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Helen Kuhl, ITN Editor
We Americans like to celebrate a lot, giving special recognition to all sorts of things that are near and dear to our hearts. We dedicate a day, week...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Minimizing X-ray dose has driven the global imaging community to develop technologies that today can cut patient dose from computed tomography (CT)...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
When it comes to medical imaging, pick any part of the body other than the female breast and the FDA pays little notice. This particular part of the...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
When volumetric scanning came along a few years ago, proponents hawked the technology as a leap forward in efficiency and accuracy.  Simply sweeping...
Helen Kuhl, ITN Editor
As I was writing this month’s column, I ran across a quote attributed to Catherine the Great, who said, “I praise loudly, I blame softly.”...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
It’s old school that bone and ultrasound don’t mix. And it makes sense. Sonography is all about echoes, and what reflects sound better than bone? But...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Hard to believe 18 years have passed since I dropped into the engineering lab of Diasonics Ultrasound, a visit brought to mind today by the unveiling...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
In the yesteryears of over-optimism, when medical imaging was in its heyday, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) was framed as a kind of digital...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Typically, the only radiation facing travelers is from the airport scanners they must walk through to board airplanes. Not so, however, for two...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Wielding an assortment of high-energy photons, ultrasonic waves and radiofrequencies, radiology has made a practice of peeling back virtual tissue to...
Helen Kuhl, ITN Editor
Welcome to our newly launched website, providing news and information for medical imaging and radiation oncology professionals. Whether you are a...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
At the American College of Cardology (ACC) 2010, Ziosoft unveiled its Phyziodynamic advanced visualization software, which uses super-computing...
Jeanne-Marie Phillips, president, HealthFlash Marketing Communications
As computed tomography (CT) technology has become more versatile, affordable and available, the number of exams being done continues to rise. As...
Jeanne-Marie Phillips, president, HealthFlash Marketing Communications
Jeanne-Marie Phillips, president, HealthFlash Marketing Communications February 18, 2011 The annual meeting of the Radiological...