BridgeHead, Meditech add to customer list
May 30, 2013 -- Healthcare data management firm BridgeHead Software has teamed with partner healthcare information systems developer Meditech for a new installation at Upper Allegheny Health System.
HealthHelp debuts decision-support system
May 30, 2013 -- Radiology benefits management firm HealthHelp has unveiled MedTree QDS, a clinical decision-support system.
Decision-support tool slashes inappropriate heart imaging
May 24, 2013 -- The use of physician decision-support software based on appropriateness criteria eliminated three-fourths of inappropriate imaging exams for evaluating coronary artery disease, according to a study published online May 21 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Merge nets Outpatient Radiology suite order
May 22, 2013 -- Healthcare IT and advanced visualization developer Merge Healthcare has received an order from St. Joseph's Imaging of Syracuse, NY.
M*Modal lands speech recognition order
May 21, 2013 -- Speech recognition technology developer M*Modal has received an order from Wellmont Health System in Kingsport, TN, for its Fluency Direct and Fluency for Imaging speech recognition technology.
Canadian hospitals face challenges with EHRs
May 20, 2013 -- Healthcare IT company Imprivata announced that a report from HIMSS Analytics shows Canadian hospitals face data access and workflow efficiency challenges as they continue to implement electronic health record (EHR) systems.
Montage to show new analytics tools at SIIM 2013
May 20, 2013 -- Montage Healthcare Solutions said it will highlight the latest enhancements to its search-driven radiology business intelligence and quality analytics tools at next month's Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.
Imagine Software updates billing software
May 20, 2013 -- Radiology billing and RIS developer Imagine Software has unveiled its Imagine EFX for global billing, the 11th generation of its practice management suite, the company said.
IDS rolls out Voice2Dox updates
May 16, 2013 -- Integrated Document Solutions (IDS) has upgraded its Voice2Dox speech recognition application and clinical reporting workflow software to include new features such as routine management, user personalization, and mobility.
Saudi Arabia makes big strides in healthcare IT
May 13, 2013 -- The recent Saudi Health meeting highlights the major investments the country is making in healthcare IT. But Western IT vendors must do a better job of adapting their software to local needs, according to radiology informatics expert Herman Oosterwijk of OTech.