Cardiac PACS

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular information systems, CVIS, also called cardiac PACS and cardiovascular information and imaging systems. These cardiac reporting systems connect to the overall patient electronic medical record (EMR), cardiac imaging, echo reporting, diagnostic test (ECG) reporting, cath lab hemodynamics system, and other components to aggregate all cardiac patient data, imaging and waveforms into one location. 

Feature | Remote Viewing Systems | November 18, 2015 | Kim Garriott

There is a growing need to exchange and share imaging studies with outside entities. Hospitals that have foregone...

Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five...

Lumedx
Case Study | Cardiac PACS | November 02, 2015

Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., is known for its new, state-of-the-art Northwest Regional Heart and...

PICOM, Scimage, Cardiac PACS, CVIS

ScImage's PICOM system is an example of a CVIS that unifies the IT needs of several cardiovascular service lines into a single cardiology department reporting and image management system. This includes cardiac imaging, echo, ECG management and cath lab reporting. 

Feature | Cardiac PACS | October 08, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Cardiovascular information systems (CVIS or cardiac PACS) have undergone a transformation over the past few years to...

CMS, Stage 3 Meaningful Use final rule, ONC, healthcare IT, electronic health records, EHR
Feature | Information Technology | October 07, 2015

October 7, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final version of Stage 3...

News | Enterprise Imaging | October 01, 2015

October 1, 2015 — Infinitt North America will feature the Infinitt Healthcare Platform (IHP) at RSNA 2015. This...

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

Big data from regional health exchanges can help identify patients who are at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease and stroke based on blood pressure readings and trends from their office visits over time that arestored in the electronic health records. This information can be used to target these patients with more followups, education and more intensive prevention programs. 

Feature | Population Health | September 22, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell

As healthcare converts to an entirely electronic health record (EHR)-based system, it opens up new opportunities to...

Mortara, ELI 280, TouchScreen ECG, ECG advances, new ECG technology

The Mortara Eli 280 is part of a new generation of ECG systems that integrate touchscreen monitors to improve workflow.

Feature | ECG | September 16, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The resting electrocardiogram (ECG) has been...

McKesson Cardiology, CVIS, cardiovascular information system, cardiac PACS
Feature | Cardiac PACS | September 11, 2015 | Shawn McKenzie, MPA, president, CEO, and Val Kapitula, Ascendian Healthcare Consulting

The cardiovascular service line, whether existing within the confines of an acute-care environment or outpatient...

McKesson Cardiology, CVIS, cardiovascular information system, cardiac PACS
Feature | Cardiac PACS | September 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell

For any cardiology department looking to upgrade or replace its...

The McKesson Cardiology CVIS integrates easily with either the McKesson (Change Healthcare) hemodynamics system or other vendors' systems
Feature | Cardiac PACS | September 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Two key requirements for today’s ...

iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...

ACC, Population Health Retreat, heart disease prevention
News | Population Health | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) convened leaders in all aspects of healthcare the week of...

IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | Cardiac PACS | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...

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