By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am October 27, 2014
Technology company Aramark opened a new Healthcare Technology & Innovation Center in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this month, touting the new venture as a way to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage their clinical equipment assets.
Doctors looking at medical images
By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am August 25, 2014
Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through its cloud-based PowerShare Network, a feat company executives hail as "an industry-first milestone."
By Eric Wicklund 09:57 am August 13, 2014
Robots have long promised big things for the healthcare industry, but concerns have been expressed over efficacy and limitations. One area, however, has demonstrated the considerable benefits robots bring to the table, according to two recent reports.
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am July 18, 2014
Investors such as Mayo Clinic, Rush University Medical Center and more are backing DICOM Grid, which develops a cloud-based platform for medical image management.
By Erin McCann 10:53 am June 26, 2014
With sights set on spurring healthcare innovation and interoperability, Royal Philips has teamed up with customer relationship management company salesforce.com to bring a new open, cloud-based platform to the market.
Illustration of physical exam
By Kaiser Health News 10:23 am May 23, 2014
Over the past few decades the physical diagnosis skills that were once the cornerstone of doctoring have withered, supplanted by a dizzying array of sophisticated, expensive tests, according to medical educators.
Vendor-neutral archives for medical imaging
By Rick Cook 10:31 am April 24, 2014
As the volume and variety of medical images increases, providers are looking for better ways to store and access them. Vendor neutral archives are fast finding favor -- but in many respects the jury is still out on just what a VNA is and what it should offer.
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am April 21, 2014
With its acquisition this past week of Atlanta-based Accelarad, Nuance Communications has launched its PowerShare Network, a cloud-based platform to enable the sharing of medical images and reports.
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am February 05, 2014
Ozarks Medical Center in Missouri and Flagstaff Medical Center in Arizona are just two hospitals in 25 states across the country that will receive federal funding for telemedicine projects. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced nearly $16 million in USDA grants would be disbursed for distant learning and telemedicine services.
HIEs help reduce repeat imaging in ER
By Anthony Brino 07:53 am January 20, 2014
In one of the first large-scale empirical studies on the links between HIE participation and imaging in hospital emergency departments, researchers found redundant CT scans, X-rays and ultrasounds decreased fairly significantly -- with savings in the millions of dollars.

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