PACS

PACS, or picture archive communications systems are a computer network for digitized radiological images and reports.

CMS, Meaningful Use replacement, Meaningful Outcomes, JPM16
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the...

News | Population Health | January 05, 2016

January 5, 2016 — As the emphasis on the change in delivery of care escalates from volume- to value-based care,...

Philips, IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, RSNA 2015, MMTT qEASL, cardiac MR

Image courtesy of Philips

Technology | Enterprise Imaging | December 02, 2015

December 2, 2015 — Philips announced IntelliSpace Portal 8.0, the latest edition of its advanced...

Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five...

CMS, Stage 3 Meaningful Use final rule, ONC, healthcare IT, electronic health records, EHR
Feature | Information Technology | October 07, 2015

October 7, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final version of Stage 3...

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | Cardiac PACS | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned...

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Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Cardiac PACS | July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with...

venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 09, 2015

July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on...

HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Cybersecurity | June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was...

HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
News | Information Technology | May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the...

ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | Enterprise Imaging | May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 — ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365...

Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

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