Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

Lumify, POC ultrasound, app based ultrasound, pocket ultrasound, smartphone

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile technology. The technology was unveiled at the Soci...

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, do...

Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-world settings has many challenges, according to a new RAND Corp. study.

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness of heart rate and behavior. Body-worn or wearable...

ScImage, PicomWebLink, secure sharing portal, remote viewing, PACS, PICOM365
ScImage, announced the release of PicomWebLink, which provides facilities an alternative to burning unsecured CDs containing confidential patient information....
Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study
Vital Images Inc. will debut its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared CT Myocardial Perfusion application at the 10th annual scientific...
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA Health Services based on an unlimited software licensing...
PACSHealth, Virtual Phantoms, partner, DoseMonitor, VirtualDose CT, radiation
PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it will integrate VirtualDose CT (computed tomography) software from Virtual Phantoms...
Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study
The CT Myocardial Perfusion application from Vital Images Inc. enables physicians to visualize and analyze the heart’s blood flow using
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduced detector and computed tomography (CT) software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE...
Healthcare networks can now remotely manage computed tomography (CT) protocols and capture valuable analytics that could improve safety...
Toshiba’s Assurance 360 program makes it easier for existing computed tomography (CT) customers to lower radiation dose, improve their...

Articles

21st Century Cures Act, H.R. 6, HR-6, HR 6, medical device innovation
The U.S. House of Representatives July 10 passed its version of the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6), designed to improve the U.S. healthcare innovation...
wearable sensors, Verizon, fitness trackers, smart watches
Wearable sensors are expected to play a big role in healthcare in the coming years, according to Verizon, as data from these devices are integrated into...
radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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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...