Digital Radiography (DR)

Digital X-ray replaces the use of film or computed radiography (CR) plates with a direct digital transfer of X-ray images into the PACS. Digital radiography (DR) is the direct conversion of transmitted X-ray photons into a digital image using an array of solid-state detectors such as amorphous selenium or silicon, with computer processing and display of the image. DR X-ray systems are used for both fixed base room installations and mobile DR, or portable DR, systems that are wheeled between room for imaging exams. Here is a link to the portable DR systems product comparison chart. Here is a link to the DR Systems chart that includes fixed room based systems and retrofit systems to replace film and CR.

Carestream's Eclipse Image Processing engine, which powers Carestream software such as ImageView, aims to deliver quantifiable benefits to the radiologist and patient.
News | Artificial Intelligence | October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020 — Carestream recognizes the impact of artificial intelligence in radiology applications, and...
Carestream Health will offer insights on technology, innovative new products and research in medical imaging through a new webinar series titled Carestream Talks. #RSNA20
News | Radiology Education | October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020 — Carestream Health will offer insights on technology, innovative new products and research in medical...
Through its DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile X-ray System, NICUs are able to conduct chest, intensive care and orthopedic exams quickly, at the patient’s bedside.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020 — Enabling neonatal intensive care units to noninvasively and effectively examine and treat the...
Carestram's new DRX-L Detector — which captures long-length, high-resolution images for leg length and spine exams with a single exposure — speeds clinician workflow and minimizes patient discomfort.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 05, 2020
October 5, 2020 — Carestream has an extensive history of setting standards in efficiency and reliability. Its wireless...
Carestream's  DRX-Compass X-ray System offers access to a wide selection of configurable components, tailored to each environment.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020 — Flexible, scalable digital radiography (DR) room imaging is a must-have at any medical facility....
As the industry’s first mobile X-ray system with a collapsible column, the DRX-Revolution delivers high-quality diagnostic images in tight spaces, helping to limit the spread of infection by providing critical bedside imaging.
News | X-Ray | September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 — Bringing advanced imaging to patients — while focusing on safety — is the cornerstone of...
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announced the latest release of AeroRemote Insights, a...
KA Imaging’s portable dual-energy X-ray detector has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Reveal enables bone and soft-tissue differentiation without motion artifacts in a single X-ray exposure. In other words, with one shot, the detector simultaneously delivers DR, bone and tissue images.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 08, 2020
September 8, 2020 — KA Imaging’s portable dual-energy X-ray detector has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...
Mount Sinai Serves as official medical services provider and advisor on COVID-19 safety for athletes at 2020 US Open, alongside the Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 03, 2020
September 3, 2020 — COVID-19 has caused the delay and cancellation of many professional sports and their seasons this...
Three UnityPoint Health hospitals in Illinois experienced smoother workflow, an uptick in efficiency and excellent image quality with Carestream Health’s DRX-Evolution Plus and DRX-Revolution diagnostic imaging systems.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 01, 2020
September 1, 2020 — Three UnityPoint Health hospitals in Illinois experienced smoother workflow, an uptick in...
The Carestream DRX-L Detector allows capture of long-length images with a single exposure – reducing patient dose, saving exam time, speeding workflow, decreasing repeats and allowing for a higher level of patient comfort.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020 — The Carestream DRX-L Detector allows capture of long-length images with a single exposure – reducing...
The global pediatric imaging market size is expected to reach $12.2 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

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News | Pediatric Imaging | August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020 — The global pediatric imaging market size is expected to reach $12.2 billion by 2027, registering a...
Study indicates comparable image quality to conventional protocols at 64% of the original dose using Samsung’s GM85 Mobile System with S-Vue Image Engine

Samsung’s GM85 mobile DR system (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Pediatric Imaging | August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020 — A study in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) shows that low-dose protocols for digital...
Canon Medical will showcase the Soltus 500 at this year’s virtual AHRA annual meeting, Aug. 11-13, 2020
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020 — Hospitals and healthcare facilities regularly require rapid imaging exams performed in a variety of...
The global X-ray devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.14% from a market size of USDX10.793 billion in 2019 to a market size of USD14.580 billion by 2025

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News | X-Ray | August 07, 2020
August 7, 2020 — The global X-ray devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.14% from a market size of $10.793...
Versatile, future-proof digital imaging unit scales to meet growing technology needs of customers
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 06, 2020
August 6, 2020 — Carestream Health has launched its DRX-Compass X-ray System for mid-tier hospitals and medical imaging...
Ghost imaging approach could enable detailed movies of the heart with low-dose X-rays

Researchers developed a high-resolution X-ray imaging technique based on ghost imaging that can capture the motion of rapidly moving objects. They used it to create a movie of a blade rotating at 100,000 frames per second. Image courtesy of Sharon Shwartz, Bar-Ilan University

News | X-Ray | August 06, 2020
August 6, 2020 — Researchers have demonstrated a new high-resolution X-ray imaging technique that can capture the...
Imaging volumes in hospitals and practices previously slowed by the coronavirus pandemic continue to hold steady, according to new QuickPoLL survey results that gauge how radiologists feel about current business and the impact of COVID-19.
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | August 03, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Imaging volumes in hospitals and practices previously slowed by the coronavirus pandemic continue to hold steady,...
Franco Fontana, CEO of the Esaote Group, and Xie Yufeng, Chairman of WDM.

Franco Fontana, CEO of the Esaote Group, and Xie Yufeng, Chairman of WDM.

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020 — In the thick of the COVID-19 emergency, Esaote, an Italian world leader in dedicated ultrasound and...
This data represents wave 3 of a QuickPoLL survey conducted in partnership with an imagePRO panel created by The MarkeTech Group (TMTG), regarding the effects of COVID-19 on their business

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Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | July 15, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Imaging volumes in hospitals and practices previously slowed by the coronavirus pandemic continue to improve, according...