Unlocking the imaging data paradigm: Transformation and data migration
March 30, 2015 -- Enterprise imaging transformation (EIT) enables healthcare organizations to create an optimal platform for producing quality care at a cost-effective level -- but many enterprises may not be sure how to go about it. Dave Whitney from Ascendian Healthcare Consulting offers some guidance.
ImageIQ releases data capture package for clinical trials
March 26, 2015 -- Imaging contract research organization ImageIQ has released an electronic data capture system specifically for clinical trials involving medical imaging.
Study: Little evidence backs health info exchanges
March 26, 2015 -- While proponents of health information exchanges (HIEs) say they offer benefits such as faster, safer, less expensive, and higher-quality patient care, there's not much current evidence backing the claims, according to research published in the March issue of Health Affairs.
vRad, Xifin consolidate rad/path reporting
March 25, 2015 -- Teleradiology services provider Virtual Radiologic (vRad) is teaming with Xifin to create an online resource to provide consolidated diagnostic reports of radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.
Fuji wins PACS/RIS contract in Turkey
March 23, 2015 -- Fujifilm Europe said that its subsidiary in Turkey, Fujifilm Dis Ticaret, has won a PACS/RIS replacement project in the Medical Park Healthcare Group, one of the largest private hospital groups in Turkey.
HHS publishes proposed rule for stage 3 MU
March 20, 2015 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has published a proposed rule for stage 3 of its meaningful use (MU) program for promoting the adoption of healthcare information technology.
Elekta updates Mosaiq e-prescribing module
March 20, 2015 -- Radiation oncology firm Elekta has updated its Mosaiq oncology information system to support e-prescribing of controlled substances.
Image security remains 'significant global problem'
March 19, 2015 -- How secure are your medical images? If you don't know the answer, you'd better find out. A recent search found that more than 700 DICOM medical image servers worldwide were fully open to outside computers that could be used to steal data.
Intuitive Imaging, ADS land RIS/PACS sale
March 19, 2015 -- Intuitive Imaging Informatics and partner Advanced Data Systems (ADS) have received an order for an integrated RIS/PACS network from the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Purview debuts patient consultation platform
March 17, 2015 -- Image management firm Purview has introduced Vita, a Web-based platform designed to facilitate sharing of patient medical records for second opinions.