Entries by Doug Rufer

6 Considerations Before Monetizing Imaging Data

Introduction Let’s face it, we live in an era where data explodes around us daily.  In fact, we estimate that 328.77 million terabytes of data is generated daily.  Considering radiology annually generates over 74 million CT studies and 275 million conventional radiology procedures (and that’s not counting the other modalities), a considerable amount of imaging […]

What’s Old is New Again: The Resurgence of the RIS

By Doug Rufer, BSBA, RT(R) Introduction What’s old is new again as the resurgence of the RIS is making a comeback. RIS stands for Radiology Information System, once a critical information management solution for busy radiology departments in the 1990s. Then, around 2010 organizations began to adopt electronic health record systems (EHRs) and stand-alone RIS […]