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Synapse Cardiovascular 5.0 FujiFilm Medical Systems USA RSNA 2012 Cardiac PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. brought a broad portfolio of diagnostic and informatic solutions to the 2012 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The company showcased...

January 21, 2013 — Avreo announced it has formed a partnership with VidiStar LLC, a provider of cardiology medical imaging and reporting solutions using the latest technological standards for...

electronic health records, MU

The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted formal comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on the Health IT Policy Committee’s...

McKesson released its Cardiology 13.0 system, which offers a single database solution for cardiac and peripheral catheterization, hemodynamic monitoring, electrophysiology (EP), echocardiography,...

PowerServer PACS RIS Digisonics RamSoft

RamSoft announced its partnership with Digisonics to offer integrated, vendor-neutral cardiac post-processing and structured reporting for all cardiovascular modalities. Digisonics was recently...

December 14, 2012 — KLAS has released the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services report ranking the best performing healthcare IT vendors in just under 100 market segments. This year...

Scimage, ECG management system

As electronic medical records become more sophisticated and healthcare moves to an increasingly paperless system, electrocardiogram (ECG) integration has become a priority for many hospitals. For...

November 20, 2012 — More than 570 providers identify McKesson, Merge, Philips and Siemens as the top vendors in terms of overall provider satisfaction and adoption, according to the recently...

HIMMS Electronic Medical Records Information Technology

November 1, 2012 — HIMSS opposes the Oct. 4 call from four House Republican leaders for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to “immediately suspend the distribution of incentive...

Lumedx Software American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has certified Lumedx software as fully interoperable between four ACC NCDR registries. Lumedx, a leading provider of integrated cardiovascular imaging and...

Sept. 25, 2012 — America's healthcare system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual, says a new ...

September 19, 2012 — Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that its board of directors has retained Allen & Company LLC, a New York-based investment bank, to assist in exploring and evaluating a...

September 14, 2012 — DR Systems announced that its cloud-based ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) for...

A comprehensive EP reporting system should allow information to be aggregated fr

The biggest issue in electrophysiology (EP) is the disparate nature of patient tests, reports, images and waveforms, and the need to aggregate all this data in one place to more...

McKesson, registry data entry ICD registry, CVIS

As vendors develop, and hospitals shop for, electrophysiology (EP) information and reporting systems, there are several considerations that will contribute to the efficiency and longevity of these...

meaningful use, Stage 2, cardiology, radiology, CPOE, clinical decision support

There are some key requirements specifically aimed at imaging and radiology included in the Stage 2 meaningful use requirements released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS...

August 24, 2012 — The Stage 2 meaningful use requirements for electronic health records (EHRs) were released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for...

Aug. 8, 2012 — iHeart Centers acquired the Heart IT WebPAX system for facilitating the management of medical images. The zero-footprint medical image workstation provides Web-based medical...

July 27, 2012 — With a great deal of practical, clinical feedback from a broad demographic of facilities with differing processes and needs, ScImage has comprehensively improved the workflow and...

Although the requirements for Stage 2 payments for meaningful use are not yet final, there is information to understand the challenges that organizations will face. In Stage 1, organizations could...