• 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...

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...

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Coronary Calcium Algorithm
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Zebra Medical Vision has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Invision Diagnostics Installs VolparaEnterprise Software to Enhance Mammography Image Quality
News | Mammography | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Invision Diagnostics, a provider of mobile...

Breast Cancer Studies Ignore Race, Socioeconomic Factors
News | Women's Health | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — A new commentary appearing in the July issue of...

Bruce Power Joins Forces With ITM to Supply Lutetium-177 for Cancer Therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Canadian nuclear power company Bruce Power and German-based Isotope Technologies Garching (ITG)...

Hologic Announces Availability of Viera Portable Breast Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Hologic’s new Viera portable...

Guerbet, IBM Watson Health Partner on Artificial Intelligence for Liver Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 10, 2018

July 10, 2018 — Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive joint development agreement with IBM Watson Health to...

IAC Awards First CT Accreditation for a Mobile Stroke Unit
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 09, 2018

July 9, 2018 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently recognized the University of Tennessee...

Healcerion Receives FDA Approval for Sonon 300L Handheld Ultrasound Device
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2018

July 9, 2018 — South Korea-based Healcerion launched the Sonon 300L wireless handheld...

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