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.

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017
Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains protocols...
MDISS Launches 'WHISTL' Network of Medical Device Security Testing Labs
News | Cybersecurity | August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017 — The Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS) recently launched the first of...
HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Health Information Breaches
News | Cybersecurity | August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently...
Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Feature | Cybersecurity | August 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell
August 17, 2017 — Cybersecurity has become a growing concern in healthcare as patient data, medical systems and...
Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring...
ScImage Awarded U.S. Government DIN-PACS IV Contract
News | PACS | August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017 — ScImage Inc. was recently awarded a new DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and...
The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable electrophysiology (...
CDN to Integrate Advanced Cardiac Imaging Tools From DiA Imaging Analysis
Technology | August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017 — CDN recently announced a new partnership agreement with DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd., makers of next-...
Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners Now Available With Advanced Features
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 09, 2017
August 9, 2017 — Clarius Mobile Health has released advanced features and options for its wireless handheld ultrasound...
3D printing of the heart and coronary artery tree from a patient's CT scan.
Webinar | Medical 3-D Printing | August 09, 2017
Learn how 3-D printing empowers medical device manufacturer Medtronic to bring products to market faster, develop...
Virtual Phantoms Inc. Releases VirtualDose-IR
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — Virtual Phantoms Inc. announced the release of VirtualDoseIR, a tool for assessing organ dose from...
Xavier University Announces Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Summit
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — Xavier University has launched the Xavier Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI), a pioneering effort...
Nuance Restores Service to Majority of eScription Clients Following Malware Incident
News | Information Technology | July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017 — Nuance Communications Inc. provided an update on its restoration process following the previously...
The Centricity Cardio Enterprise (CCE) Interactive Guide offers information on GE's cardiovascular information system (CVIS)
News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017 — GE Healthcare has released the eight-page Centricity Cardio Enterprise (CCE) Interactive Guide,...
Wearable monitors create patient generated health data, PGHD, that can help prevent acute care episodes in heart failure.

Wearable monitoring devices may offer a new tool to help prevent acute care episodes in heart failure.

Feature | Heart Failure | July 25, 2017 | Lola Koktysh
Despite their best efforts, many patients tend to develop heart failure after an acute event (e.g., a heart attack or a...