ESR, ACR teleradiology white papers put patient first
February 26, 2015 -- The teleradiology white papers of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and American College of Radiology (ACR) differ in some respects, but they both stress the importance of always keeping the patient's needs first and foremost.
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Radiology IT downtimes are common, but not usually serious
February 25, 2015 -- Interruptions to radiology department workflow due to IT network downtimes are common, but most are easily fixable, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. The findings are good news for radiology practices trying to integrate different IT systems into a unified reading environment.
Fuji nets ONC certification for Synapse RIS
February 24, 2015 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification for version 6.3.3 of its Synapse RIS.
Calgary Scientific upgrades ResolutionMD
February 18, 2015 -- Imaging software developer Calgary Scientific has released ResolutionMD 5.0 to enhance communication among practitioners and patients.
Capintec acquires Optility nuclear medicine software
February 11, 2015 -- Energy measurement firm Capintec has acquired Optility software from Synergic Solutions.
Merge teams up with Emdeon
February 10, 2015 -- RIS/PACS and advanced visualization firm Merge Healthcare has formed a strategic collaboration with healthcare IT firm Emdeon.
MedInformatix picked for mobile patient intake project
February 10, 2015 -- MedInformatix has been selected to take part in a healthcare industry effort to create a blueprint to automate the patient intake process, including the collection of health insurance and demographic information.
Clinical decision support can aid inpatient imaging
February 6, 2015 -- Incorporating point-of-care clinical decision support into a computerized physician order-entry system can yield a modest improvement in the appropriateness of advanced imaging orders in the inpatient setting, according to a study published online January 23 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
TomTec launches online teaching tool
February 5, 2015 -- Imaging software developer TomTec Imaging Systems has launched an online teaching tool called TomTec Academy.
Report: Nonclinical systems will drive HIS market
February 4, 2015 -- Thanks to growth in nonclinical information systems, the U.S. hospital information systems (HIS) market is expected to grow at a 5.7% compound annual growth rate, according to a new report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.