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Sept. 25, 2012 — America's healthcare system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual, says a new ...

September 14, 2012 — Coronary revascularization appropriate use criteria (AUC) are now just a click away with the new SCAI Quality Improvement Toolkit (SCAI-QIT) AUC and Guidelines App, launched...

There has been much debate whether computer-aided detection software for computed tomography (CT) scanners to detect coronary blockages is really a worthwhile expense. There has long been...

A comprehensive EP reporting system should allow information to be aggregated fr

The biggest issue in electrophysiology (EP) is the disparate nature of patient tests, reports, images and waveforms, and the need to aggregate all this data in one place to more...

McKesson, registry data entry ICD registry, CVIS

As vendors develop, and hospitals shop for, electrophysiology (EP) information and reporting systems, there are several considerations that will contribute to the efficiency and longevity of these...

August 29, 2012 — A new, daytime teleradiology company targeting urgent care, independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTFs), mobile medical and physician offices is now serving clients in 10...

meaningful use, Stage 2, cardiology, radiology, CPOE, clinical decision support

There are some key requirements specifically aimed at imaging and radiology included in the Stage 2 meaningful use requirements released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS...

August 24, 2012 — The Stage 2 meaningful use requirements for electronic health records (EHRs) were released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for...

Computed tomography (CT) vendors highlighted several recent imporvements to their imaging systems during the 2012 Society of Cardiovascular CT annual scientific meeting.  

St. Mary’s Healthcare System is a 199-bed hospital in Athens, Ga., and has been a trusted presence in the community since 1938. Our radiology...