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2011-09-29 11:00:00

CapSite 2011 U.S. Radiology Information System (RIS) Study Burlington, VT (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 CapSiteâ“ž¢ announces the release of the 2011 U.S. Radiology Information System (RIS) Study. The study is the most recent in a series of CapSite strategic industry reports focused on the Imaging IT market. The study represents unique Voice of Customer (VOC) insight from more than 360 hospitals on the market opportunity, market share and vendor mind share across...

2011-07-05 10:08:00

LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedInformatix, Inc. announced today that its MedInformatix RIS software was ranked number one in KLAS' (www.KLASresearch.com) March 2011 Ambulatory RIS/PACS: Integrating Provider Need report in the RIS--Ambulatory category. The product's recognition comes in the wake of its achieving Category Leader status in KLAS' December 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report in the Radiology (Ambulatory) market segment....

2011-06-21 10:14:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting healthcare vendor performance, announced that it has rated MedInformatix RIS Category Leader in KLAS' December 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report in the Radiology (Ambulatory) market segment. Ranked fifth in 2008, MedInformatix RIS' ascension to KLAS (www.KLASresearch.com) Category Leader reflects the vendor's enhanced research and...

2011-06-02 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare (NYSE: SI) will showcase its portfolio of imaging information technology (IT) and workflow management solutions at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) 2011 Annual Meeting from June 2-5, 2011, (booth 825) in the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Across the country, radiologists are facing increased pressure to provide faster, more accurate diagnoses for patients; higher value with...

2011-05-31 06:30:00

TORONTO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCanvas Inc., an innovative medical imaging informatics company, today announced the commercial release of their radiology PACS offering, ClearCanvas PACS, Team Edition. Following the April release of their first commercial radiology workstation product, this PACS release signifies the first commercial version of their widely accepted DICOM ImageServer software, previously only offered as an open source application. With the release of the PACS,...

2011-04-19 12:37:36

Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department (ED) to another for appropriate care. With the ability to successfully import data from a CD-ROM containing the patient's diagnostic medical images, hospitals may be able to significantly reduce unnecessary medical imaging tests, some of which expose patients to radiation. These findings are reported in a new study published in the July issue of Radiology. According to researchers...

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