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.

atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...

RadNet, Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, SafeCT-29, XR-29, low-dose computed tomography
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 – RadNet Inc. and Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced in July that RadNet has selected...

AHRA, Toshiba, ninth annual Putting Patients First grant program, patient care and safety, diagnostic imaging
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 12, 2016

August 12, 2016 — The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) and Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc....

Richardson Healthcare, SafeCT-29, CT radiation dose management, computed tomography, Medic Vision
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 — Richardson Healthcare recently announced the addition of Medic Vision Imaging Solutions’ SafeCT-29...

Sectra DoseTrack, radiation dose monitoring software, agreement, Premier Inc.
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — International medical imaging IT company Sectra announced it has been awarded a group purchasing...

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...

UltraSPECT, Xpress3.Cardiac, nuclear imaging, RWJPE, New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise
News | SPECT Imaging | July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. announced recently that Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise (RWJPE), a multi-...

CT, computed tomography, radiation safety, best practices, pediatric patients
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 — Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities...

RamSoft, CT Dose Module, dose tracking and reporting, RSNA 2016, computed tomography
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016 — RamSoft recently announced integration with Scannerside to introduce a new CT Dose Module. Through...

CT scans, radiation dose, cancer risk, healthcare providers survey
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016 — A new study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences surveyed doctors, radiologists...

Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose, CT dose

An example of radiation dose monitoring software from Sectra, which offers robust analytics to look at dose by modlaity, exam type, specific scanners and operators. The software also can red flag dose outliers for a closer look.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 01, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis spoke with Richard Morin, Ph.D., Brooks-Hollern Professor of Medical Physics,...

Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, NEMA XR-29, Smart Dose, computed tomography
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

white light scanner, Lurie Children's Hospital, chest deformities, radiation-free

Surgeons at Lurie Children's have started using white light scanning as a radiation-free alternative to CT scans for imaging kids' sunken chests. Image courtesy of Alyssa Schukar for Lurie Children’s Hospital.

News | Pediatric Imaging | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — A handheld, lightweight scanner that uses white light instead of dangerous ionizing radiation can...

Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information technologies (...

Varian, Attila4MC software, dose calculation, X-ray design, CAE
News | Imaging Software Development | May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016 — Varian Medical Systems Inc. announced the release of new...

radiation protection, bone loss, dried plums, Texas A&M study
News | Radiation Dose Management | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 —Nancy Turner, M.D., a Texas A&M University AgriLife Research scientist, was one of a team of...

New Venture Medical, anti-radiation exposure product, cancer treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | February 26, 2016

February 26, 2016 — New Venture Medical announced the release of an anti-radiation product from their research and...

Digital Harmonic, X-ray technology, Paul Reed Smith

Standard x-ray image before (left) and after (right) Digital Harmonic's technology is applied. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 — Legendary guitar maker Paul Reed Smith, founder of PRS Guitars, is part of a group that launched...

medical imaging, low-dose radiation, cancer, LNT model study
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 04, 2016

February 4, 2016 — The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other...