Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

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  • Taking advantage of new technology advances, several radiology PACS, enterprise imaging and cardiovascular information system (CVIS) vendors are releasing new, completely revamped platforms. This was ...

  • On June 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been designated a qualified provider-led entity (qPLE). This allows Johns Hopkins to develop criteria that meet the requirements of the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014 when ordering diagnostic imaging tests such as computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and nuclear imaging in the emergency department and ambulatory settings.

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma addressed the American Medical Association (AMA) Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates, which ran June 8-12 in Chicago. In her remarks, Verma addressed current efforts by the Trump Administration to enact healthcare reform. The following is a transcript of her remarks.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the Meaningful Use program that was meant to encourage the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR).

An example at HIMSS of deeper third-party software integration in enterprise imaging platforms was Siemens Healthcare showing a new, deep integration with echocardiography strain imaging analysis provider Epsilon Imaging. The integration eliminates the need for a separate login and the Epsilon software is now just a tool option available in the syngo system and it carries over data and images directly into the echo report.
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Taking advantage of new technology advances, several radiology PACS, enterprise imaging and cardiovascular information ...

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August 13, 2019 — A simple change in the way health professionals track their patients’ progress has brought improved ...

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August 7, 2019 — Cerner has announced the development of the Cerner Learning Health Network to help clinicians more ...

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July 31, 2019 — Clinical trials are a critical tool for getting new treatments to people who need them, but research ...

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July 18, 2019 — On June 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Johns Hopkins ...

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July 5, 2019 — The rapid evolution of digital technology and its impact on the prevention and treatment of heart disease ...

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June 11, 2019 — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma addressed the American ...

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3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not compliant ...
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April 19, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is extending the public comment period by 30 ...

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March 18, 2019 – DrChrono Inc. and 3D4Medical have teamed up so practices across the United States can access 3-D ...

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Dictation by radiologist using Nuance's technology. More powerful, intelligent voice operated systems were demonstrated at HIMSS 2019 as a way to help reduce physician burn out when using EHRs.
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May 11, 2018 — A new study looked at the effectiveness of a novel risk tool to predict 30-day readmission rates in ...

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Blog | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

Cardiologists need information from multiple sources to make accurate diagnoses and plan interventional therapies. The ...

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February 16, 2018 — California’s Petaluma Health Center (PHC) was recently awarded a 2017 Healthcare Information and ...

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