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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.

Can Healthcare IT Leaders Help Radiology Leaders Improve Radiology Quality through New Peer Review Strategies?

August 10, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Innovative processes like retrospective time-limited radiological peer review absolutely call out for strong, smart IT facilitation and support

Developing a Clinically Integrated Network in a Pediatric Setting: Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Experience

August 9, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
article
The leaders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital have been busy at work building a clinically integrated network, and an ACO, in a pediatric setting, and they’ve been learning important lessons along the way

What Does IBM’s Acquisition of Merge Healthcare Say About the Healthcare IT Market?

August 7, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
IBM’s acquisition of Merge Healthcare caps a series of recent acquisitions, and reflects major shifts taking place now in several healthcare IT vendor sectors

BREAKING: IBM to Acquire Merge Healthcare for $1B

August 6, 2015  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM has just made a big move in the area of advanced image analytics, announcing that it has acquired the Chicago-based Merge Healthcare, a provider of software for managing and processing medical images, for $1 billion.

Report: Healthcare Orgs Becoming More Open to Image Sharing

July 20, 2015  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Image sharing is slowly gaining wider acceptance among healthcare systems as technology continues to advance, according to a new survey from software provider peer 60.

Debe Gash’s Midwestern Common Sense and the Ubiquity of Images

July 19, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The success of the cloud-based information exchange for diagnostic images at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City shows that HIE with a vision grounded in reality can work wonderfully well

Saint Luke’s-Kansas City’s Shift to Community-Wide Cloud-Based Image Access

July 16, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
article
At Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, CIO Deborah Gash has led a successful initiative to implement a community-wide cloud-based image information exchange

Time to Apply Pressure for Hemodynamic Standards

June 26, 2015  |  Joe Marion
commentary
It's time to apply pressure on vendors and standards agencies to create a standard for hemodynamic system interoperability.

What Does the Acquisition of a PACS System in the High Arctic Say about the U.S. Imaging Informatics Market?

June 19, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The acquisition of a PACS system and a CT scanner by Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit in Canada’s Nunavut Territory speaks to the near-universalization of imaging diagnostics and informatics access

Reevaluating the Provider-Vendor Relationship in Georgia

June 3, 2015  |  Gabriel Perna
article
Georgia Regents Medical Center took an unusual step in trying to adapt with the constant shifts in the healthcare system. They entered a 15-year, $300 million shared-risk agreement with a vendor.

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