Big data needs human touch to work in healthcare
October 2, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Big data is widely thought to be the future of healthcare. But despite the awesome potential of computer intelligence, data analytics will fall short in medicine if it's not guided by human oversight and interpretation, according to a panel discussion at this week's Minds + Machines event hosted by GE Healthcare.
MedQ unveils new Q/ris 3000 software release
September 30, 2015 -- Radiology informatics firm MedQ has introduced version 6.0 of its Q/ris 3000 enterprise software.
Report: Global healthcare IT market poised for growth
September 30, 2015 -- Driven by health information exchanges and electronic health record systems, the global healthcare IT market will grow at a 13.4% compound annual growth rate from 2015 to 2020, according to a report by market research firm ReportsnReports.
Turkish healthcare IT market set for growth
September 25, 2015 -- The Turkish healthcare IT market is primed for growth, according to a new report by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics in Europe.
MBX wins Mountain Medical billing contract
September 24, 2015 -- Mountain Medical Physician Specialists has awarded Medical Billing Experts (MBX) an exclusive medical billing contract.
MedInformatix helps United Way
September 24, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm MedInformatix and its clients volunteered in a community service project benefiting the United Way for Greater Austin at the company's August meeting.
ACR offers praise for IOM report on diagnostic errors
September 22, 2015 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued a statement in support of a new report from the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) on reducing diagnostic errors.
Medical groups call for pause to MU program
September 18, 2015 -- A coalition of medical societies including the American Medical Association has asked the U.S. government to put on hiatus its meaningful use (MU) program for promoting the adoption of healthcare IT.
Mobile health market projected to skyrocket
September 15, 2015 -- The global mobile health market generated $10.5 billion U.S. (9.3 billion euros) in revenues in 2014 and is expected to grow at a 33.5% compound annual growth rate between 2015 and 2020, according to a report from research firm Big Market Research.
Montage adds QC to Search and Analytics software
September 15, 2015 -- Radiology data-mining and analytics software developer Montage Healthcare Solutions is featuring a new quality control (QC) module added as part of the 3.0 release of its Search and Analytics software.