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The high demand for qualified health IT professionals continues, as revealed in the 2014 HIMSS Workplace Study, conducted by HIMSS Analytics. The study shows more than 84 percent of survey...

August 29, 2014 — Radiology professionals who want to grow and develop as leaders in today’s dynamic healthcare environment will embark on a unique, three-day leadership challenge at the Radiology...

Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs) that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer. Built on an easy-to...

August 29, 2014 — Nuance Communications announced it has achieved an industry-first milestone in sharing 3 billion medical images through the Nuance PowerShare Network. This reflects steady...

CMS announced the Open Payments system is once again available for physicians and teaching hospitals to register, review and, as needed, dispute financial payment information received from...

Spellman

Spellman High Voltage introduced its new VMX Series high-performance, low-cost mammography X-ray generator.  The VMX is designed from an integrated application perspective...

Oxford Instruments has re-launched OiServices computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) as Oxford Instruments Healthcare to focus on providing high-quality services, parts and turnkey...

August 27, 2014 — Philips Healthcare announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application for transcatheter...

August 27, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected San Francisco Bay Area resident and cancer survivor Jasan Zimmerman to receive the 2014 Survivor Circle Award. Mr...

August 27, 2014 — Telik Inc., a clinical stage oncology drug development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics Inc. on July 8, announced it has received a $1.5 million ...

August 27, 2014 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published the “SCCT Guidelines on the Use of Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Patients Presenting with...

During tumor surgery, surgeons work to remove tumor tissue without damaging surrounding healthy tissue. This is particularly critical when removing brain gliomas, as damage to adjacent healthy...

A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research published online in the...

NexGenic ImageInbox App HIPAA-compliant Medical Imaging Delivery PACS

NexGenic announced the launch of its proprietary technology, ImageInbox, an app that makes it possible for patients to personally control and store essential medical images and diagnostic reports...

Frost & Sullivan Multi-modality Breast Imaging Systems Innovation Europe

National population-based screening programs for asymptomatic women aged 40 and above have been established in many European countries for early detection of breast cancer. With every passing year...

SA's Taung Child's Skull CT Systems

The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, never seizes to transform and evolve the search for our collective origins....

August 26, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems’ MR (magnetic resonance) systems have received approval to operate (ATO) with the U.S. Air Force. This makes Toshiba the only manufacturer to have...

Vision RT Optical Guidance AlignRT Japan Radiation Therapy Patient Positioning

Vision RT launched its motion management solutions in the Japanese market, after receiving clearance from the PMDA.

Transcranial Ultrasound Therapy Oncology

A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland provides new information on the limitations and potential new directions for the future development of transcranial ultrasound therapy...

X-ray phase-contrast imaging can provide high-quality images of objects with lower radiation dose.