monthly fee for the life of the contract. Costs are predictable, and Boynton Health Service no longer worries about pricey fees for annual maintenance, upgrades or updates. By managing and containing costs, the clinic was able to positively affect its bottom line.For more information: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019 Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging… read more Feature | Information Technology | June 27, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Smart Algorithm Extracts Data from Radiology Reports Radiology reports may contain information essential to figuring out a patient’s condition. read more News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019 Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis capabilities of… read more Related Content News | Enterprise Imaging | June 27, 2019 Ambra Health Announces Integration With Box Ambra Health announced an integration with Box to enable the sharing of medical imaging directly from within Box’s… read more News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more last_img read more

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first_img by Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press Posted May 7, 2018 1:16 pm PDT Last Updated May 7, 2018 at 1:40 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO – Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich says she was “devastated” when she heard of the recent sexual misconduct allegations made against fellow culinary star Mario Batali.The two have worked together under B&B Hospitality Group, which operates several of their restaurants.In December, the online site Eater New York reported on the allegations made against Batali by at least four women, three of whom worked for him.Batali then immediately stepped away from B&B Hospitality Group’s operations, including the restaurants.Meanwhile, Bastianich stepped into a greater leadership role at the company, where she’s always been a partner, along with chef Nancy Silverton.Bastianich’s son, celebrity chef Joe Bastianich, is another leader at the company that has outlined various steps to improve its culture.“It never happened that I’ve seen it, but I was devastated when I found out of the accusations,” Bastianich said in a recent interview to promote her new memoir, “Lidia: A Life of Love, Family, and Food.”“We made a quick, swift move to separate, because it’s not for me to correct, or to do — that’s for (Batali) to settle,” added the bestselling cookbook author, Emmy Award-winning TV personality and renowned restaurateur behind Felidia, Becco, Esca and Eataly.“I kind of went back and just said, ‘I’m here. This should have never happened. Let’s move on and let’s do the right thing.’”In a prepared statement sent to The Associated Press in December, Batali said the complaints “match up” with his past behaviour. “I take full responsibility and am deeply sorry for any pain, humiliation or discomfort I have caused to my peers, employees, customers, friends and family,” he said.Bastianich has long been a powerful force in a professional culinary world that’s typically been dominated by men.“I always tell young women in my industry … ‘You have to invest in yourself. You have to become the best that you can. Don’t always expect others to do it…. You’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to make it happen. If you’re invested, if you’re good, it’s going to show,’” said Bastianich.“And I say, ‘You must always respect and you must demand respect back.’”She’s hoping the #MeToo and Time’s Up women’s empowerment movements will help sway financial institutions to support more female chefs.“Way back when we were building Felidia and we were over budget and almost didn’t open and I went to the bank for a loan, I had to bring my sick husband with me in order to get that loan — and I have never forgotten it,” Bastianich said.“Maybe that made me even more resilient to go ahead and to make it happen.”Bastianich writes in her memoir about facing adversity from birth, when the family’s Italian town of Pola became part of the newly formed communist Yugoslavia after the Second World War. Eventually the family escaped and lived in a refugee camp in Trieste, Italy before getting U.S. visas and moving to New York.Bastianich said she felt compelled to share her story after witnessing the plight of refugees in recent years.“Certainly my book is non-political but the situation out there was very reminiscent of my trip through life, me being an immigrant, being in a political refugee camp waiting for an opportunity to go someplace,” she said.“When I see those children on the screen in those camps … I know in their hearts there’s fright, I know in their hearts there’s doubt, I know in their hearts they’re waiting — waiting for a home, waiting for a place to go.”Bastianich said she has family in Montreal and feels a connection with Canada, particularly Toronto.Toronto is where she and her co-partners in the Italian marketplace chain Eataly plan to open their first Canadian location, around September 2019, in the Manulife Centre.“Toronto is such a great city, it has such a great Italian population and I think that we need to be in touch with Canada,” Bastianich said.“I come often here … my show on Telelatino really reaches out, so I developed this kind of extension of friendship and family in Canada.”–With files from The Associated Press Lidia Bastianich is seen in this undated handout photo. Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich says she was “devastated” when she heard of the recent sexual misconduct allegations made against fellow culinary star Mario Batali. The two have worked together under B&B Hospitality Group, which operates several of their restaurants.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Diana DeLucia, Penguin Random House *MANDATORY CREDIT* center_img Chef Lidia Bastianich talks Mario Batali allegations and her new memoirlast_img read more