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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Blog | March 07, 2015

By Dave Fornell, editor 

With healthcare reform’s focus on information technology as the primary vehicle for...

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...

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...

Peak 10, healthcare IT, information technology, study, mandates, PACS, EHR
News | February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 — Three out of five healthcare IT professionals believe that government mandates are having a...