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Hospital practices are more to blame than how sick a person is for infections acquired by hospital patients, researchers ...

Time November 20, 2006
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Cedara Software unveiled its Cedara PET/CT application and its work-in progress Cedara I-Response, which visualizes tumor response to specific therapies. Available for integration into existing applications or as a standalone workstation, the software has standard features for worklist management and offers configurable layouts.

Time November 20, 2006
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Nuclear medicine products firm IBA Molecular displayed Empact, its new education marketing initiative for PET and PET/CT. Empact offers marketing tools specifically designed to target referring physicians and instructs users in effectively marketing PET.

Time November 20, 2006
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Picis Inc. announced Tuesday it has completed an agreement with BT to deliver Picis' operating room management system to ...

Time November 20, 2006
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Philips Medical Systems showed off new workstation software for its Brilliance 64-slice CT program that includes tools for cardiac vessel analysis. Extended Brilliance Workspace 3.5, scheduled for release in June, features electrophysiological planning for radiofrequency ablation and a function enabling tumor localization on the CT console.

Time November 20, 2006
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to Repligen Corp.’s synthetic human secretin ...

Time November 20, 2006
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Dynamic Imaging announced today that its IntegradWebR PACS was ranked the No. 1 PACS by ambulatory care providers ...

Time November 20, 2006
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Swissray International Inc. has introduced its newest DR system, the ddRCompact, which it touts as state-of-the-art DR technology competitively priced. The system incorporates the new digital high-definition silicon solid-state detector with micro lens technology, delivering spatial resolution at low radiation doses.

Time November 20, 2006
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Mercury Computer Systems Inc. today announced a cooperation agreement with the Germany-based Institute of Medical ...

Time November 19, 2006
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A pair of Georgia-based groups, Cardiovascular Medicine and Quantum Radiology, have announced the formation of a clinical research site that specializes in conducting Phase II-IV studies. Known as InnovaMed Alliance, the multidisciplinary collaboration is working with the healthcare industry to provide patients with access to novel therapies.

Time November 19, 2006
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Health care advocates have long encouraged physicians to switch to computerized medical records, saying they could ...

Time November 19, 2006
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British researchers have developed a vaccine that stimulates colorectal cancer patients’ immune systems to fight ...

Time November 19, 2006
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Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. announced today a new partnership with CVCTA Education and San Francisco Advanced Medical Imaging, a Liberty Pacific Medical Imaging Company, to serve as the company’s newest education and training partner, as part of its plan to deliver a cardiac CT training program to the medical community.

Time November 19, 2006
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RADinfo Systems has announced plans to introduce its PACS solution for mammography, known as Micro PowerPACS Mammography ...

Time November 19, 2006
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America’s Health Insurance Plans is poised to announce an industry initiative for making personal health records ...

Time November 19, 2006
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New research suggests that men with prostate cancer who choose radiation therapy should seek treatment centers that will ...

Time November 16, 2006
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Cedara has announced that it will demonstrate at RSNA its new C4 integration platform, a system that allows OEM ...

Time November 16, 2006
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In one of the first studies to compare side effects of IMRT and permanent prostate brachytherapy (I-125) for treatment ...

Time November 16, 2006
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David B. Nash, M.D., MBA, FACP and editor of the American Journal of Medical Quality will unveil a groundbreaking ...

Time November 15, 2006
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Compared to higher-priced combination treatments, the least expensive, single-modality cancer treatment may cost more in ...

Time November 15, 2006
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