• Researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have produced the first direct evidence that parts of our brains implicated in mental disorders may be shaped by a “residual echo” from our ancient past. The more a person’s genome carries genetic vestiges of Neanderthals, the more...

  • Samsung announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the BodyTom Elite, an upgraded version of its portable, full-body, 32-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner. The upgraded system features a new visual design, and upgraded software, hardware and workstation.

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units (NICU).

  • July 18, 2017 — Guerbet recently announced that it will phase out sales throughout the world of two products: Hexabrix (meglumine and sodium ioxaglate) and Optimark (gadoversetamide).

  • In a series of proposed rule changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) released July 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pushed back the start date for when providers will be required to consult clinical decision support (CDS) for advanced diagnostic imaging to...

NeuroQuant Software Compatible With Hitachi 1.2T, 1.5T and 3.0T Hitachi MRI Scanners
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 — CorTechs Labs recently announced that Hitachi 1.2T Oasis, 1.5T Echelon Oval and 3.0T Trillium Oval...

Agfa Receives FDA 510(k) for Xtend Functionalities on Xero Universal Viewer
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems | July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 — Agfa HealthCare announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Amsterdam University Hospital Brings Sectra Education Portal Online
News | PACS Accessories | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra’s solution for medical education...

E.I. Medical Imaging Produces World's First Underwater Ultrasound
News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — E.I. Medical Imaging (EIMI) has partnered with Tristan Guttridge, Ph.D., and the Bimini SharkLab to...

Radiation dose tracking in medical imaging is helping increase patient safety by lower X-ray doses.
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 26, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Patient X-ray radiation exposure from medical imaging has been a hot topic in radiology the past few years and has...

"Residual Echo" of Ancient Humans May Hold Clues to Mental Disorders

MRI data shows (left) areas of the skull preferentially affected by the amount of Neanderthal-derived DNA and (right) areas of the brain’s visual system in which Neanderthal gene variants influenced cortex folding (red) and gray matter volume (yellow). Image courtesy of Michael Gregory, M.D., NIMH Section on Integrative Neuroimaging

News | Neuro Imaging | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — Researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have produced the first direct...

Senate Opens Debate on Better Care Reconciliation Act
News | Business | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — The U.S. Senate voted Monday, with a tiebreaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, to begin...

New York Hospital Finds Significant Cost Savings With Toshiba’s Aquilion One CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — In five years, Kaleida Health’s Stroke Care Center (SCC) at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo...

New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition
News | PET-CT | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — Using a new nuclear...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced recently that the first cancer patients have been treated using the company's...

WVU Medicine Deploys Enterprise PACS from ScImage
News | Cardiac PACS | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — ScImage Inc. recently announced West Virginia University Health System has partnered with ScImage to...

News | Enterprise Imaging | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Insignia Medical Systems has been selected to supply three National Health Service (NHS) Trusts...

Radiotherapy Prior to Surgery Reduces Secondary Tumor Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first-of-its-kind study comparing the long-term...

TomTec Unveils TomTec Zero Cardiovascular Viewing Software
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — TomTec Zero is the latest addition to the TomTec portfolio. Now every physician reading...

Comparison of 0.5 to 0.25 mm CT scanner resolution showing a coronary stent

A comparison of what a coronary stent looks like in 0.5 and 0.25 mm CT scanner resolutions.

Blog | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2017 | Dave Fornell

When the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) was formed in the mid-1990s, its primary goal was to...

Samsung Introduces FDA-Cleared BodyTom Elite CT Scanner
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Samsung announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the BodyTom Elite, an upgraded...

X-ray performed on a GE Optima 646 DR system. The FDA has updated its radiology reporting forms on its website.
News | Business | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has...

El Camino Hospital to Offer Calypso 4-D Localization System
News | Radiation Therapy | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — El Camino Hospital (Mountain View, Calif.) announced the installation of a new Calypso 4-D...

Eight Proton Therapy Centers Worldwide Adopt RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — RaySearch Laboratories reported that eight additional...

Technology | Pediatric Imaging | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first...

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