Carestream showcased the Carestream Vue PACS (picture archiving and communication system) workstation with streamlined reading, processing and reporting of imaging studies at the â€œWorkstation Face-Off,â€ part of the annual International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT. The event, held recently in San Francisco, was hosted by the International Society of Computed Tomography (ISCT).
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other medical imaging causes cancer. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent article in the journal Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment. Corresponding author is Loyola University Medical Center radiation oncologist James Welsh, M.D., MS.
In June, the Philips Radiology Experience Tour hit the road to provide healthcare professionals with an opportunity to ...
A three-year-old baby girl with a brain tumor has become the 10,000th patient at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad, India to be treated using RapidArc radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems.
ViewRay announced that the company has secured up to $50 million in debt financing from CRG (formerly Capital Royalty L.P.), a premier healthcare investment firm.
Spellman High Voltage announces the introduction of its new Z Series X-Ray generator for radiographic applications. Featuring 450 kHz maximum output frequency, the generators provide high voltage accuracy and stability in a compact package for space-constrained applications.
This summer, the Philips Radiology Experience Tour has been bringing Philips imaging modalities directly to the ...
An annual exam using a key imaging technology could spare patients with lung nodules from unnecessary tests and surgery, while identifying the cases where the nodules are likely to become cancerous, according to a new study. Researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) published the study online in the journal Radiology.
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Cybersecurity Survey. Two-thirds of those surveyed also indicated that their organizations had experienced a significant security incident recently. Released at the Privacy and Security Forum, held in Chicago from June 30-July 1, this research reflects the continued cybersecurity concerns by healthcare providers regarding the protection of their organizationsâ€™ data assets.
Congenital heart experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce a three-dimensional anatomic model of a patient's heart.
Carestream Health announced its planned offerings for the upcoming Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) conference, highlighted by new technologies and an educational presentation on increasing physician and patient satisfaction. The AHRA conference will be held July 19-22 in Las Vegas.
Women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with one week of partial breast radiation after surgical tumor removal saw no increase in cancer recurrence or difference in cosmetic outcomes, according to a new UCLA study. Subjects were compared to women who received radiation of the entire breast for a period of up to six weeks after surgery. The study is one of the largest ever done on partial breast irradiation.
Summit Imaging announced the release of Summit Imaging Mobile, the mobile version of its comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical engineers full service ultrasound support, allowing them to submit support cases, connect directly to an equipment expert, and order new parts from wherever they are so they can get their facility's machines back up and running in the shortest amount of time.
Fujifilm recently expanded its enterprise imaging portfolio with Synapse Pathology, the company’s newly acquired and ...
The U.S. medical imaging industry is experimenting with big data analytics solutions to measure, demonstrate and improve its value proposition. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan, â€œBig Data Opportunities in the US Medical Imaging Marketâ€, finds the market earned revenues of $39 million in 2014, and estimates this to reach $82 million by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate of 16 percent.
More than 5,000 physicians, technologists, scientists and exhibitors gathered at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imagingâ€™s (SNMMI) 2015 annual meeting, June 6-10 in Baltimore. In addition to the more than 100 continuing education sessions, more than 2,000 scientific papers and posters were presented at the meeting and more than 165 companies were represented on the exhibit hall floor.
The Global Nuclear Medicine Diagnostics Market report from Mordor Intelligence revealed that North America accounts for the highest share of the global nuclear medicine diagnostic market, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. Asian countries are expected to show a growing trend in the diagnostic sector because of increasing diagnostic procedure demand and the rise of the medical device industry.
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions is the premier echocardiographic professional conference. The ASE is an organization of professionals dedicated and committed to â€œexcellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, innovation and service to the public.â€ The ASE continues to be the largest international organization for cardiac imaging.
Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015 American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in June: 1. Use of ultrasound as a new revascularization therapy, not just imaging. 2. Advancement of automation/artificial intelligence on new systems. 3. The continued rise of interventional echocardiography.
Interview at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting with Federico Asch, M.D., M.D., FACC, FASE ...
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that results from several pre-clinical Manocept studies in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were presented at the EULAR 2015 European Congress of Rheumatology in Rome, Italy from June 10-13, 2015. The results of studies, led by Wael Jarjour, M.D., Thomas J. Rosol, Ph.D., and Larry S. Schlesinger, M.D., of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, highlighted the potential of CD206-targeting Manocept constructs to detect immune-mediated inflammation in RA ,which could be used diagnostically to monitor therapeutic efficacy or as a potential therapeutic platform.
Pinnacle³ Auto-Planning from Philips is designed to simplify and accelerate intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) planning.