Radiation Dose Management

  • Radiation dose monitoring vs. radiation dose tracking

    Patient X-ray radiation exposure from medical imaging has been a hot topic in radiology the past few years and has prompted the implementation of radiation dose monitoring systems.

  • While the harmful effects of ionizing radiation have been common knowledge for some time, it is only in the last decade or so that there has been a heavy focus on patient safety in radiology. Unfortunately, this was largely because of heavily reported cases of patients suffering physical trauma...

  • 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...

Virtual Phantoms Inc. Releases VirtualDose-IR
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 07, 2017

August 7, 2017 — Virtual Phantoms Inc. announced the release of VirtualDoseIR, a tool for assessing organ dose from...

GE’s DoseWatch is a digital informatics solution that automatically collects, monitors and reports on radiation dose indices for diagnostic imaging exams
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced that it has licensed...

Radiation dose tracking in medical imaging is helping increase patient safety by lower X-ray doses.
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 26, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Patient X-ray radiation exposure from medical imaging has been a hot topic in radiology the past few years and has...

ACR Updates Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics Guidance With ASTRO and AAPM
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently collaborated with professional medical societies to...

SafeCT-29 product suite
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 19, 2017

Medic Vision, a pioneer and US market leader in 3rd party XR-29 standard solutions, announced July 19 that it was...

Low Doses of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses...

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...

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