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.

American Heart Association Launches Health Motivation Platform for Personalized Cardiovascular Care
News | Patient Engagement | April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 — Patients battling cardiovascular diseases, and even people hoping to prevent heart disease and...

FDA Announces New Medical Device Safety Action Plan
News | Cardiovascular Business | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new Medical Device Safety Action Plan...

Nemours Children's Health System Uses 3-D Printing to Deliver Personalized Care
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 – Nemours Children’s Health System, a Florida-based health system with locations in six states,  is...

Philips Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in IntelliSpace and iSite PACS Products
News | Cybersecurity | April 16, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

April 16, 2018 — Philips Healthcare last week issued a proactive advisory warning to its iSite and IntelliSpace...

Brainomix Secures $9.8m Investment to Tackle Strokes With AI
News | Stroke | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Medical imaging company Brainomix has attracted £7m ($9.8 million) of investment to bring its...

Philips Integrates Reacts Tele-Ultrasound Platform on Lumify Portable Systems

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 – Philips in partnership with Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) announced an industry-first...

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. #ACC18

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors that are seeing increased usage. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. After the monitoring period is over, the wearable patch is torn open to retrieve a data pod that is inserted into a reader to download the data. The software automatically creates reports based on the data, complete with waveforms for various cardiac measures.

Blog | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 10, 2018

 

The show floors at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 meeting in March and at the Heart Rhythm...

The cardiology information system (CVIS) — IntelliSpace Cardiovascular from Philips Healthcare, being used in the cath lab.

The IntelliSpace Cardiovascular CVIS from Philips Healthcare, being used in the cath lab.

Blog | Cardiac PACS | March 29, 2018

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

Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool
News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he...

Materialise First Company to Receive FDA Clearance for Diagnostic 3-D-Printed Anatomical Models
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — Materialise NV became the first company in the world to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

3-D Printed Models Improve Medical Student Training
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — A relatively inexpensive...

Managing Blood Pressure in Barbershops Yields Substantial Improvements

Image from presentation, "A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops," Victor et al

News | ACC | March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 — African-American men who received medical intervention aimed at controlling their...

Philips Launches HealthSuite Insights AI Platform for Healthcare
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of HealthSuite Insights, including the Insights Marketplace,...

Siemens Healthineers Launches Next Generation of syngo Dynamics at ACC 2018
Technology | Cardiac PACS | March 09, 2018

March 9, 2018 — At the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, March 10-12 in...

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