Sectra has signed a five-year contract with North Tees and Hartlepool National Health System (NHS) Foundation Trust for the delivery of a regional digital pathology solution to the Northern Cancer Alliance in the U.K. The solution will span the 10 separate trusts of the consortium, and aims to improve cancer care workflows through enabling pathologists to instantly access and share images and information between departments and locations.
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced a nationwide awareness campaign titled ‘Aspire to Be Fearless’ focused on improving access to breast health education and mammography screening services for every woman that needs it, especially those most reluctant. At the center of the campaign, Fujifilm will be traveling around the U.S. with its ‘Aspire to Be Fearless’ mobile mammography coach to provide educational opportunities for clinicians, raise awareness about the importance of screening and will be providing mammograms to the underserved population in key locations.
IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has developed and clinically implemented a novel automated treatment log-based patient quality assurance (QA) approach for proton therapy. This enables them to reduce the time needed for the in-beam measurement-based conventional patient QA.
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SyntheticMR announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for clinical use of its SyMRI Image and SyMRI Neuro product packages together with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems from Siemens Healthineers.
M*Modal announced that the company and Community Health Network (CHNw) are collaborating to transform the patient-physician experience while improving provider and clinician satisfaction and care quality.
Ikonopedia will showcase its suite of structured breast reporting and Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) management tools designed to improve reporting efficiency, and optimize facility operations at two upcoming radiology meetings. The company will be exhibiting at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting, June 26-28 in Aurora, Colo., and the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) annual meeting, July 21-25 in Aurora.
iCAD Inc. announced the launch of ProFound AI for 2D Mammography in Europe. This software is the latest addition to iCAD’s deep-learning, artificial intelligence (AI) platform and follows the launch of ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), which was CE Marked in March 2018 and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared in December 2018. ProFound AI for 2D Mammography and ProFound AI for DBT will both be featured in the iCAD exhibition booth at the Société Française d'Imagerie de la FEMme (SIFEM) medical conference June 13-15, 2019, in Lille, France.
Three-dimensional (3-D) printing software and solutions company Materialise has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software suite. The first release will support clinicians planning complex transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) procedures.
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Three Palm Software announced the release of the 1.8.8 version of its breast imaging workstation, WorkstationOne. This release builds on the existing comprehensive support for mammography, with enhancements in several areas. An emphasis of this release is expanded custom display mechanisms for new mammography computer-aided detection (CAD) systems, decision support and breast density reports. This includes customized report display for approximately 20 different vendors (not all of which are available for clinical use yet).
Utah Valley Hospital (Provo, Utah) has installed nine Carestream imaging systems that equip its radiology staff to deliver rapid, high-quality imaging throughout the 395-bed facility. The imaging systems include two Carestream DRX-Evolution Plus digital radiography (DR) systems, six Carestream DRX-Revolution mobile X-ray systems and one Carestream DRX-Retrofit Kit to upgrade an existing portable system to DR technology. The hospital is a member of Intermountain Healthcare.
Konica Minolta Healthcare announced a new autologous biologics workshop in partnership with EmCyte Corp. The workshop is part of Konica Minolta Healthcare’s UGPro Solution, an initiative that provides complete solutions for ultrasound-guided procedures and therapies featuring the company’s Sonimage HS1 and Sonimage MX1 ultrasound systems, and including hands-on education and training.
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Core Sound Imaging announced the addition of two-factor authentication (2FA) to the security measures available for the Studycast system, the company's cloud-based picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and reporting solution. For clients who choose to use 2FA, this addition will enhance system security by requiring users to enter a time-sensitive access code in addition to their username and password.
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Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) provider Aidoc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the world’s first AI solution for triage of cervical spine fractures. The latest 510(k) clearance is Aidoc’s third, coming just weeks after the FDA cleared Aidoc’s pulmonary embolism solution. By prioritizing suspected C-spine fracture cases in a radiologist’s worklist, Aidoc’s AI-powered triage automatically prioritizes critical cases, ensuring they are diagnosed by a radiologist in the most timely manner.
Medivis announced that its augmented reality (AR) technology platform for surgical applications, SurgicalAR, has received 510(k) clearance for clinical use in the operating room by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The New York City-based medical technology company will commence the immediate commercialization of the platform in the United States.
Glassbeam launched Clinsights, a new revitalized application suite powered by artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML). Focused on the healthcare provider market, Clinsights will drive deep insights from several disparate data sources to maximize machine uptime and utilization for clinical engineering and radiology organizations.
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Picture archiving and communication system/radiology information system (PACS/RIS) developer PaxeraHealth has won four new PACS projects in Chile during the past three months, according to the company. The healthcare facilities have selected PaxeraHealth’s web-based PACS solution, PaxeraUltima. The facilities will benefit from a multimodality medical viewer that delivers a consolidated worklist, zero-footprint viewer to access images and reports from any browser or smart device, and a full spectrum of diagnostic and reporting tools.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released a statement applauding Congress’s introduction of bipartisan federal legislation that would rein in restrictive prior authorization practices. The society said these practices unnecessarily delay patient access to critical cancer treatments.