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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.

An example of artificial intelligence on the GE Healthcare Vivid E95 system shown at ASE 2019 where the AI automatically pulls in an exam, identifies the left ventricle and myocardial boards and then calculates all the strain measurements in less than 10 seconds. While AI automation can greatly speed workflow, there are questions about the accuracy of AI for the next step in making diagnoses.  #ASE #ASE21 #ASE2021 #AI

An example of artificial intelligence on the GE Healthcare Vivid E95 system shown at ASE 2019 where the AI automatically pulls in an exam, identifies the left ventricle and myocardial boards and then calculates all the strain measurements in less than 10 seconds. While AI automation can greatly speed workflow, there are questions about the accuracy of AI for the next step in making diagnoses. 

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | September 08, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing in all areas of medicine and was the topic of several advanced technology...
Videos | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | August 31, 2021
One of the trends in cardiovascular information system (CVIS) and radiology PACS at the Healthcare Information...
Videos | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | August 31, 2021
The vendor MediCardia demonstrated smart software to aggregate cardiology patient data from numerous locations into one...
Through the use of technology, clinicians can better fine-tune department performance, automate documentation for improved reporting accuracy, facilitate compliance with certification programs and regulatory requirements, and ensure contrast dose management across and imaging department or enterprise
Webinar | Radiation Dose Management | August 27, 2021
A holistic view of contrast and radiation dose data is imperative to help identify opportunities for clinical and...
Siemens now seamlessly integrates Epsilon Imaging's strain echo software.
Webinar | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 27, 2021
This educational webinar is focused on the value echocardiographic strain imaging brings to a contemporary cardiology...
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.

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. 

Feature | Information Technology | August 20, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
Taking advantage of new technology advances, several radiology PACS, enterprise imaging and cardiovascular information...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 17, 2021
A new ultrasound imaging technology that may offer novel ways to diagnose and better understand cardiac diseases using ...
A comparison of color-flow Doppler cardiac ultrasound showing blood flow, and blood speckle tracking revealing a more detailed and complex understanding of the low. It shows the formation of a vortex that may play a role in future assessments for the efficiency of flow in the heart and vessels. #ASE21 #ASE2021 #Vectorflowimaging

A comparison of color-flow Doppler cardiac ultrasound showing blood flow, and blood speckle tracking revealing a more detailed and complex understanding of the flow. It shows the formation of a vortex that may play a role in future assessments for the efficiency of flow in the heart and vessels. Image from JASE, read more.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
In the past several years, a few cardiac ultrasound vendors have developed new ways to image the intricate flow of...
A lone vendor booth in a sea of open space in a corner of the expo floor at HIMSS 2021 this week. A large number of vendors decided to pull out of exhibiting at HIMSS in recent weeks because the host city of Las Vegas saw a major surge of COVID cases over July, reaching a 20.2% positivity rate on the day HIMSS began.  

A lone vendor booth in a sea of open space in a corner of the expo floor at HIMSS 2021 this week. A large number of vendors decided to pull out of exhibiting at HIMSS in recent weeks because the host city of Las Vegas saw a major surge of COVID cases over July, reaching a 20.2% positivity rate on the day HIMSS began.  

Blog | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | August 13, 2021
The in-person 2021 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting planned for Aug. 9-13 appeared to...
Artificial intelligence is becoming best practice to support clinical decisions and help standardize echocardiography analysis for practices. AI, trained on millions of outcome-based data, can provide automation for operators to obtain highly accurate and precise measurements, to better detect and predict cardiovascular disease.
Webinar | Artificial Intelligence | August 12, 2021
Artificial intelligence is becoming best practice to support clinical decisions and help standardize echocardiography...
Abbott's new interventional imaging platform powered by Ultreon 1.0 Software is a first-of-its-kind imaging software merges optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging with the power of artificial intelligence (AI) for enhanced visualization. The new Ultreon Software can automatically detect the severity of calcium-based blockages and measure vessel diameter to enhance the precision of physicians’ decision-making during coronary stenting procedures.

Abbott's new interventional imaging platform powered by Ultreon 1.0 Software is a first-of-its-kind imaging software merges optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging with the power of artificial intelligence (AI) for enhanced visualization. The new Ultreon Software can automatically detect the severity of calcium-based blockages and measure vessel diameter to enhance the precision of physicians’ decision-making during coronary stenting procedures.

News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | August 05, 2021
August 5, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared clearance Abbott's latest optical coherence...
Videos | EP Lab | August 02, 2021
Jass Brooks, vice president of global strategic marketing, Biosense Webster, explains four over-arching...
The devices compared in the study were the Bardy Carnation Ambulatory Monitor long-term continuous ECG system (left) and the BioGuardian MCT cardiac event monitor (right).  #HRS21 #HRS2021 #HeartRhythm21

The devices compared in the study were the Bardy Carnation Ambulatory Monitor long-term continuous ECG system (left) and the BioGuardian MCT cardiac event monitor (right). 

News | EP Lab | July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021 – Results from a new clinical trial found human-oversight dependent continuous electrocardiography (ECG)...
ScImage Inc., a provider of cloud-centric cardiovascular and radiology enterprise imaging and reporting solutions, announced a partnership with Cardiology Consultants PA (CCPA). The Spartanburg, S.C., cardiology group consists of 14 physicians, six nurse practitioners, three office locations and a newly opened office-based lab/ambulatory surgical center (OBL/ASC) servicing upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. ScImage provided a CVIS, or cardiovascular information system.
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 - ScImage Inc., a provider of cloud-centric cardiovascular and radiology enterprise imaging and reporting...