The American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) 56th annual meeting attracted more than 11,000 oncologists from all disciplines, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants, practice administrators, industry representatives and other health care professionals from around the world. Its Presidential Symposium, “Local-regional Management of Breast Cancer: A Changing Paradigm,” featured Jay R. Harris, M.D., FASTRO, and Thomas A.
FEI released RemoteViz for Open Inventor, a software development framework for interactive remote 2-D and 3-D visualization.
Open Inventor SDK is platform for developers of all types of visualization software on desktop and mobile environments: 2-D and 3-D imaging, image processing and analysis, PACS, diagnosis and surgical planning, device modeling and printing, simulation and training.
Large radiology groups often face challenges distributing workflow effectively and fairly across the organization ...
September 25, 2014 — Agfa HealthCare announced Summa Health System selected the company’s digital radiography (DR) technologies, including the DX-D Retrofit and DX-D 100 mobile DR systems, DX-M multi-plate CR and CR 30-X single plate tabletop CR (computed radiography), in combination with an upgrade of Agfa HealthCare’s patented Musica image processing software through the Digital Radiography Upgrade Program.
September 25, 2014 — Cellular therapeutics, which uses intact cells to treat and cure disease, is a promising new approach in medicine but is hindered by the inability of doctors and scientists to effectively track the movements, destination and persistence of these cells in patients without resorting to invasive procedures, like tissue sampling.
September 25, 2014 — Materialise announced that orthopedic surgeon Roger Jaeken, M.D., of AZ Heilige Familie in Reet, Belgium, has successfully performed the first total knee surgery that was pre-planned with the Materialise X-ray knee guide solution. The new proprietary technology allows for preplanning of knee replacement surgeries as well as the 3-D printing of related surgical guides solely on the basis of 2-D X-ray images.
Today, enterprise imaging is breaking down silos, providing greater insight into health system and hospital operations ...
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A new analysis of published studies found that FDG-PET technology is less accurate in diagnosing lung cancer versus benign disease in regions where infections like histoplasmosis or tuberculosis are common.
A new state-of-the-art cardiac facility at Barts Hospital in the London has welcomed its first outpatients
Integrated Speech recognition solutions are becoming a necessary part of radiology reporting platforms. Konica Minolta ...
Mallinckrodt announced the U.S. launch of the OptiSync data management system as a new technology in its Global Medical Imaging segment.
MedQuest Radiology Management Services has expanded its suite of services that assists hospitals, imaging centers and physician practices in optimizing their available imaging resources.
Varian Medical Systems broke ground on new construction that will expand its current Salt Lake City manufacturing facility and allow for the consolidation of operations currently underway outside of Utah to ultimately create 1,000 new full time jobs in the state over the next 20 years
Beyond its current and potential benefits in a growing number of clinical use cases, workflow-integrated artificial ...
September 24, 2014 — The NFL’s Green Bay Packers franchise is the latest football team to purchase and install a Carestream digital X-ray system at its home stadium, Lambeau Field, to capture and display X-ray images of injured players within seconds. The new system converted the stadium’s existing X-ray room to a fully featured digital imaging solution that can provide excellence image quality at lower exposure levels than previously.
Mirada Medical software applied to state-of-the-art adaptive radiotherapy (ART) was the subject of an oral presentation at the annual conference of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Sept. 14-17 in San Francisco.
September 24, 2014 — Mirada Medical software applied to state-of-the-art adaptive radiotherapy (ART) was the subject of an oral presentation at the annual conference of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) earlier this month in San Francisco.
September 24, 2014 — An expert in earthquake waves has unearthed the idea that sound waves reflected from human bodies could reveal not only their internal shape but also their condition.
September 24, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom Scope, a new 16-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner. The Somatom Scope delivers the image quality, dose reduction and workflow-enhancing benefits long associated with the Somatom family of CT scanners at a price point that enables facilities to extend routine diagnostic imaging services to more patients and in more specialty settings.
September 24, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system.
John Stevens, chairman and CEO of HeartFlow, explains his company's computed tomography (CT)-based fractional flow ...
ScanMed of Resonance Innovations introduced a world's first to the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market: The PROCURE Coil.