Information Technology

Lumify, POC ultrasound, app based ultrasound, pocket ultrasound, smartphone

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile technology. The technology was unveiled at the Soci...

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, do...

Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-world settings has many challenges, according to a new RAND Corp. study.

Fujifilm, teramedica, VNA, enterprise imaging

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. said it completed its acquisition of TeraMedica Inc., a global healthcare informatics company and a provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions. The acquisition will allow Fujifilm to offer the market a leading...

Novarad, NovaGlass, 400 healthcare facilities, VDI, virtual desktop
Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad is planning to provide workflow optimized virtualization from Sphere 3D Corp. to 400 healthcare facilities...
osteoporosis, heart disease, linked, older people, Southampton MRC, CT
University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar...
Carestream, Vue PACS, Vue Reporting module, ISCT Workstation Face-Off
Carestream showcased the Carestream Vue PACS (picture archiving and communication system) workstation with streamlined reading, processing and...
radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
aycan, Mammography Workstation, Eizo monitors
The aycan mammography workstation is optimized for use with Eizo monitors, including the new widescreen Eizo RX850, and features Quadrant
Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health...
The Coronis Uniti is a diagnostic display system from Barco specifically designed for both picture archiving and communication system (PACS...
Agfa HealthCare's Xero Viewer now features Full Fidelity View for diagnostic viewing. The functionality uses lossless compression to...

Articles

radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...
Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, transducer
Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across...
Simbionix, 3D Systems, echo simulator
More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 26th Annual...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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A battle is taking shape in computed tomography (CT), one that pits the tubes that deliver X-...
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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...