HIMSS

This channel contains news about the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), including coverage of its annual meeting. HIMSS is a leading resource for health information technology (IT).This includes all health IT components, including electronic medical records (EMR), PACS, subspecialty reporting systems, remote viewing systemscybersecurity and archive/storage

Amazon Comprehend Medical Brings Medical Language Processing to Healthcare
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Amazon recently announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible...

Fujifilm Exhibits Enterprise Imaging Solutions and Artificial Intelligence Initiative at HIMSS 2019
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. and Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. showcased their...

Novarad promotes data gathering, storage and exchange across the enterprise at HIMSS19

Novarad promotes data gathering, storage and exchange across the enterprise at HIMSS19. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019

The value companies place on collaboration was palpable on the floor of the annual meeting of the...

IBM Watson Health Announces New AI Collaborations With Leading Medical Centers
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — IBM Watson Health announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in research...

Medivis Launches SurgicalAR Augmented Reality Platform
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis officially unveiled SurgicalAR, its...

Office of the National Coordinator Releases Proposed Rule on Healthcare Data Interoperability
News | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

This story has been updated with additional information since its initial posting.

February 14, 2019 — The...

Siemens featured digitalization and the prospect of a “digital twin” in its HIMSS19 booth

Siemens featured digitalization and the prospect of a “digital twin” in its HIMSS19 booth. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

At its booth on the exhibit floor of the annual Healthcare Information and...

Siemens Healthineers Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Digitalization at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — At the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) global conference and...

NVIDIA Explores Role of AI, Analytics and Virtualization in Healthcare at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Digital technology company NVIDIA will highlight its newest partnerships to advance the...

Patients and surgeons at Hoag Memorial Hospital are looking at virtual reality reconstructions (right) over conventional 2D images

Slice v 3D: Patients and surgeons at Hoag Memorial Hospital are looking at virtual reality reconstructions (right) over conventional 2D images. Images courtesy of Hoag Memorial Hospital

Feature | Information Technology | February 13, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

The same virtual reality (VR) reconstructions that surgeons use to plan and rehearse brain surgeries at Hoag...

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...

Agfa HealthCare promotes enterprise imaging at HIMSS19

Agfa HealthCare promotes enterprise imaging at HIMSS19. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 13, 2019

At the first trade show since becoming an independent...

Survey Finds Personalized Patient Engagement Improving But Still Lacking
News | Patient Engagement | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — Software company Pegasystems Inc. announced new survey data revealing the positive impact of...

Flexibility and modularity were key points discussed at the HIMSS19 Intelerad booth

Flexibility and modularity were key points discussed at the HIMSS19 Intelerad booth. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 12, 2019

Intelerad Medical Systems came to the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information...

Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform

Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform. Image courtesy of Medigate

Feature | Cybersecurity | February 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Cybersecurity is being defined by a kind of arms race.

On one side are the hackers with malware, some off the...

MDW Partners With Bitfury and Longenesis to Deliver Next-Generation Healthcare Blockchain
News | Radiology Business | February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 – The Bitfury Group and Longenesis announced a partnership with Medical Diagnostics Web (MDW) to...

Standards-based interoperability is the key to the use of components critically important to Vital Images’ vision of enterprise imaging

Standards-based interoperability is the key to the use of components critically important to Vital Images’ vision of enterprise imaging. Graphic courtesy of Vital Images

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Vital Images has reconciled its vision of the distant future with near term reality. The company has come up with an...

Blog | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2019

Understand artificial intelligence (AI) and...