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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.

A patient injuried by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) consensus document. Angiography skin burn.

A patient injured by extreme exposure to X-ray radiation during an angiography procedure, which is included among the images in the consensus document. Severe skin injury typically appears four to eight weeks following the exposure. In extreme cases, the ulceration can become confluent and full thickness necrosis of skin may develop, exposing underlying fat, muscle and even bone.

 

News | Radiation Dose Management | May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 — A new consensus document has been issued to guide the optimal use of ionizing radiation in...

The ZerGravity radiation protection system. The Zero Gravity suit allows interventional radiologists and cardiologists to shed their lead aprons in the cath lab.

One radiation protection technology that often has operators packed around displays at some conference expos waiting to try it out is the ZeroGravity system. It is a ceiling suspended suit that offers more protection than standard aprons, offering full body protection including the face. It allows operators to shed their lead aprons and eliminate any weight on the operator’s back, helping alleviate orthopedic back pain. 

Blog | Radiation Dose Management | May 10, 2018

In the past, there was not much that could be done to mitigate the X-ray...

The Egg Medical EggNest cath lab patient table is designed with passive protection designed to drastically reduce scatter radiation exposure for the entire cath lab team without disruption to workflow.
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 10, 2018

We started our design from the ground up, tested many prototypes, did not want to compromise on radiation protection...

Infinitt Achieves ACC-NCDR Certification for CathPCI Registry
Technology | Cardiac PACS | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 — Infinitt North America announced that...

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) uses Change Healthcare's McKesson Cardiology CVIS solution.

Sligo University Hospital (SUH) in Ireland uses Change Healthcare's McKesson Cardiology CVIS solution to improve efficiency.

Case Study | Cardiac PACS | May 04, 2018

Balancing high quality care with efficiency — and avoiding unnecessary procedures — is a priority for any hospital...

Charles E. Kahn Jr. Named Editor of Radiology: Artificial Intelligence
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 02, 2018

May 2, 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced that Charles E....

iSchemaView Receives FDA Clearance for Rapid CTA
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 01, 2018

May 1, 2018 — Cerebrovascular imaging analysis company iSchemaView received final clearance from the U.S. Food and...

Point of Care Decision Support Releases New Version of Anticoagulation Software

Image courtesy of Point of Care Decision Support

Technology | Clinical Decision Support | April 30, 2018

April 30, 2018 — Point of Care Decision Support (PCDS) announced the release of a new version 2.0 of their...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Enterprise Imaging | April 26, 2018

Organizations who are embarking on an enterprise imaging journey share many of the same questions and concerns...

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...

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