February 14, 2012
Open Health Tools, a multi-stakeholder group of open source advocates, has partnered with HIMSS to help spur the development of more open source technology in healthcare.
January 18, 2012
Health information exchange is an integral part of many HIT initiatives, including the meaningful use of health IT and healthcare reform. While still a relatively new capability, the idea of transferring sensitive information securely is enough to make organizations nationwide take note. Sonal Patel suggests five keys to getting your HIE up and...
November 29, 2011
Patients at three major medical institutions can control the sharing of their medical images and reports with their doctors and medical providers, which potentially reduces unnecessary exams, minimizes patient radiation exposure and makes for better informed medical decisions.
November 21, 2011
RSNA Image Share will provide demonstrations on how best to share medical images all week during exhibit hours at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 22-Dec. 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago, where commercial vendors and research organizations will use IHE profiles for image exchange.
November 18, 2011
RSNA 2011 will be offering more than 25 informatics courses, evidence that informatics is becoming an increasingly critical piece of imaging technology.
November 09, 2011
A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records have issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections between providers, health information exchanges and other data-sharing partners.
November 03, 2011
Google Health’s recent announcement that it will discontinue its personal health record vault service has analysts from around the industry questioning whether PHRs are a workable information source in their current form.
September 28, 2011
More than 300 IT professionals from 70 companies are expected to attend the Twelfth Annual IHE Conntectathon, to be held next year at the Bern Expo in Bern, Switzerland from May 21 to May 25.
June 23, 2011
Inova Alexandria Hospital emergency department clinicians in Alexandria, Va., can now quickly access a patient's prescriptions information, no matter where in the country they were written, thanks to a recently launched initiative by the Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization (NoVaRHIO).
May 20, 2011
Carestream Health has been awarded the U.S. government's DIN-PACS III (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communications System) contract.