Cardiac PACS

IBM, purchase, Merge Healthcare, $1 billion, Watson
News | PACS | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned acqu
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Information Technology | July 15, 2015
Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA Health Services...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Information Technology | July 09, 2015
Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Information Technology | June 30, 2015
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of...
Technology | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular...
HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
News | May 29, 2015
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department of Health and...
ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | May 14, 2015
ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365 enterprise picture archiving and communication...
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 | May 12, 2015 | 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 | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
Carestream, IHE-Europe Connectathon, Clinical Collaboration Platform, CCP
News | May 04, 2015
Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the IHE-Europe (...
News | April 08, 2015
Enterprise imaging vendor ScImage Inc. will show Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2015...
Blog | March 07, 2015
By Dave Fornell, editor  With healthcare reform’s focus on information technology as the primary vehicle for change,...
ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo
Technology | March 03, 2015
ScImage announced the immediate availability and deployment of updated quantification metrics based on guidelines...
News | February 27, 2015
Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held...
Agfa, TomTec, Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology, cardiac PACS, ACC.15

Image courtesy of Agfa Healthcare

Technology | February 23, 2015
Agfa Healthcare announced the commercial launch of its Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology Suite and strategic...
Peak 10, healthcare IT, information technology, study, mandates, PACS, EHR
News | February 19, 2015
Three out of five healthcare IT professionals believe that government mandates are having a negative effect on their...
IHE, North American Connectathon 2015, Cleveland, information technology
News | February 18, 2015
The spirit of collaboration to improve health with information technology came to Cleveland, Ohio, when the Integrating...
Blog | February 12, 2015
It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically into the future, but...
News | February 05, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving...
information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

Image courtesy of HHS

Feature | February 04, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC...
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