Monthly Archives: July 2010

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Amalga HIS

Someone send this to me earlier on – “Microsoft Pulls Plug on Amalga HIS”. The source is from Chilmarkresearch.com Today, Microsoft officially announced that it is shutting down operations and sales for Amalga HIS.  Amalga HIS was the former Global 2000 … Continue reading

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Ramblings: International PACS Administrator Appreciation Day 2010

Dear fellow colleagues in the medical imaging industry, Please update your calendars and get prepared for  the 27th August 2010 (last Friday of August), it’s the second annual  International PACS Administrator Appreciation Day! Inspired by the World Radiographer Day (for … Continue reading

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Ramblings: The Book…..

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Feds to spend $144M to train health IT workers

I got this off Computerworld.com Beginning this fall, more than 80 community colleges and universities in the U.S. will begin training health care IT workers under a government grant program created to help fill an estimated 50,000 jobs needed to … Continue reading

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Updates: Saving Gaia – giving back to the environment

binaryHealthCare is ‘brushing up’ it’s duty in contributing/giving back to the environment. In addition to reducing our business operation’s carbon footprint of by adhering to the three R’s of the environment ( reduce, reuse, recycle), we are also offsetting carbon footprints by planting … Continue reading

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Ramblings: So I am a ‘Certified Genius’

Ok, jokes aside. I took the Mensa Admission Test (MAT) last month and the results came in today – my score puts me in the top 98th percentile of the general population, hence qualifying me for admission to Mensa – the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Aims To Alleviate Health IT Cloud Concerns

“Healthcare providers still have many reservations about the security of cloud computing for electronic medical records and mission-critical apps” explains Nicole Lewis of InformationWeek.com Many healthcare providers have questions and doubts about adopting cloud computing for administration and hosting of their healthcare … Continue reading

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Fujifilm Medical Adds FUJINON, a New Endoscopy Subsidiary

The parent company of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, Stamford, Conn, has announced that Fujifilm Medical, will add FUJINON as a new subsidiary. Fujinon focuses on endoscopy products and will complement the diagnostic imaging products in the FujiFilm … Continue reading

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Dell Puts Hope in Health-Services Unit

News of interest from WSJ, I have been following up on the updates of DELL/Perot’s move in healthcare so I thought I’ll post the story here too. Dell Inc. hopes customers like Methodist Hospital System will help cure what ails … Continue reading

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IMV: Peripherals, upgrades dominate mature PACS market

More insights on the mature PACS market by HealthImaging.com The PACS market has reached maturity with the lion’s share of the market moving from purchasing to upgrading, according to a report issued last week by marketing research and consulting firm IMV Medical … Continue reading

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