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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...

ivabradine (Corlanor)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen’s ivabradine (Corlanor) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure.

CareDx Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value, non-invasive surveillance solutions for transplant...

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...

A Mayo Clinic study has identified a familial association in spontaneous coronary artery dissection, suggesting a genetic predisposition to the condition. The results are published in the March 23...

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...

interoperability, EHR, location data, geographic, Brian Dixon, Regenstrief

Health information exchange enables clinicians to have secure access to a patient's medical record including details on care received at other locations, but detailed identification of those...

A study including more than 20,000 adults in China found combined use of the hypertension medication enalapril and folic acid significantly reduced the risk of first stroke. All of the patients...

SCAI, survey, interventional cardiologists, work injury, orthopedic, radiation

Nearly half of interventional cardiologists responding to a survey conducted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reported at least one work-related orthopedic...

Medtronic, GOLD AF Registry, PVAC GOLD, atrial fibrillation, ablation catheter

Medtronic plc announced the first patient enrollment in the GOLD AF Registry, a prospective, observational clinical study of its Phased Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation technology for treating...

intraaortic balloon pumps, IABP, ventricular assist devices, VAD, cost effective

Maquet Cardiovascular USA announced publication of a manuscript comparing the clinical and economic impact of percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) with intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP)...

Lexmark will debut its new healthcare banner, Lexmark Healthcare, at the 2015 Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference, April 12-6 in Chicago.