HIMSS

This channel contains news about the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), including coverage of its annual meeting. HIMSS is a leading resource for health information technology (IT).This includes all health IT components, including electronic medical records (EMR), PACS, subspecialty reporting systems, remote viewing systemscybersecurity and archive/storage

This image from  Hoag Memorial Hospital looks at virtual reality reconstructions versus conventional 2-D images, as shown

Slice v 3D: Patients and surgeons at Hoag Memorial Hospital are looking at virtual reality reconstructions (right) over conventional 2D images. Images courtesy of Hoag Memorial Hospital

Feature | Information Technology | February 13, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
The same virtual reality (VR) reconstructions that surgeons use to plan and rehearse brain surgeries at Hoag Memorial...
Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation cardiovascular...
Agfa HealthCare promotes enterprise imaging at HIMSS19

Agfa HealthCare promotes enterprise imaging at HIMSS19. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 13, 2019
At the first trade show since becoming an independent information technology (IT) vendor, Agfa HealthCare declared its...
Survey Finds Personalized Patient Engagement Improving But Still Lacking
News | Patient Engagement | February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 — Software company Pegasystems Inc. announced new survey data revealing the positive impact of...
Flexibility and modularity were key points discussed at the HIMSS19 Intelerad booth

Flexibility and modularity were key points discussed at the HIMSS19 Intelerad booth. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 12, 2019
Intelerad Medical Systems came to the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (...
Atos Launches First Comprehensive Cybersecurity Portfolio for Healthcare Organizations
Technology | Cybersecurity | February 12, 2019
February 11, 2019 — Information technology (IT) services provider Atos announced the launch of its first comprehensive...
Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform

Networked medical devices at a health care provider and their vulnerability to cyber attack, as seen in a screenshot of a display created by the Medigate platform. Image courtesy of Medigate

Feature | Cybersecurity | February 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Cybersecurity is being defined by a kind of arms race. On one side are the hackers with malware, some off the shelf,...
MDW Partners With Bitfury and Longenesis to Deliver Next-Generation Healthcare Blockchain
News | Radiology Business | February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019 – The Bitfury Group and Longenesis announced a partnership with Medical Diagnostics Web (MDW) to...
Standards-based interoperability is the key to the use of components critically important to Vital Images’ vision of enterprise imaging

Standards-based interoperability is the key to the use of components critically important to Vital Images’ vision of enterprise imaging. Graphic courtesy of Vital Images

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Vital Images has reconciled its vision of the distant future with near term reality. The company has come up with an...
Blog | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2019
Understand artificial intelligence (AI) and how its application can resolve your business challenges, advises AI...
Podcast | Artificial Intelligence | February 11, 2019
Understand artificial intelligence (AI) and how its application can resolve your business challenges, advises AI...
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Blog | Artificial Intelligence | February 08, 2019
Patient data is critically important to the continued development of artificial intelligence (AI). And the institutions...
Podcast | Artificial Intelligence | February 08, 2019
Patient data is critically important to the continued development of artificial intelligence (AI). And the institutions...
Fujifilm Launches Latest Synapse 3D Version at HIMSS 2019

The new Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MR application in Synapse 3D

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 08, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. will debut the latest version of its Synapse 3D solution at the...
Laurel Bridge Software Highlights New Imaging Interoperability Clients at HIMSS19
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software added more than 40 new clients in 2018, in addition to helping more clinical...
Connecticut, California Imaging Centers Deploy Ambra Cloud VNA
News | Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Ambra Health announced that Naugatuck Valley Radiology and Insight Imaging are among the latest...
Korean National Training Center Installs Carestream OnSight 3D Extremity System
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Jincheon National Training Center in Jincheon, South Korea, installed a Carestream OnSight 3D...
Epiq Elite for Obstetrics and Gynecology delivers high image quality and lifelike 3-D scans

The Epiq Elite for Obstetrics & Gynecology. Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of the Epiq Elite ultrasound system, a new premium ultrasound that...
HIMSS expects this year’s Interoperability Showcase to attract a record number of visitors.

HIMSS expects this year’s Interoperability Showcase to attract a record number of visitors. Pictured are some of the more than 8,000 who visited last year’s Showcase. (Photo courtesy of HIMSS)

Feature | Information Technology | February 07, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Issues involving “use cases,” such as opioid addiction, pediatric care and heart failure, promise to draw the biggest...
IMS to Unveil Prototype Imaging Machine Learning Platform at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 06, 2019
February 6, 2019 — International Medical Solutions (IMS) announced a solution that will enable radiologists and other...