News | Artificial Intelligence

Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) company Enlitic announced the close of its $15 million Series B financing round. The investment was led by Marubeni, with whom the company has been developing the Japanese market since 2017. The round saw further investment from Capitol Health, who previously led the company's Series A in 2016, as well as new participation from several top investors in Australia. Approximately 10 percent of the round was set aside for individual radiologists and other physicians who have either trained or used the company’s medical AI solutions. Enlitic plans to use the funding to enhance its artificial intelligence product portfolio, expand its engineering and data scientist teams, and focus on regulatory approval for clinical use in the U.S., Australia, Japan, Europe, Canada and Brazil.

Time April 08, 2019
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News | Artificial Intelligence

NVIDIA and the American College of Radiology (ACR) announced a collaboration to enable thousands of radiologists nationwide to create and use artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnostic radiology in their own facilities, using their own data, to meet their own clinical needs.

Time April 08, 2019
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News | Interventional Radiology

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy, according to new research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s (SIR) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23-28 in Austin, Texas. Women who received this minimally invasive treatment also had a slightly lower need for additional treatment than those who underwent surgery.

Time April 05, 2019
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Technology | Mobile Devices

Healthereum LLC released the beta version of the Healthereum Life Portfolio, or HELIO, a mobile application that allows patients to be rewarded digital tokens for interacting with their healthcare providers. With each action taken — “Promise to Show” for an appointment, complete quality care surveys after the visit, receive task messages from their doctors and view their current diagnoses — digital tokens are given to the patients’ “wallet” to reward them for time spent on their health using blockchain technology.

Time April 05, 2019
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News | Enterprise Imaging

Visage Imaging will be exhibiting the latest version of the Visage 7 Enterprise Imaging Platform at the 2019 Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology (SBI/ACR) Breast Imaging Symposium, April 4-7 in Hollywood, Fla.

Time April 05, 2019
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Technology | Radiation Dose Management

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Omega Medical Imaging 510(k) clearance to offer their artificial intelligence (AI)-powered region of interest (ROI) radiation exposure reduction solution FluoroShield for interventional X-ray imaging on their flat panel detector CS-series product lines.

Time April 04, 2019
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News | Quality Assurance (QA)

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the successful commissioning of the Varian Halcyon at the Radiation Oncology Center at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, based on an IBA Dosimetry independent beam scanning solution.

Time April 04, 2019
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News | Computer-Aided Detection Software

iCAD announced it will present its latest artificial intelligence (AI) software solution for digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), ProFound AI, as well as its PowerLook Density Assessment software, during the 2019 Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Annual Symposium, April 4-7, in Hollywood, Fla.

Time April 04, 2019
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News | Advanced Visualization

Increasing demand for innovative diagnostic techniques, neurological disorders and increasing disease awareness are expected to drive growth of virtual reality (VR) in the healthcare market over the next several years, according to new research from Reports and Data. The report projects the market will reach a value of $6.91 billion by 2026. Advancements in the field of information technology (IT), including laptop, computer, internet connectivity and mobile applications will also be a significant factor stimulating market demand.

Time April 04, 2019
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News | Mammography Reporting Software

Ikonopedia will introduce its new Automated Combined Reporting package at the 2019 Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology (SBI/ACR) Breast Imaging Symposium, April 4-7, in Hollywood, Fla.

Time April 04, 2019
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News | Ultrasound Women's Health

SuperSonic Imagine will introduce the new generation of its Aixplorer Mach 30 breast ultrasound solution at the 2019 Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology (SBI/ACR) Breast Imaging Symposium, April 4-7 in Hollywood, Fla. The SBI‘s annual symposium is the largest breast imaging conference in the world and this year, the symposium will focus on Value in Breast Imaging. SuperSonic Imagine will highlight new features and better performance with features like SWE Plus and SonicPure.

Time April 03, 2019
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News | Breast Imaging

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will highlight new features of Exa Mammo, a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) designed for breast imaging centers, at the 2019 Society for Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology (SBI/ACR) Breast Imaging Symposium, April 4-7 in Hollywood, Fla. Exa Mammo enables anywhere mammography reading with a zero-footprint viewer and server-side rendering for fast and easy access to images, including digital breast tomosynthesis. The new features, Exa Chat and Exa Peer Review, were developed to help practices improve communication among providers and address quality assurance, including double reads.

Time April 03, 2019
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Feature | Artificial Intelligence | Greg Freiherr

Editor's Note: This article was updated following the SBI symposium. In a study evaluating the use of artificial ...

Time April 03, 2019
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News | Artificial Intelligence | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced Tuesday the agency is pursuing a new framework in which to review artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical software and devices to ensure ongoing effectiveness and patient safety. The agency released a 20-page discussion paper explaining the need for a new framework, the tenets of a total product lifecycle (TPLC) approach to certification, and examples of potential real-world AI software modifications that may or may not be permitted under the proposed framework. The FDA is asking for comments and feedback from all parties to inform future decisions.

Time April 02, 2019
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Sponsored Content | Case Study | Contrast Media Injectors

The continuing search for advantages to improve workflow has radiology departments constantly searching for new ...

Time April 02, 2019
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Blog | Artificial Intelligence

In this day and age, information technology (IT) rules. It shapes the way we do business and it shapes the way we live ...

Time April 02, 2019
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Technology | Advanced Visualization

Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis announced the launch of AnatomyX, its augmented reality (AR) platform for anatomy education. Currently enabled on Microsoft's HoloLens AR technology and Magic Leap's spatial computing device, Magic Leap One, AnatomyX offers any member of a large university or medical institution an enterprise-grade learning platform for the study of human anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Time April 02, 2019
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News | Artificial Intelligence

Medical artificial intelligence (AI) startup Lunit announced its attendance at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) 2019 symposium, April 4-7 in Hollywood, Fla., where it will showcase its latest product for breast cancer detection, Lunit Insight for Mammography.

Time April 02, 2019
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Feature | Mammography | By Greg Freiherr

Many mammography practices that use digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) continue to use dosed digital mammography to ...

Time April 02, 2019
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Feature | Dave Fornell, Editor and A.J. Connell

April 2, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology News (ITN) magazine website from ...

Time April 02, 2019
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