Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology| May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
Case Study | May 07, 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to delivering the...
Mo-99, molybdenum, MURR, NorthStar, production, University of Missouri
News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has completed its first production-scale test run of the molybdenum-...
Compact Light Source, CLS, CT, X-ray, SLAC, Lyncean, Eggl, Pfeiffer, TUM

The Compact Light Source by Palo Alto-based Lyncean Technologies Inc. generates X-rays suitable for advanced tomography. The car-sized device is a miniature version of football-field-sized X-ray generators known as synchrotrons and it emerged from basic research at SLAC in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Image courtesy of Lyncean Technologies Inc.

News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — A new study shows that the recently developed Compact Light Source (CLS), a commercial X-ray...
Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary
News | May 07, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a...
heart stent, OAP therapy, ACS, patients, PCNA, SCAI, medication, prescribed
Feature | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent...
pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
News | Congenital Heart| May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic...
Stellarex, Spectranetics, investment, BTK, peripheral artery disease
News | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Spectranetics Corporation announced it is accelerating investments in the Stellarex...
ultrasound, heart, beat, pacemaker, Drexel University, Applied Physiology
Feature | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — Ultrasound can increase the rate at which heart...
transmyocardial laser revascularization

Novadaq's CO2 laser system being used to create a channel in the myocardium to promote angiogenesis in infarct tissue.

Feature | May 06, 2015 | Reza Dabir, M.D.
Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR or TMR) was introduced in the late 1990s as a method to offer relief to...
EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Feature | Information Technology| May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs)...
Medtronic, SYMPLICITY AF, PVI, renal denervation, Arctic Front, Spyral, G3
Feature | May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a clinical...
Biotronik, CLS, Itrevia, CRT-D, heart failure
Technology | May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Biotronik announced that a unique physiologic sensor is now available in the latest family of...
gadolinium, brain, contrast MRI, Radiology, Kanal
Feature | May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests some types of a popular...
Carestream, IHE-Europe Connectathon, Clinical Collaboration Platform, CCP
News | May 04, 2015
May 4, 2015 — Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the...
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