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Backus Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital now gather and analyze dose data from all necessary modalities within their...

HIT, information technology

Although most accountable care organizations have the health information technology to improve clinical quality, poor interoperability across systems and providers remains a barrier, according to...

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation

September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (AF) detection in electrocardiogram (...

nil, claron, remote viewing systems

Claron Technology introduces support for the BlackBerry Passport for its Nil family of zero-footprint enterprise medical imaging viewers, which enable anytime, anywhere web-based review of a full...

McKesson Enterprise Image Repository brings together scattered images from numerous isolated systems into the image repository (VNA) and helps provide a single view of the patient’s imaging...

FEI released RemoteViz for Open Inventor, a software development framework for interactive remote 2-D and 3-D visualization.

Mallinckrodt U.S. Launch OptiSync Contrast Data Management System

Mallinckrodt announced the U.S. launch of the OptiSync data management system as a new technology in its Global Medical Imaging segment. 

September 17, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced it has installed its Cath Lab Efficiency Manager at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Mo. The solution is a new analytical tool...

September 15, 2014 — A new minimally invasive surgery involving a stent graft made from a 3-D image of the patient’s anatomy could eliminate the need for open surgery for some patients suffering...

Only 25 percent of interviewed ambulatory providers report that meaningful use is having a positive impact on patient care. 

September 8, 2014 — Eizo Inc. expanded its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared large monitor system with the addition of the RadiForce LS580W monitor and LMM0802 large monitor...

AirStrip $25 Million Mobile-enabled Healthcare AirStrip ONE

AirStrip, a provider of mobile healthcare applications, has raised $25 million in a strategic funding round led by the Gary & Mary West Health Investment Fund, Sequoia Capital and Wellcome...

The easy-to-use online resource mHealth Roadmap includes information on implementation guidelines for mobile and mHealth strategies and applications. Topics covered in the ...

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...