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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.

Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 10, 2018
Partho Sengupta, M.D., DM, FACC, FASE, chief division of cardiology, director of cardiac imaging, West Virginia...
Healcerion Receives FDA Approval for Sonon 300L Handheld Ultrasound Device
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2018
July 9, 2018 — South Korea-based Healcerion launched the Sonon 300L wireless handheld ultrasound device to the U.S....
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | July 07, 2018
A 360 degree view of the true 3D imaging workstation from EchoPixel. The image of the aortic valve on screen appears as...
An example of one of the latest echocardiography image processing technologies, GE's Vmax.

An example of one of the latest echocardiography image processing technologies, GE's Vmax.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 05, 2018
Heart disease is globally pervasive and it is not going away. It’s the leading cause of death around the world, and the...
Jackson Health System Signs 11-Year Agreement for Philips' Enterprise Monitoring as a Service
News | July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018 — Philips and Florida’s Jackson Health System, one of the nation's largest public health systems,...
Dictum Health Launches Advanced Telestroke Module for Virtual Exam Room Platform
Technology | Teleradiology | June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018 — Dictum Health Inc., creators of the Virtual Exam Room (VER) telehealth technology, announced the...
EchoMD AutoEF Software Improves Variability in Ejection Fraction Estimation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018 – A recent study conducted with the Minneapolis Heart Institute found that Bay Labs’ EchoMD AutoEF deep...
Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Announces Launch of Artificial Intelligence Center
News | Artificial Intelligence | June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018  – Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Illinois received a $25 million gift from the...
Digisonics Showcases New Functionality at ASE 2018 for Data-driven Decisions
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 — Digisonics will exhibit its latest functionality for data-driven decisions at the American Society of...
FDA Clears Bay Labs' EchoMD AutoEF Software for AI Echo Analysis
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 – Cardiovascular imaging artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs announced its EchoMD AutoEF...
3D Systems Announces On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 — 3D Systems announced availability of its new On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service. This new service...
Medisafe Demonstrates Double-Digit Impact on Hypertension Medication Adherence
News | Mobile Devices | June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 — Medication management platform Medisafe released data showing that, on average, hypertensive patients...
Volta Medical Brings Artificial Intelligence to Cardiac Electrophysiology

Image courtesy of Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 — Volta Medical, out of Marseille, France, has developed the first artificial intelligence (AI) software...
Dianna Bardo, M.D., oversees a pediatric CT scan at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She uses technology to help lower CT X-ray radiation dose when scanning children.

The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dr. Dianna Bardo, director of body MR and co-director of 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. She said they shared these protocols as part of their partnership with Philips Healthcare. 

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | June 07, 2018
Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate...
How to reduce radiation exposure in the cath lab fluoroscopy. Imaging system in photo is a Philips XperFlex.
Feature | Angiography | June 06, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor
June 6, 2018 — Here is a checklist of dose-sparing practices for angiographic X-ray imaging used in the cath lab. This...