Radiation Dose Management

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, do...

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold standard for noninvasive detection of coronary ischemia and infarcts. However, the high ra...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is defined as equivalent to 100 millisieverts or roug...

radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
PHS Technologies, Radiology Partners, DoseMonitor, dose monitoring
PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that Radiology Partners, the largest hospital-based radiology group in the United...
GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Microsoft, Azure cloud, radiation dose data
GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography...
Toshiba, Aquilion ONE, enhancements, FDA, patient safety
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for detector and computed tomography (CT) software...
GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Microsoft, Azure cloud, radiation dose data
DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, dose management software from GE Healthcare that tracks, analyzes and reports practice-
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduced detector and computed tomography (CT) software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE...
Healthcare networks can now remotely manage computed tomography (CT) protocols and capture valuable analytics that could improve safety...
Toshiba’s Assurance 360 program makes it easier for existing computed tomography (CT) customers to lower radiation dose, improve their...

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radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab
Physicians and staff working in cath labs are constantly exposed to direct X-ray beams and scatter radiation. Traditionally cath lab staff wear radiation...
radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe
It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — radiation exposure. As physicians, we know all too well that exposure to radiation should be limited to the least...
GE, CZT, Discovery NM 570c
Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold...

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