IBM and Mayo Speed up Medical Imaging | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

IBM and Mayo Speed up Medical Imaging

April 9, 2007
by root
| Reprints

IBM, headquartered in Armonk, N.Y, and the Mayo Clinic, based in Rochester, Minn., are slated to present test results for a 3-D imaging application at the upcoming International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging Conference (April 12-15, 2007) in Washington, DC.

According to IBM and Mayo, the imaging application allows radiologists to detect growth or shrinkage of tumors in seconds, rather than minutes or hours.

Both companies claim that the Mayo imaging application is able to register medical images approximately 50 times faster than a solution running on a traditional processor configuration. The Mayo application can align two sets of medical images obtained at different dates or from different imaging devices such as MRI or CT.

Get the latest information on Health IT and attend other valuable sessions at this two-day Summit providing healthcare leaders with educational content, insightful debate and dialogue on the future of healthcare and technology.

Learn More



$30M VC Fund Launched to Spur Innovation in Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association, together with Philips and UPMC, has announced the launch of Cardeation Capital, a $30 million collaborative venture capital fund designed to spur healthcare innovation in heart disease and stroke care.

Epic Wins Labor Dispute in Closely Divided Supreme Court Decision

Epic Systems Corporation won a major labor-law ruling in the Supreme Court on Monday, centering around the extent of corporations’ right to force employees to sign arbitration agreements, and with a 5-4 ruling in its favor

Survey: Two-Thirds of Physician Practices Seeking Out Value-Based Care Consulting Firms

Most physician organizations are not prepared for the move to value-based care, and 95 percent CIOs of group practices and large clinics state they do not have the information technology or staff in-house needed to transform value-based care end-to-end, according to a recent Black Book Market Research.

Cumberland Consulting Buys LinkEHR, Provider of Epic Help Desk Services

Cumberland Consulting Group, a healthcare consulting and services firm, has acquired LinkEHR, which provides remote application support, including Epic help desk services.

Population Health Tool that Provides City-Level Data Expands to 500 Cities

A data visualization tool that helps city officials understand the health status of their population, called the City Health Dashboard, has now expanded to 500 of the largest cities in the U.S., enabling local leaders to identify and take action around the most pressing health needs in their cities and communities.

Trump will Nominate Acting VA Secretary Wilkie for Permanent Position

Just a day after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Cerner inked their $10 billion EHR (electronic health record) deal, President Trump said he would be nominating Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie for the permanent position.