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ACC, electronic health records, EHR, Congress, data, blocking

American College of Cardiology (ACC) President Kim Allan Williams Sr., M.D., FACC, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on “...

The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than the 2014 wait time average.

Cardiac visualization and analysis software provider Epsilon Imaging announced the results of four studies presented at the ACC 2015 that demonstrated improved quality in assessment of heart...

March 26, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare introduced a new angiography system and new cardiac ultrasound apps at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting.  

Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study

Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in scarring compared to patients given a...

Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the...

radiation, risk, cancer patients, information, Memorial Sloan Kettering, MSKCC

A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that...

low-dose radiation, cancer risk, mice, Berkeley National Laboratory, therapy, CT

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is...

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the latest version of its TomTec-Arena software solution.

The sixth Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case —Optimizing Radiation Use During a Difficult IVC Filter Retrieval — is now available to help radiologists, imaging technologists and medical...

SecondOpinionExpert, eHealth Records, mobile app

SecondOpinionExpert has expanded its online medical second opinions platform by launching an electronic health record (EHR) mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

MPTronic, SST Group, RDM, Radiation Dosage Monitor

SST Group Inc. announced a partnership with MPTronic to become the exclusive distributor in the United States and Canada for MPTronic's RDM (Radiation Dosage Monitor).

Precision Image Analysis (PIA) will be showcasing their remote post-processing solution for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and cardiac computed tomography (CT) at the 2015 American College of...

Toshiba, Dose Tracking System, DTS, cardiovascular x-ray

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Dose Tracking System makes interventional procedures safer for patients by measuring peak radiation skin dose during the exam. To expand clinical...

Point of Care Decision Support, anticoagulation software, PCDS AC, therapy

Point of Care Anticoagulation software (PCDS AC) optimizes delivery of anticoagulation (AC) drugs and reduces adverse events associated with anticoagulation therapy.

Radiance Ultra, NDS Surgical Imaging, flat panel displays, hybrid OR

NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) announced the release of the 27-inch Radiance Ultra, a next-generation surgical visualization platform. The ultra-high level of brightness from the LED backlight...

UTHealth, telemedicine, acute stroke, telestroke

For the first time, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were able to enroll patients at other hospitals into an acute stroke clinical trial.

tele-stroke program, UMMC, Carroll, telemedicine, stroke

Carroll Hospital Center physicians will now have 24/7 remote access to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s (UMMC) Brain Attack Team through a new telemedicine service for stroke patients...

TeraRecon, iNtuition, iNteract+, ECR 2015, enterprise imaging

TeraRecon unveiled the latest release of the company’s flagship iNtuition enterprise viewing solutions in combination with the second-generation of its iNteract+ interoperability platform at the...

AliveCor, AliveECG app, ECG recording, remote wireless, mobile, patient

AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which instantly detects when an electrocardiogram (ECG) is either normal or unreadable.