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Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

News | Radiology Business | February 22, 2019

Imaging Technology News has been recognized with three award nominations from the Jesse H. Neal Awards as a finalist...

Welch Road Imaging Integrates RamSoft PowerServer RIS/PACS With openDoctor
News | PACS Accessories | February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 – Welch Road Imaging in California recently became the first RamSoft customer to integrate...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Enterprise Imaging | February 20, 2019

At RSNA 2018, Philips Healthcare introduced Performance Bridge as an integral part of its IntelliSpace Enterprise...

MRI and Computer Modeling Reveals How Wrist Bones Move

Using fast MRI, UC Davis researchers scanned left and right wrists of men and women and used the data to build computer models of the movement of wrist bones. The data could help understand wrist injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Image courtesy of Brent Foster and Abhijit Chaudhari, UC Davis.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019 — In a just-published...

FDA Clears Mirada Medical's Simplicit90y Dosimetry Software
News | Interventional Radiology | February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019 — Mirada Medical Ltd announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...

Amazon Comprehend Medical Brings Medical Language Processing to Healthcare
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Amazon recently announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible...

Fujifilm Exhibits Enterprise Imaging Solutions and Artificial Intelligence Initiative at HIMSS 2019
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. and Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. showcased their...

Novarad promotes data gathering, storage and exchange across the enterprise at HIMSS19

Novarad promotes data gathering, storage and exchange across the enterprise at HIMSS19. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019

The value companies place on collaboration was palpable on the floor of the annual meeting of the...

IBM Watson Health Announces New AI Collaborations With Leading Medical Centers
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — IBM Watson Health announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in research...

Synopsys Releases Simpleware ScanIP Medical Software for 3-D Printing
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Smart technology company Synopsys recently announced the release of the Synopsys Simpleware...

Medivis Launches SurgicalAR Augmented Reality Platform
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis officially unveiled SurgicalAR, its...

Office of the National Coordinator Releases Proposed Rule on Healthcare Data Interoperability
News | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

This story has been updated with additional information since its initial posting.

February 14, 2019 — The...

Siemens featured digitalization and the prospect of a “digital twin” in its HIMSS19 booth

Siemens featured digitalization and the prospect of a “digital twin” in its HIMSS19 booth. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Blog | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

At its booth on the exhibit floor of the annual Healthcare Information and...

Siemens Healthineers Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Digitalization at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — At the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) global conference and...

PaxeraHealth Launching Universal Image Sharing Platform at ECR 2019
News | PACS Accessories | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — PaxeraHealth will launch the PaxeraShare...

NVIDIA Explores Role of AI, Analytics and Virtualization in Healthcare at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Digital technology company NVIDIA will highlight its newest partnerships to advance the...

Patients and surgeons at Hoag Memorial Hospital are looking at virtual reality reconstructions (right) over conventional 2D images

Slice v 3D: Patients and surgeons at Hoag Memorial Hospital are looking at virtual reality reconstructions (right) over conventional 2D images. Images courtesy of Hoag Memorial Hospital

Feature | Information Technology | February 13, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

The same virtual reality (VR) reconstructions that surgeons use to plan and rehearse brain surgeries at Hoag...

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...