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Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...

Medical Record Software Medical Collaboration EMR PACS

Healthcare technology has evolved immensely in the past few years. With electronic medical records (EMR), medical image transfers or telemedicine, it is easy to forget that the priority is the...

Cyber security, HIPAA, securing medical information

Did you know that medical data on 20,000 people could be exposed to abuse today? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), that is the number of people whose protected...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Better management of X-ray radiation doses starts with recording and tracking each exposure patients receive. Dose tracking has come to the forefront of medicine in recent years with the...

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...

ct systems imaging american college of radiology sgr

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...

As the use of mobile computing devices and smartphones has rapidly proliferated in healthcare over the past few years, there has been a flood of medical applications (apps) developed for all...

The Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) and St. Luke’s Health System (SLHS) have launched Image Exchange viewing capability by eHealthTechnologies.

critical results reporting, CTRM

In today’s fast paced and “consumer-driven” medical environment, there are more demands imposed on clinicians to deliver quick and accurate care. These increasing demands have made it difficult...

Carestream, MyVue, cardiology, radiology, apps

In the past few years, especially since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, there has been an explosion of healthcare related mobile device applications (apps). Most physicians today have...