IBM wraps up Merge acquisition
October 13, 2015 -- IBM has finalized its $1 billion purchase of RIS/PACS and advanced visualization developer Merge Healthcare.
NC healthcare system chooses Lexmark's VNA
October 13, 2015 -- The University of North Carolina Health Care System has selected a package of software applications from printing firm and software developer Lexmark International for all of its locations.
Dell inks deal to acquire EMC in bid to form tech giant
October 12, 2015 -- In a massive deal aimed at creating the largest privately controlled integrated technology company, Dell has signed an agreement to acquire storage provider EMC for approximately $67 billion.
Varian's Aria software certified for MU
October 9, 2015 -- The Aria oncology information system software from Varian Medical Systems has been certified to demonstrate meaningful use (MU) as part of the U.S. government's healthcare IT stimulus program.
U.S. government finalizes meaningful use regulations
October 8, 2015 -- With the goal of making its meaningful use IT stimulus initiative simpler and more flexible for providers, the U.S. government has issued final rules for its incentive and certification program for electronic health record software.
First Source launches new business division
October 8, 2015 -- Digital x-ray service firm First Source has launched a new business division called Visaris Americas.
Radiology Associates renews Zotec deal
October 8, 2015 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners has received a renewal of its revenue cycle management agreement with Radiology Associates of DeKalb in Decatur, GA.
ONC finalizes interoperability road map
October 7, 2015 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released version 1.0 of its road map for achieving the interoperability of health IT.
Report: North American health IT market will flourish
October 7, 2015 -- The growing adoption of various technologies to meet heightened regulatory requirements will fuel double-digit growth in the North American market for healthcare IT for the rest of this decade.
HealthMyne signs Fla. cancer center
October 6, 2015 -- Imaging analytics start-up HealthMyne has inked a research and product evaluation agreement with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.