AAPM: Radiomics helps fine-tune radiation therapy dose
July 24, 2014 -- By extracting statistical information and other measurements from PET images using a data analysis technique called radiomics, researchers have developed a way to determine radiation therapy dose more accurately, according to a study presented this week at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting.
AAPM: Data mining may improve cancer treatment
July 23, 2014 -- Data-mining software that collects patient information on head and neck cancer can be used to guide individualized cancer treatment, according to a study presented at this week's American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting in Austin, TX.
Mobile health market approaches $7B
July 23, 2014 -- The global market for mobile health technology is expected to generate $6.7 billion in revenues in 2014, according to a new report by market research firm Visiongain.
Texas HIE receives accreditation
July 23, 2014 -- Texas health information exchange (HIE) Healthcare Access San Antonio has achieved full accreditation with the Texas Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission and the Texas Health Services Authority.
Report: HIE will drive new healthcare models
July 22, 2014 -- Health information exchange (HIE) systems are critical to the integration of healthcare services, according to a new report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
Varian's Aria software nets MU certification
July 22, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems said that its Aria oncology information software has received certification as a complete ambulatory electronic health record for both stage 1 and 2 of the U.S. government's meaningful use (MU) IT stimulus program.
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.
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