RamSoft completes upgrade in Hawaii August 27, 2013 -- PACS vendor RamSoft has upgraded the existing PowerServer PACS at Hawaii Advanced Imaging Institute in Honolulu to a PowerServer RIS/PACS/MU.
MITA, HIMSS laud vendor disclosure statement August 26, 2013 -- The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) have praised the completion and approval of a manufacturer disclosure statement.
HIMSS: Start stage 2 meaningful use on time August 16, 2013 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is calling on the U.S. government to proceed on schedule with stage 2 of the meaningful use IT stimulus program; however, it also recommends that year 1 of the stage 2 attestation period be extended by six months.
eRAD adds new customers in Q2 August 16, 2013 -- PACS firm eRAD said it has received more than nine orders from new clients during its second quarter.
Visage, SIIM release survey results August 14, 2013 -- Advanced visualization and PACS firm Visage Imaging and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) have released survey data regarding the current state of imaging informatics.
Nuance wins 100 PowerScribe 360 contracts August 13, 2013 -- Speech recognition and software developer Nuance Communications said that 100 hospitals and radiology practices have converted to the company's latest PowerScribe 360 reporting platform in the past three months.
MedInformatix teams with PhoneTree August 13, 2013 -- Electronic health record software developer MedInformatix has teamed with messaging provider PhoneTree in a bid to create new patient messaging tools.
CTRM: Changing how radiologists and clinicians communicate August 12, 2013 -- The adoption of critical test results management (CTRM) software can bring changes in how radiologists communicate with referring physicians -- changes for the better. In this article, Dr. Mark Flyer of Maimonides Medical Center describes how his hospital's implementation of a CTRM system led to better communication.