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Relaxed patients, reduced motion, improved productivity

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MRI NetForum Team Philips Healthcare • Netherlands


More relaxed patients are less likely to move during an MRI examination. Adopting a holistic approach for improving different aspects of the MRI patient experience has the potential to reduce the frequency of motion artifacts.


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Relaxed patients, reduced motion, improved productivity

Repeat scans mean lost revenue

Dr. Jalal B. Andre found that the need for repeat sequences due to motion artifacts could result in lost revenues of about $115,000 per MRI scanner per year. Efforts to enhance the patient MRI experience, thereby mitigating patient motion, may have direct financial consequences for the healthcare provider.

Relaxed patients are less likely to move

Dr. Andre discusses the effects that can improve the patient MRI experience from his perspective as radiologist, and Mrs. Katarina Johansson gives her insights as a radiology nurse at a children’s hospital.


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Oct 20, 2016

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