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Mount Sinai scientists created an AI-based, automated system that learns to read patient data from electronic health records. Here the system identified dementia cases (purple dots) from a database of nearly 2 million patients (blue dots). Courtesy of the Glicksberg lab, Mount Sinai, N.Y., N.Y.

Mount Sinai scientists created an AI-based, automated system that learns to read patient data from electronic health records. Here the system identified dementia cases (purple dots) from a database of nearly 2 million patients (blue dots). Courtesy of the Glicksberg lab, Mount Sinai, N.Y., N.Y.

News | Artificial Intelligence | September 02, 2021
September 2, 2021 — In an article published in the journal Patterns, scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at...
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...
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have discovered that intestinal microorganisms help regulate anti-tumor immune responses to radiation treatments.

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News | Radiation Therapy | September 01, 2021
September 1, 2021 — The study, published on Aug. 13 in the peer-reviewed journal Cancer Cell, builds on prior studies...
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...
As the world’s first FDA-cleared bedside MRI system, Hyperfine’s portable Swoop system is designed to allow physicians to rapidly understand the current state of injury to make life-saving decisions.

As the world’s first FDA-cleared bedside MRI system, Hyperfine’s portable Swoop system is designed to allow physicians to rapidly understand the current state of injury to make life-saving decisions. Within minutes, the technology can acquire critical images via a wireless tablet, powered by a standard wall outlet at the patient’s bedside. (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 01, 2021
September 1, 2021 — Hyperfine Inc. announced results of a study of the company’s FDA-cleared portable magnetic...
Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | August 31, 2021
Several radiology IT vendors at 2021 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference demonstrated...
As a result of applying budget neutrality, specialties like interventional radiology and radiation oncology — which have high medical supply and equipment costs and lower clinical labor costs — are slated for potentially significant reimbursement reductions.

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News | Radiology Business | August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021 — In the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Patients treated with Xoft Brain IORT lived for a range of 4 to 54 months after treatment without recurrence, whereas patients in the control group had a recurrence within 2 to 10 months and lived for 2 to 22.5 months after treatment
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021 — iCAD, Inc., a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy...
Investigator-led study explores feasibility and tolerability of single-fraction stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy using MRIdian's daily MRI-Guidance with on-table adaptive replanning
News | Radiation Therapy | August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 — ViewRay, Inc. announced that the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has...
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...
Webinar | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 27, 2021
Artificial intelligence is becoming best practice to support clinical decisions and help standardize echocardiography...
Webinar | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 27, 2021
This educational webinar is focused on the value echocardiographic strain imaging brings to a contemporary cardiology...
This National Senior Citizens Day, Sat., August 21st, Mercy Medical Center emphasized Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), a one-time breast cancer treatment option during surgery, ideal for women over 70 with who may otherwise receive no radiation or endure side effects of six weeks of daily treatments.
News | Radiation Oncology | August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021 — For decades, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommended forgoing post-lumpectomy...
Wisconsin-based company will help secure U.S. supply of Mo-99 used in 40,000 medical procedures daily, promote nuclear nonproliferation
News | Nuclear Imaging | August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued two...
Through the use of technology, clinicians can better fine-tune department performance, automate documentation for improved reporting accuracy, facilitate compliance with certification programs and regulatory requirements, and ensure contrast dose management across and imaging department or enterprise
Webinar | Radiation Dose Management | August 27, 2021
A holistic view of contrast and radiation dose data is imperative to help identify opportunities for clinical and...
A new Yale-led study shows that a portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device can help identify such intracranial hemorrhages, potentially life-saving information particularly in areas or scenarios where access to sophisticated brain imaging scans are not readily available.

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021 — When patients exhibit stroke symptoms, doctors must quickly make a life or death determination: Are...