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After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

Over the last 10 years, hospitals have phased out analog image intensifiers for flat-panel, digital detector angiography systems in their cath labs. As hospitals look to purchase current-...

We are at an inflection point with many aspects of medicine, not the least of which concerns choosing the correct tool to discover and manage coronary artery disease. The American landscape of...

Digging through boxes, waiting for couriers, finding smashed VHS tapes in the mail, jockeying back and forth between multiple modalities. Like at other hospitals across the country, the manual,...

Although computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems have been around for a few years, only a few vendors really embraced the market with robust offerings and only a few healthcare providers...

Houston Northwest Medical Center's cardiology department, along with physicians and IT staff, looked at multiple information systems related to cardiology before choosing Horizon Cardiology from...

Digging through boxes, waiting for couriers, finding smashed VHS tapes in the mail, jockeying back and forth between multiple modalities. Like at other hospitals across the country, the manual,...

In recent years, advanced visualization has also become more accessible and prevalent. What used to be a niche technology, available only on dedicated and expensive workstations, has become very...

Only a few years ago, separate software systems without a common interface were the industry standard to manage electrocardiograms (ECGs), hemodynamic monitoring systems in the cath lab, picture...
Michael Ringold, M.D., an interventional radiologist at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa., shared a case in which he used GE Healthcare’s Innova 4100 IQ interventional imaging system to perform...