Study: Little evidence backs health info exchanges March 26, 2015 -- While proponents of health information exchanges (HIEs) say they offer benefits such as faster, safer, less expensive, and higher-quality patient care, there's not much current evidence backing the claims, according to research published in the March issue of Health Affairs.
vRad, Xifin consolidate rad/path reporting March 25, 2015 -- Teleradiology services provider Virtual Radiologic (vRad) is teaming with Xifin to create an online resource to provide consolidated diagnostic reports of radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.
Fuji wins PACS/RIS contract in Turkey March 23, 2015 -- Fujifilm Europe said that its subsidiary in Turkey, Fujifilm Dis Ticaret, has won a PACS/RIS replacement project in the Medical Park Healthcare Group, one of the largest private hospital groups in Turkey.
HHS publishes proposed rule for stage 3 MU March 20, 2015 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has published a proposed rule for stage 3 of its meaningful use (MU) program for promoting the adoption of healthcare information technology.
Image security remains 'significant global problem' March 19, 2015 -- How secure are your medical images? If you don't know the answer, you'd better find out. A recent search found that more than 700 DICOM medical image servers worldwide were fully open to outside computers that could be used to steal data.
Intuitive Imaging, ADS land RIS/PACS sale March 19, 2015 -- Intuitive Imaging Informatics and partner Advanced Data Systems (ADS) have received an order for an integrated RIS/PACS network from the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Merge adds to Okla. installation March 17, 2015 -- RIS/PACS and advanced visualization firm Merge Healthcare said it will provide its Merge Hemo and Merge Cardio software to Duncan Regional Hospital in Duncan, OK.