HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis. The...
DEFUSE-2 study, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Stroke | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through...
McKesson Cardiology, CVIS, cardiovascular information system, cardiac PACS, sale, sells, merges, new IT company
Feature | Information Technology | June 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
June 28, 2016 — McKesson Corp. and Change Healthcare Holdings Inc., a provider of software and analytics, network...
UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jianyi Jay Zhang, custom-engineered heart tissue
News | Stem Cell Therapies | June 28, 2016
June 24, 2016 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced the launch of new research by Jianyi “Jay”...
IBM Watson Health, medical imaging collaborative
News | Clinical Decision Support | June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016 — IBM announced it has formed a Watson Health medical imaging collaborative, a global initiative...
SNMMI, appropriate use criteria, AUC, PAMA, qualified provider-led entity, PLE
News | Clinical Decision Support | June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has been named a qualified provider-led...
CT scans, cancer risk, radiation dose, Canadian study
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016 — A new study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences surveyed doctors, radiologists and...
ACR Select, Appropriateness Criteria, federal AUC requirements, qPLEs
News | Clinical Decision Support | June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has named the American College of Radiology (ACR...
Agfa Healthcare, Enterprise Imaging, KLAS report 2015, Xero universal viewer, VNA
News | Enterprise Imaging | June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016 — In a recent report on satisfaction among healthcare information technology (IT) customers, Agfa...
Philips, SNMMI 2016, Vereos digital PET/CT, time-of-flight, IntelliSpace 8.0, nuclear imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016 — Philips announced it would be showcasing a variety of...
3-D printing, aortic valve model, aortic stenosis, Cleveland Clinic, ASE 2016

Image courtesy of Henry Ford Hospital.

News | 3-D Printing | June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016 – While 3-D printing has...
ASE 2016, echocardiography, telemedicine, Arkansas, pediatric patients
News | Telecardiology | June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016 — Two new research studies verify that echocardiography, linked to experts through...
Siemens Healthineers, SNMMI '16, molecular imaging, syngo.via, Biograph Horizon PET/CT, mobile configuration
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — At the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Siemens...
McKesson, iPad, CVIS, ECG mobile viewer

Dynamic ECG waveforms displayed on an iPad using McKesson's mobile ECG viewer, which directly connects to the hospital's cardiovascular information system or ECG management system. This technology can help speed triage of STEMI patients, allowing diagnosis anywhere, rather than requiring cardiologists to walk down to an emergency department or drive into the hospital to view the ECG.

Feature | Mobile Devices | June 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The ubiquitous smartphone has found its way into the pockets of nearly every clinician and patient in recent years and...
TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...
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