By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am June 07, 2013
ECRI Institute has released its new SELECTplus User Experience Network, which it describes as a comprehensive decision-support resource for medical technology purchasers with user satisfaction rankings and other key purchasing information.
By Jamie Thompson 02:39 pm May 30, 2013
Westmead Children's Hospital was the first Australian pediatric hospital to implement PACS, and now it has reached a new IT milestone with its implementation of Mach7 Technologies' Keystone Suite.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am May 28, 2013
The global digital X-ray market is estimated to be worth $4.82 billion by 2018, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 4.5 percent from 2013 to 2018, according to a new report from research and marketing firm MarketsandMarkets. The market is divided into three segments based on types, major products and applications in imaging.
By Bernie Monegain 10:13 am May 23, 2013
Intermountain Heathcare has launched a program that measures cumulative radiation doses patients receive over their lifetime for medical treatment. Intermountain hospitals and clinics are first in the country to compile the cumulative radiation patients receive from about 220,000 higher-dose procedures and imaging exams each year, starting with...
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am April 29, 2013
Since last fall, children and their families in San Diego County have been receiving medical and dental care in a state-of-the-art mobile clinic as part of a partnership between La Maestra Community Health Centers and the Verizon Foundation.
By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am February 18, 2013
Agfa's stated core belief is centered around helping imaging providers succeed, yet a new report from research firm KLAS shows a majority of customers interviewed indicated Agfa was missing the mark.
By Mike Miliard 09:47 am December 31, 2012
The burgeoning and highly complex field of computational medicine is showing promise for the treatment of illnesses such as Alzheimer's, heart disease, cancer and more, as technology and troves of data are harnessed to investigate the underpinnings and map the progression of diseases.
By Bernie Monegain 09:23 am December 05, 2012
IHE USA, a nonprofit organization that drives adoption of standards-based interoperability to improve patient care, and ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, today unveiled a new certification program aimed at assuring the security and interoperability of health information technology.
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am November 28, 2012
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has received a contract from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) to help expand the NIBIB-funded pilot project that created the RSNA Image Share network. The contract provides two years of support at $5.3 million and two additional option years at $5.5 million.
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am November 27, 2012
With reports on MRI, PACS and CT released this week at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting, research firm KLAS provides insight into these imaging markets.

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