Radiation Dose Management

  • Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., chief physicist and professor of radiology and radiological science at Johns Hopkins Hospital, explains the basics of medical imaging dose monitoring technologies.

  • Philips introduced DoseWise Portal 2.2, a next-generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers to record, track and analyze radiation exposure to patients and clinicians. The latest version of DoseWise Portal includes enhanced connectivity and informatics...

  • GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, dose management software that tracks, analyzes and...

  • The medical imaging staff of Salem Community Hospital has expanded the value their Medrad Stellant Injection System delivers. Learn about this radiology team's experience in eliminating guesswork, driving consistent image quality, and benefiting from CT workflow efficiencies.

  • Using anonymized data collected by the Radimetrics Enterprise Platform we identified a customer with a contrast dose outlier and initiated an investigation to gain further insight.

RadNet Inc. Acquires Equity Stake in Medic Vision
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — RadNet Inc. and Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced that RadNet has acquired an equity...

Diagnostic Radiation Exposure Safe for Children, Experts State
News | Pediatric Imaging | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — In an article published in the June 2017 issue of...

New Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case Discusses Child-Sizing CT Dose
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The tenth special edition Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case is now available to help radiologists,...

pediatric imaging
News | Radiation Oncology | June 08, 2017

In an article published in the June 2017 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers assert that exposure...

Feature | Imaging | June 07, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

While the harmful effects of ionizing radiation have been common knowledge for some time, it is only in the last...

Study Reveals Low Adoption of IAEA Recommendations for Reduced Nuclear Cardiology Radiation Exposure
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — A study in 65 countries has revealed low adoption of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Large Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory Slashes Radiation Dose 60 Percent in Eight Years
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A large nuclear cardiology laboratory in Missouri has slashed its average...

Bayer, Radimetrics Enterprise Platform, radiation dose management, Connecticut Hospital Association, statewide repository
News | Radiation Dose Management | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) and Bayer announced an alliance to establish the United...

Medsquare, VirtualDose CT module, organ dose calculation, DACS Radiation Dose Monitor, RDM
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — Medsquare announced the integration of the organ dose module VirtualDose CT into its...

RaySafe i3 dosimeter, real-time radiation dose monitoring, wearable, RSNA 2017

Image courtesy of Unfors RaySafe

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Unfors RaySafe recently introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time...

ACR, guideline update, NEMA XR-29 Smart Dose Standard, Medic Vision, SafeCT-29
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) published...

common adult CT examinations, computed tomography, diagnostic reference levels, DRLs, radiation dose, achievable dose, AD
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 — Using data from the world’s largest...

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 — Zetta Medical Technologies announced the release of Zia, an iterative reconstruction solution...

diagnostic low-dose radiation exposure, radiological imaging dose, radiophobia, Journal of Nuclear Medicine
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — In an article published in the January 2017 issue of...

Nuclear cardiology, dose reduction, myocardial perfusion imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — Working in concert, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), the Intersocietal...

Gonadal Shielding Minimizes Radiation Dose, Vivian Fornell

Gonadal shielding (triangular plate) of a toddler undergoing a hip X-ray to reduce the radiation dose to the patient.

News | Radiation Dose Management | January 03, 2017

January 3, 2017 — The use of a flat contact shield during imaging of the adult male pelvis can result in...

Videos | Radiation Dose Management | December 14, 2016

Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., chief physicist and professor of radiology and radiological science at Johns Hopkins...

ASTRO, Elekta, RO-ILS, Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System, dose safety
News | Radiation Therapy | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced in November that Elekta has...

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