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Lumedx, apollo, CVIS, cardiovascular data analytics, Orlando Regional Medical

Orlando Health recently successfully unrolled Lumedx’s physician structured reporting and image management solution across five of its campuses. The implementation was smooth and swift, user...

ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS

ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365 enterprise picture archiving and communication system (PACS) within the framework of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...

Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still many who are trying to figure out how...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...

Lumedx, apollo, CVIS, cardiovascular data analytics

Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to its patients. They recently deployed an integrated...

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC

Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals...

Carestream, IHE-Europe Connectathon, Clinical Collaboration Platform, CCP

Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the IHE-Europe (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon held April 20-24 in...

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 “...

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...

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: