Cardiac PACS

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular information systems, CVIS, also called cardiac PACS. These cardiac reporting systems connect to the EMR and the hemodynamic system.

cerner cardiology
Technology | Cardiac PACS | December 09, 2015
December 9,  2015 — During RSNA 2015, Cerner exhibited the latest version of its PowerChart Cardiovascular solution,...
Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | PACS | November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five hospitals...
CMS, Stage 3 Meaningful Use final rule, ONC, healthcare IT, electronic health records, EHR
Feature | Information Technology | October 07, 2015
October 7, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final version of Stage 3 Meaningful...
White Paper: DRX Plus Detectors: Going from Good to Great
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Remote Viewing Systems | September 28, 2015
The company that introduced the world's first wireless, cassette-sized DR detector does it again. See how Carestream...
ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...
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...
Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Information Technology | July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Information Technology | July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Cybersecurity | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was...
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
May 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department...
ScImage, PICOM365, VHA, Veterans Administration, VistA Imaging, DIACAP, DIN-PACS
News | May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015 — ScImage announced that it has received validation for its PICOM365...
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
May 4, 2015 — Carestream showcased the advanced interoperability of its Clinical Collaboration Platform (CCP) at the...
News | April 08, 2015
April 8, 2015 — Enterprise imaging vendor ScImage Inc. will show Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society...
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
March 3, 2015 — ScImage announced the immediate availability and deployment of updated quantification metrics based on...
Merge Acquires DR Systems
News | February 27, 2015
Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired...
Agfa, TomTec, Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology, cardiac PACS, ACC.15

Image courtesy of Agfa Healthcare

Technology | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — Agfa Healthcare announced the commercial launch of its...