Merge expands iConnect Network service
October 7, 2014 -- Healthcare IT and advanced visualization developer Merge Healthcare has added new features to its iConnect Network data exchange service.
McKesson adds revenue cycle management orders
October 7, 2014 -- Healthcare information systems firm McKesson has received orders for its Business Performance Services from Georgia West Imaging and Outpatient Imaging.
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.
FDA releases device cybersecurity guidance
October 2, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized its vendor guidance for the management of cybersecurity in medical devices.
M*Modal updates software for physician documentation
September 30, 2014 -- M*Modal has updated its M*Modal Fluency Direct speech software by adding computer-assisted physician documentation functionality.
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.
Digisonics integrates CVIS with GE's echo software
September 19, 2014 -- Digisonics said it has integrated its cardiovascular information system (CVIS) with EchoPAC software from GE Healthcare for analyzing 3D and 4D echo studies and strain rate.