Radiation Dose Management

The radiation dose management channel includes information of radiation dose recording software, real-time staff dose monitoring, regulatory compliance and technology to reduce dose, including interative reconstruction software.

States Making A Difference in Radiation Safety
Feature | Radiology 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 decade...
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 radiation dose by 60 percent...
University of California Study Searches for Consistent CT Dose Best Practices
News | Radiation Dose Management | April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017 — A new study led by UC San Francisco has found that radiation doses can be safely and effectively...
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 DACS (dose...
RaySafe i3 dosimeter, real-time radiation dose monitoring, wearable, RSNA 2017
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 07, 2017
March 7, 2017 — Unfors RaySafe recently introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time dosimetry products, at the...
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 updated guidelines regarding the NEMA XR-29 (MITA...
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 computed tomography (CT) dose index registry, researchers have...
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 — Zetta Medical Technologies announced the release of Zia, an iterative reconstruction solution that...
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 The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers...
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 statistically...
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 provided...
Numa, NumaStatus, radiation dose reporting software, RSNA 2016
News | Radiation Dose Management | December 08, 2016
December 8, 2016 — Numa introduced a new software application at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of...
Philips, DoseWise Portal 2.2, RSNA 2016, radiation dose management
News | Radiation Dose Management | November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016 — Philips introduced DoseWise Portal 2.2, a next-generation radiation dose management software...
Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, XR-29 compliance, RSNA 2016
News | Radiation Dose Management | November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced that its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-...
Medic Vision, 2016 growth, RSNA, dose management, reporting, SafeCT
News | Radiation Dose Management | November 10, 2016
November 10, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced recently that the company has tripled its growth....
Dose monitoring

Philips DoseWise takes the exam dose summary and sends it to the EMR so the data is pre-populated when the physician logs into the voice recognition software.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | November 01, 2016 | By Jeff Zagoudis
For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with the inherent danger of radiation exposure. Public...