3D Imaging Creates Closer Relationships Between Clinician and Patient

Our latest video showcases how 3D imaging technology is used with mobile devices to help radiologists deliver improved patient care in hospitals.

I think we have all seen radiologists who would normally use a light box to analyse x-rays. Nowadays this has been replaced by powerful graphic workstations, which are usually stationary, making results difficult to move around in a hospital. Intel technology, with powerful in-built rendering and networking capabilities, have made these images mobile - truly mobile.

More powerful processing technology is enabling the production of 3D images that enable healthcare professionals to view fractures from every angle on a mobile device in today’s hospital. Being able to zoom in and rotate the injury on a tablet is no longer a futuristic vision. Intel technology has bought 3D visualisation to the patient’s bedside.

When I speak to doctors they tell me they get a real feel for how bone fragments are positioned and consequently can provide the best possible treatment for realignment. And the patient benefits too, as treatment plans can be discussed in detail with a highly visual explanation of their injury on a tablet device. Clinicians have known for decades that the most effective patient outcomes are achieved when the patient is educated about their medical injury and buys-in to the treatment plan.

We’re helping to bring images to life for doctors and patients here at Intel – check out our healthcare device selector tool to find the best solution for you and your patients.

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