February 15, 2016

At MD Anderson Cancer Center, Managing Image Flow on a Grand Scale

Transporting, sharing, and storing diagnostic images is an inherently challenging prospect at an organization like the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world’s preeminent cancer centers. Patients who come to MD Anderson most often come by way of other patient care organizations, and often with long electronic health record (EHR) and referral trails. Not surprisingly, leaders there have been working on some of those challenges recently.

One of those leaders, Kevin W. McEnery, M.D., is a professor and is the director of innovation imaging informatics at MD Anderson. During the RSNA Conference, held in December at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center, Dr. McEnery spoke with HCI Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland regarding some of the current innovations taking place in this area. Below are excerpts from that interview.

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