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The high demand for qualified health IT professionals continues, as revealed in the 2014 HIMSS Workplace Study, conducted by HIMSS Analytics. The study shows more than 84 percent of survey...

August 29, 2014 — Nuance Communications announced it has achieved an industry-first milestone in sharing 3 billion medical images through the Nuance PowerShare Network. This reflects steady...

FDA Fysicon DataLinQ Pacemaker Programmer Acquisition Device

Fysicon received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Fysicon DataLinQ. The Fysicon DataLinQ products enable complete automation.

August 22, 2014 — AliveCor announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of...

August 20, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Image Denoising software, a post-processing filter designed to be used in...

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 15, 2014 — Marking the 30th anniversary of the publication of their first joint guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, the American College of Cardiology (ACC)...

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 (...

August 6, 2014 — Cerner Corp. and Siemens AG announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire the assets of Siemens' health information technology business unit, Siemens...

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...

August 1, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule today finalizing Oct. 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for healthcare providers, health plans,...

August 1, 2014 — MedXT, a cloud platform provider for medical imaging, launched a cost-effective cloud-based, mobile solution cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

CT myocardial perfusion

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...

eMix has released Version 2.0 of its cloud-based medical-image exchange solution — including a new capability that enhances the immediate transmission of medical imaging files and...

July 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced that more than one million ECGs (electrocardiograms) have been recorded using the AliveCor heart monitor since the first ECG was recorded in January...

Objective Medical Systems LLC announced that its Electronic Health Record (EHR) system has earned Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

July 11, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems introduced its newest M-Power software version for the Vantage Titan 1.5T magnetic resonance (MR) system and a new software version for its...

Vital Images VitreaExtend Advanced Visualization Toshiba America Medical Systems

Vital Images Inc. announced the global release of VitreaExtend, an advanced visualization solution that supports up to three simultaneous users with high performance similar to Vital's advanced...