CompView Medical (CVM) introduced an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system — the NuCart.
Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure is associated with increased musculoskeletal pain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Disparities in the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density exist among U.S. women, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Radiology plays a crucial role in diagnosing — from guiding patients into the right treatment plans through follow-up ...
Medical imaging plays a vital role within the healthcare enterprise, both from a value and patient care perspective. However, a significant number of radiology departments across the U.S. are operating with systems that are limiting their true potential. In order to prosper, enterprises require next-generation, enterprise-wide medical imaging solutions with proven capabilities to enhance performance in multi-site, large-scale, consolidation-friendly environments.
University of Tubingen and Mediso Ltd announced at the 4th Tubingen PET/MR Workshop a collaboration to develop a whole body preclinical positron emission tomography (PET) insert based on silicon photomultiplier sensor technology. This system can be inserted into a high field (7T) preclinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner to enable simultaneous PET/MR imaging.
GenomeDx Biosciences announced the publication of a positive validation study for the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test for prostate cancer.
Many healthcare organizations are turning to the public cloud to be more flexible, agile and scalable when deploying and ...
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.
Hitachi Aloka Medical America Inc. announced the creation of a new dedicated sales force targeting cardiovascular ultrasound opportunities in physician’s offices and hospitals.
From sharing patient information between physicians to improving the speed and efficacy of treatment by making faster ...
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.
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.
Postpandemic staffing shortages and increased volumes require radiologists to do more with less, exacerbating burnout ...
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.
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.
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.