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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...

June 20, 2012 — More than 100,000 healthcare providers are using electronic health records (EHRs) that meet federal standards and have benefited from the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health...

As the nation’s leading provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric subspecialty physician services, Pediatrix Medical Group says streamlining the transfer of images and reports is...

May 22, 2012 - As the picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) market has developed over the last decade, the variety of images, formats and procedures available in digital form in...

May 14, 2012 - LifeWatch, a cardiac monitoring service provider, has launched a strategic alliance with Perminova, a developer of Web-based information systems for cardiology centers, to expand...

May 9, 2012 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) submitted its comments on the proposed rules for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU), calling for more time to allow...

May 7, 2012 - On May 4, the American College of Radiology (ACR) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC)...

April 16, 2012 - Prime Healthcare Services (PHS), a hospital management company based in Ontario, Calif., currently owns and operates 16 acute-care hospitals. In February 2012, PHS signed a master...

Accustomed to paper-based workflow processes and legacy single-modality solutions, most cardiology departments lag several years behind radiology in their adoption of cardiovascular image and...

April 11, 2012 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposed rule that would delay, from Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 1, 2014, the compliance date for the International...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

Agfa HealthCare's new modular version of its cardiovascular information system (CVIS), Impax CV12, was unveiled at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session this week in...

March 23, 2012 — ScImage Inc. announced that all new ScImage PACS installations will now include off-site disaster recovery services free of charge.

March 22, 2012 — At the 61st meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago, GE Healthcare is introducing Centricity Cardio Enterprise, a new and comprehensive IT solution that offers...

March 20, 2012 - GE Healthcare is demonstrating its new Centricity Cardio Enterprise solution during the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 meeting in Chicago. The integrated cardiovascular...

March 20, 2012 - DR Systems announced new contracts with four facilities for the company's Unity CVIS (Cardiovascular Information System). The facilities are: Twin Cities Community Hospital, Good...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the next steps for providers who are using electronic health record (EHR) technology and receiving incentive payments from Medicare...