Monthly Archives: April 2011

Philips and NEC ink digital pathology agreement

This is an area I have tremendous interest in so I would like to share this news update with you folks; Royal Philips Electronics and NEC have signed an agreement to jointly develop and market integrated digital pathology technology. Based on … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Another Book Reviewer for the VNA eBook

Good news folks, Dr. LEE Peng Hui, a Consultant Radiologist from Broomfield Hospital, UK and frequent contributor to the Royal College of Radiologist’s PACS & TeleRadiology Group has kindly took up the role of a review for my second book … Continue reading

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It’s RIS/PACS Integration Over Functionality in new KLAS Report

A recent study by KLAS shows that RIS/PACS Integration is more important than functionality. I have not read the actual report but based on the article I found online, the researcher for this study does not understand medical imaging informatics … Continue reading

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Toshiba Medical to buy Vital Images for $273M

Source : DotMed.com Vital Images Inc. said late Wednesday it would be sold to its biggest customer Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. in a deal worth nearly $273 million. Toshiba said it would pay $18.75 per share for the Minneapolis-based medical imaging … Continue reading

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EMRs can yield data for genetic research

I got this article off CMIO, my personal thoughts was that the author went a long way to say that a co0related patient records (not in silo) is useful. Extracting patient data that already exists in EMRs could expedite the process of collecting … Continue reading

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Ramblings: So a VNA is ‘just an archive’?

I meetup with a few ex-colleagues yesternight and in short, it was a good catch-up. So what does this have to do with health informatics? Well, among the numerous discussions that took place, there was one particular conversation on what … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Executive Certificate in Health Informatics

I think it is no major secret to all of you folks that I have been playing the role of an academian (in the area of health informatics) for quite awhile. In fact, that was the  main motivation for me in … Continue reading

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Siemens launches non-DICOM image sharing system in U.K.

I got this article off CMIO, from the description, it sounds like an enterprise archive. I wonder if Siemens  will release a VNA soon… Siemens Healthcare has released syngo.share, a unified, patient-centric clinical image sharing system in the U.K. syngo.share enables … Continue reading

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Ramblings: So whats going on?

March 2011 can easily be described as one of the busiest month for me in 2011, then again, the year is far from coming to an end. I guess I own it to you folks to explain my inactivity during … Continue reading

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CSC to acquire iSOFT’s global operations

I guess this piece of news has been going around for a while but here goes anyway. Source: CMIO.net CSC has signed an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of advanced applications provider iSOFT Group. The offer to iSOFT … Continue reading

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