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 - 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.

 - Computer link

Automatically extracting region of interest (ROI) values from a PACS viewer can be easily and accurately achieved with a module based on open-source software, and vendors should include such functionality in future versions of their PACS, according to a group of Korean researchers.

 - healthcare cost

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) agreed to provide some reimbursement for the CardioMEMS heart failure and MitraClip valve devices beginning in fiscal year 2015.

 - merger, acquisition, money, handshake

Cerner Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Siemens Health Services, the health information technology business unit of Siemens AG, for $1.3 billion in cash.