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A team of surgeons at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was...

Healthline today launched its HealthData Engine to harness the power of structured and unstructured data to improve outcomes and reduce costs. The new big-data analytics platform...

In partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations, Cigna-HealthSpring is expanding its population health program that utilizes interactive tablets – the Intel-GE Care Innovations Guide – and...

Enterprise Medical Imaging PACS Add-ons Full-fledged Solutions Frost & Sullivan

Although the highly saturated picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) segment is slowing growth in the U.S. imaging informatics market, a few niche areas are advancing forming new...

Developed for practices and clinics that do not have a PACS or other disaster recovery solution, Informity uses cloud-based technology...

Although cardiovascular disease is largely avoidable through lifestyle modifications, it remains the nation’s number one cause of death. While annual wellness exams offer physicians the chance to...

A KLAS report revealed a lack of widespread integration with EMRs continues to limit the effectiveness of order sets and care plans.

The swift migration to cloud computing and data recovery services shows no signs of slowing, with half of organizations reporting they expect to boost their cloud services budgets over the next 18...

This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and operator.

Stanford Children’s Health Lighthaus Inc. Pediatric Heart Procedures 3-D graphic

Stanford Children’s Health is using cutting-edge videogame technology to get parents the information they need about the complex medical procedures their children might face. 

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.