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.

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 real...
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 and...
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, Mayo...
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 of...
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 safely...
Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information technologies (IT...
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 computer-aided engineering (CAE) software for...
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 a...
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 medical imaging can cause...
Putting Patients First grant, 2015 winners, AHRA, Toshiba
News | Radiology Imaging | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Seven leading healthcare providers have been selected as recipients of the eighth annual Putting...
UltraSPECT, 450th U.S. installation, Firelands Regional Medical Center, nuclear medicine, radiation safety
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. has marked the 450th U.S. installation of its low-dose image processing technology...
Image Wisely, annual pledge process, medical imaging, radiation safety
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge,...
Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Georgia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the installation of SafeCT (computed tomography) at St...
ISO 15382:2015, measuring radiation exposure, dosimeter
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — Ionizing radiation can save lives, but it can also cause serious harm. Getting the right measurement...
Feature | RSNA 2015 | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...
Siemens, Teamplay, Protocols, radiation dose monitoring, RSNA 2015
Technology | Analytics Software | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — At the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...
Videos | RSNA 2015 | December 11, 2015
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows his choices for some of the most innovative new imaging technologies on the expo...
Cerner, RadNet RIS, RSNA 2015
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015 — Cerner’s RadNet Radiology Information System (RIS) provides the ability to receive, display and...