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December 16, 2010 – The "2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services" report from KLAS has been released. The report includes the annual rankings of the best-performing...

A new class of antiplatelet therapy drug pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance may offer greater benefits over clopidogrel (Plavix) the current standard of therapy. The new...

In the aviation industry, changing from mechanical flight control systems to fly-by-wire electronic systems improved the capability and safety of airplanes. Like aviation, medicine has witnessed...

The Washington Hospital (TWH), a 239-bed not-for-profit community hospital in the highly competitive cardiac market of western Pennsylvania, gained an edge against the competition by automating...

The federal government has made it known for years it was interested in overhauling the American healthcare system and its desire to migrate to electronic medical records (EMRs). The key issue...

It’s no secret that many cardiology departments work with disparate systems to manage data, images and reports. These various iterations include cardiovascular information systems (CVIS), cardiac...

Connectivity and interoperability are big buzzwords in healthcare IT that everyone agrees is required of any device or software system they adopt. Interoperability is said to help increase...

May 7, 2009 - GE announced today that it will spend $3 billion over the next six years on healthcare innovation that will help deliver better care to more people at lower cost. In addition, the...

For its success adopting and integrating an electronic medical record (EMR) tying together numerous scattered offices, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP) was honored at this year’s...

While the primary reason hospitals adopt new technology is to increase patient care and produce better outcomes, there are many other factors that also affect purchasing decisions.