Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals without EHRs, according to a study published in the...

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...

A new KLAS report on business intelligence (BI) found that healthcare organizations are looking for BI vendors with industry expertise and content to handle the growing complexities of data management. The report — entitled Health Analytics 20...

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.

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients...
Carestream, IHE-Europe Connectathon, Clinical Collaboration Platform, CCP
Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the IHE-Europe (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise)...
EMRs, information technology, KLAS, Epic, Cerner, Meditech, progress, usability
Research firm KLAS released a new report on electronic medical record (EMR) usability and product performance over the past two years, revealing how physicians...
Kaiba was just a newborn when he turned blue because his little lungs weren’t getting the oxygen they needed. Garrett spent the first year of his life in...
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

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients...
Kaiba was just a newborn when he turned blue because his little lungs weren’t getting the oxygen they needed. Garrett spent the first year of his life in...
3D printing, 3-D printing
Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the...
GE, CZT, Discovery NM 570c
Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold...

Video Center

U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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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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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...