Meet our next member featured member of the ICE Editorial Board: Jef Williams. Jef is a Managing Partner and Imaging SME at Paragon Consulting Partners LLC. His certifications include Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He also has a Master of Business Administration. Jef has worked in medical imaging for nearly 20 years. He started with a large IDN film-to-filmless project (first-generation PACS). After successfully completing the project, Jef spent five years at GE Healthcare as part of a large product development project. In 2009, he began consulting and has worked with clients of all types to assist with the design, selection and implementation of medical imaging infrastructure and technology. Jef has also worked with government agencies, large IDNs, physician groups and practices and innovative start-up health care service companies. Jef loves to travel with his wife to places they do not get to visit for work, including internationally. He is also an avid musician and guitar collector. In his free time, Jef is entertaining his adult children, playing with his golden retrievers and playing in his music room.
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Managing the users of your imaging platform is an ongoing challenge as the use and access of patient medical images continues to expand across the enterprise.
The proliferation of handheld imaging devices continues to expand. These small medical imaging devices are most often used as bedside or point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in diagnosing or treating patients.
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Our work environment is critical to our success, yet we spend so little time considering the conditions and ergonomics of that space. This has been exacerbated by the shift to working from home.