• RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship oncology information system (OIS). RayCare is designed to support the workflow in a modern oncology center, connecting the different oncology disciplines, boosting efficiency and ensuring optimal use of resources.

  • Hologic’s new Viera portable breast ultrasound system is now available for purchase in the United States and Europe. Delivering what the company calls exceptional image quality at the point of care, the Viera wireless ultrasound scanner provides physicians with the opportunity for earlier...

  • Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive joint development agreement with IBM Watson Health to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) software solution to support liver cancer diagnostics. The AI software will focus on utilizing computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

  • People who smoke or have diabetes may be at increased risk of calcifications in a region of the brain crucial to memory, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

  • GE announced the results of its strategic review, and plans to separate GE Healthcare into a standalone company and pursue an orderly separation from BHGE over the next two to three years to make its corporate structure leaner and substantially reduce debt. GE will focus on aviation, power and...

Magseed magnetic marker
Technology | Tumor Tracking Systems | July 20, 2018

Endomag, the surgical guidance company, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

DR 800 multi-purpose digital imaging system with Dynamic Musica
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 20, 2018

Agfa displayed the new DR 800 multi-purpose digital imaging system with Dynamic ...

FlexForce Coach performance consulting and FlexForce Tech staffing solutions, which are designed to educate and improve the workflow of radiologic and laboratory technologists
News | Radiology Business | July 20, 2018

Siemens Healthineers debuted the FlexForce Coach performance consulting and FlexForce Tech staffing solutions, which...

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News | Clinical Trials | July 19, 2018

The use of...

Fujifilm to Host Pediatric Imaging Best Practices Symposium at AHRA 2018
News | Pediatric Imaging | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced that it will offer educational opportunities and...

CT Decision Instrument Reliably Guides Pediatric Blunt Trauma imaging Decisions

This is a four-site prospective observational cohort. Image courtesy of Kirsty Challen, B.Sc., MBCHB, MRES, Ph.D., Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, United Kingdom.

News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — A new study finds The Pediatric NEXUS Head...

Study Points to Need for Performance Standards for EHR Usability and Safety
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 —A novel new study provides compelling evidence that the design, development and implementation of...

Artificial Intelligence Provides Faster, Clearer MRI Scans

A new artificial-intelligence-based approach to image reconstruction, called AUTOMAP, yields higher quality images from less data, reducing radiation doses for CT and PET and shortening scan times for MRI. Shown here are MR images reconstructed from the same data with conventional approaches, at left, and AUTOMAP, at right. Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A research team with funding from the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (...

Researchers Trace Parkinson’s Damage in the Heart
News | PET Imaging | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson’s researchers test new...

SpaceOAR Hydrogel Now Available in Japan
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — Augmenix K.K. announced that SpaceOAR hydrogel, a soft, implanted absorbable gel...

Study Shows Biomarker Panel Boosts Lung Cancer Risk Assessment for Smokers
News | Lung Cancer | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — A four-protein biomarker blood test improves...

Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of syngo.via VB30 Molecular Imaging Software
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 23...

RaySearch Releases New Version of RayCare OIS
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship...

Breast Cancer Follow-up Imaging Varies Widely
News | Breast Imaging | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — Follow-up imaging for ...

iSchemaView Brings RAPID Imaging Platform to Australia and New Zealand
News | Stroke | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 – iSchemaView has signed Diagnostic Imaging Australia (DIA) to be the exclusive distributor for the...

2019 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Appropriate Use Criteria Summary
Feature | Clinical Decision Support | July 13, 2018 | Nathan Baugh

On July 12, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule for the 2019 Physician...

Siemens Healthineers Launches Acuson Sequoia Ultrasound
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Siemens Healthineers recently announced the launch of its new ultrasound system, the Acuson Sequoia...

EchoNous Vein Receives FDA Approval to Improve First-Time Peripheral IV Catheter Insertion
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — EchoNous has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the EchoNous Vein...

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