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Siemens Mobile C-Arm Gets FDA Clearance; Laurie Fisher Comments

Siemens Mobile C-Arm Gets FDA Clearance; Laurie Fisher Comments

Siemens‘ healthcare unit has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the company’s mobile C-arm system, which is built with features designed to aid surgical teams during procedures or operations. The… Read more »

Marcus Collier: General Dynamics to Help CMS Collect, Crunch Medicare Data Sets

Marcus Collier: General Dynamics to Help CMS Collect, Crunch Medicare Data Sets

A General Dynamics business unit will provide information technology services to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services‘ Virtual Research Data Center, which contains electronic Medicare data sets. General Dynamics Information Technology… Read more »

Steve Comber: Leidos, Medworxx to Help Healthcare Providers Implement Patient Flow Tool

Steve Comber: Leidos, Medworxx to Help Healthcare Providers Implement Patient Flow Tool

Leidos’ health business unit has partnered with Medworxx Solutions on a program to help healthcare providers utilize patient flow tools. Medworxx and Leidos Health have been implementing a patient flow… Read more »

Dean Allemang: Health IT Industry Needs to Change Tech Expectations

Dean Allemang: Health IT Industry Needs to Change Tech Expectations

Learning how to manage different sets of healthcare data to get insights may be more realistic than trying to get everyone to agree on one interoperable format, Dean Allemang writes… Read more »

Moffitt Cancer Center Subsidiary Joins Deloitte Analytics Consortium; Nitin Mittal Comments

Moffitt Cancer Center Subsidiary Joins Deloitte Analytics Consortium; Nitin Mittal Comments

Moffitt Cancer Center subsidiary M2Gen has joined Deloitte’s analytics consortium to help provide medicine studies and services to life science organizations and cancer centers. M2Gen intends to contribute to the… Read more »

CMS Office of the Actuary’s Rick Andrews Presents at 2014 SAS Global Forum

CMS Office of the Actuary’s Rick Andrews Presents at 2014 SAS Global Forum

Rick Andrews, a programmer and analyst from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has presented at the 2014 SAS Global Forum Executive Conference on the agency’s use… Read more »

Vishal Agrawal: ICSA Labs Certifies Harris Platform to Support EHR Meaningful Use

Vishal Agrawal: ICSA Labs Certifies Harris Platform to Support EHR Meaningful Use

A Harris Corp. web-based platform has been certified by ICSA Labs to help medical practices manage electronic health records and meet the federal government’s meaningful use rules. ICSA Labs assessed… Read more »

Dell Unveils Cloud-Based Tool for Indian Healthcare Providers; Sid Nair Comments

Dell Unveils Cloud-Based Tool for Indian Healthcare Providers; Sid Nair Comments

Dell has introduced a cloud-based technology offering in India for integrating healthcare clinical and financial systems, CIOL reported Monday. Healthcare providers and hospitals are able to access workflows and reports across an… Read more »

Bruce Caswell: MAXIMUS to Host Healthcare Communication Webinars

Bruce Caswell: MAXIMUS to Host Healthcare Communication Webinars

MAXIMUS will hold a series of webinars to discuss strategies for healthcare organizations to disseminate public health data by using web, print and mobile platforms. The company’s health literacy center… Read more »

McKinsey to Help IRS Assess HIX Tax Assistance Systems

McKinsey to Help IRS Assess HIX Tax Assistance Systems

McKinsey & Co. has been awarded an $843,000 contract to help the U.S. Internal Revenue Service evaluate information technology projects designed to address the healthcare law’s tax provisions, FCW reported… Read more »

IBM, New York Forge Genomic Medicine Research Partnership; John Kelly III Comments

IBM, New York Forge Genomic Medicine Research Partnership; John Kelly III Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the New York Genome Center have partnered to evaluate the Watson supercomputer’s cognitive system for a genomic research project intended to help clinicians develop treatment methods for… Read more »

Dell, ikaSystems to Help Washington State Org Refresh Health Plan Services; Sid Nair Comments

Dell, ikaSystems to Help Washington State Org Refresh Health Plan Services; Sid Nair Comments

Dell Services and  ikaSystems will work with the nonprofit Community Health Plan of Washington to update health services for Washington state residents with the goal of complying with federal healthcare reform laws. Dell said Tuesday it… Read more »

Research and Markets: Biometrics Market to Hit $20B in Value By 2018

Research and Markets: Biometrics Market to Hit $20B in Value By 2018

A new research projects the global biometrics to grow into a $20 billion market by 2018 because of growing interest in new security technologies designed to protect identities, information and… Read more »

Praescient Analytics Team Uses Analytics For Anti-Healthcare Fraud Work

Praescient Analytics Team Uses Analytics For Anti-Healthcare Fraud Work

Praescient Analytics has assembled a new analytics-as-a-service team to track suspicious patterns in the healthcare system that could indicate fraudulent activity. The company said Thursday that its A3S team looks at services provided at hospitals,… Read more »

Leidos Lands Three VA Blood Bank, Repository IT Contracts; Steve Comber Comments

Leidos Lands Three VA Blood Bank, Repository IT Contracts; Steve Comber Comments

Leidos will provide technical and program management support to the Department of Veterans Affairs for healthcare information technology operations under three contracts worth $16 million combined. The VA’s office of information and technology… Read more »

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