Online clinic for persistent pain patients is launched
Leva Clinic, a Care Quality Commission registered online clinic for those patients living with persistent pain, has been launched.
Peer-to-peer clinical problem-solving app launches
Doctors will now be able to collaborate on clinical problem solving through a new smartphone app developed by Doctors.net.uk
GE offers $100m loans to boost EMR use
GE Healthcare has launched a programme of €72m ($100m) in interest-free loans to boost electronic medical record (EMR) adoption in the US. Hospitals and doctors will be offered loans to invest in GE Healthcare’s Centricity EMR software, without having to first raise funding for capital investment. Investment in certified EMR systems forms a key part […]
Microsoft licenses HealthVault for Canada
Microsoft has signed a partnership with Canadian telecoms firm Telus, which will become the first firm outside the US to offer Microsoft’s HealthVault personal health platform.
BridgeForward builds Viaduct
Software provider BridgeForward has announced the European release of its latest interoperability solution, Viaduct. The solution is a service oriented, teamwork-enabled, enterprise integration design studio and runtime that runs on any platform and any device. The company claims it enables users to design, build and deploy complex integration processes in the same way as they […]
Asklepios signs RIS deal with medavis
Asklepios, Germany’s largest chain of private clinics, has singed a deal with radiology information system specialist medavis GmbH, to equip six Asklepios clinics in Hamburg with medavis’ radiology information system. The switch to medavis RIS as the central radiology information system for the six Hamburg clinics will be carried out as part of the private […]
Bulgarian Ministry of Health chooses Agfa PACS
The Bulgarian Ministry of Health has chosen Agfa HealthCare to integrate diagnostic imaging at four leading hospitals. Agfa will implement its sixth generation IMPAX Picture Archiving and Communications System at four Bulgarian hospitals. Agfa will also provide the hospitals with two CR 85-X, and four CR 35-X, multi-application digitizers. The systems will be installed at […]
EHI interview: Peter Neupert
Microsoft’s vice president for health strategy, recently spoke to the US Senate’s HELP committee. Last week, he spoke to EHI editor Jon Hoeksma.
Carestream Health hits 2000 CR installs
Carestream Health has announced it has reached a milestone in CR installations, having installed its two thousandth high resolution CR system at the Rechts der Isar Clinic in Munich, Germany. The Munich University Rechts der Isar Clinic, with its specialised team of physicians dedicated to mammography, installed a new multi-plate Kodak Directview CR 975 System […]
Jordan picks Perot to help implement VistA
Perot Systems Corporation has been selected by the Kingdom of Jordan to manage the pilot deployment of the open source clinical information system VistA at two hospitals and a clinic in the capital, Amman. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan plans to develop an integrated national healthcare infrastructure using VistA a single software platform. Terms of […]