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Digital Facts and Fiction

Time: June 13, 2009 all day
Location: Memphis (Olive Branch, MS), MS
Street: 11200 East Goodman Road
City/Town: Memphis (Olive Branch, MS)
Website or Map: http://radlist.com/meeting.as…
Phone: 662-895-2941
Event Type: digital, facts, fiction
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Mar 11, 2009

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Event Description

Digital Facts and Fiction
Saturday, June 13, 2009
Memphis (Olive Branch, MS), MS

MEETING SPONSOR:
Advanced Health Education Center

8502 Tybor Drive
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 800-239-1361
713-772-0157
FAX 713-772-0155
Website: http://aheconline.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center
11200 East Goodman Road
Memphis (Olive Branch, MS), MS 38654
662-895-2941

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Digital: Facts & Fiction
Just go up 10 kVp for digital! Is this Fact or Fiction? Nowhere in medicine has the computer had more impact than upon medical imaging. In switching from analog to digital imaging you need to know more than the “knobology. You need to understand how digital images are created and how they are being used.
The rapidly developing field of medical imaging is creating new imaging challenges
and new careers. Join us for a full day of digital information that will increase your understanding and enhance your performance in clinical applications.
Course Topics
• Why go filmless
- The evolution of filmless imaging
- Economics of filmless imaging
- Healthcare benefits of filmless
• The Electronic Medical Record and PACS
- PACS Part of the EMR
- DICOM standards
- HL7 standards
- IHE standards

• How digital images are acquired and formed
- Pixel
- Voxel
- Matrix
- Cartesian coordinate system
- 3D Volume rendering
- Post Processing
• Computed Radiography & Digital Radiography
- CR and DR are different
- CR readers
- Photostimulable plates and cassettes for CR
- Digital detectors
- Flat plate
- CCD



INSTRUCTORS:
Friederichs

CME HOURS: 8

LECTURE TOPICS:
not listed

ACTIVITIES: not listed

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