News | Contrast Media | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Researchers in South Korea have found that patients with family and personal history of allergic...
Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC...
Civco Highlights Universal Couchtop ProForm at ASTRO 2019
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — Civco will display its Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution at the 2019...
CIRS Launches Ultrasound Quality Assurance Software
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — The CIRS Ultrasound ...
A SPECT nuclear scan of the heart to show perfusion defects in the myocardium due to coronary artery blockages or heart attack. The imaging uses the Mo-99 based medical imaging isotope Tc-99m. The U.S. government has created policy to move away from use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low-enriched uranium (LEU) for Mo-99 isotope production, but there is one hold out who has not yet converted before a 2020 deadline. Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare.

A SPECT nuclear scan of the heart to show perfusion defects in the myocardium due to coronary artery blockages or heart attack. The imaging uses the Mo-99 based medical imaging isotope Tc-99m. The U.S. government has created policy to move away from use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low-enriched uranium (LEU) for Mo-99 isotope production, but there is one holdout who has not yet converted before a 2020 deadline. Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | August 30, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
In a surprising move, the National Institute for Radioelements (IRE) has applied for a new license to export highly...
Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system

Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system. Each probe can be sterilized to allow safe scanning inside the human body. Picture courtesy of Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Sponsored Content | Blog | Radiology Imaging | August 30, 2019
The clinical needs of those who live in rural America and small communities are both simple and complex. A physician...
Beginning with the 2019 meeting, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will begin transforming its annual meeting in several key ways

Expect changes at ASTRO 2019 and at ASTRO annual meetings to come over the next two years. Photo courtesy of ASTRO

Feature | ASTRO | August 30, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Beginning with the...
New Report Reveals Vulnerabilities of Internet of Things-enabled Healthcare Devices
News | Cybersecurity | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — Use of the Internet of Things (IoT) is booming, with IHS Markit forecasting there will be...
High-capacity MRI Scanner Approvals Boosting Innovations in MRI-safe Pulse Oximeters
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — A notable increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases has led to a surge in sales of high-end...
An example of a treatment plan for radio-ablation of the heart to noninvasively treat cardiac arrhythmias. This concept is one of the key presentations at the 2019 ASTRO meeting. Image courtesy of Cyberheart. #ASTRO19 #ASTRO2019 #ASTRO

An example of a treatment plan for radio-ablation of the heart to noninvasively treat cardiac arrhythmias. This concept is one of the key presentations at the 2019 ASTRO meeting. Image courtesy of Cyberheart.

Feature | ASTRO | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced the...
Delaware Imaging Network Now Offers NeuroQuant Brain Imaging MRI Software
News | Neuro Imaging | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — Delaware Imaging Network (DIN), Delaware’s largest network of outpatient medical imaging centers, has...
University of Alabama at Birmingham Leading Production of Theranostic Radioisotope

Image courtesy of the University of Alabama at Birmingham

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 29, 2019
August 27, 2019 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham, in conjunction with researchers at the University of...
Xstrahl Launches SARRP Beamline for Pre-clinical Experiments
News | Radiation Therapy | August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 — X-ray therapy systems developer Xstrahl announced the launch of the new SARRP (small animal radiation...
Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame

Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame. The three patients (V6, V10, V16) with different left-ventricle walls are shown. Point-to-surface distance is a measure to estimate the distance of a point from the reference surface. Image courtesy of WMG, University of Warwick

News | Cardiac Imaging | August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 — A new 3-D ...
Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Installation of Mobilett Elara Max
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 — UCHealth Greeley Hospital of Greeley, Colo., recently became the first healthcare facility in the...
Ashley County Medical Center Installs Arkansas' First Fujifilm Aspire Cristalle With DBT
News | Mammography | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently announced that Ashley County Medical Center (Crossett,...
Royal Solutions and ZipRad Partner to Tackle Order Entry and Pre-authorization
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 — Medical data delivery company Royal Solutions has partnered with ZipRad to streamline imaging exam...
PTW to Feature New Dosimetry Technology at ASTRO 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019 — Radiation dosimetry company PTW announced plans to exhibit its full range of...
Study Finds Growth in Paracentesis and Thoracentesis Procedures

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News | Interventional Radiology | August 27, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
August 27, 2019 — A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses temporal and patient-level differences...