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There were many unique technologies showcased at the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2010 Scientific Sessions, which may impact the practice of cardiology in the near future.

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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...

Despite the industry’s movement toward vendor neutral solutions, gaps remain in connectivity between PACS, cardiovascular information systems (CVIS), cardiac devices, monitors, other departments,...

In today’s market, many vendors have very good cardiovascular picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). One needs to only hit the exhibit floor for a short time at the Radiological...

Several vendors explained recent trends in cardiac PACS during the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting Nov. 29 – Dec. 3 in Chicago. Industry experts from Siemens, Infinitt...

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...