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Novarad, NovaGlass, 400 healthcare facilities, VDI, virtual desktop

Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad is planning to provide workflow optimized virtualization from Sphere 3D Corp. to 400 healthcare facilities that currently use Novarad’s healthcare...

osteoporosis, heart disease, linked, older people, Southampton MRC, CT

University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes.

spinal cord, learning, fMRI, University of Montreal

The spinal cord engages in its own learning of motor tasks independent of the brain, according to an imaging study published June 30th in the Open Access journal PLOS Biology. The...

Mevion, S250, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals, UH, proton therapy

Mevion Medical Systems announced delivery of the superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator for its Mevion S250 proton therapy system for installation at University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer...

University of Kansas Medical Center, MRI, ClearPoint Neuro Navigation, SLAH

MRI Interventions Inc. announced that the neurological surgical team at University of Kansas Medical Center performed the first stereotactic laser ablation of the hippocampus (SLAH) procedure in...

Penn State Hershey, breast density, fibroglandular density, Susann Schetter

When it comes to breast cancer screening, the fibroglandular density of your breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why Pennsylvania and 20 other states have...

low-grade brain tumors, gliomas, UC San Diego, survival rates up, adults

Significant strides have been made in improving the survival of adult patients with low-grade gliomas, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The...

proton therapy, Proton Therapy Center Czech, Europe, growing, PACS

The continuing exploration of the benefits of proton therapy is inspiring a growing and massive construction of new proton centers across Europe. Proton Therapy Center (PTC) in Prague has been...

Carestream, Vue PACS, Vue Reporting module, ISCT Workstation Face-Off

Carestream showcased the Carestream Vue PACS (picture archiving and communication system) workstation with streamlined reading, processing and reporting of imaging studies at the “...

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 medical imaging causes cancer. But such...

Varian, RapidArc, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 10,000th patient

A three-year-old baby girl with a brain tumor has become the 10,000th patient at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad, India to be treated using RapidArc radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical...

ViewRay, debt financing, CRG, MRIdian, radiation therapy, global expansion

ViewRay announced that the company has secured up to $50 million in debt financing from CRG (formerly Capital Royalty L.P.), a premier healthcare investment firm.

Spellman, Z Series, X-ray generators, digital radiography, DR

Spellman High Voltage announces the introduction of its new Z Series X-Ray generator for radiographic applications. Featuring 450 kHz maximum output frequency, the generators provide high voltage...

lung cancer, low dose CT screening, nodules, cancerous, Icahn, Mount Sinai

An annual exam using a key imaging technology could spare patients with lung nodules from unnecessary tests and surgery, while identifying the cases where the nodules are likely to become...

HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT

Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management...

Congenital heart experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce a three-dimensional anatomic model of a patient’...

Carestream Health, AHRA, Touch Ultrasound, cone beam CT, patient satisfaction

Carestream Health announced its planned offerings for the upcoming Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) conference, highlighted by new technologies and an educational presentation on...

UCLA, breast cancer, partial breast irradiation, Mitchell Kamrava

Women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with one week of partial breast radiation after surgical tumor removal saw no increase in cancer recurrence or difference in cosmetic outcomes,...

Summit Imaging, Summit Imaging Mobile, ultrasound, rapid response, application

Summit Imaging announced the release of Summit Imaging Mobile, the mobile version of its comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical engineers full service ultrasound...

Frost & Sullivan, big data, analytics, management, U.S. medical imaging industry

The U.S. medical imaging industry is experimenting with big data analytics solutions to measure, demonstrate and improve its value proposition. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “Big Data...