Welcome to the latest issue of the MEDlg with special coverage of leisure time activities in South Beach and Miami FL and technology trends from the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting . . . . a perfect blend of work and play.  After all, who can turn down unrelenting sunshine and cultural events following the busy days at Chicago’s important wintery conference?  I know we can’t, and the same is probably true for all of you.

Living It Up in Sizzling South Beach

While the delights of Florida, and Miami in particular, are no secret, many people think of South Beach as a young person’s paradise with world-class nightlife and endless parade of parties.  While undeniable, South Beach is so much more.  First and foremost, it is a walkers paradise–a compact but complete city by the sea.  From sand and surf, to hiking paths, sports complexes, restaurants, big name stores, theater, art museums and, yes night life . . . everything is accessible within minutes by foot or bicycle.  This convenience makes the location perfect for a quick getaway weekend or a spontaneous longer term stay for any busy medical professional who has little time for hours of advanced planning. Perhaps surprisingly, as part of a major city, South Beach, and of course Miami itself, is home to number of renowned hospitals and other medical facilities, some of which welcome part-time and locum tenens medical staff.  South Beach attracts visitors and residents of all ages . . from around the world.  In this sun-drenched, nature-filled yet busy mini-metropolis, everything unfolds almost effortlessly  before you. Join us as we have fun and

Technology and More from the RSNA Conference Floor

It’s exciting, enlightening and exhausting.  It showcases the latest developments in how medical professionals peer inside the human body.  It’s a time to meet old friends and make new ones.  It’s Chicago in November and it’s cold.  Nevertheless imaging specialists of every stripe gather at RSNA every year to learn about the newest and best that radiology has to offer.  And this year was no exception.  Major trends included a greater emphasis on software compared to hardware, a focus on the patient and patient-centered imaging, analytics and predictive learning and 3-D printing – to name a few.

In case you missed it, check out our review of RSNA 2016 under feature stories to find out more.

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MEDlg is the Go-To Guide for busy medical professionals who want to make the most of their leisure time and be in the know about the latest technology and trends. 

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Fall 2016

Duke University implements . . .
How long do you shock a patient's heart?  Just enough but . . .
Healthcare comes together . . .
Evercore Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) installation . . .
Claron Technology, a leading medical imaging solution provider, was ranked. . .
Major improvements over existing computed radiography
Advanced Data Systems Corporation (ADS) announced a new strategic partnership with Merge Healthcare . . .
Key West has always been a unique place being the location of where the esoteric meets the serious and blurs the boundary...
Sun, Sand, Sizzling Nightlife and Music, Culinary Delights and High End Shopping, Rollerblading . . .
Wynwood is the art center of Miami boasting over 70 galleries spread across seven or so blocks  . . .
Fishing in South Florida is a common activity and an economic staple of tourism and commercial fishing . . .