Cardiac PACS

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...
  • Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals...
  • Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.
  • Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS)...
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Cardiac PACS| July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Business| July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Information Technology| June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was...
Technology | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 - Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular...
HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
News | Information Technology| May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department...
Lumedx, apollo, CVIS, cardiovascular data analytics, Orlando Regional Medical
Case Study | Cardiac PACS| May 26, 2015
Orlando Health recently successfully unrolled Lumedx’s physician structured reporting and image management solution...
ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | Enterprise Imaging| May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015 — ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365...
Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | May 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...
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...
EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Feature | Information Technology| May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs)...
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...
Videos | Information Technology| April 22, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has issue a draft list Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements. Jeff Coughlin,...
Videos | Enterprise Imaging| April 22, 2015
Mony Weschler, chief applications strategist and architect, application technology services, Montefiore Health System,...
News | April 08, 2015
April 8, 2015 — Enterprise imaging vendor ScImage Inc. will show Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society...
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