October 1, 2012 — Civco Medical Solutions is expanding its line of infection-prevention products with a new latex-free hand-carried system drape.
October 1, 2012 — Effective immediately, Ziehm Imaging, a market leader for mobile C-arms, is offering operating room (OR) tables from the Swedish manufacturer Stille to complement its Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition.
October 1, 2012 — Carestream Health and Bruker have entered into an agreement for Bruker to purchase the preclinical in vivo imaging equipment product portfolio and related assets from Carestream’s Molecular Imaging business. Financial terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.
Radiology plays a crucial role in diagnosing — from guiding patients into the right treatment plans through follow-up ...
September 28, 2012 — On Sept. 3, three patients became Gleneagles Hospital's first to receive their radiation therapy treatments on the center's new Elekta Synergy treatment system equipped with Agility 160-leaf multi-leaf collimator (MLC).
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September 28, 2012 — Sectra has announced an agreement with four healthcare providers to deploy its picture archiving and communication system (PACS) in 17 outpatient imaging centers located throughout the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington.
Many healthcare organizations are turning to the public cloud to be more flexible, agile and scalable when deploying and ...
September 28, 2012 — New optical imaging technology developed at Tufts University School of Engineering could give doctors new ways to both identify breast cancer and monitor individual patients' response to initial treatment of the disease. A five-year clinical study of the procedure, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, is now underway at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
The pervasiveness of mobile technology inspires Progressive Radiology to set a new standard for excellent service and win new business by offering Intelerad’s referring physician results-delivery portal, InteleConnect.
Avreo announced its latest application, interWorks Mobile, will now be available exclusively from the Apple App Store. interWorks Mobile is designed for referring physicians on the go, providing real-time access to images and reports in Avreo interWorks Version 7.
From sharing patient information between physicians to improving the speed and efficacy of treatment by making faster ...
Hologic Inc. announced today that Rob Cascella, Hologic's president and CEO, will preside over the Oct. 1 NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony to mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is Hologic's seventh consecutive year of kicking off breast cancer awareness month on NASDAQ. The ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m. EST.
The discovery of 2-D X-rays more than 100 years ago marked a breakthrough of the most basic form of image-guided surgery tools, enabling surgeons to examine patients in order to perform the appropriate surgical procedure. Due to the fact that all patients’ anatomies are not uniform or identical to the medical text illustrations, the X-ray form of examination can be quite challenging.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced-stage cancer, has opened its new Southeastern Regional Medical Center in the Atlanta, Ga. area. The new facility will be equipped with innovative GE Healthcare diagnostic imaging solutions, including wide bore magnetic resonance (MR) and low dose computed tomography (CT) solutions, as well as cardiac electrocardiography, anesthesia and vital signs monitoring technology.
Postpandemic staffing shortages and increased volumes require radiologists to do more with less, exacerbating burnout ...
The average age of installed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners in the United States has increased from eight years in 2007 to 10.9 years in 2011, according to a new market research report by IMV Medical Information Division.
September 26, 2012 — Barco has announced the release of Conference CloneView for projecting high-quality medical images onto a large screen display. The new software tool ensures accurate and flexible projection configurations for a host of applications in teaching hospitals, auditoriums and teleconference rooms.
Eizo Nanao Technologies Inc. announced they will unveil the RadiForce RX440, a new 4 MP (2,560 x 1,600 native resolution) color LCD monitor, and the GX540, a 5 MP (2,048 x 2,560 native resolution) monochrome LCD, at the 2012 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
September 25, 2012 — Riverain Technologies announced that it has been issued broad patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its technologies, opening the door for the company’s software to be used in wider healthcare applications.
Sept. 25, 2012 — The most comprehensive analysis yet of breast cancer shows that one of the most deadly subtypes is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers.
Sept. 25, 2012 — America's healthcare system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Inefficiencies, an overwhelming amount of data and other economic and quality barriers hinder progress in improving health and threaten the nation's economic stability and global competitiveness, the report says. However, the knowledge and tools exist to put the health system on the right course to achieve continuous improvement and better quality care at lower cost, added the committee that wrote the report.
A new survey reveals that cardiologists around the United States are seeing more patients than ever before, yet performing fewer advanced nuclear tests on those patients on average. The survey cites a change in the approach to the delivery of cardiovascular care, as well as continued concerns about economic conditions, as reasons for the decline.
According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the saturated U.S. X-ray market will grow slowly to reach a value of $2.8 billion by 2016. Significant growth will be seen in digital replacement systems in all segments of the market.