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About Rebecca Schankerman

Rebecca Schankerman is a recent graduate from Indiana University with an honors degree in Management and Marketing. Rebecca has a strong passion for marketing and how it plays a role within the healthcare industry. As Ambra’s Field Marketing Coordinator, Rebecca handles all aspects of the events Ambra attends each year within the medical imaging and informatics fields. When she’s not planning the latest Ambra conference or trade show, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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    Patient Awareness Opens Lines of Communication in Radiology September 5, 2019

    Why do incidental findings go unreported? The first reason is due to a lack of patient awareness. Their physician may verbally tell them their results, but they may never review the report themselves. A physician may fail to disclose all the information if incidental findings are not dire news; they may worry that they are burdening the patient with too much information. However, it is a patient’s right to be fully aware of their own health and new regulation may soon make that law. 

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  • How Health IT Infrastructure Affects Patient Outcomes August 28, 2019

    In today’s post, we are going to focus on IT infrastructure and the role it can play in the patient outcome. Healthcare organizations have gone decades without modernizing their IT infrastructure which is unfathomable compared to other industries like banking, cell phone networks, and many more.

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    Image Enable HIEs to Streamline Patient Care August 15, 2019

    When it comes to sharing reports and notes on a patient, HIEs are a great resource, but where do a patient’s medical images go? In cases of serious illness, medical imaging is often a critical part of the overall diagnosis. Only a small portion of U.S.-based HIEs have incorporated an image exchange component into their data sharing abilities, yet the sharing of diagnostic imaging holds great promise for patient outcomes and efficiency.

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