Researchers Find Link Between Early-Stage Brain and Heart Disease

Researchers Find Link Between Early-Stage Brain and Heart Disease

Researchers in the Netherlands studying thousands of healthy adults have found a connection between very early stages of brain and heart disease. Results of their study were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)....
Study: Breast Density Alone Not Cancer Risk Factor

Study: Breast Density Alone Not Cancer Risk Factor

Four different categories of breast density: fatty (top left), scattered fibroglandular (top right), heterogeneously dense (bottom left) and extremely dense (bottom right). Breast density may not be a strong independent factor for breast cancer risk, according to...
Volpara Names Chief Commercial Officer

Volpara Names Chief Commercial Officer

Volpara Solutions recently appointed medical imaging industry veteran Mark Koeniguer as chief commercial officer. Koeniguer is a seasoned executive with more than 27 years of experience leading companies in the medical imaging, software and medical device space. He...
A ‘Big Year’ for Health IT

A ‘Big Year’ for Health IT

2016 is poised to be a big year for health IT, according to a new report from CIO.com. “In particular, officials are seeking to address the lingering challenge of interoperability, where EHR systems, while already broadly adopted, are unable to share patient...
One Third of US Health Records Compromised in 2015

One Third of US Health Records Compromised in 2015

In 2015, there were 255 data breaches affecting 500 or more individuals reported to HHS Office of Civil Rights data breach notification portal, and more than 112 million health records were compromised last year, according to a new report from Becker’s Hospital...