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This channel includes news and new technology innovations for healthcare information technology (HIT) as it relates to electronic medical recordsclinical decision support, advanced imaging visualization, analytics software and cybersecurity.

AI Biomarker Demonstrates High Predictive Power for Lung Cancer Immunotherapy
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 — Lunit announced an abstract presentation of its...

Intelerad Commits $75 Million to R&D for New AI and Cloud-based Medical Imaging Software
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 — Intelerad Medical Systems announced a $75 million investment in research and development (R&D) to...

Blog | Information Technology | May 31, 2019

It is not surprising that pressure is mounting for medical providers to improve the care outcomes of their patients...

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Sponsored Content | Case Study | Enterprise Imaging | May 30, 2019

In this study, the client was a large enterprise health system serving 1.4 million patients across the United States...

iCAD’s ProFound AI is one example of artificial intelligence used to improve detection of anomalies in radiological images. The software identifies breast lesions and assigns a score representing its confidence the lesion is malignant.

iCAD’s ProFound AI is one example of artificial intelligence used to improve detection of anomalies in radiological images. The software identifies breast lesions and assigns a score representing its confidence the lesion is malignant.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | May 30, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Much has been made in recent years about the explosion of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology and how it might...

Feature | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | May 30, 2019 | By Larry Sitka and Jef Williams

Medical imaging and informatics are critical to delivering care and managing wellness. Imaging was an early adopter...

Intelerad Showcases Clario SmartWorklist at SIIM 2019
News | PACS Accessories | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — The Clario SmartWorklist intelligently manages...

Improved Imaging for Prostate Cancer Could Lead to More Effective Treatment

The picture shows that time series signal is extracted from a series of ultrasound frames for classification. Each patch across a number of frames inside the prostate is classified into either cancerous or normal tissue. The image at the lower right corner shows the overall result for those frames. Image courtesy of Pingkun Yan and researchers from NIH, University of British Columbia and Queens University.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working to improve imaging methods in order to make...

ControlRad Announces FDA Clearance and Launch of ControlRad Trace
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 — ControlRad Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance...

Brazil's Santa Casa Hospital System Chooses Carestream for Unified Diagnostic Workflow
News | PACS | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Santa Casa de Misericordia has selected Carestream to replace its legacy...

Philips Lumify Earns U.S. Army Airworthiness Certification
News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Philips announced that Philips Lumify, a point-of-care...

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders regularly speak at the radiation oncology and radiology conferences about new...

AI Detects Unsuspected Lung Cancer in Radiology Reports, Augments Clinical Follow-up
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 — Digital Reasoning announced results from its automated radiology report analytics research. In a...

Tru-Vu Monitors Releases New Medical-Grade Touch Screen Display
Technology | Flat Panel Displays | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — Tru-Vu Monitors released the new MMZBTP-21.5G-X 21.5” medical-grade...

Brain images that have been pre-reviewed by the Viz.AI artificial intelligence software to identify a stroke. The software automatically sends and alert to the attending physician's smartphone with links to the imaging for a final human assessment to help speed the time to diagnosis and treatment. Depending on the type of stroke, quick action is needed to either activate the neuro-interventional lab or to administer tPA. Photo by Dave Fornell.

Brain images that have been pre-reviewed by the Viz.AI artificial intelligence software to identify a stroke. The software automatically sends and alert to the attending physician's smartphone with links to the imaging for a final human assessment to help speed the time to diagnosis and treatment. Depending on the type of stroke, quick action is needed to either activate the neuro-interventional lab or to administer tPA. Photo by Dave Fornell.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | May 17, 2019 | Inga Shugalo

With its increasing role in medical imaging,...

3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
Feature | Information Technology | May 17, 2019 | Carol Amick

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not...

The webinar "Realizing the Value of Enterprise Imaging: 5 Key Strategies for Success" will outline how to improve patient care, lower costs and reduce IT complexity through a well-designed enterprise Imaging strategy.  Change Healthcare
Webinar | Enterprise Imaging | May 16, 2019

The webinar "Realizing the Value of Enterprise Imaging: 5 Key Strategies for Success" will outline how to improve...