Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced it has acquired Brightwater Medical Inc., based in Temecula, Calif. Brightwater Medical’s primary product, the ConvertX, is a single device used to replace a series of interventional radiology devices and procedures used to treat severe obstructions of the ureter.
Zebra Medical Vision announced it has received its third U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the company's HealthICH product. The new clearance covers an artificial intelligence (AI) alert for intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), based on head computed tomography (CT) scans.
United Imaging announced the first U.S. clinical installation of the uMI 550 Digital positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system. The second United Imaging PET/CT system to be installed in the U.S. in the last 30 days, the uMI 550 is now in use at Southwest X-Ray LP in El Paso, Texas.
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DiA Imaging Analysis announced the presentation of two studies assessing the performance and accuracy of the company's LVivo EF artificial intelligence (AI)-based solution that generates fully automated left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). EF is a main indicator in assessing the global function of the left ventricle. Presently, many readers quantify EF visually or trace endocardial borders that may not be well defined, yielding high variability among results. LVivo EF aims to substantially reduce this variability by generating objective, accurate and fast AI-based EF.
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Washington Open MRI (WOMRI) has selected RamSoft’s PowerServer RIS/PACS (radiology information system/picture archiving and communication system) to unify its diagnostic imaging workflow into a single database solution in its six facilities across the state of Maryland.
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Double Black Imaging (DBI) and their Image Systems Division are releasing their new clinical and diagnostic display lines ranging from 3MP to 8MP in resolution. DBI’s new clinical offering includes their new 27-inch 8MP Clinical LED backlit display. The DBI CL8MPS includes a front sensor for auto-DICOM calibration, and is specifically designed for use in clinical review areas, for modality imaging or as a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) worklist display. This 27-inch 8MP unit features a 350 cd/m2 peak luminance, a contrast ratio of 1000:1, and HDMI and Display Port inputs.
GT Medical Technologies Inc. announced the presentation of clinical data from a prospective study of GammaTile Therapy in patients with previously irradiated intracranial neoplasms (brain tumors) at the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) 2019 Annual Meeting, June 13-15 in Miami. These data reinforce the safety profile of GammaTile Therapy, a surgically targeted radiation therapy (STaRT) that is designed to delay tumor regrowth for patients with recurrent intracranial neoplasms (brain tumors).
Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural network (DCNN) image reconstruction technology, dubbed Advanced Intelligence Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE). AiCE uses a deep learning algorithm to differentiate signal from noise so that it can suppress noise while enhancing signal.
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A new study reveals black men are less likely than white men to adopt an active surveillance strategy for their prostate cancer. The findings come at a time when a growing number of men with prostate cancer considered “low risk” are opting for active surveillance or watchful waiting rather than immediate treatment with surgery or radiation.
Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center in Warm Springs, Ore., has selected the Digisonics OB PACS (picture archiving and communication system) and Structured Reporting Solution for their facility. Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center is a primary care clinic dedicated to providing quality healthcare to all eligible American Indians and Alaska Natives in the Warm Springs Service Unit Area of Oregon.
An International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) has developed the first set of new recommendations in 10 years for imaging techniques to help diagnose multiple myeloma and other plasma-cell disorders.
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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.
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.