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.
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.
ScriptSender unveils software suite June 11, 2015 -- ScriptSender has debuted a new software suite intended to improve communication between physicians using different electronic medical record systems.
AMA wants mobile app best practices, ICD-10 grace period June 10, 2015 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) has voted at its annual meeting to adopt a new policy supporting the creation of best practices to guide the development and use of mobile medical apps. The organization is also calling for a grace period for implementing the ICD-10 coding guidelines.
AMA calls for student access to EHRs June 9, 2015 -- In the hope of improving patient care and increasing the accuracy of communications, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted on Monday to adopt a policy that supports hands-on medical student access to electronic health records (EHRs) during their training.
eHealth, Orion team up in North Dakota June 9, 2015 -- eHealth Technologies and Orion Health have collaborated to enable the North Dakota Health Information Network to provide participating healthcare providers with access to medical images.
ACR refutes JAMA letter on decision support June 9, 2015 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) said that recent findings from a Medicare demonstration project on clinical decision support show the positive effect of the technology, despite a research letter earlier this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association that questioned its effectiveness.