March 04, 2011
Philips has announced a collaboration with the non-profit organization Imaging the World (ITW). The joint ambition of the organizations is to improve the quality of people’s lives and healthcare in Africa through meaningful healthcare solutions, education and research.
February 25, 2011
GE Healthcare showcased the extension of its healthcare IT portfolio to mobile devices and tablet computing at HIMSS11 earlier this week. Its portfolio of EMRs for physician practices, including Centricity Advance and Centricity Practice Solution, is now available for use on the iPad and iPhone.
February 22, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), GE Healthcare and the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services are collaborating on a project that aims at testing the efficacy of actionable health alerts, delivered instantly to a physician's electronic medical record.
February 14, 2011
GE Healthcare will leverage SAS' business analytics technology to deliver detailed patient safety information, helping hospitals address preventable adverse medical events. Applying SAS Analytics will enable GE's Patient Safety Organization (PSO) to mine the data and provide critical insights, best practices and benchmarking.
February 10, 2011
Meaningful use criteria gets the ball rolling.
January 24, 2011
As if they weren’t preoccupied enough with electronic health records, meaningful use and interoperability, hospital IT staff must also contend with the upcoming switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding in October 2013.
January 11, 2011
GE Healthcare and Keystone Health Information Exchange, which serves central and northeast Pennsylvania, have announced plans to expand the region's HIE to augment its chronic disease management capabilities and broaden its reach to healthcare providers.
December 15, 2010
Many independent physicians are partnering with their local hospitals to be able to tap into the hospital's EHR system with minimal cost. What obligations the independent physician offices must fulfill depends upon the agreements made or partnerships formed. Many physician offices aren't ready to enter into such partnerships that perhaps may include exclusive physician referral rights.
December 09, 2010
GE Healthcare has announced a cost-effective, subscription-based library of online courses, through which nurses can receive continuing education credit in clinical care, leadership and development to help improve outcomes and lower costs.
November 30, 2010
GE Healthcare announced Monday the 510(k) clearance of its next generation wireless, digital X-ray detector FlashPad at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. The technology is designed to help radiologists transition from film to digital imaging and increase access for patients worldwide.
November 29, 2010
A survey by Black Book Rankings, a division of the market research firm Brown-Wilson Group, ranks the top EMR vendors for 2011 based on key performance indicators including meaningful use.
November 19, 2010
More than 700 exhibitors will be on hand at RSNA10 to unveil their latest cutting-edge technology. To pique your interest, we've highlighted just a handful of healthcare IT vendors and the products and solutions they will be demonstrating. With such a large number of exhibitors, you'll need to check out the entire exhibitor list and strategically map out which demonstrations to see.
November 05, 2010
GE Healthcare and the Medical College of Wisconsin have announced a collaboration on ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study early neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and bipolar disorder, and to develop new brain imaging techniques for detecting disease before clinical symptoms are evident.
October 28, 2010
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and GE Healthcare have announced that their joint imaging venture, Omnyx, is starting clinical tests of a digital platform that's expected to help transform the 125-year-old practice of pathologists using glass slides.
October 25, 2010
At RSNA 2010, Siemens will showcase its two newest groundbreaking Imaging IT solutions, syngo.via and syngo.plaza, representing the next generation of advanced visualization and agile PACS technologies that deliver what Siemens calls “cutting-edge” functionalities to the clinical routine.
October 15, 2010
GE Healthcare has successfully linked its electronic medical records (EMR) solution with several non-GE inpatient systems, providing a single view of the patient record that will go beyond the requirements of meaningful use.
September 28, 2010
MEDS-ED Link, a project of the Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization (NoVaRHIOsm) in conjunction with Inova Health System and GE Healthcare, recently launched to provide emergency docs at the hospital with access to patient medication histories.
September 27, 2010
GE Healthcare's lead in the U.S. ultrasound system market in 2009 coupled with its strength in the fast-growing emerging ultrasound system segment, has positioned the company for robust growth through 2014, according to Millennium Research Group.
September 16, 2010
GE Healthcare's Smart Patient Room pilot at Bassett Medical Center has been approved by the site's Institutional Review Board to begin data collection. The technology, installed as part of GE's healthymagination initiative, aims to help providers reduce patient safety risks and improve outcomes.
September 10, 2010
The Association of Alexandria Radiologists has chosen McKesson's Revenue Management Solutions for radiology billing and practice management.