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The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

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In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

Many healthcare systems are finding their general PACS and cardiology PACS are both aging and their image storage is reaching capacity. How do the diagnostic imaging departments address the needs...

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As health IT leaders make their way to New York for the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)...

The Eurozone economic slowdown has made it difficult for hospitals, particularly in Southern Europe, to procure new imaging...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

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Personnel of Wyle, a provider of engineering, scientific and technical service to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), at the Johnson Space Center have selected Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A....

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of Uppsala, Sweden announced the initiation of the Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors...

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The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauded a joint Senate Finance and House Committee on Ways and Means’ proposal to require ordering physicians to consult appropriateness criteria for...