Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular information systems, CVIS, also called cardiac PACS (C-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 | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | May 01, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
According to the healthcare IT market research firm KLAS, adopting structured reporting is top of mind in the...

GE Healthcare partnered with the AI developer Dia to provide an artificial intelligence algorithm to auto contour and calculate cardiac ejection fraction (EF). The app is now available on the GE Vscan pocket, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) system, as seen here displayed at RSNA 2019. Watch a VIDEO demo from RSNA.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2020 | Sanjay Parekh, Ph.D. 
February 7, 2020 – At the 2019 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in December, there was a record...
Nuance Communications Inc. introduced Nuance Cardiovascular CAPD, a new computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) solution designed to help cardiologists improve the quality of complex documentation and the accuracy of reimbursement for cardiac catheterization procedures. The Nuance Cardiovascular CAPD solution is available through a partnership with ZHealth for this solution, which is based on patented algorithms built with ZHealth’s interventional documentation and coding expertise.
News | Cath Lab | January 31, 2020
January 29, 2020 – Nuance Communications Inc. introduced Nuance Cardiovascular CAPD, a new computer-assisted physician...
Easy access, anywhere to the ECG management system is helpful in patient care. This is the GE Muse system accessed at the patient bedside.

Easy access, anywhere to the ECG management system is helpful in patient care. This is the GE Muse system accessed at the patient bedside. 

News | ECG Management Systems | January 29, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
The movement from paper electrocardiogram (ECG) review to electronic ECG management systems in the past decade has...
This is an example of artificial intelligence automation for cardiac MRI using an AI app from TeraRecon's Envoy AI marketplace. The GE MRI image has bee countoured, anatomy labeled and all quantification automated by the AI, greatly reducing post-processing time. See this and other new AI imaging technologies from the 2019 RSNA meeting.

This is an example of artificial intelligence automation for cardiac MRI using an AI app from TeraRecon's Envoy AI marketplace. The GE MRI image has been countoured, anatomy labeled and all quantification automated by the AI, greatly reducing post-processing time. See this and other new AI imaging technologies from the 2019 RSNA meeting.

Blog | January 24, 2020
The key question I am always asked at cardiology conferences is what are the trends and interesting new technologies I...
Feature | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | January 23, 2020
Cardiology was already heavily data driven, where clinical practice is driven by clinical study data, but mining a...
Siemens Healthineers Acquires ECG Management Consultants
News | Cardiovascular Business | November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019 — ECG Management Consultants, a leading U.S. healthcare advisory firm, is now part of the global...
An example of workflow efficiencies in newer CVIS systems. This example from Philips IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, a cardiac PACS plus CVIS system, shows a patient timeline with icons to show various tests, exams or procedures in an easy to understand format. The cath lab cardiac diagram can be modified by the user with stents and degree of stenosis, which automatically flows text information into the report. #CVIS, Cardiac PACS, cardiology image and information system (CIIMS)

An example of workflow efficiencies in newer CVIS systems. This example from Philips IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, a cardiac PACS plus CVIS system, shows a patient timeline with icons to show various tests, exams or procedures in an easy to understand format. The cath lab cardiac diagram can be modified by the user with stents and degree of stenosis, which automatically flows text information into the report.

Feature | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | October 30, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
The latest generation of cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS), also referred to as cardiac PACS, are...
WEBINAR: Using Data Driven Healthcare to Drive Transformative Change with Philips Healthcare.
Webinar | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | October 29, 2019
Today, health systems are continuously striving to improve performance, utilization, and workflow in order to drive...
USF Health Expands Digisonics System With Vascular Reporting
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 — University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa, Fla., has enhanced their use of the Digisonics...
Fujifilm Upgrades Next-Generation Synapse Cardiology PACS
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | October 10, 2019
October 9, 2019 – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently launched Synapse Cardiology PACS 5.6.1, the company’s...
Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC...
Structured reporting implementation best practices webinar by GE Healthcare. The Centricity Cardio Enterprise is a cardiovascular information system (CVIS).
Webinar | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | August 09, 2019
You have likely heard the case for moving to structured reporting, including standardized documentation to drive more...
Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | June 20, 2019
John Rumsfeld, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, American College Cardiology (ACC) chief innovation officer, and professor of medicine...