Carestream Health is taking orders for the newest version of its Carestream Image Suite Software, which offers computed radiography (CR)-based image acquisition and an optional mini-picture archive and communications system (PACS) module. Image Suite delivers fully featured image acquisition, Web-based patient scheduling, image review and reporting, as well as flexible archiving solutions. This versatile offering is ideal for urgent care centers, imaging clinics and a broad range of physicians and specialists including orthopedists, podiatrists and chiropractors.
Open MRI of Pueblo has begun using aromatherapy-induced gowns while using their newest open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine, the Oasis, to create a calming environment and make for a better patient experience. Open MRI of Pueblo is doing this to help relax the patients and give them improved overall comfort. MRIs can make some feel claustrophobic, but using an open MRI like the Oasis and wearing aromatherapy induced gowns can calm fears of claustrophobia and relieve anxiety by giving patients the feeling and smell of a calming environment.
September 24, 2012 — Three Texas healthcare leaders announced new details of their plan to provide cancer patients with one of the world’s most advanced proton therapy centers.
Radiology plays a crucial role in diagnosing — from guiding patients into the right treatment plans through follow-up ...
September 24, 2012 —Sage Health Management Solutions Inc. (Sage HMS), an electronic-based healthcare services company, recently announced its agreement with Epic Imaging, an outpatient diagnostic imaging center in Portland, Ore., to implement its RadWise Clinical Decision Support (CDS) service.
September 24, 2012 — SonoSite Inc., a subsidiary of Fujifilm Corp. and a specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, has announced a partnership with Soma Access Systems LLC to bring AxoTrack needle visualization technology to market on SonoSite ultrasound systems.
The new U.S. Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) imposes many Medical Device Establishment Registration and Listings requirements, effective Oct. 1, 2012. To assist the medical device industry, Registrar Corp has provided the following list of top 10 things that medical device professionals need to know regarding FDASIA:
Many healthcare organizations are turning to the public cloud to be more flexible, agile and scalable when deploying and ...
September 24, 2012 — Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill to improve breast cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue. Senate Bill 1538, authored by State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto), will require that following a mammogram, women with dense breast tissue be informed of the following: They have dense breast tissue; that dense breast tissue can make it harder to evaluate the results of a mammogram; that it is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer; that information about breast density is given to discuss with their doctor and that a range of screening options are available.
GE Healthcare, a business division of General Electric Company, announced it is joining with RadNet, a network of outpatient diagnostic imaging centers, to pilot its Best Pathways initiative, a breast cancer detection optimization model. GE Healthcare and RadNet will evaluate the clinical breast cancer detection process to quantify inefficient diagnostic patterns and identify optimal paths to lower cost and improve patient outcomes. This program will focus on subpopulations of women in which guidelines are lacking and substantial variability is observed in clinical practice.
Mach 7 Technologies (Mach7), a global provider of enterprise clinical image management solutions, has been named the Global Enterprise Imaging Informatics Entrepreneurial Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. The Best Practices accolade comes as a result of Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the enterprise medical image archiving market.
From sharing patient information between physicians to improving the speed and efficacy of treatment by making faster ...
September 20, 2012 — Viztek, a digital imaging solution provider, announced the availability of a wall mounting kit for its small-footprint Opal computed radiography (CR) II X-ray system. The wall-mounted configuration is ideal for a variety of healthcare settings.
September 20, 2012 — Hospitals, medical facilities, doctors and long-term care facilities this fall are stocking shelves and purchasing items from their wish list and budgets before a new tax on most medical products goes into effect in 2013.
The medical community buzzed a couple of weeks ago as word spread of technology guru Vinod Khosla’s prediction that the future of medical practice would be more robot than doctor.
Postpandemic staffing shortages and increased volumes require radiologists to do more with less, exacerbating burnout ...
September 19, 2012 — Aycan Medical Systems announced today it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for Aycan mobile, an iPad app for teleradiology.
September 19, 2012 — Elekta recently announced the latest production release of its Monaco treatment planning system, Version 3.20, which offers customers improved VMAT (volumetric modulated arc therapy) planning and delivery support, in addition to support for Elekta's Agility 160-leaf multileaf collimator (MLC).
In a recent article, “The AMA Backs Bills to Stop Medicare Imaging Pay Cuts,” the American Medical Association (AMA) once again is fighting to maintain the status quo. They’ve picked a battle that won’t help them win the war.
September 19, 2012 — Heart catheter procedures guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are as safe as X-ray angiography-guided procedures and take no more time, according to a pilot study conducted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The results of the study indicate that real-time MRI-guided catheterization could be a radiation-free alternative to certain X-ray-guided procedures.
September 19, 2012 — Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that its board of directors has retained Allen & Company LLC, a New York-based investment bank, to assist in exploring and evaluating a broad range of strategic alternatives including, but not limited to, a sale of the company or a business combination.
The Carestream DRX-Revolution is a mobile X-ray system on wheels powered by a wireless DRX detector.
See the versatility of the DRX Evolution room with the wireless DRX detector.
Carestream is changing the DR game and putting you in control of the move to digital.