MedXT leverages consumer IT for cloud-based RIS/PACS
July 21, 2014 -- A number of imaging pundits over the years have wistfully wondered why advances in consumer-oriented information technologies aren't applied more broadly to imaging informatics. San Francisco start-up MedXT hopes to bridge that technology gap with its cloud-based RIS/PACS software.
DICOM Grid adds to coffers
July 18, 2014 -- DICOM Grid said it has completed a $6 million funding round led by Canaan Partners, CHL Medical Partners, the Mayo Clinic, and several individual investors.
Practice Fusion builds customer base
July 17, 2014 -- Healthcare IT developer Practice Fusion said it has signed 122 enterprise clients so far in 2014, including health systems, hospitals, independent clinical labs, and imaging centers.
IDS completes Texas installation
July 16, 2014 -- Integrated Document Solutions (IDS) has implemented its AbbaDox Rad cloud-based radiology IT platform at Desert Imaging in El Paso, TX.
RamSoft launches online radiology forum
July 16, 2014 -- RamSoft has launched iHeartRadiology.com, a forum where radiologists, physicians, and patients can share stories and their affinity for radiology.
Digisonics lands Fla. sale
July 14, 2014 -- Digisonics has installed its structured reporting system for ob/gyn ultrasound studies at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center in Florida.
IMV: Hospital cardiology moving beyond CPACS, CVIS
July 10, 2014 -- Cardiology departments in U.S. hospitals are moving beyond separate cardiovascular PACS (CPACS) and information systems (CVIS), according to a new market research report by IMV Medical Information Division.
HIMSS reacts to FDASIA healthcare IT report
July 10, 2014 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) this week submitted comments on a new regulatory scheme proposed for healthcare IT software.
HIMSS, Dorenfest issue HIT report
July 1, 2014 -- A new report that analyzes healthcare IT purchasing by hospital tax status has been issued by HIMSS Analytics and the Dorenfest Institute for Health Information.
NY radiology group hit with patient data breach
June 26, 2014 -- New York radiology group NRAD Medical Assoc. has been informing some of its patients that their personal information may have been accessed without authorization by a radiologist formerly employed by the group.
Agfa teams with Real Time Medical
June 26, 2014 -- Agfa HealthCare has inked a global agreement to incorporate software from Real Time Medical into new versions of its Impax Enterprise Productivity Suite workflow software.
MedInformatix signs Wash. practice
June 20, 2014 -- MedInformatix said it has won a contract for version 7.5 of its RIS software at a Washington state radiology practice.
Agfa collaborates with Hyland
June 19, 2014 -- Agfa HealthCare and Hyland are collaborating to integrate Hyland's OnBase enterprise content management software with Agfa's imaging clinical information system.
Meaningful use deadline for pay cuts coming up
June 19, 2014 -- Most physicians will need to act by July 1 to avoid the 1% payment reduction associated with the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program in 2015, also known as meaningful use, according to the American College of Radiology.
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