Henry Ford Health System Is 8th U.S. Health System In Six Months’ Time To Adopt Philips’ Predictive Analytics Solution As Health Systems Seek To Identify At-Risk Elderly Patients At Home

Royal Philips announced the growing adoption of its predictive analytics engine CareSage with health organizations across the U.S. such as Henry Ford Health System, a leading comprehensive, integrated U.S. health system, with whom the company…

Siemens Healthcare Launches New PET/CT System To Address A Broad Range Of Clinical Indications

Siemens Healthcare has launched the new versatile and cost-effective Biograph Horizon™ PET/CT system, which offers premium performance at an attractive total cost of ownership. The system provides clinicians with the capabilities required to serve a…

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  • Philips Debuts New Cloud-Based Clinical Analytics Dashboard To Enhance Patient Care And Staff Efficiency In Critical Care
    Royal Philips has today announced the launch of IntelliSpace Console Critical Care, a cloud-based clinical decision support dashboard supporting enhanced workflows in the intensive care unit (ICU). Debuting at the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nev., IntelliSpace Console is designed to improve critical care with smart clinical decision making, enhanced patient monitoring and tracking of quality metrics. The easy-to-use dashboard gives…
    Written on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 09:17 in Cloud Computing News
  • Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2015
    Providing direct care for more than 1.3 million people, Mayo Clinic continues to advance its mission to be a trusted source for clinical quality, medical education and research discoveries that improve lives. Mayo Clinic reported a strong financial position in 2015, with contributions of $505 million to its pension plan for employees and more than $600 million in capital projects. “When we look at these…
    Written on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 08:23 in Company Results News
  • Redox Extends Capabilities of Salesforce Health Cloud with Patient Data from Electronic Medical Records
    Redox has announced it is extending the capabilities of Salesforce Health Cloud with its EMR integration engine. Redox provides a modern API solution for clinical integration with electronic medical record (EMR) systems. The addition of Redox to the Health Cloud product provides streamlined sharing of clinical data and a comprehensive view of patient conditions and clinical events. Health Cloud is generally available for purchase today,…
    Written on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 08:21 in Cloud Computing News
  • Divurgent Appoints Bert Reese Vice President, Portfolio Management and Innovation
    Divurgent, a recognized leader in Healthcare IT Consulting, has announced that Bert Reese has joined its team as Vice President, Portfolio Management and Innovation. In his new role, Reese will work with Divurgent's Executive Team and service-line leaders to deploy solutions that leverage both data and client culture to integrate business, clinical, and financial services, thereby achieving reduced health costs, advanced care delivery, and improved…
    Written on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 08:01 in Appointments News
  • Sharp To Showcase Solutions At Healthcare Information And Management Systems Society Annual Conference
    Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, will be participating in the RF Ideas Booth at the 2016 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. The HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition is a showcase for the newest technology trends and solutions in health IT. Bringing together more than 40,000 healthcare…
    Written on Friday, 26 February 2016 06:37 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Emanate Wireless Launches PowerPath Temp, Revolutionizes Healthcare Refrigeration Monitoring
    Emanate Wireless Chief Executive Officer Neil Diener announced today the launch of the company's newest solution, PowerPath Temp, a healthcare refrigeration-monitoring device Diener says will be "a game-changer in the healthcare industry." "Today's devices monitor the temperature of refrigerators and let healthcare industry employees know when temperatures fall out of spec," Diener explained. "Our newest device, PowerPath Temp, monitors AC power in addition to temperature…
    Written on Friday, 26 February 2016 06:35 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • Philips And Allianz Worldwide Partners Launch Connected Health Solution And Services In Germany
    Royal Philips and Allianz Worldwide Partners entered a partnership focusing on connected health solutions and services in Germany. The personal health programs* are designed for and tailored to motivate people to make healthy choices in their lifestyle, as active health management is necessary to stem the rising tide of chronic diseases. The health programs leverage Philips’ deep healthcare and consumer expertise are offered across employers…
    Written on Thursday, 25 February 2016 09:11 in Breaking News
  • Philips Enters New Agreement On Patient Monitoring Systems And Software With The Stockholm County Council
    Philips enters new agreement on patient monitoring systems and software with the Stockholm County Council Royal Philips announced that it has signed a new agreement with the Stockholm County Council on patient monitoring systems and software for the Karolinska University Hospital, which comprises the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital and the Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. As part of the agreement, Philips will deliver patient monitoring…
    Written on Thursday, 25 February 2016 09:00 in Breaking News
  • Four Leading U.S. Health Systems Sign On To Improve ICU Care With Philips Enterprise Telehealth Programs
    Royal Philips announced four leading U.S. health systems have signed multi-year telehealth agreements with Philips to implement its remote intensive care unit (eICU) program. These new population health management engagements include agreements with Westchester Medical Center Health Network in New York, Baptist Memorial Health Care in Tennessee and BJC HealthCare in Missouri and will further extend Philips’ eICU reach by hundreds of beds and thousands…
    Written on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 09:02 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • Philips To Introduce Rapid Cloud-Based Recovery Service For Healthcare Data In Collaboration With Amazon Web Services
    Royal Philips announced the introduction of a secure data recovery service, built in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), that rapidly captures and backs up an entire healthcare organization’s data repository in the cloud. Specifically tailored to meet the needs of medical data backup, Philips’ new storage service helps healthcare enterprises to further secure patient-critical information against local data loss events, ranging from equipment failure…
    Written on Monday, 22 February 2016 09:05 in Cloud Computing News
  • Nuffield Health Expands Patient Services With Five MR Systems From Siemens Healthcare
    Not-for-profit healthcare provider, Nuffield Health, has as part of a wider investment programme, invested in five MR's and one CT system from Siemens Healthcare to provide its patients with a more comfortable imaging experience and an expanded service offering. The five MAGNETOM® Aera 1.5T systems and one SOMATOM® Definition Edge across various sites are providing an enhanced patient experience due to the systems' open bore…
    Written on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 06:46 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Henry Ford Health System Is 8th U.S. Health System In Six Months’ Time To Adopt Philips’ Predictive Analytics Solution As Health Systems Seek To Identify At-Risk Elderly Patients At Home
    Royal Philips announced the growing adoption of its predictive analytics engine CareSage with health organizations across the U.S. such as Henry Ford Health System, a leading comprehensive, integrated U.S. health system, with whom the company recently signed an agreement. Using Philips’ Lifeline technology, CareSage enables hospitals and health systems to manage their patient populations by proactively identifying at-risk patients most likely to need an emergency…
    Written on Friday, 12 February 2016 07:51 in Breaking News
  • Siemens Healthcare Limited Expands Consolidation With New Assays
    Siemens Healthcare Limited has announced the launch of a range of new assays to be used on ADVIA Centaur® and IMMULITE® XPi 2000 systems. The range includes anti-CCP used as an aid in the evaluation of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and the first automated quantitative thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) assay used in the diagnosis of Graves' disease. The ADVIA Centaur anti-CCP assay is for use in…
    Written on Friday, 12 February 2016 07:47 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • First Patient Treated With LC Bead LUMI™
    London, UK and Amsterdam, the Netherlands - BTG plc (LSE: BTG), a global specialist healthcare company, and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in image-guided therapy, announced today a significant milestone in their collaboration with the treatment of the first liver cancer patient with LC Bead LUMI™ in conjunction with Philips live image guidance, targeting a hypervascular tumor with the goal to…
    Written on Thursday, 04 February 2016 07:53 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Siemens Healthcare Supports Diabetes Testing In The Community
    During Self Care Week, Bradford Beating Diabetes and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics formed a partnership to provide diabetes testing in the community for the residents of Bradford. The initiative helped identify those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to ensure the most appropriate advice, care and support to prevent or delay the onset of the condition. Four DCA Vantage® Analysers were used to issue over…
    Written on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 07:49 in Breaking News
  • Siemens Healthcare Launches New PET/CT System To Address A Broad Range Of Clinical Indications
    Siemens Healthcare has launched the new versatile and cost-effective Biograph Horizon™ PET/CT system, which offers premium performance at an attractive total cost of ownership. The system provides clinicians with the capabilities required to serve a broad range of patients and expand into new service areas. It enables the use of all commercially available PET tracers, giving users the ability to address more indications in the…
    Written on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 07:50 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Verizon Enables Internet Of Things, Cloud And Big Data For Healthcare Providers
    Verizon Enterprise Solutions recently forecasted that predictive analytics, cloud services and connected devices will be the key technology trends to watch in 2015, and one industry that stands to benefit greatly from these technologies is healthcare, especially as it relates to the evolving patient-centric care models. In the current healthcare model, patients meet with care providers in care facilities, where doctors and technicians diagnose their…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 09:04 in Cloud Computing News
  • GE Healthcare Focuses On Improved Workflow
    Long wait times, disorganized data, slow results and anxiety before a procedure. Often, these pain points muddle the healthcare process for clinicians and patients. At the Radiological Society of North America (#RSNA14) annual meeting, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) has unveiled new technologies to address these issues – enabling more accurate patient data sharing and diagnosis; enhancing workflow and productivity for the clinician; and making the…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:57 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • Open Source Health Announces openEMR Collaboration With More Then 50,000 Annual Downloads To Clinics In 200 Countries
    Open Source Health Inc. is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Medical Information Integration LLC, of Portland, Oregon, USA to add Open Source Health's technology for Integrative and Preventive medicine to their advanced openEMR platform making it the first of its kind globally. This will allow the thousands of clinics and practitioners serving millions of patients in over 200 countries to…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:54 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • Electronic Medical Records Market (EMR) to See 7%+ CAGR in Europe, North America and Asia
    ReportsnReports.com adds electronic medical record (EMR) market research reports for Europe, North America and Asia regions to its store. The electronic medical record market in North America is considered as the largest market, which is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.96% from 2012 to 2018. The European electronic medical market is considered to be the second largest market in this segment and it…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:51 in Electronic Medical Health Records News
  • Will Telemedicine Transform Healthcare In 2015?
    Healthcare professionals are looking toward 2015 with predictions for the future of healthcare. With advances in healthcare that include telemedicine, telehealth, and mHealth options, medical professionals are taking note of the paradigm shift in healthcare; while others have embraced the future and jumped right into telemedicine. Now, more and more frequently, patients are meeting with their doctors via online video consultations, transforming the ease and…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:40 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • New Ultrasound Technology Helps Clinicians Instantly Assess Body Tissue That May Be Diseased
    At the Radiological Society of North America (#RSNA14) annual meeting, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) announced FDA clearance for a new software enhancement for its acclaimed LOGIQ E9 ultrasound system called Shear Wave elastography. The new expert tool instantaneously generates a precise, quantifiable measure of tissue stiffness, providing clinicians with accurate and consistent data which may be used to identify underlying disease. Stiff tissue found during…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:37 in Healthcare Technology Magazine Health Imaging and Scanning News
  • GE Healthcare Life Sciences Licenses CRISPR Gene Engineering Technology Patents From Broad Institute
    GE Healthcare Life Sciences (NYSE: GE) and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have announced the signing of a non-exclusive license agreement granting GE Healthcare Life Sciences access to intellectual property held by the Broad Institute relating to the CRISPR-Cas9 gene engineering system for research purposes. The CRISPR-Cas9 system allows scientists to modify gene expression in order to gain insights vital to the understanding…
    Written on Sunday, 14 December 2014 08:33 in Breaking News
  • Evolution1 – a WEX Company Selected by CBIZ as Preferred Partner
    Evolution1 – a WEX Company – a leading provider of cloud-based, consumer-directed healthcare and defined contribution payments and technology solutions – continues to strengthen its partner base with the addition of marquee partners such as CBIZ, Inc. CBIZ is the largest U.S. benefits specialist and a top 20 broker of U.S. business (as ranked by Business Insurance magazine, 2014). With nearly 100 offices and more…
    Written on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:12 in Cloud Computing News
  • OhioHealth and Time Warner Cable Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine Solution
    OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio, is utilizing technology to connect patients with physicians. By using services from Time Warner Cable Business Class, the organization is able to remotely provide care to patients throughout the state. While OhioHealth turns to TWCBC for a number of business solutions, including video, phone and data services, it’s TWCBC’s robust network that makes…
    Written on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • Nine in 10 Health Care Providers Pursuing Telemedicine Despite Hurdles
    Health care providers are actively pursuing telemedicine advancements despite reimbursement and regulatory challenges, according to a new survey of senior health care executives released today by Foley & Lardner LLP. “The reimbursement landscape is already changing, and there are many viable options for getting compensated for practicing telemedicine,” said Larry Vernaglia, chair of Foley’s Health Care Practice. “The smartest thing organizations can do now is…
    Written on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • 3.9 Million Healthcare Visits and Growing on Procura Mobile
    The Procura Group of Companies announced today another new record has been achieved with their industry leading mobile healthcare solution securing their position as the most successful provider of mobile community and home care services worldwide. Today, the Procura Mobile platform has successfully supported the delivery of 3.9 million visits. The Procura Mobile platform is growing faster than any other mobile solution with 1 million…
    Written on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00 in Mobile and Wireless News
  • 2015: The Year That Telemedicine Becomes Available to All Americans?
    Election Day is almost here. On November 4th Americans will turn out to vote for the local, state, and federal candidates whom they believe will best represent their interests. And those interests for many, should be the future of their healthcare. One that CloudVisit(SM) Telemedicine believes will be in the limelight is the full integration of telemedicine and telepsychiatry via online video sessions into the…
    Written on Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • ATA Celebrates Halloween Telemedicine Treats for Medicare Beneficiaries
    Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rulemaking that includes significant additional coverage for telemedicine services. Buried in an almost 1200-page rulemaking about 2015 Medicare payments to physicians and practitioners were provisions paying for remote chronic care management using a new current procedural terminology (CPT) code, 99490, with a monthly unadjusted, non-facility fee of $42.60. Also, Medicare will pay for remote-patient…
    Written on Saturday, 01 November 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News
  • CareClix Telemedicine Addressing Ebola
    With growing concerns regarding Ebola and other infectious diseases throughout the world, CareClix Telemedicine provides a secure, robust virtual solution to screen patients with medical illnesses and manage them remotely with experts in their fields. A presumed infected or ill patient can be evaluated and history obtained remotely via video by a specialist physician, examined with medical devices like pharyngoscopes, otoscopes, or dermatoscopes, and labs…
    Written on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00 in Telehealth Telemedicine News