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UPMC Funds First Round of Projects in Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance

March 22, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
UPMC announced it is funding the first six technology projects created under the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance with a focus on solving difficult healthcare challenges, such as reducing patient falls and improving the accuracy of cancer diagnoses.

UC Health’s Breakthrough Into Leading-Edge Telehealth—and Telestroke

March 9, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
Leaders at UC Health in Cincinnati are moving ahead with a leading-edge program in telehealth—including telestroke and telenephrology—that is leveraging technology to better serve patients and communities

Consolidation Changing Imaging Vendor Landscape

March 4, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Recent announcements are changing the landscape of imaging. There is good news and bad news from recent acquisitions that will impact provider choices.

IBM Watson Health to Acquire Truven Health Analytics for $2.6B

February 18, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Watson Health, IBM’s artificial intelligence computer system, has announced plans to acquire Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Truven Health Analytics, a provider of cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insights, for $2.6 billion.

How Unleashing Trapped Clinical Data Has Saved Lives at Geisinger Health System

February 17, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
A semifinalist in this year’s Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, Geisinger Health System is using data to save patients from a relatively unknown, but serious, medical condition.

At MD Anderson Cancer Center, Managing Image Flow on a Grand Scale

February 15, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
Moving diagnostic imagines around and making them appropriately available is an inherently challenging prospect at the big, complex University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Kevin W. McEnery, M.D. explains how he and his colleagues are innovating in that...

CommonWell Adds HIMSS, eClinicalWorks, Others to its Growing Alliance

February 12, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The CommonWell Health Alliance is continuing its growth, recently announcing that seven new members are joining its effort to enhance nationwide health data exchange.

MU Lifespan: Good or bad news for imaging?

February 4, 2016  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Will changes in ARRA MU impact efforts to expand image accessibility by the patient, and why this would be a bad thing.

The 2016 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program: Semifinalists

February 1, 2016  |  the Editors of HCI
article
Inside, please find descriptions of the initiatives of the eight teams whom we have awarded semifinalist status in this year’s program.

Implementing a Health System-Wide CDS System for Diagnostic Exam Ordering in Los Angeles

January 30, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
At the Los Angeles County department of Health Services health system, Maitraya Patel, M.D. is helping to lead the enterprise-wide rollout of a clinical decision support solution for diagnostic imaging exam ordering

Epic Tops Best in KLAS for Sixth Straight Year

January 28, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
The 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Software and Services report, released today by Orem, Utah-based KLAS, named the top-performing companies within various market segments based on customer feedback, and once again Epic earned the ranking of number-one Overall Software...

PACS Adoption High, But New Tech Could Drive Growth

January 11, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) are in heavy use in the clinical setting, yet there are growth opportunities for the next generation of storage and imaging sharing technologies, according to the 2015 Imaging Technology Study published by HIMSS...

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