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September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation

September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (AF) detection in electrocardiogram (...

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...

HIPAA, HIPPA, cyber security, securing health records, securing patient records

The healthcare industry is becoming more mobile and efficient than ever before thanks to the adoption of technologies such as electronic health records (EHR) and electronic sharing, storing and...

August 7, 2014 — A newly released study by IMV Medical Information Division shows cardiology departments in U.S. hospitals are moving beyond separate cardiovascular image management systems (...

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 in medical imaging

Patient radiation dose safety has become the latest buzzword. With the emerging regulations and mandates, technologies and best practices, the radiation safety information pool has become...

The key take away message from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting in July was that CT technology is advancing rapidly and there is a strong feeling it will...

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last...

Watchman, LAA occluder

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging today that will become commonplace in...