HIMSS: IT service models ease shift of PACS to enterprise IT
February 26, 2014 -- ORLANDO, FL - Moving control of imaging informatics from radiology to enterprise IT can spark a real culture clash. However, IT service models used by chief information officers outside of healthcare can help smooth this transition, according to a talk at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting.
HIMSS attendance tops 2013 numbers
February 26, 2014 -- ORLANDO, FL - Preliminary numbers show a 9% increase in attendance at this year's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting.
HIMSS: RHIO image exchange saves lives, cuts dupe exams
February 25, 2014 -- ORLANDO, FL - It could have been a tragedy. But thanks to image exchange via the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) in New York, a patient's life was saved, according to a Tuesday presentation at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting.
Samsung teams with UCSF for preventive care
February 25, 2014 -- Samsung Electronics is partnering with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to speed up the validation and commercialization of a range of new preventive healthcare tools.
Agfa shows enhancements to ICIS at HIMSS 2014
February 25, 2014 -- Agfa HealthCare unveiled enhancements to its Imaging Clinical Information System (ICIS) at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 meeting.
Report: Medical cybersecurity risks include radiology software
February 24, 2014 -- Many healthcare information assets have been compromised, and no organization is immune, according to a report issued by Internet security firm SANS Institute and sponsored by security firm Norse. Radiology software was among the most prominent healthcare sources of malicious Internet traffic.
TeraRecon debuts iNteract+ at HIMSS 2014
February 24, 2014 -- Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon debuted its iNteract+ software at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 annual meeting.
LifeImage pledges support for Carequality
February 24, 2014 -- LifeImage has pledged support for Carequality, a new initiative from Healtheway that aims to facilitate interoperability between existing and emerging health information exchange networks.
Zotec adds to Fla. contract
February 24, 2014 -- Zotec Partners announced a new practice management contract with SDI Diagnostic Imaging in Tampa, FL.
Nuance wins Veterans Affairs contract
February 24, 2014 -- Nuance Communications said the U.S. Veterans Health Administration will implement Dragon Medical 360 Direct, the firm's cloud-based medical speech recognition system.
HIE adoption lags in U.S.
February 24, 2014 -- The adoption of health information exchange (HIE) technology continues to lag behind the adoption rates in Scandinavia and Oceania, despite encouragement and development dollars from the U.S. government, according to IHS Technology.
ABII to ease CIIP certification scheduling
February 24, 2014 -- The American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) said that beginning March 5 it will open up scheduling for Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) tests at dates and times that are convenient to students.
Viztek makes EHR debut at HIMSS 2014
February 21, 2014 -- Viztek plans to showcase a new electronic health record (EHR) package at the upcoming Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference.
ScImage to debut new MPI translator at HIMSS
February 21, 2014 -- ScImage plans to debut a new master patient index (MPI) translator at the upcoming Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting in Orlando, FL.
Global decision-support market worth $558M by 2018
February 20, 2014 -- Government initiatives to promote clinical IT solutions and growing pressure to cut healthcare costs will boost the global market for clinical decision-support systems to $558 million by 2018.
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