UCLA signs on to Human Brain Project
January 31, 2013 -- The University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) Laboratory of Neuro Imaging has entered into a partnership with academic centers from Europe and around the world to map the human brain.
Digisonics nabs Calif. contract
January 31, 2013 -- Ultrasound image management firm Digisonics said it has received a contract with a California healthcare network for its cardiovascular information system.
IHE plans worldwide summit
January 30, 2013 -- Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) will host its first annual IHE International World Summit on April 16 through 18 in Istanbul.
Anoto, NextGen sign imaging center
January 29, 2013 -- Digital writing technology developer Anoto and NextGen Healthcare Information Systems have deployed their NextPen digital writing system at Metro Imaging, an imaging center with five locations in the St. Louis area.
MedInformatix scores NC RIS installation
January 29, 2013 -- Electronic health record software developer MedInformatix has installed its RIS at Carolina Regional Radiology in Fayetteville, NC.
RamSoft nets PowerServer order
January 29, 2013 -- PACS vendor RamSoft will provide its PowerServer RIS/PACS Cloud offering to Upright MRI of New Mexico.
Patients may react negatively to CDS systems
January 28, 2013 -- Increased use of clinical decision-support (CDS) software leads to greater patient dissatisfaction, according to an article published in the January issue of Medical Decision Making.
GE launches Centricity Practice Solution 11
January 25, 2013 -- GE Healthcare has released Centricity Practice Solution 11, an upgraded version of its integrated electronic medical record and practice management system.
IHE adds features to Connectathon
January 25, 2013 -- Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) is touting new features and activities scheduled to take place at its North American Connectathon and Conference, set for January 28 through February 2 in Chicago.
To certify or not to certify, that is the question
January 24, 2013 -- The recent buzz around the new Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise certification caused me to step back and think about the value of certification, and how it might affect -- and potentially better -- the implementation of healthcare imaging and information technology.