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cardiac apps, ACC CardioSource

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...

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston conducted a pilot study of a Web-enabled computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system (another Stage 2 requirement) with embedded imaging decision...

Agfa Healthcare Room for Improvement KLAS

Agfa HealthCare's stated core belief is centered around helping imaging providers succeed, yet a majority of U.S. clients interviewed by KLAS report gaps in reaching desired results when using...

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. launched the Synapse Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) into its informatics portfolio. The technology will enable customers to manage all types of data generated...

TeraRecon highlighted the broad capability of its flagship iNtuition enterprise image management solution to support enterprise-wide vendor-neutral viewing of medical images, at the annual meeting...

To address the rising costs of healthcare, we must improve the way that health care is delivered, including coordinating care better and improving the safety of care, stated the Centers for...

EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology

Strain imaging for echo is increasingly being recommended to assist in assessing cancer patients at risk for heart disease. Strain Imaging can provide valuable information when monitoring patients...

Evercore Connext Mobile Sotrage/Archive TeraMedica HIMSS 2013

February 26, 2013 — TeraMedica debuted the Evercore Connext Mobile at the 2013 HIMSS conference, bringing groundbreaking, seamless point-of-care data capture and archiving to an iPad or iPhone. At...

TIMS version 3.0 TIMS Medical Foresight Imaging Angiography Endoscopes DICOM

The TIMS Medical division of Foresight Imaging released the TIMS version 3.0 platform to provide high resolution digital video formats in fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Since its launch, less than two years ago, more than 5 million computed tomography (CT) scans, and nearly 3 million exams, have been added to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index...

robot clinical decision support, RP 7 robot

The March 2013 issue of The Atlantic, out this week, includes the article “The Robot Will See You Now,” which looks at how IBM's Watson — the same machine that...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has joined the ABIM Foundation and 37 other specialty societies as part of Choosing Wisely, an effort to reduce inappropriate tests and procedures to...

In response to the astounding percentage of inappropriate and non-compliant ICD, CRT-P and CRT-D device implantations each year, Think Tank Medical has developed and released its CMS ICD...

TeraRecon received the North American New Product Innovation Award in Medical Imaging Informatics from the respected independent research firm Frost and Sullivan. This is the seventh time that...

CardioNet AirStrip Mobility Solution Patient/Remote Monitoring ECG Software

As health systems are under increasing pressure to share data across systems to improve and expand their networks of care, CardioNet Inc. and AirStrip have entered into a partnership agreement to...

ECRI Institute Radiation Dose Safety INsight Assessment Dose Management

Computed tomography (CT) radiation dose can result in unnecessarily high exposures, placing patients at increased risk of cancer and other conditions. Inappropriate radiation doses have raised...

Electronic Medical Records Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care

Hospitals, clinics and office-based physicians are increasingly turning to electronic medical records (EMRs) as they prepare for the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care (...

Nuclear Medicine Information Systems LLC (NMIS) and BioDose LLC have been renamed and rebranded as ec2 Software Solutions, company officials announced.

Cloud computing has the potential to revolutionize healthcare administration by allowing providers to access information from a patient’s medical file at anytime from anywhere, and that means...

WaveMark Cath Lab Real-time Location System U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected HP Enterprise Services and subcontractor, WaveMark, to deliver a $543 million real-time location system (RTLS) solution to VA facilities...