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April 23, 2014 — Vital Images, a Toshiba Medical Systems Group company, is experiencing a significant increased demand for its VitreaView universal viewer as healthcare leaders seek opportunities...

April 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced the online publication of study results of the SEARCH-AF study. The SEARCH-AF study, conducted in Australia, screened 1,000 customers over 65 years old for...

The webinar will focus on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It will...

April 15, 2014 — NEC Display Solutions of America announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) market clearance of the 30-inch MultiSync MD302C4 LCD, a widescreen display for...

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...

April 11, 2014 — Calgary Scientific Inc. announced their latest Class II clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Its enterprise image-viewing solution, ResolutionMD, is now...

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...

Congress recently passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which requires use of appropriate use criteria (AUC) and clinical decision support (CDS) software to get Medicare...

Epsilon Imaging EchoInsight Cardio Oncology Echo Cardiac Ultrasound

Epsilon Imaging Inc. has expanded its EchoInsight automated measurement suite for improved analysis and interpretation in echo.

April 7, 2014 — Strategies aimed at reducing the number of patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions who find themselves back in the hospital after discharge were identified...

April 1, 2014 — Citing accelerating healthcare costs and finite resources, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced they will begin incorporating...

The Senate passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302) March 31, in a vote of 64 to 35.

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...

Toshiba CT Myocardial Perfusion Advanced Visualization CT Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Toshiba’s CT Myocardial Perfusion capability. Available on Toshiba’s Aquilion One and Aquilion OneVison Edition ...

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 ...

Corindus CorPath Robotic Navigation Telemedicine Telecardiology Cath Lab

For patients living in rural areas, life-saving procedures such as an angioplasty may only be available at a facility more than 200 miles away. To bridge this distance, ...

clinical decision support software CDSS

Countries across the globe are struggling to combat issues such as escalating healthcare costs, poor or inconsistent quality of healthcare, rapid expansion in healthcare insurance and changing...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Assn. (AHA) have released a mobile and Web-based app for health care professionals to use with their patients in determining 10-year...

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...

Vital Images VitreaAdvanced Enterprise Imaging Remote Viewing RSNA 2014

Vital Images Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is expanding in the EMEA market with an increasing number of organizations migrating to Vital's VitreaAdvanced ...

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...

At HIMSS14, Microsoft Corp. showcased a range of health organizations, including Epic and AirStrip, that have improved care team collaboration and productivity, expanded ...

March 5, 2014 — Claron Technology announced it has been awarded CE mark for its NilRead zero-footprint viewer for the diagnostic interpretation of medical images. Coinciding with this, Claron has...

National Decision Support Company Imaging CT Systems Computerized Order CPOE

National Decision Support Co. (NDSC) enhanced its ACR Select, an integration-ready, imaging decision support platform...

EIZO ColorEdge CG277 CX271 Flat Panel Displays RSNA 2014

Eizo Inc. released two 27-inch ColorEdge models, the ColorEdge CG277 and CX271 color management monitors....

Aycan Chimaera FusionSync Advanced Visualization Fusion Imaging Software

Aycan and Chimaera GmbH received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of Chimaera FusionSync, a software tool for more efficient handling and diagnosis of multi-modal and...

Barco Eonis 24" Flat Panel Displays

Barco announced the launch of Eonis 24” – a 24-inch clinical display, which comes either standard (black) or...

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

Agfa Healthcare ICIS Archive Storage Imaging Information Technology

Agfa HealthCare unveiled enhancements to its ICIS at the 2014 annual meeting of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

Royal Philips IntelliSpace Portal PACS Advanced Visualization RSNA 2014

Royal Philips’s IntelliSpace Portal was named a Category Leader in Enterprise Advanced Visualization...

Honeywell Captuvo Bar Code Technology Inventory Management

Honeywell expanded its Captuvo line of encasements for Apple devices at the HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, Fla. The Captuvo SL22h and SL42h are designed for healthcare...

Accusoft Barcode Xpress Mobile Inventory Management Information Technology

Accusoft released the Barcode Xpress Mobile software development kits (SDKs) for iOS and Android...

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 ...

February 28, 2014 — Lexmark’s Perceptive Software demonstrated its Universal Clinical Platform solution for enterprise clinical content management at the 2014 meeting of the Healthcare Information...

February 28, 2014 — Igor Efimov, Ph.D., from the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and an international team of biomedical engineers and materials...

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 ...

PenRad Visualize:Vascular Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Advanced Visualization RSNA

At HIMSS 2014, Penrad released software that allows the creation of 3-D images of the carotid...

Archelon Enclosures iPad Air Software Mobile Devices Mounts for Displays

Archelon Enclosures, a manufacturer of iPad and tablet enclosures for the retail, hospitality and healthcare...

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...

Level 3 Communications Healthcare Information Technology Cloud Storage Archive

Level 3 Communications Inc. released results of a research study conducted among Level 3 healthcare customers and ...

HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

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

TeraRecon iNteract+ PACS RSNA 2014 Remove Image Viewer

TeraRecon, a provider of medical image management solutions, debuted it’s iNteract+ solution at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference.  

ScImage announced availability of a Master Patient Index (MPI) Translator that provides healthcare professionals diagnostic ...

Cardinal Health WaveMark RFID Inventory Management Cath Lab HIMSS 2014

Cardinal Health will feature newly acquired WaveMark and its radio frequency identification (RFID) technology...

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 ...

Blackford Analysis Software Development Kit SDK Advanced Visualization RSNA 2014

Blackford Analysis, a software provider with products to accelerate medical image comparison,...

Vital Images VitreaView Advanced Visualization HIMSS 2014

VitreaView, a universal viewer developed by Vital Images Inc. was featured in a live case study....

HIMSS 2013 Security Survey Information Technology Cardiac PACS

Results of the 2013 HIMSS Security Survey show progress toward hardened security and use of analytics, but more work is needed to mitigate insider threat, such as inappropriate access of data by...

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...

Claron Technology Nil Remote Viewing System PACS accessories

Claron Technology will debut at HIMSS 2014 enhancements for a streamlined image and video upload for both mobile...

Carestream Vue Motion Remote Viewing System Software Mobile Devices RSNA 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Carestream Health’s Vue Motion image viewer for...

Fovia Visual Medica Advanced Visualization

Fovia, Inc. and Visual Medica announced a collaboration to deliver innovative, cost-effective advanced...

Carestream HIMSS Information Technology Remote Viewing System Healthcare IT

Carestream is sponsoring an executive panel discussion at the HIMSS 2014 meeting, Feb. 25, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 202C at the Orlando Convention Center. The title is “Executive Perspective...

AliveCor Heart Monitor FDA EP Lab ECG Cardiac Diagnostics Mobile Remote

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted AliveCor Inc. over-the-counter (OTC) clearance for the AliveCor Heart Monitor, a single-channel ...

UpToDate Anywhere Wolters Kluwer Health clinical decision support software

Wolters Kluwer Health, a global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, will make available at HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition the UpToDate. Anywhere. The...

Telemedicine Telecardiology Telehealth University of Iowa

Research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can extend emergency care in rural hospitals. The study was published in the February edition of ...

Fluke Biomedical, a manufacturer of biomedical test instruments, acquired Unfors RaySafe. Unfors RaySafe produces ...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Better management of X-ray radiation doses starts with recording and tracking each exposure patients receive. Dose tracking has come to the forefront of medicine in recent years with the...

Achieving real quality improvement and reducing costs means re-evaluating what constitutes value, according to a new paper e-published in the journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular...

Telecardiology, Statvideo

Advancements in technologies are paving the way for many healthcare providers to connect with patients outside their hospitals more quickly and efficiently. For cardiology departments,...

StatVideo EchoCart Telecardiology Telemedicine Cardiac Ultrasound Systems

At Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield N.C., StatVideo’s EchoCart streams real-time images of babies’ hearts and ...

American College of Radiology SGR Imaging Mammography Clinical Decision Support

The American College of Radiology (ACR) strongly supports the bicameral, bipartisan legislation to replace the sustainable growth rate (SGR) payment formula. The organization particularly applauds...

Radiation Dose Management CT Systems Diagnostic Imaging Joint Commission

The topic of radiation safety and radiation dose monitoring has moved from state-specific...

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...

GlobalMed CapSure Cloud CT Systems Radiation Dose Management Clinical Decision

GlobalMed’s CapSure Cloud application can eliminate a second radiation dose by making an initial...