GenomeDx Biosciences announced the publication of a positive validation study for the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test for prostate cancer.
MinXray announced the recent delivery of two CMDR-2S portable digital radiography (DR) systems to the National Tuberculosis Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
In a new report, SmarTech Markets Publishing forecasts shipments of 3-D printers in the medical industry will reach 2,135 units in 2020, growing to 3,055 units in 2024. The report, "3-D Printing in Medical Markets: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast," shows where opportunities will be found.
Philips Radiology Operations Command Center (ROCC) is a vendor-neutral, multi-modality, multi-site telepresence tool ...
Hitachi Aloka Medical America Inc. announced the creation of a new dedicated sales force targeting cardiovascular ultrasound opportunities in physician’s offices and hospitals.
AirStrip and Life Monitor Pty Ltd. announced the formation of a strategic partnership to sell AirStrip solutions in Australia and New Zealand. Both the AirStrip ONE mobile interoperability platform and the Sense4Baby wireless fetal/maternal monitoring system will be available as part of the agreement.
Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.
Bracco Diagnostics and Guerbet recently announced they had formed a strategic, global collaboration for the research ...
MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Radiation Therapy Market Report: 2015 Edition" report that says worldwide radiation therapy market has shown significant growth over the past few years, with North America as the highly competitive and largest market for radiotherapy devices.
A Noble Hospital breast surgeon's work with a new device that improves treatment of breast cancers will be featured later this month at a prestigious international medical conference.
By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than a commonly used clot-busting technique. The finding, reported in Advanced Functional Materials, is based on experiments in human blood and mouse clotting models.
From sharing patient information between physicians to improving the speed and efficacy of treatment by making faster ...
Approximately 8 to 12 million people in the United States alone are suffering from peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a common vascular problem that is also one of the most serious complications of diabetes. Andreas Hielscher, professor of biomedical engineering, electrical engineering and radiology (physics) at Columbia Engineering, is developing a novel technology that could improve diagnosis of this crippling disease and make it easier to monitor patients.
Investigators from Dartmouth College’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center have discovered how the complex parts of the blue light known as the Cherenkov effect can be measured and used in dosimetry to make radiation therapies safer and more effective. Findings of the study, led by Brian W. Pogue, Ph.D., and Ph.D. candidates Adam K. Glaser and Rongxiao Zhang, were published in the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology.
Carestream added several major software and hardware enhancements to its newest DRX imaging system — the Carestream DRX-Evolution Plus. The system will begin shipping later in 2015.
Agfa continues develop new products and technologies in its premium and value direct radiography segments including the ...
Viztek, a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, has announced today record sales and continued demand for its ViZion + Wireless DR panel. Viztek has sold more than 300 ViZion + Wireless DR panels since the product became commercially available in early November, less than four months ago.
Planmed announced that effective Nov. 15, 2014, its Planmed Verity extremity computed tomography (CT) scanner is available on the Novation Merry-X-Ray capital equipment and diagnostics imaging distribution contract (XR0262), effective through July 31, 2017.
Kennedy Health has selected Mach7 Technologies’ vendor neutral archive (VNA), Enterprise Imaging Platform and zero-footprint universal Clinical Viewer. The selection caps a year-long intensive vendor evaluation.
Version 6.3.3 of Fujifilm’s Synapse RIS received 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC HIT). The designation indicates that the software is capable of supporting eligible professionals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
SuperSonic Imagine announced a partnership with U.S.-based Unetixs Vascular Inc. to bring SuperSonic Imagine’s technology to more customers in the vascular market.
At the 2015 European Congress of Radiology (ECR 2015), Esaote introduced Evolution’15 (EVO’15) as the latest upgrade in its dedicated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Evolution program. EVO’15 combines software updates and new hardware features to provide high image quality and increases productivity by almost 50 percent.
Physicians treating patients with complex tumors will have more advanced treatment options at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy, a ProCure Center. The center will now offer pencil beam scanning (PBS) in its state-of-the-art gantry room. The combination of proton therapy with PBS technology enables physicians to better shape and direct radiation to the tumor, opening the doors to treat a wider variety of cancers.
For the third consecutive year, a Dolbey speech recognition solution was named Best in KLAS. Dolbey earned this year’s Best in KLAS award for its Fusion SpeechEMR front-end speech software. In addition, Dolbey’s back-end speech product, Fusion Speech, earned the 2014 KLAS Category Leader award for the Speech Recognition, Back End category. Dolbey’s Fusion Suite includes speech recognition, dictation, transcription, core measures and coding solutions.