Information Technology

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for healthcare information technology (HIT) as it relates to cardiology reporting systems, cardiac PACS, electronic medical records, electronic health records, EMRs, EHRs, radiology PACS integration, clinical decision support, advaned imaging visualization, analytics software and cybersecurity.

New Report Examines Hospital Cybersecurity Challenges in Georgia
News | Cybersecurity | August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 — Healthcare ...

Computer Simulations May Treat Most Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

The OPTIMA (Optimal Target Identification via Modelling of Arrhythmogenesis) simulator uses contrast-enhanced MRI scans to create personalized digital replicas of a patient's heart to guide catheter abation for atrial fibrillation. Image courtesy of Patrick M. Boyle and Natalia A. Trayanova.

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019 — Scientists at Johns Hopkins have successfully created...

New Study Visually Tracks Chronic Venous Insufficiency Wound Healing in EMR
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 13, 2019

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

Structured reporting implementation best practices webinar by GE Healthcare. The Centricity Cardio Enterprise is a cardiovascular information system (CVIS).
Webinar | Cardiac PACS | August 09, 2019
You have likely heard the case for moving to structured reporting, including standardized documentation to drive more...
Videos | Advanced Visualization | August 09, 2019

An example of Siemens' photo-realistic Cinematic image reconstruction. This image is from a CTA exam from a Siemens...

Half of Hospital Decision Makers Plan to Invest in AI by 2021
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 08, 2019

August 8, 2019 — A recent study conducted by Olive AI explores how hospital leaders are responding to the imperative...

RSNA and ACR to Collaborate on Landmark Medical 3D Printing Registry
News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 08, 2019

August 8, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 08, 2019

This is a quick video example of a cardiac computed tomography (CT) exam showing a Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter...

Cerner, Duke Clinical Research Institute Launch New Solution for Population Health Clinical Research
News | Population Health | August 07, 2019

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

Screen grab of facial scan from the app. Image courtesy of Kang Lee.

Screen grab of facial scan from the app. Image courtesy of Kang Lee.

News | Blood Pressure Monitor | August 06, 2019

August 6, 2019 — Blood...

Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019

August 6, 2019 — When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of...

Dassault Systèmes, FDA Collaborating on 3-D Living Heart In Silico Clinical Trial
News | Simulators | August 01, 2019

August 1, 2019 — Dassault Systèmes announced the five-year extension of its collaboration with the U.S. Food and...

Artificial Intelligence Solution Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment

A nurse examines a patient in the Emergency Department of Cincinnati Children’s, where researchers successfully tested artificial intelligence-based technology to improve patient recruitment for clinical trials. Researchers report test results in the journal JMIR Medical Informatics. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Children’s.

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019 — ...

An example of AI-assisted automation developed by TomTec, where a deep learning algorithm automatically marks the myocardial borders and performs auto quantification This removes time consuming tasks to free up the operator to spend more time with patients and helps make exams more reproducible.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 26, 2019

Intelligent software solutions (aka...

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