Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

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News | August 16, 2010
August 16, 2010 – The Fundação Instituto de Pesquisa e Estudo de Diagnóstico por Imagem (FIDI) in São Paulo, Brazil,...
Concerns Remain Over Final Meaningful Use Rule
News | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 – Changes included in the final rules governing the meaningful use objectives for Medicare and Medicaid...
News | July 21, 2010
July 21, 2010 – The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier...
New HP Program Helps with EHR Migration
News | July 14, 2010
July 14, 2010 – HP this week introduced a new program to support and accelerate the adoption of electronic health...
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News | July 12, 2010
July 12, 2010 – Health Level Seven Intl. (HL7), a non-profit standards development organization, has submitted...
eMix Adds Ability to Preview Exam Contents
News | July 08, 2010
July 8, 2010 – Users of eMix’s cloud-based sharing technology now have the ability to preview exams from any Web...
CHIME Reviews Temporary EHR Certification
News | July 06, 2010
July 6, 2010 – The government’s certification program for health information technology (HIT) will continue to evolve...
Two Top EHR Companies Merge
News | June 09, 2010
June 9, 2010 – Allscripts and Eclipsys, leading providers of electronic health records (EHR) in the ambulatory and...
Technology | May 28, 2010
May 28, 2010 - With zero-download technology referring physicians with Web access no longer are required to download...
News | April 23, 2010
April 23, 2010 - Vendor-neutral picture archive and communication systems (PACS) are facilitating interoperability...
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Technology | April 22, 2010
April 22, 2010 - With the proliferation of telemedicine and tereradiology services, the two fields are crossing paths...
Best Practices in Radiology Workflow

The EmpowerCTA Contrast Injector, with the integrated IRiSCT Data Management System provides integrated pre-programmed MDCT protocols for ISOVUE-370. Photo courtesy of Bracco Imaging.

Feature | March 31, 2010 | Cristen C. Bolan
      The biggest challenge in applying best practices in radiology workflow is seeing the big picture. The entire...
Cloud Computing Supports Orthopedic Image Exchange

SeeMyRadiology.com is Accelarads new online medical image cloud computing service.

News | March 25, 2010
March 25, 2010 - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), a leader in the Southeast’s medical education, research...
Feds Pump $162 Million Into States to Fund EMRs

David Blumenthal, M.D., is national coordinator for health information technology.

News | March 16, 2010
March 16, 2010 - As part of the second installment of funds under the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative...
Orthopedics Gets a Leg Up on Image-Enabled EHR
News | March 10, 2010
March 10, 2010 - As orthopedic practices increasingly adopt fully-integrated digital solutions, they are seeking...
Google Health Signs EHR Deal with UPMC
News | February 28, 2010
March 1, 2010 - Getting current and past medication history assembled and ready in case of emergencies is one of the...
Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

News | February 28, 2010
March 1, 2010 - Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin landed for a meet-and-greet, one-hour photo opportunity session for...
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News | February 28, 2010
March 1, 2010 - “Meaningful use” is poised to be the major driver of healthcare information technology (IT) spending...
News | February 28, 2010
February 28, 2010 - SIIM, which has served as a co-sponsor organization for the HIMSS annual meeting, will hold an...
East Orange General Hospital Selects New EMR Solution

GE Healthcare's Centricity Enterprise

News | February 17, 2010
Feb 16, 2010 — East Orange General Hospital, in East Orange, N.J., purchased a new hospital-based electronic medical...