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Medical Imaging Leaders Tap IBM and Watson to Tackle Cancer, Diabetes, Eye Health, Brain Disease and Heart Disease

June 22, 2016: IBM today announced it has formed a Watson Health medical imaging collaborative, a global initiative comprised of more than fifteen leading health systems, academic medical centers, ambulatory radiology providers and imaging technology companies. The collaborative aims to bring cognitive imaging into daily practice to help doctors address breast, lung, and other cancers; diabetes; eye health; brain disease; and heart disease and related conditions, such as stroke. 

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Lorie Fiber, 2016-06-24

VNA for ophthalmologists

The new software generation: Vendor Neutral Archives (VNA) for ophthalmologists

Many ophthalmologists have an EMR in place that cannot provide a truly inter-connected office.  Not being able to incorporate image and diagnostic equipment, such as cameras, visual fields, OTCs, lensometers, autorefractors, and more into the exam workflow limits the ability for a practice to be highly efficient.

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2015-03-26

New product range

Ifa introduces new product range

The exchange of medical data to increase the efficiency and quality of patient care has played an important role this decade. This exchange must be defined and coordinated using open international standards. The worldwide leading manufacturers of medical technology and Health IT have decided to cooperate on initiatives that implement open standards. 

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2015-03-26