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).
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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.
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.
Many healthcare organizations are turning to the public cloud to be more flexible, agile and scalable when deploying and ...
June 11, 2019 — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma addressed the American ...
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.
From sharing patient information between physicians to improving the speed and efficacy of treatment by making faster ...
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.
Postpandemic staffing shortages and increased volumes require radiologists to do more with less, exacerbating burnout ...
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.
The Amsterdam University Medical Center has won MR Solutions’ Image of the Year 2019 award for the best molecular research image. Preclinical image submissions came in from most of MR Solutions’ users across the world. The winners, which were presented at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) conference, May 11-16 in Montreal, QC, Canada, were chosen by a panel of leading academics who examined images from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET) or computed tomography (CT) – or a combination of imaging modalities.
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG) conference, June 10-15 in Manchester, U.K. The company said myQA iON significantly reduces the time needed for patient quality assurance (QA) for proton therapy (PT).
Civco Medical Solutions announced a new solution that removes gel from ultrasound procedures. Envision viral barriers allow for 100 percent gel-free procedures.
Revenues from the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided radiation therapy systems market exceeded $220 million in 2018, according to a recent study, suggesting increasing prevalence for the integrated technologies. According to the study from Fact.MR, the growth potential — projected at approximately a 20 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2028 — can be attributed to burgeoning adoption of innovative technologies in cancer diagnosis and treatment, alongside growing focus on patient-centric care.
BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University (BGU), introduced a novel method for producing radioisotopes for nuclear medicine and medical imaging technologies such as computed tomography (CT) scan and positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT).
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) will present the 2019 Gold Medal Award to Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, and Gilbert Raff, M.D., FSCCT, at the SCCT 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 11 – 14 in Baltimore. The SCCT Gold Medal Award recognizes outstanding leaders who have made landmark contributions to the field of cardiovascular computed tomography and to the society.
Client Outlook Inc. announced that Duke University Health System has implemented eUnity for enterprise viewing throughout its comprehensive healthcare network.