New help available for transition to ICD-10
July 6, 2015 -- In preparation for the switch from version 9 of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, two groups have released additional guidance.
U.S. imaging big-data market on the rise
July 2, 2015 -- The market for big-data analysis tools in medical imaging produced $39 million in revenues in 2014 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16% to reach $82 million by 2019, according to a report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
ADS adds e-faxing capability to MedicsRIS
July 1, 2015 -- Radiology IT provider Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has teamed up with technology provider Softlinx to add e-faxing capability to its MedicsRIS software.
Mobile health market predicted to explode
July 1, 2015 -- Led by the monitoring services sector, the global market for mobile health (mHealth) technology is expected to surge from $1.95 billion U.S. (1.76 billion euros) in 2012 to $49.1 billion U.S. (44.31 billion euros) by 2020, according to a report from market research firm Grand View Research.
Healthcare cloud computing market on the rise
July 1, 2015 -- The worldwide healthcare cloud computing market will grow at a 20.5% compound annual growth rate to reach $9.48 billion U.S. (8.56 billion euros) in revenues by 2020, according to a new report from research firm MarketsandMarkets.
HIMSS survey finds emphasis on cybersecurity
June 30, 2015 -- Healthcare organizations are increasingly prioritizing cybersecurity, according to a recent survey released by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at this week's Privacy and Security Forum in Chicago.
Merge, Toshiba ink strategic partnership
June 29, 2015 -- Merge Healthcare and Toshiba America Medical Systems are partnering to combine Merge's cardiology PACS and hemodynamic monitors with Toshiba's vascular x-ray systems.
Zotec adds to customer list
June 22, 2015 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners has signed United Radiology Group as a new revenue cycle management client.
MedInformatix signs Texas firm
June 22, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm MedInformatix has signed US Imaging, a Houston-based family practice.
Social media boosts awareness of new research
June 18, 2015 -- It can be hard for researchers to find the time to use social media. But if they want to broaden the reach of studies published in peer-reviewed journals, it's really worth the effort, according to research published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.