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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-...

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...

Enterprise imaging vendor ScImage Inc. will show Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2015 annual conference attendees how it seamlessly integrates picture archiving and...

ACC, electronic health records, EHR, Congress, data, blocking

American College of Cardiology (ACC) President Kim Allan Williams Sr., M.D., FACC, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on “...

Precision Image Analysis (PIA) will be showcasing their remote post-processing solution for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and cardiac computed tomography (CT) at the 2015 American College of...

Fujifilm, Synapse, 3-D, Cardiovascular, ACC 2015, cardiac PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest version of Synapse Cardiovascular 6.0 and Synapse 3-D 4.1 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 64th Annual Scientific...

cardiac PACS, enterprise imaging, CVIS, syngo

Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) wanted consistency in care and data reporting from all its facilities, and through use of its CVIS it was able to greatly improve workflow, cut reporting...

TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH will introduce its 4-D RV-Function software for right ventricular function analysis at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC....

TomTec, AutoStrain, left ventricular function, advanced visualization, PACS

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH introduced AutoStrain software for automated strain analysis and quantitative visualization of left ventricular function at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the...

ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo

ScImage announced the immediate availability and deployment of updated quantification metrics based on guidelines published jointly in January 2015 by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE...

Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise

Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from wherever there is internet connectivity....

Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.

Agfa, TomTec, Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology, cardiac PACS, ACC.15

Agfa Healthcare announced the commercial launch of its Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology Suite and strategic relationship with TomTec to provide a unified cardiology diagnostic and clinical...

Peak 10, healthcare IT, information technology, study, mandates, PACS, EHR

Three out of five healthcare IT professionals believe that government mandates are having a negative effect on their industry, according to a study conducted by Peak 10, a national...

Cerner, Mortara, CareAware Waveform Management, ECG, monitoring, cardiac PACS

Cerner Corp. and development partner Mortara Instrument have joined together to introduce CareAware Waveform Management. The system displays waveforms and other physiological data from patient...

IHE, North American Connectathon 2015, Cleveland, information technology

The spirit of collaboration to improve health with information technology came to Cleveland, Ohio, when the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon 2015 opened...

Here are my predictions for technologies to watch in the coming year that have the potential to fundamentally change the practice of cardiology:

Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS...

information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide...

Merge Healthcare, Merge Cardio, Merge Hemo, Best in KLAS, 2014, PACS

Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that Merge Cardio has been named Best in KLAS for the cardiology software category in the "2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services" report. In addition, Merge...