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  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the Meaningful Use program that was meant to encourage the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Mach7 Technologies and 3D Medical Limited announced yesterday they have signed a definitive agreement to merge together. The merger will provide access via public capital markets for Mach7 while preserving corporate self-determination with regard to mission and product roadmap. Upon approval and...
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final version of Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements related to healthcare information technology (IT) Oct. 6. CMS will take public comment on the new rules for 60 days beginning Oct. 16.
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), in collaboration with over 35 federal partners, released the updated Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015–2020 (Plan) September 21.
  • August 6, 2015 — IBM announced that its Watson Health Cloud will gain the ability to “see” following the planned acquisition of Merge Healthcare for $1 billion.
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Blog | PACS | February 03, 2016
Time is brain. The longer a brain injury goes untreated, the higher the chance of permanent damage or death. 
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 02, 2016
Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, announced that it has finalized a significant investment in...
Sectra, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Breast Imaging PACS
News | Breast Imaging | January 29, 2016
For the third consecutive year, IT and medical technology company Sectra is ranked No. 1 by its U.S. customers and has...
IBM Watson, Merge Healthcare, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Phytel

Merge iConnect Enterprise Archive courtesy of Merge Healthcare

News | PACS | January 29, 2016
IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report recognized two of its newly...
News | PACS | January 19, 2016
RamSoft announced in December its ISO 13485:2003 certification, a quality standard that certifies compliance to the ...
CMS, Meaningful Use replacement, Meaningful Outcomes, JPM16
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 15, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the Meaningful Use program...
News | Enterprise Imaging | January 14, 2016
Dicom Systems introduced its newest product FireBridge. Launched at the 2015 Radiological Society of North America...
Shina Systems, 3Di PACS, version 3.2, RSNA 2015
Technology | PACS | January 06, 2016
January 6, 2016 — Shina Systems announced today the new commercial release of its 3Di...
News | Analytics Software | January 05, 2016
A new study from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) offers insight from nearly 200...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 05, 2016
RSNA 2015 was the first time Konica Minolta and Viztek displayed as a combined company.
Sponsored Content | Videos | Enterprise Imaging | January 04, 2016
Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview report of enterprise imaging advances at the Radiological Society...
News | PACS | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — The market analyst firm Research and Markets has released a report titled "Radiology Information
News | Information Technology | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) applauded the U.S.
News | Remote Viewing Systems | December 25, 2015
DICOM Grid, makers of the leading cloud-based, medical image management suite, announced that Stanford Children’s...
News | PACS | December 18, 2015
At RSNA 2015, Cerner demonstrated its RadNet Radiology Information System (RIS), which  provides the tools to work more...
Fujifilm, Synapse RIS, RSNA 2015
Technology | PACS | December 16, 2015
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. presented its next-generation Synapse RIS (radiology information system) platform...
Videos | Enterprise Imaging | December 11, 2015
Interview with Kim Garriott, principal consultant, Logicalis Inc., and Jef Williams, COO Ascendian Healthcare Consult

As a deployment option of syngo.plaza, which enables the everyday routine reading of 3-D images, syngo.plaza 3D+ now also includes Siemens’ automatic landmarking and parsing of human anatomy (ALPHA) technology of syngo.via³ , which features AutoViews and Anatomical Range Presets. 

Technology | Enterprise Imaging | December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015 — While the case load of radiology departments is increasing with the aging population, institution
Technology | Cardiac PACS | December 09, 2015
December 9,  2015 — During RSNA 2015, Cerner exhibited the latest version of its PowerChart Cardiovascular solution,
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Technology | Cardiac PACS | December 09, 2015
December 9,  2015 — During RSNA 2015, Cerner exhibited the latest version of its PowerChart Cardiovascular solution,
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