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 - Globe Money

With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9 percent, the global PACS market will surpass $5.3 billion in value by 2020, up from a current $2.9 billion, according to market analysts with GBI Research.

 - GoogleGlass

Google Glass one day could become an interventional cardiologist’s new best friend, based on a demonstration Sept. 15 at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics scientific session that showed how the technology was used during a transradial PCI.

 - money, healthcare costs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Periprocedural complications to transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can account for more than $10,000 of costs, an analysis of data from the CoreValve extreme risk cohort demonstrated. The findings were presented Sept. 14 at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics scientific session.

 - New York City skyline

The New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium (NYMIIS) returns to New York City on September 18, offering attendees a chance to learn about the latest technology and best practices in imaging information systems.

 - cyberthreat

In the wake of the Community Health Systems (CHS) disclosure that hackers breached its computer system and accessed personal but not health data it held on 4.3 million people, a representative of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) joined the monthly Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) cyber threat information call to discuss work being done to build a better public-private partnership on cyber threats facing the healthcare industry.