Varian's Aria software certified for MU October 9, 2015 -- The Aria oncology information system software from Varian Medical Systems has been certified to demonstrate meaningful use (MU) as part of the U.S. government's healthcare IT stimulus program.
U.S. government finalizes meaningful use regulations October 8, 2015 -- With the goal of making its meaningful use IT stimulus initiative simpler and more flexible for providers, the U.S. government has issued final rules for its incentive and certification program for electronic health record software.
Radiology Associates renews Zotec deal October 8, 2015 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners has received a renewal of its revenue cycle management agreement with Radiology Associates of DeKalb in Decatur, GA.
ONC finalizes interoperability road map October 7, 2015 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released version 1.0 of its road map for achieving the interoperability of health IT.
Report: North American health IT market will flourish October 7, 2015 -- The growing adoption of various technologies to meet heightened regulatory requirements will fuel double-digit growth in the North American market for healthcare IT for the rest of this decade.
HealthMyne signs Fla. cancer center October 6, 2015 -- Imaging analytics start-up HealthMyne has inked a research and product evaluation agreement with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.
Dig deep with data analytics to improve imaging quality October 5, 2015 -- Sure, your radiology department tracks statistics such as report turnaround time and imaging volume. But is that enough? Not if you want to flourish in a future that emphasizes value over volume, according to a presentation at the recent New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium in New York City.
Big data needs human touch to work in healthcare October 2, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Big data is widely thought to be the future of healthcare. But despite the awesome potential of computer intelligence, data analytics will fall short in medicine if it's not guided by human oversight and interpretation, according to a panel discussion at this week's Minds + Machines event hosted by GE Healthcare.