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HealthMyne Integrates Imaging Analytics Platform with EHR

November 17, 2015  |  Heather Landi
news
HealthMyne, a Madison-Wis.-based imaging informatics company, is working with Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its imaging analytics platform with electronic health record (EHR) data.

Shifting Landscape: In the Imaging Informatics World, Everything Is Changing

November 16, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
article
Healthcare system reform, consolidation on all fronts, and changing technologies, are combining to create an unprecedented landscape of questions and instability in imaging informatics. How should healthcare IT leaders proceed? Strategically and thoughtfully,...

What Does CMS’ Delay in its Imaging Order Mandate Really Mean?

November 13, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Could the announcement on Nov. 11 by CMS officials of a delay in the implementation of a mandate around diagnostic imaging test ordering by referring physicians erode provider confidence?

Editor's Notes: How Travel Became a Global Business-and How Imaging Informatics Might Become Globalized, Too

November 13, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
article
A fascinating book I am reading on global travel and tourism can be tied into what’s happening right now with imaging informatics in U.S. healthcare.

CMS Officials Delay Diagnostic Imaging Test Mandate That Had Been Set for January 2017

November 12, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
news
According to a Nov. 11 report online at AuntMinnie.com, CMS has postponed its January 1, 2017 deadline for physicians to use clinical decision support software when ordering diagnostic imaging tests

Illinois Medical Centers Team Up for Telestroke

November 4, 2015  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine and Palos Community Hospital, also in Illinois, have launched a telemedicine program that allows specialists in Maywood to assist Palos physicians with stroke care.

Digirad Acquires DMS Health Technologies for $36M

October 16, 2015  |  Heather Landi
news
Suwanee, Ga.-based medical digital imaging Digirad Corporation has acquired DMS Health Technologies for $36 million in cash.

ARRA/MU Stage 3: Imaging Implications

October 14, 2015  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Application providers and healthcare providers need to think creatively in terms of achieving ARRA/MU Stage 3 objectives, especially when it comes to imaging.

The Health Data Management Evolution: A Better Approach to Application Migration

October 8, 2015  |  Tony Cotterill, founder and chief products officer at BridgeHead Software
article
Health data management software has emerged from infrastructure as hospital “plumbing” to its new position as a primary, clinical application. One of the drivers for this change is the new role of the EMR and the fact that hospitals everywhere are struggling...

Urban Legends of Radiology Study Storage: The Importance of a Viable Data Retention Policy

October 2, 2015  |  By Kayt Sukel
article
With nearly 600 million imaging procedures performed each year, and image archive storage demands growing by approximately 40 percent per year, storage of digital images has become a pain point in the healthcare IT budget. But what are the deciding factors...

An Imaging Vendor Evolution?

September 15, 2015  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Recently I had some interesting conversations about potential changes in the imaging industry that parallel changes taking place in the U.S. healthcare industry.

Temple, GE Highlight Risk Sharing in Imaging Deal

August 31, 2015  |  David Raths
article
Temple University Health System and GE Healthcare say a new contract aligns incentives to promote value by providing higher-quality radiologic imaging services more efficiently at a lower cost.

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