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.
Dig deep with data analytics to improve imaging quality
October 5, 2015 -- Sure, your radiology department tracks statistics such as report turnaround time and imaging volume. But is that enough? Not if you want to flourish in a future that emphasizes value over volume, according to a presentation at the recent New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium in New York City.
Big data needs human touch to work in healthcare
October 2, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Big data is widely thought to be the future of healthcare. But despite the awesome potential of computer intelligence, data analytics will fall short in medicine if it's not guided by human oversight and interpretation, according to a panel discussion at this week's Minds + Machines event hosted by GE Healthcare.
MedQ unveils new Q/ris 3000 software release
September 30, 2015 -- Radiology informatics firm MedQ has introduced version 6.0 of its Q/ris 3000 enterprise software.
Report: Global healthcare IT market poised for growth
September 30, 2015 -- Driven by health information exchanges and electronic health record systems, the global healthcare IT market will grow at a 13.4% compound annual growth rate from 2015 to 2020, according to a report by market research firm ReportsnReports.