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    Healthcare CIOs across the nation want to fix interoperability and improve care coordination. Joy Grosser, vice president and CIO at Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, advises CIOs to consider the importance of…
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  • Issues of Ownership

    HIEs continue to tackle key challenges as vendors debate who owns the data and providers worry about patient appropriation.
Recipients of the research grants will explore such topics as targeted ultrasound contrast, microorganisms in the work environment, and a clinical compression device.
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Deanna J. Attai, MD, an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles, will focus on enhancing physician education and community outreach.
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The newly-created FUJIFILM TeraMedica, Inc is well-poised to meet the demands of a growing pool of healthcare providers seeking vendor neutral archive (VNA) solutions, according to Jim Morgan, vice president of Medical Informatics, FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. Morgan sees the next three to five years as a time when VNA technology will continue to evolve and vendors with their finger on the pulse will reap the rewards of a robust market.
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At Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th annual scientific sessions in Boston, medical device company Acutus Medical Inc, of San Diego, presented promising results from a study involving patients with atrial flutter.
MEDNAX, of Sunrise, Fla., a provider of maternal-fetal, newborn, pediatric subspecialty and anesthesia physician services, has acquired radiology physician services provider vRad, of Minneapolis. The transaction, valued at $500 million, is now complete.
Available through the company’s mobile optimized medical image management platform, the new feature allows patients and care providers to upload medical pictures and securely share them with physicians
The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee has deemed magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound as a possible cost-effective, noninvasive treatment option for women seeking treatment for uterine fibroids.
For leaders at hospitals and health systems across the nation, population health is the new focus for driving change and improving quality. In this article from Becker’s Hospital Review, a physician and industry expert describes six key steps to transforming raw data into actionable information.
Analytics: The New Frontier for Business Competitiveness
With today’s state-of-the-art analytics tools, physicians can diagnose illnesses faster and create personalized treatment plans. That adds up to improving quality of care—one of the key objectives of healthcare reform. Forward-thinking physicians as well as healthcare IT leaders will want to read this article from cio.com to learn more.
Re-thinking doctor-patient communications in the digital age
Recently, radiologists have been focused on getting closer to the patient. That can mean directly communicating with patients including emails and texts. But is there a downside to communicating with patients in the digital age? Learn more in this article from cio.com
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At Erie County Medical Center, Carestream and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are set to examine the benefits of cone-beam CT technology for treating extremity injuries.
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At the Society of Pediatric Radiology annual meeting held earlier this month, the Tustin, Calif., company showcased its comprehensive portfolio of products, designed with the smallest patients in mind.
With the October 1, 2015, implementation date for the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th edition (ICD-10) fast approaching, one growing area of concern is the current quality of physician clinical documentation, say Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) instructors and billing experts.
Calgary Scientific Inc has announced that its ResolutionMD medical imaging software has received certification from the Medical Device Control Office within the Department of Health in Hong Kong for diagnosis using Web and mobile devices for all imaging modalities. The certification allows providers to take advantage of quick, secure mobile access to images and retrieve data […]


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The digital x-ray manufacturer, based in Milford, Conn, has named new regional sales managers for international markets in order to meet rising demand for its products worldwide.
The medical equipment manufacturer from Ronkonkoma, NY, has installed three Quantum Q-Rad Radiographic Systems at The Christ Hospital’s newly built outpatient center in Montgomery, Ohio.
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The Eurographics Association has honored the company’s interactive visualization table with the Dirk Bartz Prize for Visual Computing in Medicine 2015.
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Enabling full interactive access to the ACR Appropriateness Criteria, the ACR Select portal allows Minnesota providers to generate and share a unique Decision Support Number, which verifies their consultation and enables collaboration between the radiologist and ordering provider.
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According to a recent study in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Ga-68-PSMA-ligand PET/CT identified a large number of positive findings in the clinically important range of low prostate-specific antigen values.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Stamford, Conn., has announced the completion of its acquisition of healthcare informatics company TeraMedica Inc., Milwaukee, a provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions. The company is now known as FUJIFILM TeraMedica Inc.