Quality Assurance (QA)

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

Virtual Phantoms, Qaelum, radiation dose monitoring, organ dose data
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017 — Qaelum NV announced recently that they have entered into a partnership to bring the VirtualDose...
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017 — Mobius Medical Systems LP announced in December that DoseLab, the complete TG-142 solution, now...
SPECT-CT, 3-D printing, University of Wurzburg, Germany, Johannes Tran-Gia, dosimetry calibration

SPECT/CT reconstructions and VOIs used for determination of calibration factors for the adult kidney filled with Lu-177 (A) and the corresponding sphere filled with I-131 (B). Credit: University of Würzburg

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 06, 2017
January 6, 2017 — In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Quality Assurance (QA) | December 20, 2016
Learn more about myQA, IBA’s unique platform that connects QA applications, people, and know-how through a central...
Multidata Systems International Corp, water phantom, FDA warning
Feature | Radiation Therapy | October 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell
October 21, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter calling on radiation oncologists,...
IBA, Klinikum Bayreuth Germany, first clinical application, Dolphin Transmission Detector, quality assurance, radiation therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the first worldwide clinical implementation of its newly...
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...