Information Technology

Centricity PACS, remote viewing system, Webinar

Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from wherever there is internet connectivity. Centricity PACS with Universal Viewer ZFP helps org...

Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.

Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for cardiac evaluations, use of nuclear imaging for myocardial perfusion exams and more complex t...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening, counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, annual screening for lung cancer...

A new, online report predicts where American hospitals will spend billions on healthcare technology in 2015, centering on ICD-10 migration and population...
Hodgkin lymphoma, pediatric imaging, guidelines, radiation therapy, FDG-PET, CT
The International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) has issued a guideline outlining the use of 3-D computed tomography (CT)-based radiation therapy...
CMS, ICD-10, transition, website, ICD-9, business, information technology
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working closely with stakeholders across the healthcare industry to provide support in transitioning...
Using complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer...
ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo
The latest quantification metrics for ScImage's PicomSRI structured echocardiography reporting platform are based on guidelines published
Precession from Heart Imaging Technologies is a cardiac magnetic resonance solution which allows viewing, analysis and reporting all within...
The Nio 5MP LED diagnostic display system from Barco Inc. is indicated for radiology and mammography and features a number of image-...
The newest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria updated 19 appropriateness criteria topics and added...

Articles

It’s no surprise to state that healthcare technology has been slow to mature. However, much of this perception has come from lack of a greater picture; the...
interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure is associated with increased...
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for...
Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and...

Video Center

It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically...
3 weeks 19 hours ago
In 1934, a Senate committee opened hearings its chairman said would show that America’s involvement...
4 weeks 20 hours ago
The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
5 weeks 22 hours ago
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...