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Merge HIT Application Solutions Merge Notifi Cardiac PACS Radiology Information

HIT Application Solutions announced a partnership with Merge Healthcare Inc. to integrate its Notifi platform with Merge RIS, a Meaningful Use (MU) outpatient radiology information system. The...

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...

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

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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...

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 24, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will no longer require review or approval of technology that helps increase interoperability between devices and information systems...

February 18, 2011 – A zero-footprint mobile application that enables remote access to imaging tools from hand-held mobile devices, as well as Macintosh- or Windows-based PCs is on display at the...

January 4, 2011 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) yesterday announced the availability of...

January 4, 2011 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a final rule to establish the permanent certification program for health information...

January 3, 2011 — A portable viewing application that interfaces with an existing RIS/PACS/cardiology PACS for access to images and reports has been introduced.

Over the past several years, the focus on new technology at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific meeting in Chicago has moved away from new devices to new software....

November 8, 2010 – A new Web-based picture archiving and communications system (PACS) system will be on display at RSNA 2010 in Chicago. The Unity v-Series Web PACS, by DR Systems, includes a...

September 1, 2010 - The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) in Chicago and the Drummond Group Inc.

February 22, 2010 – RIS/PACS maker Merge Healthcare Inc. said today it is making a bid to purchased the PACS company AMICAS. However, Amicas says it already entered into a merger deal with another...

December 8, 2009 – An updated version of RIS/PACS, showcased last week at RSNA 2009, includes solutions for PET/CT and SPECT/CT fusion, and nuclear cardiology.

October 14, 2009 — During the Chicago Heart Failure Forum, Abraham Kocheril, M.D., professor of Medicine and director of clinical electrophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...