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Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, Rush, tele-robotic ultrasound, telehealth

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in...

Philips introduced CareSage at HIMSS 2015, which is new predictive analytics engine that enables health systems to better monitor and care for elderly patients by combining actionable insights...

3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a team of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St...

ASRT, Joint Commission, modules, CT, MRI, safety, dose reduction

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched new online products to help members improve safety practice and dose reduction techniques for computed tomography (CT) and...

Mobile medical apps, survey, UK, Research Now

A new study from digital data collection provider Research Now looks into the use of mobile health apps and assesses their potential in healthcare. Research Now spoke to 500 healthcare...

UltraSPECT, dose management, lower dose SPECT

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold standard for noninvasive detection of...

Penn Medicine, congestive heart failure, readmissions, Health Recovery Solutions

Penn Medicine’s Penn Care at Home program reported a 53 percent reduction in 30-day readmission rates for 130 congestive heart failure patients since implementing software from Health Recovery...

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) released the results of the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey. This year’s study, of more than 200 healthcare provider employees...

Cerner, Qualcomm, home health monitoring, 2net, CareAware, EHR

Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home. Cerner will leverage Qualcomm Life’s U.S....

WITS(MD), Image Mover, capture, mobile, HIMSS

WITS(MD), a provider of medical image workflow solutions, announced the introduction of Image Mover, a mobile application that securely captures medical images from smart devices with a zero-...

pingmd 3, mobile, virtual care, HIMSS

Pingmd debuted its virtual care mobile app, Pingmd 3, at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference, April 13-15 in Chicago. The platform allows...

NEC display, radiology

NEC Display Solutions of America received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(K) market clearance of the MultiSync MD322C8 LCD, a high-resolution display for radiology review applications in...

Nuance Communications showcased its newest innovations for bringing clinical documentation to smart devices, smart watches and the Internet of things at the 2015 Health Information Management...

Siemens, HIMSS 2015, workflow, syngo, teamplay, CentraLink, data, sLIM

Siemens Healthcare showcased their healthcare information technology portfolio, including software and hardware supporting clinical workflow and enhanced productivity, at the Healthcare...

Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is why the idea of too much paperwork scares them off, sometimes to the point of choosing the...

Few industries are undergoing as many challenges as healthcare.  Rising costs, the move to electronic health records (EHRs) and concerns about keeping protected health information (PHI)...

Teleradiology interoperability vendor Dicom Systems is partnering with Health Level, a developer of data liquidity and analysis technology. Both companies presented at the 2015 Annual HIMSS...

Congress has passed legislation that eliminates the threat of annual cuts in Medicare payments to providers that were required under the sustainable growth rate (SGR) to control skyrocketing...

Pingmd Inc. announced an extension of the company’s partnership agreement with Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children’s) for integration of the pingmd 2 platform, featuring three new...

eClinicalWorks released recent survey findings examining public attitudes towards advances in patient engagement tools, and also conducted a separate study looking at physician opinions on this...