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Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS...

information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide...

AliveCor, Heart Monitor, atrial fibrillation, AF, ECG, mobile, CE Mark

AliveCor Inc. announced it has received CE Mark clearance for its automated analysis process (algorithm) to detect atrial fibrillation (AF). The latest version of the AliveECG app for...

Merge Healthcare, Merge Cardio, Merge Hemo, Best in KLAS, 2014, PACS

Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that Merge Cardio has been named Best in KLAS for the cardiology software category in the "2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services" report. In addition, Merge...

The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them—healthcare providers.

HHS, Medicare, payment, fee-for-service, alternative models, business

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program and the healthcare system at large toward paying providers based on the...

3-D printing, tracheal reconstruction, STS, Goldstein, Feinstein Institute

Three-dimensional (3-D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient’s own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction, according to a proof of...

FEops, TAVIguide, Series A financing, navigation, advanced visualization

FEops announced the closing of a €1.3 million (~$1.9 million USD) series A financing round, led by Capricorn Venture Partners and PMV. The funding will be used to support the launch of FEops’...

clinical trial/study, imaging, CT imaging

According to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), large majorities of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical...

StatVideo, EchoBox, GE, Vivid, India, tele-echo, telecardiology, teleradiology

At Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, India, five EchoBox devices were connected to five GE Vivid ultrasound systems, streaming live echo images over the Web to experienced sonographers located in the...

3-D printing, advanced visualization, Yale-OPM joint research program

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) announced the commencement of an extensive joint research program with Yale University to develop innovative and cost-effective 3-D printed biomedical...

HeartFlow, CT-FFR, computed tomography fractional flow reserve, UH Case Medical

University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical is now offering a new, non-invasive test for coronary artery disease designed to help physicians develop the right treatment plan for each patient. Developed...

ECRI 2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, 3-D printing, Telemedicine

ECRI Institute’s 2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, available as a free public service, answers key questions on new and emerging health technologies that potentially provide new...

At the IEEE medical Imaging Conference (MIC) in November, ContextVision co-presented with Texas Instruments and High Performance Consulting on new research on 3-D adaptive...

Patient Monitoring, Remote Monitoring

Medtronic's roughly $43 billion acquisition and merger with Covidien has been widely discussed in the media for its U.S. Federal tax implications, but it's also creating a stronger leading player...

Wearable technologies, possible changes to stenting practices, state legislation on energy drinks, expanded use of minimally invasive heart repair procedures, and the development of a new class of...

absorb, bioresorbable stents

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top...

Image Wisely.org now offers online educational materials for fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine exams. Fluoroscopy is the latest addition to Image Wisely,...

Advanced visualization, RSNA 2014, Remote viewing systems, mobile devices

Fovia Medical, Inc. announced the introduction of an expanded high definition volume rendering software suite, featuring F.A.S.T. HDVR, at RSNA 2014. 

Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, MRI Systems, DBI24-MRSafe

Double Black Imaging released a new MRI safe display at RSNA 2014.