EHR tool reduces diagnostic tests
April 22, 2014 -- A health information exchange tool in electronic health record (EHR) software can help avoid a significant number of diagnostic tests and procedures, according to researchers from Allina Health.
Federal regulatory plan for health IT wins positive reviews
April 14, 2014 -- The new federal regulatory framework proposed earlier this month for healthcare IT software is getting generally positive reviews from the radiology community. A first look at the proposal indicates that it strikes a balance between promoting innovation and protecting patient safety.
DICOM Grid signs Texas HIE
April 8, 2014 -- DICOM Grid has received an order from Greater Houston Healthconnect, a health information exchange (HIE) that serves 20 counties in southeast Texas.
HHS proposes new HIT software regulation
April 3, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday released a report that recommends a new regulatory framework for healthcare IT software.
GE to buy analytics provider CHCA
April 2, 2014 -- GE Healthcare said it will acquire analytics provider CHCA Computer Systems in a bid to advance its industrial Internet portfolio.
M*Modal reaches deal on debt restructuring
April 2, 2014 -- M*Modal has reached a deal with creditors that would enable it to restructure its finances, strengthen its balance sheet, and reduce debt by more than 55%.
Cloud IT use requires technical, business due diligence
March 27, 2014 -- Want to implement a cloud-based health IT system? You'll need to perform thorough technical and business due diligence to ensure patient privacy and the availability and security of your data, according to a talk at the recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting.
Mobile health market projected to surge
March 25, 2014 -- The market for global mobile health technologies is expected to grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 55% to reach $21.5 billion in revenues by 2018.
Risk analysis paves way for securing patient data
March 21, 2014 -- Healthcare organizations must deal with a number of regulatory requirements for ensuring patient data security, and compliance begins with a thoughtful, detailed risk assessment analysis, according to a talk at the recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society meeting in Orlando, FL.
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