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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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

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AliveCor Inc. launched a mobile heart health service, offering expert reviews of electrocardiograms (ECGs) recorded...

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Aycan will feature its mobile iPad application, which is designed to quickly, easily and securely transfer DICOM...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Foundation is announced the Echo AUC, a new mobile application...

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Alivecor Inc. announced that the AliveCor Heart Monitor is now being offered to participants in the Health eHeart Study with 2,000 units to be deployed before the end of the year. 

M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation services and Speech Understanding solutions, announced a medical...

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At the University of Southern California Body Computing Conference, AliveCor Inc. announced its new versatile Heart ...

FDA regulates apps, mobile devices

In an effort to guide regulation of mobile medical apps, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final guidance document for developers of mobile medical apps. 

AliveCor AliveECG App Heart Monitor ECG Wireless Remote Access Mobile Device

AliveCor Inc. released a new AliveECG App for its Heart Monitor that features an Enhanced Filter, a noise cancelling technology that improves the visual output of the ECG. The AliveCor Heart...

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...

MIM Software Inc. has introduced a new version of MIM Encore that provides a single platform for viewing positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (...

ControlStation

InTouch Health has announced the launch of the ControlStation (CS) App for iPad, making it easier for doctors to provide real-time, acute telemedicine consults with patients. From a single...

Archimedes IndiGo — the physician and patient decision-support tool created by Archimedes, Inc. — was chosen last summer as the risk-assessment engine for the new $100,000 mobile app challenge...

Northwest Community Hospital MyNCH Mobile App Mobile Device Remote Viewing

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is unveiling new imaging and lab results functionality for its mobile app, MyNCH, which allows NCH Medical Group patients to view their lab and imaging results...

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In the past few years, especially since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, there has been an explosion of healthcare related mobile device applications (apps). Most physicians today have...

In response to the astounding percentage of inappropriate and non-compliant ICD, CRT-P and CRT-D device implantations each year, Think Tank Medical has developed and released its CMS ICD...

CardioNet AirStrip Mobility Solution Patient/Remote Monitoring ECG Software

As health systems are under increasing pressure to share data across systems to improve and expand their networks of care, CardioNet Inc. and AirStrip have entered into a partnership agreement to...

Insight Imaging announced it has expanded its fleet of mobile imaging units to include those previously operated by GE Mobile Interim Solutions (MIS), a unit of GE Capital. Insight Imaging signed...

RSNA 2012 FujiFilm Medical Systems USA Synapse Mobility PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. shared the benefits of its zero footprint mobile application, Synapse Mobility, with visitors to the 2012 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

January 25, 2013 — Mobile drug reference app provider Epocrates recently conducted its annual survey of cardiologists to uncover the biggest trends and challenges facing them today. The survey...

AliveCor Heart Monitor Phone Atrial Fibrillation

The results of a recent study presented yesterday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012 conference in Los Angeles showed that a high-quality single-lead ECG can be quickly and...

Pulse Oximetry Screening Pulse Ox Tool critical congenital heart defect Software

Pulse Oximetry Screening is a life-saving test that can detect critical congenital heart defects (CCHD) in newborn babies before an infant is discharged from the hospital. The test is easy to...

Top Cardiovascular Stories 2012 Software CT angiography Heart Valve Repair

The past year in cardiology has continued to see progress and innovation in medicine. As the year comes to an end, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) identified some of the top...

December 13, 2012 — CardioNet Inc. announced the release of a new application for the iPad, designed to provide physicians and their support staff easy access to the cardiac monitoring services at...

AliveCor Heart Monitor iPhone

AliveCor Inc. announced it has received CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on its mobile Heart Monitor. This clinical-quality, low-cost mobile electrocardiogram (...

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November 21, 2012 — MIM Software Inc., a global provider of medical imaging software, announced that Mobile MIM has exceeded 250,000 downloads on the Apple App Store.

October 29, 2012 — At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare will unveil innovations in healthcare IT, including...

Calgary Scientific Inc. introduced ResolutionMD 3.1, a Web and mobile universal medical image viewing software that now supports 10 languages.

September 4, 2012 — Philips Heathcare announced that mVisum Inc.’s STEMI Alert smartphone app is now available to work in conjunction with Philips TraceMasterVue and IntelliSpace...

July 27, 2012 — Healthcare imaging specialist Barco announces the release of a new version of its MediCal QAWeb Mobile software for viewing digital imaging and communications in medicine (DICOM)-...

June 28, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, presents LifeWatch V, the world’s first-of-its-kind healthcare smartphone.

June 18, 2012 — AirStrip Technologies Inc. has expanded its platform to deliver information currently housed in electronic health record (EHR) systems to clinicians using mobile devices. For...

June 14, 2012 — Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc. announced the availability of Synapse Mobility 3.0, a new zero-footprint application with improved features that enable access to Fujifilm's...

June 13, 2012 — AliveCor announced it has raised $10.5 million in Series B venture financing. The financing comes on the heels of recent presentations at major cardiology conferences, in which...

June 8, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, announced the launch of the world’s first-of-its-kind...

May 18, 2012 — AliveCor, the developer of a breakthrough mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder, announced results from a study that demonstrated the accuracy of the company’s iPhone-based device...

April 12, 2012 — Several innovative cardiovascular and radiology technologies were featured in Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine’s April issue, which also announced...

April 6, 2012 — AliveCor, developer of the mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder, announced results from a study that demonstrated how the company’s ECG monitoring device is intuitive and allows...

March 16, 2012 — Epocrates is releasing two new, free mobile device applications for cardiologists during the American College of Cardiology 2012 meeting.

February 21, 2012 — Circadence, a provider of WAN and network optimization solutions for healthcare, announced a set of solutions for optimizing electronic content delivery to iOS, Android and...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

November 27, 2011 – Siemens Healthcare has launched five new mobile solutions that help provide imaging specialists and referring physicians with secure access to diagnostic images and reports,...

November 1, 2011 – Boston Scientific introduced its CardioTeach iPad app, an industry-first, free educational resource to help healthcare professionals better educate patients and caregivers about...

October 21, 2011 – Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., conceptualized “CodeHeart,” a highly secure mobile application solution developed and customized in collaboration with AT&T...

October 3, 2011 — Kjaya Medical will debut iShareScan.com, a cloud-based image sharing solution, at RSNA 2011. The site is available at no cost to imaging sites. It enables users to upload images...

September 27, 2011 – Calgary Scientific Inc. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market medical imaging application, ResolutionMD Mobile, as a mobile...

September 27, 2011 — AF Stat released updates to the AFib Educator, a free smartphone app and desktop widget designed to help healthcare providers better explain atrial fibrillation (AFib) to...

August 8, 2011 — Elsevier, provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced its Braunwald's Heart Disease Practice Guides App for iPad, iPhone and iPod...

August 2, 2011 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has developed iASE, a tool that provides clear, concise summaries of the ASE’s most popular guidelines as applications for mobile...

June 7, 2011 – MIM Software Inc. announced the VueMe App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. This new app, designed specifically for patient use, allows patients to...

April 7, 2011 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 in New Orleans this week offered an expo floor filled with hundreds of cardiovascular products. The following five technologies stood...

April 6, 2011 – A secure mobile app has been launched that gives clinicians access to precise, near real-time cardiac information. Data from the GE Healthcare MUSE Cardiology Information System is...

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...

February 4, 2011 – A new mobile radiology application cleared today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow physicians to view and make a diagnosis from medical images on the...

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.

November 16, 2010 – A joint partnership between AirStrip Technologies and Physio-Control will allow the two companies to deliver integrated, lifesaving mobile solutions.

November 7, 2010 – A new advanced medical image-viewing app is now available on the iPad, iPhone and iPod. The iClarity app, by iCRco, is available in two versions: a demo version, available for...

October 20, 2010 – At RSNA 2010, Merge will display its latest IT solutions to help meet everyday healthcare challenges.

The Merge Healthcare Kiosk automates front desk workflow by giving...

September 28, 2010 – Physicians can now determine whether a patient needs to have cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI) by using a new smartphone app. The app, which is available for free on iPhone,...

August 11, 2010 – More than 50 percent of cardiologists in a recent survey gave the health reform bill unsatisfactory marks, grading it as a D or an F. Only 1 percent of cardiologists graded it as...

July 30, 2010 – A cardiac patient remote monitoring solution that feeds live information to smart phones was cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The software includes...

June 15, 2010 – Health care professionals can now get information on the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) on their smart phones. Actelion...

June 14, 2010 – Common cardiac imaging techniques, images and videos of echocardiography are available using an interactive learning and reference iPhone application. Modality Inc. released its...

April 6, 2010 – An upgrade to a popular advanced visualization software suite now allows support for the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. The release of version 4.4.5 of the Aquarius iNtuition server-...