A lone vendor booth in a sea of open space in a corner of the expo floor at HIMSS 2021 this week. A large number of vendors decided to pull out of exhibiting at HIMSS in recent weeks because the host city of Las Vegas saw a major surge of COVID cases over July, reaching a 20.2% positivity rate on the day HIMSS began.

A lone vendor booth in a sea of open space in a corner of the expo floor at HIMSS 2021 this week. A large number of vendors decided to pull out of exhibiting at HIMSS in recent weeks because the host city of Las Vegas saw a major surge of COVID cases over July, reaching a 20.2% positivity rate on the day HIMSS began.  Photo by Dave Fornell

Blog | HIMSS | September 08, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
The in-person 2021 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting planned for Aug. 9-13 appeared to...
Insignia Medical Systems, a leading UK-based enterprise imaging provider, announced it has been acquired by Intelerad Medical Systems, a global leader in medical image management solutions. The deal signals an important step in expanding next-generation imaging solutions and resources to help modernise hospital trusts across the UK. 

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News | Radiology Business | September 08, 2021
September 8, 2021 — Insignia Medical Systems, a leading UK-based enterprise imaging provider, announced it has been...
Videos | Enterprise Imaging | September 03, 2021
ITN Editor Dave Fornell collected numerous examples of how PACS and enterprise imaging vendors are improving the speed...
Sun Nuclear's Absolute Dosimetric QA uses calibrated EPID data to enable true dosimetric in-vivo monitoring, creating a fully independent absolute dosimetric QA of patient treatments.

Sun Nuclear's Absolute Dosimetric QA uses calibrated EPID data to enable true dosimetric in-vivo monitoring, creating a fully independent absolute dosimetric QA of patient treatments.

Feature | Radiation Therapy | September 02, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
To maintain safety in radiation therapy (RT), every measurement must be as accurate as possible. After a treatment plan...
Canon's Vitrea PACS enterprise imaging system was one of several systems demonstrated at HIMSS 2021 that had easily modified hanging protocols. This included ease of use to customize what each radiologists prefers, including slice thickness. #HIMSS #HIMSS21

Canon's Vitrea PACS enterprise imaging system was one of several systems demonstrated at HIMSS 2021 that had easily modified hanging protocols. This included ease of use to customize what each radiologists prefers, including slice thickness. Photo by Dave Fornell

Feature | Enterprise Imaging | September 02, 2021
Taking advantage of new technology advances, several radiology PACS, enterprise imaging and cardiovascular information...
At the recent 2021 AAPM Meeting in July, Sun Nuclear Corporation featured its comprehensive portfolio of independent, integrated quality management solutions for radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging.
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 02, 2021
September 2, 2021 — At the recent 2021 AAPM Meeting in July, Sun Nuclear Corporation featured its comprehensive...
Featured in the ESTRO scientific program, three members of the Sun Nuclear SunCHECK Platform Customer Advisory Board will present on breakthrough findings from their use of SunCHECK software for independent, automated Machine QA and Patient QA, featuring in-vivo dosimetry.
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 01, 2021
September 1, 2021 — Sun Nuclear Corporation announced that as part of the ESTRO 2021 Congress, held August 27 – 31 in...
First-of-its-kind, power-assisted Free Motion telescoping column reduces lift force by up to 70 percent to significantly reduce musculoskeletal stress and strain injuries that may occur over the course of an X-ray technologist’s career
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 01, 2021
September 1, 2021 — GE Healthcare introduced the AMX Navigate, a new portable, digital X-ray system designed with a...
Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | August 31, 2021
Several radiology IT vendors at 2021 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference demonstrated...
Carestream Health has enhanced its premium X-ray system, the DRX-Evolution Plus. New features — designed to benefit radiology professionals and patients — help augment workflow and increase patient comfort.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 — Carestream Health has enhanced its premium X-ray system, the DRX-Evolution Plus. New features —...
RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) will be showcasing the latest oncology software innovations at ESTRO 2021, to be held in Madrid Aug. 27-30. Attendees will be able to book demonstrations of the RayStation treatment planning system, RayIntelligence the cloud-based oncology analytics system, and RayCare the oncology information system during the congress.
News | Radiation Oncology | August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 — RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) will be showcasing the latest oncology software innovations at ESTRO...
News | Proton Therapy | August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions...
Videos | Information Technology | August 30, 2021
David Danhauer, M.D., FAAP, FHIMSS, chief medical information officer, Owensboro Health, Owensboro, Ky., explains the...
Videos | Enterprise Imaging | August 27, 2021
Alex Towbin, M.D., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center CMIO, Radiology Department associate chief of clinical...
RefleXion Medical, Inc., a therapeutic oncology company pioneering biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT) as a new modality that will one day treat all stages of cancer,announced the sale of its RefleXion X1 machine to The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, a free-standing cancer treatment center with 15 locations throughout northern Texas.

RefleXion Medical announces the sale of its X1 machine to The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Texas. (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Radiation Therapy | August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021 — RefleXion Medical, Inc., a therapeutic oncology company pioneering biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT...
Photos from the HIMSS 2021 conference including new technologies in PACS and CVIS
Feature | HIMSS | August 19, 2021
The annual Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2021 meeting is the largest health information...
Vital and CloudWave’s OpSus Cloud deliver industry-leading enterprise imaging as a secure service to healthcare organizations
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021 — CloudWave, a cloud and managed services provider for healthcare, and Vital Images, Inc., a Canon...
Expert medical organizations caution that evidence-based ordering of medically necessary imaging exams should not be denied due to widely disagreed upon radiation dose levels tracked in some electronic health record systems (EHRs).
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021 — Expert medical organizations caution that evidence-based ordering of medically necessary imaging...
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News | RSNA | August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021 — RSNA 2021 will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all in-person attendees and exhibitors at...

Figure shows coarse attention maps generated using GradCAM for correctly classified high-grade glioma (HGG), low-grade glioma (LGG), brain metastases (METS), meningioma (MEN), acoustic neuroma (AN), and pituitary adenoma (PA). For each pair, the postcontrast T1-weighted scan, and the GradCAM attention map (overlaid on scan) have been shown. In GradCAM maps, warmer and colder colors represent high and low contribution of pixels toward a correct prediction, respectively. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America

News | Artificial Intelligence | August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021 — A team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a deep learning...