Imaging

University of Iowa Healthcare rolls out first autonomous AI diagnostic system cleared by the FDA

UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing in Coralville, Iowa. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm July 12, 2018
The artificial intelligence tool detects diabetic retinopathy in medical images, which can help prevent blindness in diabetes patients.
Next-gen enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 09:33 am July 09, 2018
Experts in the imaging space predict more data, augmented intelligence and other cutting-edge features will become available in the future.
How a Michigan provider used teleradiology to boost productivity and slash costs

The Exa radiology and teleradiology platform from Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas.

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm June 14, 2018
At Radiology Imaging Solutions, the cost per study has been cut by more than 70 percent, productivity has increased by 400 percent, and report turnaround time has decreased by more than 50 percent thanks to health IT.
Investment firm KKR to take Envision Healthcare private in a $5.5M deal

Emergency department services are among the assets acquired by KKR. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm June 11, 2018
The acquisition of the company, which offers emergency department, anesthesiology, radiology and teleradiology and hospitalist services, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.
AI in healthcare from cardiologist Anthony Chang with HIMSS TV

Anthony Chang, MD, is the chief intelligence and innovation officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am May 09, 2018
The math is simple, says Anthony Chang, MD: machine intelligence + human intelligence = medical intelligence.
Singapore health IT
By Bernie Monegain 04:11 pm May 04, 2018
The U.S.-based vendor aligned with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research to develop new digital imaging and other tools for the AsiaPac and American markets.
healthcare MRI x-ray hacking cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 01:13 pm April 24, 2018
Orangeworm is targeting the sector and associated vendors for what Symantec researchers believe is to conduct espionage on the industry.
IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 04:32 pm April 18, 2018
The new study takes a broad view of dozens of healthcare market segments, from acute EHRs to virtual care platforms, and assesses how providers choose vendor partnerships.
future-proof enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am April 13, 2018
For starters, focus on outcomes and simplify processes where you can, health IT leaders say.

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