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Nurses are the primary healthcare providers in the U.S. today, taking on more and more responsibilities within the hospital and often working long, irregular shifts. A physically demanding...

New technology has helped miniaturized bar-code drug administration and patient monitoring systems, eliminating the need for bulky machines or cart-based devices. The pocket-sized devices have...

Personal digital assistants (PDAs) have found a niche in the healthcare market since their inception several years ago, and today the devices give doctors and nurses a critical wireless connection...

May 21, 2008 - Hospitals are increasingly using real-time locating systems (RTLS) so clinicians know where to find the equipment they need or patients at any moment on a computerized map of the...

The most “wired” cardiology departments integrate IT systems, leverage data tracking and patient monitoring solutions, optimize data and image management for improved workflow, consult evidence-...

The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) has left its mark on hospitals and outpatient imaging center operators. There is no denying that the imaging industry has changed forever. Some may think...

February 2008 - Ken Willis, RT (R)(CV), is the radiology informatics PACS engineer for Baptist Health in Montgomery, AL. His healthcare system recently completed its first installation of LCDs in...