PACS

IBM Watson, Merge Healthcare, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Phytel

Merge Hemo image courtesy of Merge Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report...
CMS, Meaningful Use replacement, Meaningful Outcomes, JPM16
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the...
News | Analytics Software | January 05, 2016
January 5, 2016 — As the emphasis on the change in delivery of care escalates from volume- to value-based care,...
Philips, IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, RSNA 2015, MMTT qEASL, cardiac MR

Image courtesy of Philips

Technology | Enterprise Imaging | December 02, 2015
December 2, 2015 — Philips announced IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, the latest edition of its advanced...
Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five hospitals...
CMS, Stage 3 Meaningful Use final rule, ONC, healthcare IT, electronic health records, EHR
Feature | Information Technology | October 07, 2015
October 7, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final version of Stage 3 Meaningful...
ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...
IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | Cardiac PACS | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Cardiac PACS | July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Business | July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Information Technology | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was...
HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
News | Information Technology | May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department...
ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | Enterprise Imaging | May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015 — ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365...
Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | May 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
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