Technology | Quality Assurance (QA)

IBA Dosimetry GmbH announced the launch of the new enhanced myQA Machines 2019 software environment at the upcoming American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) congress, Sept. 15-19 in Chicago.

Time September 12, 2019
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Technology | X-Ray

GE Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) clearance of Critical Care Suite, a collection of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms embedded on a mobile X-ray device. Built in collaboration with UC San Francisco (UCSF) using GE Healthcare’s Edison platform, the AI algorithms help to reduce the turn-around time it can take for radiologists to review a suspected pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung.

Time September 12, 2019
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News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

ViewRay Inc. announced that the company's MRIdian and MRIdian Linac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy systems will be featured at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Sept. 15-19 in Chicago. The meeting will feature a number of presentations highlighting the capabilities, clinical experience and patient outcomes with ViewRay's MRIdian and MRIdian Linac.

Time September 11, 2019
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News | Computed Tomography (CT)

Richardson Healthcare, a Division of Richardson Electronics Ltd., announced it has received CE Mark approval for the ALTA750 X-ray computed tomography (CT) tube. The ALTA750 is a form, fit and function replacement for the Canon/Toshiba CXB-750D/4A.

Time September 11, 2019
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News | Radiation Therapy

RadCalc version 7.1 with the Monte Carlo 3-D module has been released for beta testing to members of the beta testing team. The Monte Carlo 3D module utilizes technology acquired from the McGill University inventors. This release of RadCalc 3Dmc is the second of three 3D Dose Volume second check quality assurance (QA) packages. The completion of the beta test is anticipated in four weeks. An announcement of the final release date will be provided when available for purchase.

Time September 11, 2019
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Technology | Contrast Media Injectors

Bayer announced the introduction of the Medrad Stellant Flex computed tomography (CT) injection system. Stellant Flex offers the latest CT injection technology from Bayer with a user-driven design, minimal required technologist training, and automation that drives individualized patient protocols and personalized imaging. The system also comes with flexible options for capital equipment through the TechCare program.

Time September 11, 2019
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News | Computer-Aided Detection Software

iCAD Inc. announced MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology market, selected the ProFound AI platform as the winner of its “Best New Radiology Solution” award in the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program.

Time September 09, 2019
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News | Radiation Therapy

Accuray announced that it will showcase its motion-synchronization cancer treatment technologies at the upcoming 2019 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, Sept. 15 - 18 in Chicago. The company will provide multiple opportunities for attendees to explore its new innovations in patient-first cancer treatments, including booth presentations and demonstrations at its Innovation Pavilion and presentations at the Accuray Symposium.

Time September 09, 2019
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News | Neuro Imaging

Imaging Biometrics LLC (IB), in collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has received a $2.75 million, five-year grant award from the National Institutes of Health(NIH) - National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Time September 09, 2019
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News | Cardiac Imaging

September 9, 2019 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) published a new expert consensus document along ...

Time September 09, 2019
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News | Radiology Business

Business-to-business communications leader Scranton Gillette Communications has named Diane Vojcanin as vice president, group publisher, healthcare group. Additionally, the company is announcing that Andreja Slapsys will serve as a healthcare group integrated media consultant.

Time September 06, 2019
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Blog | Artificial Intelligence

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” — Yogi Berra Yogi was right. Cars didn’t fly (at least ...

Time September 06, 2019
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Feature | Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) | By Greg Freiherr

The use of smart algorithms has the potential to make healthcare more efficient. Sarah Eskreis-Winkler, M.D., presented ...

Time September 06, 2019
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Feature | SIIM | By Greg Freiherr

Pragmatism from cybersecurity to enterprise imaging was in vogue at the 2019 meeting of the Society of Imaging ...

Time September 06, 2019
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News | Digital Pathology

Xifin announced the launch of the next evolution of its laboratory information system (LIS), Xifin LIS 6. The expanded platform features enhancements that support high-complexity, high-volume labs, as well as new integrated capabilities available through strategic partners, including artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital pathology workflow and genomic data interpretation, automated prior authorization and test utilization decision support.Xifin announced the launch of the next evolution of its laboratory information system (LIS), Xifin LIS 6. The expanded platform features enhancements that support high-complexity, high-volume labs, as well as new integrated capabilities available through strategic partners, including artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital pathology workflow and genomic data interpretation, automated prior authorization and test utilization decision support.

Time September 05, 2019
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News | Radiation Therapy

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Recommendations include when radiation treatments are appropriate, as well as the optimal dosing, timing and fractionation for these treatments. The guideline, which also outlines strategies to prevent and mitigate common side effects of pancreatic radiation therapy, is published online in Practical Radiation Oncology, the clinical practice journal of ASTRO.

Time September 05, 2019
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Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | By Steve Jeffery

In molecular radiotherapy (MRT) treatment of the thyroid, existing single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) ...

Time September 04, 2019
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News | Orthopedic Imaging

September 5, 2019 — An ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology ...

Time September 05, 2019
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News | Treatment Planning

Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany, has treated its first patient using Monte Carlo photon dose planning in RayStation. The decision to go clinical was made after a thorough validation of the functionality. The first patient, who has cervical cancer involving the lymph nodes, was recently treated.

Time September 05, 2019
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Sponsored Content | Feature | Contrast Media

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Time September 05, 2019
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