eHealth nets MGH installation May 7, 2013 -- Electronic health record firm eHealth Technologies has installed its eHealth Connect referral portal at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
Medweb, DocbookMD debut HIT data-sharing service May 7, 2013 -- RIS/PACS vendor Medweb and secure messaging software provider DocbookMD have formed an alliance to market and sell Docbook Gateway, software that provides secure transfer of clinical information.
AG Mednet partners with Texas hospital May 6, 2013 -- Imaging exchange network AG Mednet has entered into a core lab partnership with the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center echocardiography core laboratory at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
The 8 RIS innovations you need now May 2, 2013 -- The radiology information system was one of the first digital software tools available in medical imaging. But as the rest of healthcare moves into the digital age, the good old RIS is looking long in the tooth. Here are eight innovations to keep your RIS up to date.
GE lands multisite Nev. Centricity install May 2, 2013 -- GE Healthcare has won a contract to install multiple products in its Centricity informatics software line at facilities run by the University of Nevada.
Nuance swings to big loss in Q2 April 30, 2013 -- Citing "execution issues and external factors," speech recognition and software developer Nuance Communications expressed disappointment with its second-quarter net loss in its 2013 fiscal year.
Decision support takes bite out of duplicate CT exams April 26, 2013 -- Clinical decision-support (CDS) software that alerts physicians if they are about to order a duplicate imaging exam was effective in tests conducted in Massachusetts. In an April 22 article in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers reported that doctors who used CDS software had six times the rate of canceled CT exams.
ONC revokes certification of 2 EHRs approved for MU April 26, 2013 -- The U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has revoked the certifications of two electronic health record (EHR) systems that were approved for the meaningful use (MU) electronic health incentive program.