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January 8, 2009 Related topics: Materials Management

CT Scans Alter ER Decision-Making About Appendicitis

Data collected from CT scanning of the abdomen and pelvis can alter decision-making by clinicians regarding those patients who are suspected of having appendicitis. A research study evaluating such was recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. more...

October 8, 2008 Related topics: Diagnostic, Surgery, Emergency

Bacterial Detection Test from Verax Cleared for Market

In addition to the recent FDA approval, Verax Biomedical, Incorporated received the CE mark for its Platelet PGD...

HIMSS Responds to Proposed Legislation

The Health and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) sent a letter to Congress (pdf) in response to the...

Philips Speech Application Integrated with Microsoft System

A speech recognition application from Royal Philips Electronics will be integrated into the Amalga hospital information system from...

MediNotes Purchase Completed by Eclipsys

Eclipsys Corporation announced that the acquisition (pdf) of MediNotes was finalized. MediNotes is now a wholly owned subsidiary...

Catheter for Subcutaneous Implantation Cleared

InterradMedical, Incorporated received marketing clearance from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the organization’s SecureAcath PICC. The new...

CCHIT Announces Newly Certified EHRs

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) announced the most recently certified electronic health record (EHR) systems...

U.S. Organ Donations Fail to Meet Need

The American Medical News (AMN) recently posted an article detailing the dire situation within the United States transplantation...

Revolution and Waterfront Plan to Merge

A new collaboration for the online world of healthcare was announced with the completion of a merger agreement...

One Hour Tests from Cepheid Approved

Cepheid Incorporated received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for new rapid diagnostic tests, the Xpert MRSA/SA...

Amalga Wins More Contracts

Microsoft Corporation’s Amalga system has been implemented at two more institutions, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of...

GE Statement Business Acquired

The patient statement business for GE Healthcare Information Technology was purchased by Emdeon, according to a press release...

Radiologists Note Lacking of Key Information

A study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging notes that radiologists frequently lack access to clinical information...

Medtronic to Acquire CryoCath

Quebec-based CryoCath announced completion of a merger agreement with Medtronic whereby the Canadian company will be purchased. A...

QuickVue Test Selected by Roche

Clinical Lab Products notes that Roche plans to utilized the QuickVue rapid flu test for the 2008-2009 FluStar...

Anastomosis System for Cardiac Bypass Introduced After Clearance

The PAS-Port Proximal Anastomosis System from Cardica received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration. The system...

New Annuloplasty Devices from MiCardia Approved

The Dynaplasty Annuloplasty Band DR and Annuloplasty Ring DR, both manufactured by MiCardia Corporation, were approved for marketing...

Colonoscopy Interpretation Improved with Color Coding

Color-coding stool with a moderate cathartic preparation can improve assessment of primary 3D CT colongraphy. An additional benefit...

3T MRI Improves Diagnosis of Focal Epilepsy

Recent data published in the American Journal of Roentgenology indicates the utility of 3T MRI to diagnose patients...

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