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.

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...

IHE, North American Connectathon 2015, Cleveland, information technology
News | February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 — The spirit of collaboration to improve health with...

Blog | February 12, 2015

It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically into the future,...

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News | February 05, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Perhaps the biggest trend in health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture...

information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

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Feature | February 04, 2015

February 4, 2015 — The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

KLAS Announces  2014 Best in KLAS for PACS, CVIS, EMR Software
News | January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 — The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their...

Blog | December 19, 2014

There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2014 meeting that...

Success and depth of interoperability
News | November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014 — KLAS releases scores and analysis regarding solutions for electronic medical record (EMR)...

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Technology | September 03, 2014

September 3, 2014 — The easy-to-use online resource mHealth Roadmap includes information on implementation...

HIPAA, HIPPA, cyber security, securing health records, securing patient records
Feature | August 18, 2014 | Yvonne Li

The healthcare industry is becoming more mobile and efficient than ever before thanks to the adoption of...

Feature | August 07, 2014

August 7, 2014 — A newly released study by IMV Medical Information Division shows cardiology departments in U.S....