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. 

McKesson Cardiology, CVIS, cardiovascular information system, cardiac PACS
Feature | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | September 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell
For any cardiology department looking to upgrade or replace its cardiovascular information system (CVIS), the main...
The McKesson Cardiology CVIS integrates easily with either the McKesson (Change Healthcare) hemodynamics system or other vendors' systems
Feature | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | September 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Two key requirements for today’s cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) are solid integrations with both enterprise-...
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 | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Cybersecurity | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87...
Technology | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 - Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular...
HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
News | Information Technology | May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department...
Lumedx, apollo, CVIS, cardiovascular data analytics, Orlando Regional Medical
Case Study | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | May 26, 2015
Orlando Health recently successfully unrolled Lumedx’s physician structured reporting and image management solution...
ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | Enterprise Imaging | May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015 — ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365 enterprise picture archiving and...
Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...