A few stories that caught our attention this week include how to test a barcode, a report from RSNA on how Meaningful Use has been slowly adopted and a story on companies replacing legacy apps with SaaS solutions.
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How Do You Test a Bar Code? - The Barcode News
By John Nahtrieb
It is necessary to test a bar code because when it doesn’t work right, it causes huge problems and potentially huge liability. Bar codes hold the retail supply chain together and make it possible to track the movement of food, consumer goods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, health care products and devices; bar codes are integrated into manufacturing processes, security systems, access control devices, identification systems and myriad other applications.
RSNA: Rads exhorted to make MU meaningful - HealthImaging
By Lisa Fratt
The consensus on Meaningful Use (MU) for radiology is that the program is an awkward fit for the specialty. Consequently, radiologists have been slow to accept MU. An expert panel challenged radiologists to accept the challenge of MU and work to make it meaningful for radiology at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Gartner: SaaS Now Replacing Legacy Apps, as Well as Extending Them - CIO
By Chris Kanaracus
Companies are not only buying into SaaS (software as a service) more than ever, they are also ripping out legacy on-premises applications and replacing them with SaaS, according to analyst firm Gartner.