U.S. imaging big-data market on the rise
July 2, 2015 -- The market for big-data analysis tools in medical imaging produced $39 million in revenues in 2014 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16% to reach $82 million by 2019, according to a report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
ADS adds e-faxing capability to MedicsRIS
July 1, 2015 -- Radiology IT provider Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has teamed up with technology provider Softlinx to add e-faxing capability to its MedicsRIS software.
Mobile health market predicted to explode
July 1, 2015 -- Led by the monitoring services sector, the global market for mobile health (mHealth) technology is expected to surge from $1.95 billion U.S. (1.76 billion euros) in 2012 to $49.1 billion U.S. (44.31 billion euros) by 2020, according to a report from market research firm Grand View Research.
Healthcare cloud computing market on the rise
July 1, 2015 -- The worldwide healthcare cloud computing market will grow at a 20.5% compound annual growth rate to reach $9.48 billion U.S. (8.56 billion euros) in revenues by 2020, according to a new report from research firm MarketsandMarkets.
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.