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Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. highlighted an integrated Synapse portfolio that allows cardiologists and clinical professionals to enhance patient care through optimized productivity at the...

Philips Healthcare presented new imaging and informatics solutions at the American College of Cardiology Conference (ACC) Annual Meeting. 

GE Healthcare showcased a new suite of connected cardiovascular technologies, including several for advanced imaging and new software capabilities, at ACC 2014. New innovations included advances...

Merge, CVIS, cardiac PACS

Patients do not have to be the only beneficiaries of technological innovation. Indeed, many technological hardware and software solutions are emerging to help cardiac care providers negotiate...

March 31, 2014 — Led by members of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), 14 professional...

eCardio Diagnostics will highlight its expertise for integrating its services with customers' existing electronic medical records (EMR) systems at upcoming conferences.

At the 63rd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 29-31 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Siemens Healthcare will deliver...

Digisonics will showcase its upcoming DigiView Release 3.8.4. for its Cardiovascular Information System (CVIS) at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual scientific session in...

Health Level announced the availability of Foundations Cardiology, a packaged solution that increases the speed and agility for cardiology centers by blending data from multiple applications and...

ScImage, Cedaron, Registry Reporting Software, PICOM365

ScImage Inc. has partnered with Cedaron Medical Inc. to deliver CardiacCare with ScImage’s enterprise picture archive and communications system (PACS), PICOM365. 

Lumedx Corp. is a provider of vendor-neutral cardiovascular imaging and information systems (CVIS). It announced it has contracted to provide Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital with a comprehensive...

McKesson QICS Cardiac PACS QA Systems Cardiology Data Management

McKesson announced a cardiology solution called Qualitative Intelligence and Communication System (QICS). QICS for cardiology helps organizations automate and manage ...

Merge Blanchard Valley Health Cardiac PACS

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system with more than 2,000 associates serving eight counties in Ohio. It selected Merge Healthcare Inc. for its enterprise-wide...

Philips Healthcare HIMSS Healthcare Leadership Survey Information Technology HIT

Interoperability, mobile connectivity and technologies that drive real-time actionable information at the point of care will be the focus of health information technology (IT) investments in 2014...

Agfa HealthCare teamed with Dell to integrate Agfa’s ICIS platform with Dell Drive Plus to offer medical image management...

AliveCor Practice Fusion ECG remote wireless electronic medical record patient

AliveCor Inc. announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ...

HIMSS 2014 3rd Annual Analytics Mobile Survey PACS ECG Software Information Tech

HIMSS Analytics published the results of the third Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Survey at its annual conference in Orland, Fla. The survey examines use of ...

Merge Healthcare KLAS Reports Cardiac PACS

Despite recent challenges and leadership changes, Merge, according to providers, is performing stronger than ever before. This is according to the newly released KLAS report, Weathering...

HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

The 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey examines topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT...

Cardiac PACS Information Technology IT

Healthcare expenditure has been increasing throughout the last decade, and is beginning to become unmanageable. The American Heart Association has estimated that, in 2010, spending on ...

The market for electronic health and medical records (EMRs) is set to experience rapid growth over the coming years, with EMR peer group value estimated to climb from approximately $10.6 billion...

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...

CVIS, cardiovascular information system

This webinar reviews multi-ology, multi-site, vendor neutral solutions that transform rigid departmental information silos into fluid, consolidated, information sharing systems. It discusses how...

Mercom Capital Group Venture Capital Funding Healthcare IT

Mercom Capital Group LLC, a global communications and consulting firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the healthcare information...

CVIS, cardiovascular information system

The push for healthcare to be digitally transformed and paper-free means having access to electronic medical records anytime/anywhere. This effort amplified, has left many cardiology departments...

Ascendian Healthcare Consulting announced a service line to assist clients with planning, design, development and implementation of ...

Best in KLAS 2013 Software Service Cardiology

New leaders, new categories, new Best in KLAS segments and an aethetic overhaul are some of the highlights of the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. 

Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS

February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live demonstration on Centricity Cardio Enterprise...

syngo.via, Siemens, iPhone, remote image access

As the world becomes more wired and mobile devices offer instant access to email, apps and the Web, it is only natural this technology is migrating into the healthcare sector, where physicians are...

Through the existing Innovator in Residence (IIR) program, HIMSS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are collaborating to move forward on the creation of a nationwide...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2013, based on website analytics.

To the gratification of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the...

Digisonics and Medis have partnered to provide a single system solution for image analysis and structured reporting of pediatric and adult ...

cath lab cardiac pacs radiation dose management pci embolic protection devices

Careful documentation of patient selection and procedure appropriateness are critical — yet underutilized — steps in ensuring high-quality clinical care for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

Many healthcare systems are finding their general PACS and cardiology PACS are both aging and their image storage is reaching capacity. How do the diagnostic imaging departments address the needs...

information technology electronic medical records cardiac pacs practice fusion

As health IT leaders make their way to New York for the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)...

pacs cardiac NASA fujifilm wyle

Personnel of Wyle, a provider of engineering, scientific and technical service to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), at the Johnson Space Center have selected Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A....

ct systems imaging american college of radiology sgr

The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauded a joint Senate Finance and House Committee on Ways and Means’ proposal to require ordering physicians to consult appropriateness criteria for...

Cerner’s PowerChart cardiovascular solution unifies diagnostic cardiology activities, therapeutic interventions and follow-up regimens into a unified electronic health record (EHR) for the patient...

digisonics appropriate use criteria cardiac pacs accessories rsna 2013 cvis

Digisonics Inc. introduced functionality for appropriate use criteria (AUC) calculations. Digisonics recognizes that reimbursement audits will be tied to appropriate use scores in the future,...

mortara cardiology data management pacs rehabilitation quinton q-tel rms

Mortara Instrument Inc. announced an integrated connectivity solution that provides data from the Quinton Q-Tel Rehabilitation ...

Information technology Patient monitoring ecg EMR Philips accenture google glass

Royal Philips and Accenture announced the creation of a proof-of-concept (POC) demonstration that uses a Google Glass head-mounted display for researching ways to improve the effectiveness and...

According to the KLAS report Clinical Market Share 2013: More than Meaningful Use, Cerner Corporation and Epic Systems combined captured more than three-fourths of new large-hospital electronic...

Infinitt will introduce its new “Communicator” package at RSNA 2013. It is an add-on that ensures immediate communication of critical test results, provides peer review and emergency room...

Imaging cardiac PACS mckesson methodist le bonheur MLH data cardiovascular

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) will deploy McKesson’s portfolio of enterprise medical imaging products across its facilities to improve physician collaboration, streamline data management...

Carestream, Vue Cardio PACS, Vue, Carestream Vue

Rochelle Community Hospital purchased and installed Carestream’s Vue Cardio PACS (picture archive and communications system) that provides fully featured viewing and management for its echo...

Methodist Le Bonheur Imaging Data Access McKesson

When leaders at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH), a not-for-profit health system based in Memphis, Tenn., saw the opportunity to standardize their suite of diagnostic imaging solutions, they...

WebPAX, Heart Imaging Technologies, PACS, Cardiac PACS, Echo Imaging

 Heart Imaging Technologies released the WebPAX cardiac echo reporting module.

aycan Specialty Workstations Mammography Oncology Vessel Analysis RSNA 2013

At the 2013 Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting (RSNA 2013), aycan, a provider of cost-saving PACS solutions, will highlight new release plugins for its post-processing...

CVIS, cpacs, cardiac PACS

Measuring the benefits against the risks (and costs) is an integral component of a sound business plan and will assist in the design, development and deployment of a successful cardiovascular...

Stress Testing System

Philips showcased several new products at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2013, including a new stress test system and a new cardiac PACS solution.

Based on its recent analysis of the cardiology informatics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ascend HiT with the 2013 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership....

Adopting an approach that encourages continued progress while simultaneously acknowledging short-term obstacles, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recommends...

McKesson, RFID cabinet

To assist providers in managing high-dollar inventory, McKesson has introduced radio frequency identification (RFID) cabinets as part of McKesson Point of Use Supply.  The vendor-neutral...

Heart IT has released version 8 of its flagship products: WebPax picture archive and communications system (PACS) and ...

Healthcare reform requiring wider access and enterprise sharing of patient images and records are making Web-based cardiology picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) a more attractive...

Medstreaming launched its new Graphic Based Surgical Application for desktop and mobile platforms at the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) May 30 – June 1, 2013 in San Francisco. The structured...

Digisonics will exhibit its No. 1 KLAS rated cardiology picture archive and communications system (PACS) and structured...

Between June and October, 2013, healthcare providers at hospitals and medical centers across the United States and Canada can experience GE Healthcare’s entire line of Centricity* Imaging...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that more than half of all doctors and other eligible providers have received Medicare or Medicaid incentive payments for adopting...

June 4, 2013 — During the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), DR Systems will demonstrate its DR Systems Unity Enterprise Imaging Excellence Solution, e|...

Digisonics will exhibit its Enterprise PACS and structured reporting solutions for cardiology, OB/GYN, radiology and general ultrasound studies at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in...

Today’s healthcare is changing in many ways and so are the processes, technology and people delivering the extremely complex cardiology procedures and services. There are multiple biomedical and...

Agfa HealthCare announced that Hunt Regional Healthcare, Greenville, Texas, has upgraded its Agfa HealthCare picture archive and communication system (PACS) to Impax 6.5 and installed Agfa...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reports on the “Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Improving Documentation in the Catheterization (Cath) Lab” based on studies by the...

syngo Dynamics

Siemens Healthcare has introduced a new version of its cardiovascular imaging and information system. From routine to advanced readings, the new version of syngo Dynamics...

Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc Synapse 3D Advanced Visualization ACC

FujiFilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. showcased its Synapse 3D at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference March 9 to 11, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Fully...

Network security issues, vital infrastructure upgrades, electronic health record (EHR) implementation and impending federal deadlines will guide priorities this year, according to an independent...

Sentinel v.9 Spacelabs Healthcare Blood Pressure Monitor Cardiac PACS

Spacelabs Healthcare has released the latest version of their cardiology information management system — Sentinel v.9 — with a new seamlessly integrated ABP module.

 

 IMPAX CV Web+ Agfa Healthcare Cardiac PACS ACC 2013

Agfa HealthCare demonstrated its Impax CV Web+ solution at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 62nd Annual Scientific Session and Expo held in San Francisco from March 9-11. The technology...

Lumedx unveiled a host of new HealthView products at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, March 9-11, 2013. New solutions include a comprehensive, Web-based...

Agfa Healthcare Room for Improvement KLAS

Agfa HealthCare's stated core belief is centered around helping imaging providers succeed, yet a majority of U.S. clients interviewed by KLAS report gaps in reaching desired results when using...

To address the rising costs of healthcare, we must improve the way that health care is delivered, including coordinating care better and improving the safety of care, stated the Centers for...

robot clinical decision support, RP 7 robot

The March 2013 issue of The Atlantic, out this week, includes the article “The Robot Will See You Now,” which looks at how IBM's Watson — the same machine that...