Information Technology

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.

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

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

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...

New Study Visually Tracks Chronic Venous Insufficiency Wound Healing in EMR
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019 — A simple change in the way health professionals track their patients’ progress has brought...

Structured reporting implementation best practices webinar by GE Healthcare. The Centricity Cardio Enterprise is a cardiovascular information system (CVIS).
Webinar | Cardiac PACS | August 09, 2019
You have likely heard the case for moving to structured reporting, including standardized documentation to drive more...
Videos | Advanced Visualization | August 09, 2019

An example of Siemens' photo-realistic Cinematic image reconstruction. This image is from a CTA exam from a Siemens...

Half of Hospital Decision Makers Plan to Invest in AI by 2021
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 08, 2019

August 8, 2019 — A recent study conducted by Olive AI explores how hospital leaders are responding to the imperative...

RSNA and ACR to Collaborate on Landmark Medical 3D Printing Registry
News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 08, 2019

August 8, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 08, 2019

This is a quick video example of a cardiac computed tomography (CT) exam showing a Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter...

Cerner, Duke Clinical Research Institute Launch New Solution for Population Health Clinical Research
News | Population Health | August 07, 2019

August 7, 2019 — Cerner has announced the development of the Cerner Learning Health Network to help clinicians more...

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