CMS reopens MU hardship exception October 7, 2014 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it will once again accept hardship exception applications to enable healthcare provides to avoid penalties for not meeting meaningful use (MU) criteria.
MedCurrent awarded Los Angeles contract September 25, 2014 -- MedCurrent will implement its OrderRight radiology decision-support software for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Sectra wins dose monitoring deal in Conn. September 25, 2014 -- PACS firm Sectra has signed an agreement to install its Sectra DoseTrack software at several facilities operated by Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut.
Accusoft upgrades Barcode Xpress SDK September 24, 2014 -- Image compression software developer Accusoft has added new features to its Barcode Xpress software development kit (SDK).
Sandy's silver lining: Hurricane creates impetus for change September 19, 2014 -- NEW YORK CITY - Hurricane Sandy was a catastrophic event for New York City, but it did have a silver lining for NYU Langone Medical Center's radiology department. With help from informatics, the storm precipitated significant and lasting workflow and quality improvements, according to a Thursday talk at the New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium.