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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.

Healthereum Launches Beta Version of HELIO Blockchain Patient Engagement App
Technology | Mobile Devices | April 05, 2019

April 5, 2019 — Healthereum LLC released the beta version of the Healthereum Life Portfolio, or HELIO, a...

 Omega Medical Imaging Launches AI-enabled FluoroShield for Radiation Reduction
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | April 04, 2019

April 4, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Omega Medical Imaging 510(k) clearance to offer...

Technological Advancements Expected to Drive Virtual Reality Growth in Healthcare
News | Advanced Visualization | April 04, 2019

April 4, 2019 — Increasing demand for innovative diagnostic techniques, neurological disorders and increasing...

FDA Proposes New Review Framework for AI-based Medical Devices
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 02, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

April 2, 2019 — U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced Tuesday the...

Medivis Unveils AnatomyX Augmented Reality Education Platform
Technology | Virtual and Augmented Reality | April 02, 2019

April 2, 2019 — Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis announced the launch of AnatomyX, its...

How to reduce radiation dose in cardiac CT.
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

April 1, 2019 — Here is a checklist of dose-sparing practices for coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Emergency X-ray Identification of Pacemakers
News | Pacemakers | March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 — A research team from Imperial College London believes a new software could speed up the diagnosis...

All major vendors offering advanced visualization software now offer structural heart planning. This is an example of GE Healthcare's Valve Assist software being used to determine the best location of a transseptal puncture to deliver a left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder.

All major vendors offering advanced visualization software now offer structural heart planning. This is an example of GE Healthcare's Valve Assist software being used to determine the best location of a transseptal puncture to deliver a left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder. 

Feature | Structural Heart | March 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis

Structural heart interventions represent one of the fastest growing segments of cardiology, as the number of devices...

NZ Technologies Announces First Peer-Reviewed Paper on TIPSO AirPad
News | Interventional Radiology | March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019 — NZ Technologies Inc. announced the first published clinical review on its TIPSO technology’s...

Concerto CRT-D and Virtuoso ICD implantable cardiac devices are among several Medtronic electrophysiology devices included in a safety alert because of their lack of cybersecurity measures to avoid hacking, according to the FDA.

Concerto CRT-D and Virtuoso ICD implantable cardiac devices are among several Medtronic electrophysiology devices included in a safety alert because of their lack of cybersecurity measures to avoid hacking, according to the FDA.

Feature | EP Lab | March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to alert healthcare...

Validation Studies Confirm High Accuracy of Novel HART AI-Driven Blood Tests
News | Blood Testing | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Prevencio Inc. announced data confirming the high accuracy of its...

DrChrono and 3D4Medical Partner to Bring 3-D Interactive Modeling to Physician Practices
News | Advanced Visualization | March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 – DrChrono Inc. and 3D4Medical have teamed up so practices across the United States can access...

Jennifer N. A. Silva, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Mo., describes “mixed reality” at ACC19 Future Hub.

Jennifer N. A. Silva, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Mo., describes “mixed reality” at ACC19 Future Hub.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 17, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Virtual reality (VR) and its less immersive kin, augmented reality (AR), are gaining traction in some medical...

WVU cardiology chief Partho Sengupta, M.D., describes at ACC 2019 how artificial intelligence already helps cardiologists in echocardiography.

WVU cardiology chief Partho Sengupta, M.D., describes at ACC 2019 how artificial intelligence already helps cardiologists in echocardiography. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Machine learning is already having an enormous impact on cardiology, automatically calculating measurements in...

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