Monthly Archives: October 2009

Ramblings: So I just took the CPHIMS exam

So I just took the CPHIMS exam and I must admit, I did not expect to ‘almost run out of time’. Only 4 people took the CPHIMS this round (first time it’s offered in Singapore), there’s me, an IT Project … Continue reading

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Panel: Health IT professional shortfall underestimated

Good news fellow Healthcare Informatics Professionals, HealthImaging.com ran an article that the Connected Health Symposium (USA) projected a shortage of some 50,000 health IT professionals (in the USA alone, imagine the rest of the world). BOSTON–A projected shortage of some … Continue reading

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ABII exam results in 65 new CIIPs

Sixty-five candidates are now certified imaging informatics professionals (CIIP) after passing the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) exam in September. The pass rate for first-time candidates was 89.2 percent compared with 87.2 percent for the five previous exams, which … Continue reading

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Digirad Debuts Fee-per-Study Web Based Cardiology PACS and CVIS

And Digrad jumps on the bandwagon. Digrad Corporation, Poway, Calif. has launched c.pax™, a new web based cardiology PACS and cardio vascular information system (CVIS). The combined structured reporting and picture archiving and communication system is an online solution specifically … Continue reading

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GE forms alliance with UAE’s Etisalat

According to HealthImaging.com, “Telecommunications provider Etisalat and GE Healthcare have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a strategic healthcare alliance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the companies, the UAE-based Etisalat will leverage GE’s solutions to capture … Continue reading

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Updates: binaryHealthCare as a Social Enterprise

Alright, I reckon its time to announce the birth of binaryHealthCare as a Social Enterprise. As you might have noticed, I have been focusing most of my time at ClubPACS.com, trying to build up the online community and there is … Continue reading

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Baucus Bill Champions Healthcare Technology

I’d like to share this article from InformationWeek By Alexander Wolfe (Source : here) Legislation just sent to the floor by the Senate Finance Committee includes recommendations encouraging rapid adoption and use of health IT systems. Much of the public … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS)

So what I been busy with? Well, it was originally work but from today onwards, I’d be concentrating more on a few other things and among them would be an upcoming certification – the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and … Continue reading

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The 1st African PACS & RIS Edu-conference

Dear fellow medical imaging informatics professionals, I’d like to share with you details on the 1st African PACS & RIS Edu-conference to be held on the 22 – 24th October, at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Tygerberg Campus … Continue reading

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