Siemens takes Va. order for Soarian
March 4, 2013 -- Siemens Healthcare will implement its Soarian enterprise electronic health record for the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services in Richmond.
McKesson wins 2 installations
March 4, 2013 -- Healthcare information systems firm McKesson said that its Paragon hospital information system has been chosen by Covenant Health in Knoxville, TN, and Capital Region Health Care in Concord, NH.
PACSGear to debut ModLink at HIMSS 2013
March 1, 2013 -- PACS accessories firm PACSGear plans to use next week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting to introduce ModLink, a software application that transfers structured report measurements directly into the PowerScribe 360 Reporting application from Nuance Communications.
CynergisTek, Iatric to show audit services at HIMSS 2013
February 28, 2013 -- CynergisTek and Iatric Systems plan to unveil a new set of managed audit services that combine CynergisTek's services with Iatric's patient privacy monitoring product, Security Audit Manager.
M*Modal, Merge expand reseller deal
February 27, 2013 -- Speech recognition technology developer M*Modal and Merge Healthcare have expanded their reseller partnership, M*Modal said.
Reporting external exams reduces repeat imaging
February 26, 2013 -- One of the easiest ways to reduce repeat imaging for patients transferred to a new hospital is for radiologists to prepare a report for external images transferred with the patients on CDs, according to a study by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.
Agfa prepares for HIMSS introductions
February 26, 2013 -- Agfa HealthCare will present its works-in-progress Clinical Portal and Patient Portal offerings as part of its Imaging Clinical Information System at next week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in New Orleans.
HIMSS to provide quarterly IT market reports
February 26, 2013 -- Market research firm HIMSS Analytics said it will now release its annual "Essentials of the U.S. Hospital IT Market" report on a quarterly basis.
SAIC names new health-related company
February 26, 2013 -- Science Applications International (SAIC) has announced that its new national security, health, and engineering business will be called Leidos.
VA awards contract for medical image access
February 25, 2013 -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is extending its Blue Button program, which allows patients to download their healthcare information, to include the ability for U.S. military veterans to download medical images.