Quality Assurance (QA)

This channel page on quality assurance includes news about new technology innovations and systems for radiation therapy.

Large Field MRI Distortion Phantom, Model 604, MRI QA, MRI Phantom, CIRS
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016 — The Large Field MRI Distortion Phantom, Model 604, from CIRS is designed for assessment of magnetic...
Videos | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 15, 2016
Patient QA Efficiency with Dolphin presented at AAPM 2016 IBA booth. Dolphin Online Ready is released and in clinical...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | August 12, 2016
AAPM President Bruce Curran, MEng, FAAPM, FACMP, FACR, discusses the key topics at the 2016 meeting of the American...
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016 — Mobius Medical Systems highlighting even greater integration of its solutions at the 2016 AAPM...
CT lung cancer screening, computed tomography, crowd-sourced study, image quality, Prevent Cancer Foundation workshop
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 — An overview of the initial findings and results from the CT Lung Screening Protocol Challenge was...
 Modus QA, Quasar MRID3D

 Modus QA's updated Quasar MRID3D phantom.

Technology | August 01, 2016
July 31, 2016 — Modus QA updated its Quasar MRID3D with faster isocenter detection, improved fiducial markers,...
Magphan RT, MR QA radiotherapy

The Magphan RT for MR QA in radiotherapy.

Technology | Radiation Therapy | August 01, 2016
July 31, 2016 — The Phantom Laboratory and Image Owl announce the introduction of Magphan RT for MR QA in radiotherapy...
CIRS Approved to Produce ACR Digital Mammography Phantom
Technology | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2016
The ACR has named Computerized Imaging Reference Systems, Inc. (CIRS) an approved vendor for the new ACR Digital...
PTW New York, BeamScan water phantom, radiation therapy, dosimetry, AAPM 2016
Technology | Radiation Therapy | July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016 — PTW New York announced it will display its Beamscan technology and the latest advancements in radiation...
IBA, Dolphin ONline Read Patient QA and Monitoring, quality assurance
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of Dolphin Online Ready Patient QA and...
FDA, alternative standard, full field digital mammography, FFDM, qualtity assurance QA
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | March 08, 2016
March 8, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of an alternative digital...
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — Philips  introduced the DoseWise Portal 2.0, a comprehensive radiation dose management software...
CIRS, Dynamic Cardiac Phantom, CT, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of CIRS Inc.

Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — The Dynamic Cardiac Phantom is a precision instrument which mimics the translation and rotational...
CIRS, Multi-Modality Male Pelvic Phantom, realistic abdominal and transrectal scanning

Image courtesy of CIRS Inc.

Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — The CIRS Multi-Modality Male Pelvic Phantom was designed for realistic abdominal and transrectal...
dosimetry phantoms
News | Computed Radiography (CR) | November 23, 2015
CIRS ATOM phantoms are a full line of anthropomorphic, cross sectional dosimetry phantoms designed to investigate organ...
Mach7 Technologies, Enterprise Imaging Platform, EIP, release 11.7, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of Agfa

News | Enterprise Imaging | November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015 — Mach7 Technologies will debut Mach7 11.7 at the 101st gathering of the Radiological Society of...
IBA, myQA version 2, global quality assurance platform

Image courtesy of Ion Beam Applications S.A.

Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | October 02, 2015
October 2, 2015 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the second release of its myQA global quality assurance...
Eizo, RSNA 2015, Radiforce RX850, Radiforce GX540, RadiNET Pro network quality control server management software

RadiForce RX850 image courtesy of Eizo

News | Flat Panel Displays | October 01, 2015
October 1, 2015 — Eizo will exhibit two mammography-specific display monitors and the RadiNET Pro network quality...
Gammex, Mini-Doppler Flow 404, ultrasound, testing, quality assurance

Mini-Doppler Flow 404 image courtesy of Gammex.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015 — The Mini-Doppler Flow 404 from Gammex tests both Doppler and B-mode ultrasound systems in a single...
Gammex, 464, extension plates, CT phantom

Gammex 464 extension plates image courtesy of Gammex Inc.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015 — Computed tomography (CT) users can now accurately represent scatter effects from wide-beam CT...