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.

Intelligent Planet Introduces ExMedicus Smartwatch
Technology | Wearables | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Digital health company Planet Intelligent recently launched the ExMedicus Smartwatch, what it...

Videos | Congenital Heart | November 01, 2018

Example of GE Healthcare’s FetalHQ software for the ultrasound imaging of fetal hearts. The new tool runs on GE...

FDA and DHS Expand Partnership on Medical Device Cybersecurity
News | Cybersecurity | October 30, 2018

October 30. 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

Eko, Mayo Clinic Collaborating on AI-Based Heart Disease Detection
News | Stethoscopes | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 — Eko, creators of a machine learning-based heart and lung monitoring platform, announced a...

Impathiq Heart Pathway Clinical Decision Support Tool Featured in Circulation
News | Clinical Decision Support | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Health informatics company Impathiq announced its Heart Pathway point-of-care...

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...

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