Magnetic resonance image (MRI)

putting puzzle pieces together
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am October 20, 2015
HealthlinkNY, an HIE serving southern New York, announced the beginning of statewide healthcare data exchange for area providers via the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY.

Butterfly emerging
By Mike Miliard 05:40 am August 25, 2015
By now, everyone's got an EMR. And most providers are also making use of ancillary technologies to help harness patient data toward more efficient care and better outcomes. But many species of health IT are still surprisingly underused in the U.S. hospital market.
By Tom Sullivan 02:42 pm August 12, 2015
Release brings support for Wi-fi and Bluetooth, which will be critical to its strategy of enabling apps to sync across all Windows 10 devices.
By Bernie Monegain 08:22 am June 16, 2015
Royal Philips and Westchester Medical Center Health Network -- WMCHealth -- have entered into a multi-year, $500 million partnership aimed at improving healthcare for millions of patients across New York's Hudson Valley.
Doctors and imaging
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am June 02, 2015
A new study from RAND Corporation shows that decision support technology can lead to a reduction in inappropriate advanced imaging studies. But practical challenges remain when it comes to putting the tools to work in clinical settings.
computers and code
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am January 23, 2015
Patient safety demands that certified electronic health records enable unique device identification, says a group of providers led by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
wrecking ball
By Anthony Vecchione 11:11 am December 23, 2014
Reggio Emilia Hospital was faced with a challenge. Although the 900-bed acute care hospital has a picture archiving and communication system, electronic health record and computerized physician order entry, it needed a final element: an integrated clinical image repository and distribution system.
By Mike Miliard 02:18 pm December 05, 2014
As co-chair of the joint HIT Policy and Standards Committee's JASON Task Force, Micky Tripathi is charged with digesting the report, "A Robust Health Data Infrastructure," prepared for AHRQ by the MITRE Corporation's JASON advisory group, and making suggestions to ONC about what to do with its findings on healthcare interoperability.
By Mike Miliard 01:25 pm November 25, 2014
The media hype around Ebola may have subsided in recent weeks, but that doesn't mean preparedness is any less essential when it comes to this deadly virus. At RSNA on Dec. 2, imaging professionals will learn about CDC guidelines and other strategies to help manage the right response to Ebola.
By Martha Bebinger 10:05 am November 07, 2014
In most of the country, it is still nearly impossible to compare the price and quality of anything in healthcare. Websites that mine such data are springing up to fill the void. But thanks to a law enacted in October, Massachusetts health insurers now have to make all their prices public -- in advance.

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