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March 10, 2011 – Five Methodist Healthcare facilities in San Antonio, Texas, are now using a chest pain management solution to make pre-hospital and emergent electrocardiographs (ECGs) immediately...

February 24, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will no longer require review or approval of technology that helps increase interoperability between devices and information systems...

February 18, 2011 – A zero-footprint mobile application that enables remote access to imaging tools from hand-held mobile devices, as well as Macintosh- or Windows-based PCs is on display at the...

Interoperability is key to the meaningful use and sharing of patients’ electronic images and information.

February 4, 2011 – A new mobile radiology application cleared today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow physicians to view and make a diagnosis from medical images on the...

January 4, 2011 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) yesterday announced the availability of...

January 4, 2011 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a final rule to establish the permanent certification program for health information...

January 3, 2011 — A portable viewing application that interfaces with an existing RIS/PACS/cardiology PACS for access to images and reports has been introduced.

December 22, 2010 — Dell today announced its intent to acquire cloud-based medical archiving company InSite One Inc. to help healthcare organizations simplify retention of healthcare data.

December 16, 2010 – The "2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services" report from KLAS has been released. The report includes the annual rankings of the best-performing...

December 10, 2010 – An ECG management system is now offered with an IT solution for cardiac imaging. Siemens Healthcare now offers the ScImage PicomECG with its syngo Dynamics system.

December 9, 2010 – A cardiovascular image and data management system (CIIMS) has been successfully implemented at nine Iowa Health System (IHS) affiliate hospitals. HIS used the enterprise-wide...

Over the past several years, the focus on new technology at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific meeting in Chicago has moved away from new devices to new software....

November 30, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for a suite of clinical applications that is directly integrated into PACS and cardiovascular systems....

November 30, 2010 – New clinical and reporting capabilities have been added to a cardiovascular image and information system (CVIS). Version 4.0.5 of Synapse Cardiovascular, by FujiFilm Medical...

November 7, 2010 – A new advanced medical image-viewing app is now available on the iPad, iPhone and iPod. The iClarity app, by iCRco, is available in two versions: a demo version, available for...

November 8, 2010 – A new Web-based picture archiving and communications system (PACS) system will be on display at RSNA 2010 in Chicago. The Unity v-Series Web PACS, by DR Systems, includes a...

October 29, 2010 – A range of enhancements to an advanced visualization suite will be shown at RSNA 2010. Shina Systems will display its virtual 3Di suite, which delivers imaging data,...

December 1, 2010 – A completely Web-based picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is on display at the RSNA 2010 meeting. Infinitt PACS is hardware-agnostic and offers an embedded 3-D...

October 22, 2010 – To help clinicians better understand meaningful use in imaging, TeraMedica has created the Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) University online educational program.

October 21, 2010 – A new tool makes comprehensive service line data easily and immediately available to those who need it most.

The Apollo LX Analytics Dashboard, by LUMEDX, pulls data...

October 20, 2010 – At RSNA 2010, Merge will display its latest IT solutions to help meet everyday healthcare challenges.

The Merge Healthcare Kiosk automates front desk workflow by giving...

October 12, 2010 – A new collaborative Web portal brings a familiar user interface to the medical imaging world. Accelarad has updated its SeeMyRadiology.com portal to resemble LinkedIn and...

October 6, 2010 - MD Buyline has announced the highest user-ranked vendors for Q3 2010. Philips Healthcare achieved top ratings in two categories (PACS and cardiac cath lab) with the highest user...

September 20, 2010 — McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, S.C., has signed a new agreement to help streamline its cardiology workflow.

September 15, 2010 — As the result of a new partnership, the Image-Arena advanced visualization software will be integrated into the Impax cardiovascular picture archiving and communication system...

September 1, 2010 - The world’s first zero footprint, client-free PACS, has received the highest performance score, 93.4 out of 100, in a recent survey conducted by KLAS, an independent monitor of...

September 1, 2010 - The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) in Chicago and the Drummond Group Inc.

August 23, 2010 - New advanced 3-D capabilities comparable to those offered by dedicated advanced visualization systems are available on the latest Carestream picture archiving and communications...

August 19, 2010 – The Horizon Cardiology cardiovascular information system (CVIS) version 12.2 is being released and provides performance and usability improvements. It offers workflow...

August 19, 2010 – To help members of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) select and transition to an electronic health record (EHR) system, it has partnered with Welch Allyn to create a new...

July 22, 2010 – Changes included in the final rules governing the meaningful use objectives for Medicare and Medicaid incentive programs for electronic health records (EHRs) will improve the odds...

July 16, 2010 – The eRAD Version 6 RIS/PACS Viewer has been validated for compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7 Version 64-bit Operating System workstation environments, eRAD announced earlier...

July 7, 2010 – Medical imaging company NovaRad recently expanded its distributor network by adding NXC Imaging to serve facilities in Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Dakota and parts of Illinois,...

June 30, 2010 – Thirty percent of cardiology information technology (IT) users are considering replacing their cardiovascular information system (CVIS) software because of ongoing frustrations...

June 28, 2010 – Saint Francis Health System announced last week that it has chosen a new cardiology information system. Wolters Kluwer Health will provide its ProVation MD software for...

June 4, 2010 – Speech understanding technology that accepts data and translates additional physician dictation in real time into a structured document was introduced yesterday at the Annual...

June 4, 2010 – A monthly, online service was launched today that allows clinicians to review and interpret general and cardiac nuclear medicine studies from anywhere in the world for a low monthly...

May 20, 2010 - The International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT held May 19 in San Francisco, Calif., hosted the “Workstation Face-Off,” which challenged providers of advanced 3-D image...

April 23, 2010 - Vendor-neutral picture archive and communication systems (PACS) are facilitating interoperability across existing modalities and networks.

April 14, 2010 - When college football’s elite enter Radio City Music Hall April 22 for the 2010 National Football League (NFL) draft, it will be after much public analysis of their stats and...

April 1, 2010 – A new partnership will deliver multimodality cardiovascular image analysis as a part of a forthcoming Web-based service to simplify workflow and save time in cardiology practices...

March 31, 2010 — A Web-based suite of clinical and reporting tools for cardiology, cardiovascular and vascular imaging has been deployed at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, N.J.

March 25, 2010 – Recognizing that a single database cardiovascular information system(CVIS) can streamline workflow and improve staff efficiency in the cardiology department, several hospitals are...

March 15, 2010 — An FDA-pending 3D advanced visualization software package for cardiologists includes a broad array of cardiovascular-specific image analysis applications and boasts several...

March 14, 2010 — An image and information management solutions company announced at this year's Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology that the company has signed...

March 5, 2010 - After wavering between an initial offer from Thoma Bravo, LLC for $5.35 per share, and an offer from Merge Healthcare Inc.

March 4, 2010 – During ACC 2010, cardiovascular IT solutions from Siemens will be shown to help optimize clinical workflows through integration of imaging and information, and are designed to make...

March 2, 2010 – To better integrate technologies that will yield faster delivery of meaningful health information, Microsoft Corp. and Philips Healthcare are collaborating to improve clinical...

March 1, 2010 – An enterprise-wide scalable cardiology information management system (CIMS) that consolidates the workflow of the entire range of noninvasive diagnostic cardiology modalities will...

February 26, 2010 – During ACC 2010 Agfa HealthCare will showcase IT-enabled clinical workflow and diagnostic imaging solutions for cardiology at booth 1833.

February 26, 2010 – Diagnostic medical imaging applications and cardio PACS solutions maker TomTec is participating for the first time at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (...

February 22, 2010 – Since the introduction of the popular iPhone in 2007, numerous medical apps were introduced, however only a few are intended for radiology. iCRco recently introduce iClarity...

February 22, 2010 – RIS/PACS maker Merge Healthcare Inc. said today it is making a bid to purchased the PACS company AMICAS. However, Amicas says it already entered into a merger deal with another...

February 18, 2010 - Clinicians treating the citizens of Concepcion, Honduras and surrounding rural area will now have access to specialists in the United States, thanks to Medweb’s recent PACS...

February 12, 2010 – With the U.S. population growing older and cardiology patient volume expected to increase in the coming years, cardiology departments are being forced to do more work with the...

December 29, 2009 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) today said it filed a complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in United States...

December 28, 2009 - AMICAS entered into a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Thoma Bravo LLC, a multi-industry private equity firm, to be acquired for $217 million in cash.

December 16, 2009 - Many healthcare providers who are pursuing meaningful use objectives and meeting with deadlines defined within the HITECH provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

December 8, 2009 – An updated version of RIS/PACS, showcased last week at RSNA 2009, includes solutions for PET/CT and SPECT/CT fusion, and nuclear cardiology.

December 7, 2009 – Six widely used tests that determine risk factors for a specific disease are included in Medweb’s new Health Screening Suite, showcased last week at RSNA 2009.

December 7, 2009 - Introduced this past year and highlighted last week at RSNA 2009 was Infinitt’s Cardiology PACS, a Web-based suite of clinical and reporting tools for cardiac, cardiovascular...

November 5, 2009 - Philips has signed an eight-year combined iSite PACS replacement and Xcelera deal to meet radiology and cardiology image management needs at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, a...

November 2, 2009 — St. Rose Hospital of Hayward, Calif., is accelerating report turnaround times and providing cardiologists with secure remote access to echocardiogram and EKG reports, thanks to...

October 21, 2009 – Carestream Health Inc. yesterday announced the availability of its new Web-based cardiology PACS that provides an efficient enterprise-wide image and information management...

October 16, 2009 - At the 95th annual RSNA meeting, Nov. 29-Dec 4, in Chicago, Agfa Healthcare will show how IMPAX Cardiovascular is designed to support heart and vascular diagnostics and...

October 15, 2009 – Kardia Health Systems, today announced the availability of ConnectedCare, the first complete, online, fee-per-study cardiovascular information system (CVIS).

October 6, 2009 – ProSolv CardioVascular, a Fujifilm company, recently said the Veterans in Partnership Healthcare Network (VISN 11) has extended its relationship with the company by contracting...

October 5, 2009 – TomTec launched the vascular analysis solution M’Ath1 (Measure of Atherosclerosis) as a further part of TomTec’s CardioArena multimodality imaging program during the European...

December 8, 2009 - At RSNA 2009 last week, Fujifilm introduced its Synapse cardiovascular version 4.0.4.

This Web-based cardiovascular image and information management solution features...

September 16, 2009 – Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas plans to create a worldwide electrophysiology (EP) telecardiology network for live...

September 15, 2009 – Spacelabs Healthcare today announced the U.S. launch of Sentinel, a sophisticated cardiology information management systems (CIMS), which facilitates analysis and reporting...

September 9, 2009 – ProSolv CardioVascular enhanced its outcome reporting capabilities by partnering with Cedaron Medical Inc., a developer of quality measurement solutions, to provide the...

September 1, 2009 – GE Healthcare and 2D/3D/4D imaging company TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH entered into a formal strategic cooperation contract to boost their excellence in echocardiography.