Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

SGR repeal, sustainable growth rate repeal

Congress has passed legislation that eliminates the threat of annual cuts in Medicare payments to providers that were required under the sustainable growth rate (SGR) to control skyrocketing Medicare costs. The legislation, H.R. 2, lays the framew...

The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than the 2014 wait time average.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation. Researchers said the findings highl...

Cerner, Qualcomm, home health monitoring, 2net, CareAware, EHR
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home. Cerner...
WITS(MD), Image Mover, capture, mobile, HIMSS
WITS(MD), a provider of medical image workflow solutions, announced the introduction of Image Mover, a mobile application that securely captures medical images...
pingmd 3, mobile, virtual care, HIMSS
Pingmd debuted its virtual care mobile app, Pingmd 3, at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference, April 13-15...
NEC display, radiology
NEC Display Solutions of America received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(K) market clearance of the MultiSync MD322C8 LCD, a high-resolution display for...
Cerner, Qualcomm, home health monitoring, 2net, CareAware, EHR
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital
Image Mover from WITS(MD) is a mobile application that securely captures medical images from smart devices with a zero-protected health...
The pingmd 3 mobile platform allows virtual care coordination using messaging, voice, picture and video in asynchronous and real-time...

Articles

Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is why the idea of too much paperwork scares them off,...
BridgeHead Software, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, image migration, VNA, PACS
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Bradford) has completed one of the UK’s largest image migration projects thanks to a four-way partnership...
Children's Hospital of Michigan, Ariana Smith, aortic aneurysm, 3-D printing
Seventeen-year-old Ariana Smith recently became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a...
Congress has passed legislation that eliminates the threat of annual cuts in Medicare payments to providers that were required under the sustainable growth...

Video Center

The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically...
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The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...