About one in three in ED for low back pain receive imaging

(HealthDay)—Imaging is obtained for about one in three patients with emergency department visits for low back pain, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Jina Pakpoor, M.D., from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues examined the use of…

Sectra sees potential in French PACS replacement wave

Summary Swedish enterprise imaging specialist Sectra has won a contract to replace the GE PACS at the Centre d’Imagerie Médicale de l’Hôpital Privé d’Antony in France, where its system will handle approximately 170,000 examinations every year. The Sectra software meets the hospital’s requirement for high availability tools that will enable…