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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released its proposed rule regarding Stage 2 meaningful use (MU) of electronic medical records (EMRs). The Office of the National...

February 22, 2012 — Attendees at the HIMSS 2012 meeting in Las Vegas were given a preview of what will be in the expected proposed rules for Stage 2 meaningful use, certification and standards...

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the number of hospitals using health information technology (IT) has more than doubled in the last two...

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February 9, 2012 — Wolters Kluwer Health announced King’s Daughters Medical Center has selected its ProVation MD software for cardiology procedure documentation and coding in its cardiac...

January 4, 2012 – ECRI, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, listed 10 health technology issues that hospital leaders should have on their watch...

December 29, 2011 – With cardiologists facing an ever-changing healthcare regulatory environment and racing to achieve meaningful use, a recent Epocrates survey revealed cardiologists’ perspective...

December 23, 2011 — A new report from KLAS reveals that the cardiology IT market is moving toward consolidation. The report, Cardiology 2012: Will the Complete CVIS Please Stand Up?, explains that...

November 3, 2011 — Infinitt North America announced that their Xelis Cardiac product has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is now widely available to the...

November 9, 2011 – A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records (EHRs) issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections...

November 4, 2011 - Cardiology departments have hosted a variety of software solutions in the past to meet varying demands. A new report from KLAS reveals the cardiology IT market is moving toward...

October 24, 2011 – As a result of the long-standing relationship between Philips Healthcare and ScImage Inc., the two companies are pleased to announce a newly developed integration option between...

September 16, 2011 – During RSNA 2011, McKesson will highlight Horizon Cardiology, which enables users to improve quality of care, boost efficiencies and reduce costs while increasing physician...

September 14, 2011— Wolters Kluwer Health announced the release of a module to support participation in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR)...

September 13, 2011 – Lumedx, a provider of fully integrated, cloud-powered cardiovascular imaging and information systems (CVIS), announced the release of the HealthView Chest Pain Management...

September 6, 2011 — Philips has announced the availability of Xcelera R3.2, the latest release of its multi-modality cardiology image management, analysis and reporting system. It delivers patient...

September 1, 2011 – The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association), a collaboration of 42 EHR supplier companies, in responding to the Center for Medicare...

August 3, 2011 — Merge Healthcare, provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, announced that Mon General Hospital, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, is installing its full...

July 26, 2011 – Cardio Pulmonary Diagnostic LLC in Newark and Hudson County Cardiovascular Care PC in Jersey City, N.J. have selected McKesson’s Practice Complete certified electronic health...

July 25, 2011 — Cardiac Science Corp., manufacturer of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, announced the new capability of direct communication...

July 20, 2011 –ScImage recently launched PicomCloud, a complete, self-service cloud picture archiving and communication system (PACS) for radiology, cardiology and other clinical specialties.