June 7, 2012 — GNAX Health, a provider of healthcare technology infrastructure and application delivery service provider, will present its medical image cloud archive and vendor-neutral archive (VNA) solutions at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla., June 7 – 10, 2012.
June 7, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced the acquisition of XPRO, a Brazilian Interventional X-ray equipment manufacturer company with over 15 years of experience and with more than 120 systems installed at private customer sites. Combining XPRO’s Interventional X-Ray product capabilities with GE Healthcare’s complementary imaging technology and global distribution presence, this acquisition brings a significant enhancement of offerings in Brazil while creating a broader platform that will address access and quality challenges in emerging interventional X-ray segments. Terms of this transaction were not disclosed.
June 7, 2012 — Visage Imaging announced they will be demonstrating significant enhancements to the Visage 7 Enterprise Imaging Platform at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) 2012 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., June 7-9. Visage 7’s fast, thin-client, server-side processing technology delivers enterprise diagnostic and clinical viewing solutions for healthcare institutions seeking to dramatically accelerate and enhance the delivery of radiology services.
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Several technological advancements occurred in the PICC market in recent years that are changing the competitive landscape and driving growth. Increasingly, medical professionals are using computed tomography (CT) imaging to guide PICCs and confirm proper placement in the vasculature.
June 4, 2012 — Infinitt North America, a provider of image and information management solutions, announced they have become an application partner with InterSystems Corp., headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. The partnership will enable Infinitt to support complex interfacing for multi-facility, disparate PACS (picture archiving and communications system) reading environments.
June 4, 2012 — Claron Technology introduces NilFeed, an image sharing extension for its family of Nil medical image viewers that enables easy, flexible communications among unrelated sites. Nil viewers, which include both diagnostic and referring physician offerings, run within a browser on any Web-enabled device. Using NilFeed, a Nil site can now collaborate easily and securely with any external medical facility, whatever its imaging infrastructure, without setting up and maintaining a dedicated VPN connection. A remote site can upload or download a DICOM study from a Nil server using only secure HTTPS protocol.
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June 4, 2012 — GE Healthcare signed an agreement with Affibody AB (“Affibody”) to collaborate on the development of a Her2-targeted PET imaging agent, which is scheduled to begin clinical trials later this year.
June 4, 2012 — Two executive experts from DR Systems, a provider of healthcare information systems, will present as panel members at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for Imaging Information in Medicine (SIIM). The conference will be held June 7-10 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla.
June 4, 2012 – PACSgear, a provider of imaging connectivity for electronic health records, announced an agreement with SeeMyRadiology.com, a collaborative, cloud-based medical imaging solution, to participate in the Open Image Exchange, a cloud-based network designed to securely share medical images and results. PACSgear has incorporated the application programming interface (API) from SeeMyRadiology.com to upload images and reports to the company’s secure network. The Open Image Exchange will be demonstrated live at the upcoming SIIM Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.
June 4, 2012 — Eli Lilly and Co. and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lilly, announced that Amyvid is available to imaging centers in markets surrounding 16 manufacturing sites located in Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Colton, Calif.; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Hartford, Conn.; Houston; Jacksonville, Fla.; North Wales, Pa.; Orlando, Fla.; Palo Alto, Calif.; Phoenix; Seattle; and St. Louis.
The high brightness of 1,200 cd/m2 enables the 5 MP RadiForce GX530 monitor to offer a long usage time guarantee of 40,000 hours. With dual-link input support, monitors achieve a clock frequency of 50 Hz, even when displaying in high resolution. This enables smooth response when adjusting window level or width through the DICOM viewer application, compared to single-link connection. Additional features include the integrated front sensor for self-calibration and the integrated presence sensor for energy savings.
Double Black Imaging will highlight its X-Series LCD line with X-CAL Web. This line includes a 2MP monochrome and high-bright color, a 3MP monochrome and high-bright color, a 5MP monochrome and new 10MP monochrome LCD with FDA 510(k) clearance for mammography. These environmentally friendly and ergonomically designed LCDs exceed industry standards with built-in front sensors. They are bundled with X-CAL Web calibration suite for full automatic calibration, conformance, alerting and reporting. They feature high-speed graphic controllers and a 5-year warranty.
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The Coronis Fusion family of medical imaging displays offers high-quality multi-modality imaging and features 30-inch color LCDs that can be used as one widescreen desktop or a seamless two-head display. Radiologists can organize their workspace in any configuration they desire, simultaneously viewing chest X-rays, multiple 2-D and 3-D computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR), cath and echocardiogram images — or any other combination of high-quality grayscale, color-enhanced and fused images — side-by-side on a single, seamless screen. The displays can enhance the productivity of radiologists from a workflow perspective.
Novarad, the first picture archiving and communication system (PACS) company to integrate the ACR-DIR upload-certified DoseMonitor ionizing radiation dose monitoring software, now provides alerts and tracking for patient, procedure and modality history. NovaPACS images and reports are available anytime via any Web browser, PDA or smart phone. Advanced hanging protocols, 3D/MPR, single-click peer review, call and stat reports are standard features. Built on the same database, NovaRIS tracks patient information, procedures, exam status, revenues and insurance payouts.
MIMcloud is a secure, Internet-based medical image service that provides an easily accessible resource for storing, sharing and viewing data. MIMcloud allows for data to be archived as long as needed. A variety of configurations simplifies sharing among groups and individuals, and only authorized users can decrypt data. Alternatively, data can be accessed remotely through MIMcloud by launching MIMviewer from any Web browser or downloaded onto Mobile MIM for the iPad and iPhone.
Plus+ is a new option for Sorna’s Reviewer software suite. Providers can experience Plus+ and view and import almost any disc. All editions of Reviewer can be enhanced by adding Plus+. Simply put in a disc, and Reviewer will view, import and export iSite, Amicas and DICOM discs seamlessly on the fly. A copy of Plus+ can be requested on the company’s website.
PACSGear has expanded its popular MediaWriter product line to include cloud-based sharing of images and results. With its Image Exchange, healthcare facilities have a choice: burn DICOM studies to CD/DVD media or securely upload them to a variety of cloud-based repositories. PACSGear Image Exchange also permits partner facilities to download images easily to enhance patient care and limit dosage by reducing retakes.
TeraRecon will highlight features that enable innovative cross-deployment between in-house iNtuition solutions, Private Cloud deployments based on VCC and the Internet-based iNtuition Cloud service offering. iNtuition has previously been integrated to all major PACS solutions, via its open integration interface with command-line and URL launch options for the iNtuition Client, which also allows seamless integration to other healthcare informatics systems, including radiology information systems (RIS) and electronic medical records (EMR). Measurements and other quantitative results obtained with iNtuition can be reported, tracked, stored and later mined.
LiteView, a mobile application released with the latest Sectra picture archiving and communication system (PACS) in June, allows mobile access to images and information from an iPad. The immediate image access helps radiologists on call make fast and accurate decisions, improves collaboration with clinicians and brings images directly to patients for interactive discussions.
DatCard’s PACSCube is the company’s first-generation DICOM disc publishing system. The Agilisys Adaptive Image eXchange extends clinical image access beyond the walls of traditional imaging. Authorized recipients can view cloud-based images, anytime anywhere. Facilities can use Agilisys as a standalone solution or combined with PACSCube, for a practical hybrid of CD/DVD and online image