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.

Toshiba, Aquilion ONE, enhancements, FDA, patient safety
Technology | June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015 - Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...
Toshiba, CT Vitality, Aquilion ONE, protocol management
Technology | June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Healthcare networks can now remotely manage...
Unfors Raysafe, LowerMyDose.com, radiation risk, website, community
News | June 05, 2015
June 5, 2015 - For years, the radiology industry has focused on reducing, or eliminating patient...
Toshiba, Assurance 360, CT, XR-29, MITA Smart Dose standard, Aquilion
Technology | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - Toshiba's new Assurance 360 program is making it easier for existing...
Agfa HealthCare, Children's National Health System, DR, DX-D 100, DX-D 600
News | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - Children's National Health System has installed six Agfa HealthCare DX-D 100 mobile...
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Case Study | June 02, 2015 | Ueli Laupper, DR Business Director, Agfa HealthCare
Steven Mendelsohn, M.D., chief executive officer/medical director of Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, New York, explains his...
ISR, WHA, WHO, pediatric imaging, radiation safety, Geneva
News | June 01, 2015
June 1, 2015 — Four World Health Organization (WHO) member states and nine non-governmental organizations (NGOs) co-...
Medic Vision Adds CT Dose Monitoring and Reporting Capability to SafeCT
Technology | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction and availability of SafeCT Dose Reporting...
News | May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015 — VeriTeQ Corp. announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent for Wireless Molecular Sensor System and...
Fluke Biomedical, Advantage Training, medical device preventive maintenance, QA
News | May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015 — Fluke Biomedical launched Advantage Training, an online center aimed at providing accessible training to...
PACSHealth, Dell, DoseMonitor Online, hosting, distribution, agreement
Technology | May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015 — PHS Technologies Group LLC, a unit of PACSHealth LLC announced that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences...
RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | May 07, 2015
With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns have...
Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary
News | May 07, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a...
radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

Staff at Lawrence General Hospital are wearing the RaySafe i2 color-coded dosimeters to monitor personal radiation exposure while performing a procedure.

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Lori M. Weir, M.D.
It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — ...
ACR, AAPM, Radiation Safety Officer Resources
News | April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) are...
ASRT, Joint Commission, modules, CT, MRI, safety, dose reduction
News | April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched new online products to help...
UltraSPECT, dose management, lower dose SPECT

UltraSPECT's image reconstruction software can be used on older SPECT systems to allow lower-dose imaging. This is an example of the software's imaging capability using between 30-50 percent less dose.

Feature | April 20, 2015 | Dave Fornell
<p>Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission...
Monitoring Radiation Dose

Photo courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | April 01, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis
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Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
Feature | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call...
radiation, risk, cancer patients, information, Memorial Sloan Kettering, MSKCC
Feature | March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015 — A new study published online in the journal...