HIMSS survey finds emphasis on cybersecurity
June 30, 2015 -- Healthcare organizations are increasingly prioritizing cybersecurity, according to a recent survey released by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at this week's Privacy and Security Forum in Chicago.
Merge, Toshiba ink strategic partnership
June 29, 2015 -- Merge Healthcare and Toshiba America Medical Systems are partnering to combine Merge's cardiology PACS and hemodynamic monitors with Toshiba's vascular x-ray systems.
Zotec adds to customer list
June 22, 2015 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners has signed United Radiology Group as a new revenue cycle management client.
MedInformatix signs Texas firm
June 22, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm MedInformatix has signed US Imaging, a Houston-based family practice.
Social media boosts awareness of new research
June 18, 2015 -- It can be hard for researchers to find the time to use social media. But if they want to broaden the reach of studies published in peer-reviewed journals, it's really worth the effort, according to research published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Radiologist decision support may cut unnecessary studies
June 11, 2015 -- So far, clinical decision support has been promoted as a tool for referring physicians, but what if it's used by radiologists? A decision-support tool that's readily available for radiologists when reading medical images can help them order more-appropriate follow-up exams, according to researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center.
ScriptSender unveils software suite
June 11, 2015 -- ScriptSender has debuted a new software suite intended to improve communication between physicians using different electronic medical record systems.
AMA wants mobile app best practices, ICD-10 grace period
June 10, 2015 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) has voted at its annual meeting to adopt a new policy supporting the creation of best practices to guide the development and use of mobile medical apps. The organization is also calling for a grace period for implementing the ICD-10 coding guidelines.
AMA calls for student access to EHRs
June 9, 2015 -- In the hope of improving patient care and increasing the accuracy of communications, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted on Monday to adopt a policy that supports hands-on medical student access to electronic health records (EHRs) during their training.
eHealth, Orion team up in North Dakota
June 9, 2015 -- eHealth Technologies and Orion Health have collaborated to enable the North Dakota Health Information Network to provide participating healthcare providers with access to medical images.