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Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement

Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices – at Heart Rhythm Society's annual scientific...

ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS

ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365 enterprise picture archiving and communication system (PACS) within the framework of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...

Premier, population health management, alternative payment

Pressure to create alternative payment models has led to a significant increase in provider interest in partnering with Premier Inc. to develop and implement population health management...

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. said it completed its acquisition of TeraMedica Inc., a global healthcare informatics company and a provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions. The...

Nebraska Medicine, telehealth, Google Glass, video conferencing, ResolutionMD

At Nebraska Medicine, technology innovations bring with them opportunities to enhance patient care. The ability to integrate patient images with synchronized and simultaneous audio and video has...

Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still many who are trying to figure out how...

Spok, Spok Mobile, Apple Watch, notifications, messages

Spok Inc. announced the availability of message notifications on the Apple Watch wrist wearable device to enable clinicians to enhance care coordination. The Spok Mobile secure texting app is...

Pie Medical Imaging, 3mensio Structural Heart, mitral, septal crossing, workflow

Pie Medical Imaging announces its new release of 3mensio Structural Heart, dedicated to planning of structural heart interventions. This new release contains an optimized Mitral workflow and a new...

RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Physicians and staff working in cath labs are constantly exposed to direct X-ray beams and scatter radiation. Traditionally cath lab staff wear radiation badges to record exposure, but these only...

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...

Lumedx, apollo, CVIS, cardiovascular data analytics

Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to its patients. They recently deployed an integrated...

Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary

The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a new documentary film on the impact of chronic, low-level exposure to ionizing radiation on...

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC

Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals...

Carestream, IHE-Europe Connectathon, Clinical Collaboration Platform, CCP

Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the IHE-Europe (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon held April 20-24 in...

EMRs, information technology, KLAS, Epic, Cerner, Meditech, progress, usability

Research firm KLAS released a new report on electronic medical record (EMR) usability and product performance over the past two years, revealing how physicians and other users rate various vendors...

radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — radiation exposure. As physicians, we know all too well that exposure to radiation should be limited to the least amount possible. We have all learned...

Kaiba was just a newborn when he turned blue because his little lungs weren’t getting the oxygen they needed. Garrett spent the first year of his life in hospital beds tethered to a ventilator,...

COR Medical Technologies (COR) announced that Gregg W. Stone, M.D. has been appointed to its Senior Editorial Board.

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015...

ACR, AAPM, Radiation Safety Officer Resources

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) are offering a new resource document for physicians and medical physicists serving as radiation...