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This channel includes news and new technology innovations for healthcare information technology (HIT) as it relates to cardiology reporting systems, cardiac PACS, electronic medical records, electronic health records, EMRs, EHRs, radiology PACS integration, clinical decision support, advaned imaging visualization, analytics software and cybersecurity.

Fujifilm Upgrades Next-Generation Synapse Cardiology PACS
News | Cardiac PACS | October 10, 2019

October 9, 2019 – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently launched Synapse...

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital. 

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | October 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders...

EchoPixel Introduces 3-D Holographic Intraoperative Software
News | Virtual and Augmented Reality | September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019 — EchoPixel introduced what it calls the first-ever intraoperative software to provide naked-eye...

FDA Clears Modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest CT From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three modules of AI-Rad Companion Chest...

HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 — HeartFlow Inc. has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...

Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the...

New Report Reveals Vulnerabilities of Internet of Things-enabled Healthcare Devices
News | Cybersecurity | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 — Use of the Internet of Things (IoT) is booming, with IHS Markit forecasting there will be...

AI Could Use EKG Data to Measure Patient's Overall Health Status

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News | Artificial Intelligence | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 – In the near future, doctors may be able to apply...

Fast Food Availability Linked With More Heart Attacks

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News | Population Health | August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019 —  Areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more...

New Report Examines Hospital Cybersecurity Challenges in Georgia
News | Cybersecurity | August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 — Healthcare ...

Computer Simulations May Treat Most Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

The OPTIMA (Optimal Target Identification via Modelling of Arrhythmogenesis) simulator uses contrast-enhanced MRI scans to create personalized digital replicas of a patient's heart to guide catheter abation for atrial fibrillation. Image courtesy of Patrick M. Boyle and Natalia A. Trayanova.

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019 — Scientists at Johns Hopkins have successfully created...

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