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virtual heart, virtual organs, virtual clinical testing

The cost of bringing innovative new cardiovascular technology to the U.S. market today is staggering, numbering in the tens of millions to 1 billion. Many in the medical device and drug industries...

Holographic Optical Technologies, Kickstarter, Voxgram, Voxbox Pro, hologram

Holographic Optical Technologies has made its Voxgram hologram technology available to the consumer market through its just-launched Kickstarter campaign.

PACSHealth, Dell, DoseMonitor Online, hosting, distribution, agreement

PHS Technologies Group LLC, a unit of PACSHealth LLC announced that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences will become a marketing, distribution and hosting partner for its DoseMonitor OnLine software...

Kalorama, electronic medical records, market, growth

Kalorama Information expects the nearly 25 billion-dollar market for electronic medical records (EMR) to grow well past the period where there are incentives for U.S. healthcare providers,...

MyChoiceMD, northern Colorado, self-pay patients, mobile

A new service called MyChoiceMD is preparing to launch in Colorado that aims to revolutionize the way patients find, pay for, schedule and track their routine medical care. The service has...

The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to overcome.

HRS, ECG, smartphones, atrial fibrillation, AF, Heart Rhythm 2015

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness...

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...