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ClearCanvas RIS/PACS, Team Edition Commercially Released

Press Release | ClearCanvas Inc | October 30, 2012

ClearCanvas Inc., an innovative medical imaging informatics company announced today the commercial release of ClearCanvas RIS/PACS, Team Edition, an end-to-end radiology workflow management solution. Read More »

DSS Achieves ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group, Inc. For Inpatient And Ambulatory Module EHR Certification

Press Release | Document Storage Systems, Inc., Drummond Group Inc. | August 27, 2014

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS), the leading provider of VistA-based software development and support, today announced its customizable vxVistA inpatient and ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) modules have been tested and certified under the Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program through Drummond Group, Inc. (DGI) for the 2014 edition. As a result of the certification, hospitals using vxVistA inpatient and ambulatory modules to demonstrate meaningful use of technology are qualified to receive federal stimulus funds...

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Force 3 Expands Medical Imaging Offering with Acquisition of Open Source secureRAD

Press Release | Force 3 | June 4, 2012

“The acquisition of secureRAD allows Force 3 to offer technology that addresses the significant market for medical imaging, building on our growing customer base in healthcare,” said Chris Knotts, Force 3 Vice President of Technology and Innovation. “secureRAD owns customer relationships in the commercial and government space and the company’s focus on open source software running on low-cost, off-the-shelf hardware has tremendous market potential.” Read More »

Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based image management application, WebPAX®

Press Release | Heart IT | October 15, 2013

Heart Imaging Technologies announced today the release of the [open source] OsiriX interface for the WebPAX® image management system. Read More »

Image Transfers to PACS Reduces Repetitive Testing to ED Patients

Ken Terry | Fierce Health IT | April 21, 2011

Researchers at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston showed that when CDs of radiology images were imported from outside emergency departments into the hospital's picture archiving and communications system (PACS), fewer repetitive studies were performed on patients transferred into the hospital. Read More »

Imaging And Radiology Paves The Way For Industry Adoption Of Open Source

Gorkem Sevinc | | February 24, 2014

Open source software in healthcare has been instrumental for sharing common tools and increasing adoption of emerging medical information technology (IT) standards. By leading the effort to digitize health data, imaging informatics has set the precedent for the adoption of the technology industry's best practices and subsequently open source software. Read More »

Imaging To Take Greater Role In Patient Diagnostics, Health Reform

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | November 19, 2012

Imaging is on the cusp of taking a greater role in health IT and development of new payment and care delivery models with new applications and its use as a diagnostic tool earlier in the patient care process. Read More »

Improve Radiologist Efficiency With Better Lighting

Marcia Frellick | Diagnostic Imaging | December 2, 2013

In trying to improve technology and efficiency, radiologists often neglect to protect their own health and safety. Read More »

Increase in CT Exams for Children in ERs Raising Concerns

Janice Simmons | Fierce Healthcare | April 5, 2011

The number of children receiving computed tomography (CT) scans in emergency rooms has been rapidly rising -- raising concerns that some may be exposed to adult-sized radiation doses that could lead to potential cancer risks in later years, according to a new study. Read More »

iPad vs. Secondary-class LCD Monitors: It’s a Draw

Evan Godt | CMIO | July 16, 2012

When reviewing spinal emergency cases on MRI, increased mobility doesn’t have to come at the cost of reduced reader accuracy as no statistical difference was seen in a multi-reader comparison of diagnostic accuracy between the iPad and a DICOM calibrated secondary-class LCD monitor, according to a study published in the August issue of Academic Radiology. Read More »

Kanteron And DigiPath Collaboration Expands Digital Pathology Into EHR & PACS Markets

Press Release | Kanteron Systems, DigiPath, Inc. | July 8, 2013

Kanteron Systems and DigiPath, Inc. (OTCQB and OTCBB: DIGP) today announce they have entered in a Joint Selling & Marketing Agreement to shared resources and implement a fully integrated digital pathology & radiology solution. Read More »

OsiriX on iPad works well for emergency MRI and CT reads, study finds

Brandon Glenn | MedCity News | June 4, 2012

iPads are just as effective as traditional workstations for radiologists reading MRI and CT scans in emergency situations, according to new research published in the Journal of Digital Imaging...The radiologists in the study used [Open Source] software from OsiriX to read the images.

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Rochester RHIO Plots Value Of HIEs And Imaging

Patty Enrado | Government Health IT | October 30, 2012

When the Rochester RHIO was established in 2006 to improve the quality and efficiency of care in the greater Rochester, NY, area, one of the requirements from a local matching grant was to enable diagnostic-image sharing among healthcare providers. Read More »

Toolkit compiles anatomy-specific dose data from existing image archive

Staff | Health Imaging | June 7, 2012

Researchers have created an open-source informatics toolkit to capture CT radiation dose information from an enterprise image archive, demonstrating that it is possible to create large-scale anatomy-specific radiation exposure data repositories using existing archival information, according to an article published online June 5 in Radiology. Read More »

Why Doesn’t Everyone Have A Pocket Ultrasound Machine?

Janice Boughten | | May 1, 2014

For about 2 years now a tiny ultrasound machine has been part of my standard physical exam tools as I take care of patients in the hospital and in the outpatient clinic. In November 2011, I first picked up an ultrasound transducer in a continuing medical education course on bedside ultrasound for emergency physicians...

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