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.

Shimadzu Medical Systems Teams With Change Healthcare Cardiology
News | Angiography | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA and Change Healthcare have entered a partnership through which...

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 programmers used to download software from the Medtronic software distribution network (SDN) . This update is a voluntary recall correction by the manufacturer to address the safety risk caused by the cybersecurity vulnerability.

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 implantable EP device programmers.

Feature | Cybersecurity | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reviewed information about potential...

ZHealth Launches Etch Cardiovascular Coding Software
Technology | Cardiovascular Business | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Medical coding software provider ZHealth recently unveiled Etch, the first-ever software platform...

A hands-on-training session at TCT 2018 that instructed interventional cardiologists how to use an intra-cardiac echo (ICE) catheter to image the chambers inside the heart with a catheter based ultrasound imaging system.  The training area was sponsored by Siemens Healthineers

A Siemens-sponsored hands-on-training session at TCT 2018 that instructed interventional cardiologists how to use an intra-cardiac echo (ICE) catheter to image the chambers inside the heart with a catheter based ultrasound imaging system.  Regular training is needed to build customer satisfaction, especially in light of regular staff turnover.

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | October 10, 2018 | John Larson

Years ago, I owned a computer that ran a spreadsheet program called Lotus 1-2-3. After about a year, I needed to...

FibriCheck Receives FDA Clearance for Digital Heart Rhythm Monitor
Technology | Mobile Devices | October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for FibriCheck, a Belgian...

An example of a comprehensive CVIS is the ScImage Picom 365 system, which includes several sub-speciality reporting modules to eliminate the need for several different, disparate reporting systems in the cardiology department. Also called cardiac PACS cardiovascular information and imaging systems.

An example of a comprehensive CVIS is the ScImage Picom 365 system, which includes several subspeciality reporting modules to eliminate the need for several different, disparate reporting systems in the cardiology department. 

Feature | Cardiac PACS | October 05, 2018 | Val Kapitula RT(R), PMP, CIIP

“I don’t trust anything that’s being portrayed in the marketing brochures and will believe it only when the solution...

Image Diagnostics Debuting Interventional Radiation Shield at RSNA 2018
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 — Image Diagnostics has entered into a product development agreement with ECLS Inc. to design a new...

LVivo EF Cardiac Tool Now Available for GE Vscan Extend Handheld Mobile Ultrasound
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 — DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd. (DiA), a provider of...

Videos | Cath Lab | September 14, 2018

A discussion with Nicolas Bevins, Ph.D., vice chair, physics and research, and Jessica Harrington, RCIS. They...

AI-Driven Blood Test Accurately Diagnoses Peripheral Artery Disease in Diabetic Patient
News | Blood Testing | September 04, 2018

September 4, 2018 — Prevencio Inc. announced new data demonstrating its HART PAD test accurately diagnoses...

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator system was evaluated in the late-breaking VEST Trial presented at ACC 2018 earlier this year. A review article on the results was the No. 1 most viewed article in July and August.

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator system was evaluated in the late-breaking VEST Trial presented at ACC 2018 earlier this year. A review article on the results was the No. 1 most viewed article in July and August. 

Feature | September 04, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

September 4, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

GlobalData: Amazon Poised to Make Huge Strides in Healthcare
News | Cardiovascular Business | August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 — A new report from data and analytics company GlobalData suggests that Amazon is poised to make...

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