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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...

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is defined as equivalent to 100 millisieverts or roug...

Congress has passed legislation that eliminates the threat of annual cuts in Medicare payments to providers that were required under the sustainable growth...
Mobile Heartbeat, MH-CURE, smartphone application, HIMSS15
Mobile Heartbeat announced it will be demonstrating its MH-CURE communication and workflow smartphone application at the 2015 Healthcare Information and...
Nuance, physicians, patients, relationship, technology, engagement, survey
The physician-patient relationship still plays a primary role in the overall patient experience despite increasing use of technology, according to a survey...
KLAS, business intelligence, healthcare, vendors, data
A new KLAS report on business intelligence (BI) found that healthcare organizations are looking for BI vendors with industry expertise and content to handle...
NavisHealth, Engage, Salina Regional Health Center, mobile, patient, app
The Engage mobile platform from NavisHealth Solutions Inc. is designed specifically for patients as a companion electronic health record (
The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system is now cleared for an additional indication to treat...
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via...
The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of...

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Congress has passed legislation that eliminates the threat of annual cuts in Medicare payments to providers that were required under the sustainable growth...
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...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...
Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
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...

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The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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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...