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VeriTeQ Corp. announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent for Wireless Molecular Sensor System and Process. The company intends to utilize the patent in the development of future bio-sensing...

PSA, prostate cancer, AUA, screening, USPSTF

Three new studies evaluating the primary care trends in prostate cancer screening were presented during the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in New...

IBA, StealthChamber, small field dosimetry, SRS, SBRT

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of the StealthChamber for improved accuracy and efficiency in small field dosimetry with stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body...

IBA, Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring, SRS, SBRT, stereotactic

Dolphin Online Treatment Monitoring from IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a transmission detector for safer patient care, improved treatment control and confidence fraction by fraction – until...

NIH, stroke, MRI, CT, screening, door-to-treatment time, SMART study

According to a new study, small changes in quality improvement procedures enabled clinicians to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to diagnose stroke patients before giving acute treatment...

EchoInsight, right ventricle, quantitative assessment, RV, study

A study in the May issue of the International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging examines the ability of the EchoInsight software to achieve quantitative assessment of the right ventricle...

Holographic Optical Technologies, Kickstarter, Voxgram, Voxbox Pro, hologram

Holographic Optical Technologies has made its Voxgram hologram technology available to the consumer market through its just-launched Kickstarter campaign.

Visipaque, IOCM, LOCM, angioplasty, EuroPCR 2015

Significantly fewer renal and cardiac events are associated with angioplasty procedures using isosmolar contrast medium (IOCM) agent Visipaque (iodixanol) than those using low-osmolar contrast...

Fluke Biomedical, Advantage Training, medical device preventive maintenance, QA

Fluke Biomedical launched Advantage Training, an online center aimed at providing accessible training to the biomedical engineering community.

Elekta, Monaco, v5.10, CE Mark

Elekta has CE marked the latest version (v5.10) of its popular Monaco treatment planning system, enabling its sale to European clinics. The system supports major treatment techniques including...

prostate cancer, biomarkers, AUA, mpMRI, biopsy

Five new studies evaluating the use of imaging and urine-based biomarkers as ways to improve prostate cancer detection will be presented during the 110th annual scientific meeting of the American...

PACSHealth, Dell, DoseMonitor Online, hosting, distribution, agreement

PHS Technologies Group LLC, a unit of PACSHealth LLC announced that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences will become a marketing, distribution and hosting partner for its DoseMonitor OnLine software...

breast MRI, breast cancer, risk prediction, Rahbar

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides important information about a woman’s future risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology. Researchers...

Blackford Analysis, Smart Localizer, SIIM 2015, PACS, Philips

Blackford Analysis announced that its Smart Localizer product will be officially launched at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Polaris, MD Anderson Cooper, breast cancer pilot project, partner

Behavioral health technology company Polaris Health Directions and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on an integrated medical-behavioral...

State-of-the-art deformable image registration and multimodality imaging techniques continue to drive advances in radiation therapy clinical practice. Novel research into the utility and benefit...

Kalorama, electronic medical records, market, growth

Kalorama Information expects the nearly 25 billion-dollar market for electronic medical records (EMR) to grow well past the period where there are incentives for U.S. healthcare providers,...

Viztek, Exa Mammo Viewer, SIIM 2015, DBT, digital breast tomosynthesis

Viztek will debut its new Exa Mammo Viewer to attendees during the upcoming Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting, May 28-30 in Washington, D.C. An extension...

CT-FFR, Heartflow Analysis, coronary artery disease, EuroPCR, RIPCORD

Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary computed tomography angiogram (cCTA) may change the course of treatment in more than one-third of patients with...

Journal of Neurotrauma, TBI, traumatic brain injury, GFAP, MRI, CT

New study results show a simple blood test to measure brain-specific proteins released after a person suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can reliably predict both evidence of TBI on...