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VIDEO: Talking Trends with Philips: Improving Operational Efficiency, Enhancing Patient Care Via the Cloud

Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2024

Clinicians and referring physicians need fast, secure access to both patient data and their diagnostic or viewing tool set. But the cost barriers and the complexity of owning and maintaining healthcare information systems can compromise the quality of care.

To address this, Philips has partnered with AWS to develop Philips HealthSuite Imaging — a new radiology cloud service that provides on-demand access to advanced medical imaging software.

ITN recently visited with Madhuri Sebastian and Matthieu Ferrant to learn more about this service.

Find more RSNA23 conference coverage here

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Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2024

Clinicians and referring physicians need fast, secure access to both patient data and their diagnostic or viewing tool set. But the cost barriers and the complexity of owning and maintaining healthcare information systems can compromise the quality of care.

To address this, Philips has partnered with AWS to develop Philips HealthSuite Imaging — a new radiology cloud service that provides on-demand access to advanced medical imaging software.

ITN recently visited with Madhuri Sebastian and Matthieu Ferrant to learn more about this service.

Find more RSNA23 conference coverage here

Digital Radiography (DR) | February 12, 2024

Agfa Radiology Solutions is committed to enhancing clinical outcomes and operational efficiency, underscoring its innovative edge in the dynamically evolving healthcare landscape. 

AT RSNA23, ITN met with Karol Wesolowski, Global Commercial Excellence Leader, Agfa Radiology Solutions, and Jeroen Spruyt, Head of BU DR, VP Product Supply and Operations, Agfa Radiology Solutions, to learn more about how the company is transforming radiology practices.

Find more RSNA23 conference coverage here

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Digital Radiography (DR) | November 15, 2023

Agfa Radiology Solutions delivers diagnostic imaging solutions that set the standard in productivity, safety, clinical value and cost effectiveness – Agfa firmly believe one image is all it takes. 

ITN recently visited with Agfa’s Greg Cefalo to learn more about what the company has on tap for RSNA 2023 in Chicago. 

Find more RSNA23 conference coverage here

Radiology Imaging | August 14, 2023

This summer, the Philips Radiology Experience Tour has been bringing Philips imaging modalities directly to the professionals that use them.

This tour offers physicians, technologists and administrators a unique opportunity to see equipment demonstrations and virtual simulations up close and in person!

Imaging Technology News spoke with Flavia Parisi and Tammie Rupnik to learn more about the Philips Radiology Experience Tour and how Philips continues to drive innovation.

If you weren't able to make it to any of the 2023 tour stops, stay tuned because the Tour will return in 2024! 

 

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Enterprise Imaging | July 20, 2023

Fujifilm recently expanded its enterprise imaging portfolio with Synapse Pathology, the company’s newly acquired and branded digital pathology PACS solution.

Synapse Pathology is an open, vendor-agnostic, end-to-end solution designed for medical facilities that handle large volumes of pathology images and data across multiple locations.

Imaging Technology News recently met with Fujifilm’s Bill Lacy and Mark Lloyd, and Chuck Barkey at West Virginia University Medicine to learn more about this new addition to the Synapse Enterprise Imaging portfolio.

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Artificial Intelligence | June 12, 2023

Bayer Calantic and Blackford Analysis have teamed up with new artificial intelligence (AI) innovations to address the radiology challenges of today and tomorrow.

Imaging Technology News recently spoke with Thanos Karras, Head of Bayer Digital Solutions Business Americas, and Ben Panter, Founder and CEO of Blackford Analysis, to learn more about this new relationship and their strategy to drive radiology advancements with artificial intelligence.

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Enterprise Imaging | March 13, 2023

Philips Radiology Operations Command Center (ROCC) is a vendor-neutral, multi-modality, multi-site telepresence tool that provides advanced tele-acquisition capabilities and connects imaging experts at a Command Center with technologists at scanning locations across an organization.  

Imaging Technology News recently met with Tanuj Gupta, Business Category Leader, Operational Informatics, and Omkar Phanse, Market Leader, Radiology Workflow Solutions, to learn more about this powerful tele-presence tool. 

Find more RSNA22 coverage here

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Contrast Media | February 27, 2023

Bracco Diagnostics and Guerbet recently announced they had formed a strategic, global collaboration for the research, development, and manufacture of a new contrast agent.

Imaging Technology News talked to Jeff Fleming, president and CEO, at RSNA 2022 to learn more about this relationship and find out what Bracco is doing for the future of radiology.

For more information: www.vueway.com

Find more RSNA22 coverage here

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Digital Radiography (DR) | February 23, 2023

Agfa continues develop new products and technologies in its premium and value direct radiography segments including the Valory digital radiography room and the DR 100S.

Imaging Technology News stopped by the Agfa booth at RSNA 2022 to learn more about these products as well as the company’s technology roadmap for the future.

Find more RSNA22 coverage here 

 

Artificial Intelligence | February 16, 2023

To mitigate the overwhelming volume of radiology data compounding staff shortages and burnout, Philips AI Solutions helps empower radiology departments by enabling radiologists to efficiently leverage artificial intelligence in their daily clinical routine.  

Philips AI Manager provides a tool that integrates with existing IT and PACS infrastructures, delivering seamless integration of AI benefits into radiology workflow at the point of care.  

Imaging Technology News talked with Tanuj Gupta and Kevin Lev at RSNA22 to learn more about Philips’ AI Solutions.  

Find more RSNA22 coverage here 

PACS | January 27, 2023

Konica Minolta Healthcare recently announced it is working with Amazon Web Services to offer its cloud-based Exa Platform and Symmetry PACS as a Software as a Service model in the Cloud.

Imaging Technology News spoke with Konica Minolta's Kevin Borden and Ash Dhar of AWS at RSNA to learn more about this new venture and how Konica Minolta and Amazon Web Services are working together.

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Find more RSNA22 coverage here 

Artificial Intelligence | August 18, 2022

Digital solutions like AI and the cloud are driving innovation and transforming the way radiologists and imaging centers approach their work. ITN recently spoke with Alexandre Salvador, vice president and global head of digital business solutions for Bayer's radiology business, about Calantic Digital Solutions, Bayer's new cloud-based platform providing AI applications integrated into the clinical workflow of the radiology department. 

PACS | March 14, 2022

Software automation can help improve many processes, including verifying eligibility for patient exams, navigating the patient responsibility landscape, and meeting the upcoming CDSM mandate for Appropriate Use Criteria. ITN recently spoke with with Kevin Borden, Vice President of Product, HCIT, for Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas about how Konica Minolta is leveraging automation to enhance productivity and efficiency in these areas. 

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Computed Tomography (CT) | March 09, 2022

At RSNA 2021, Philips highlighted the launch of two new innovative CT systems – the multi-energy Spectral CT 7500 and the CT 5100 Incisive with embedded AI capabilities. ITN spoke with Wendy Winkle Lawless, CT Business Market Leader - North America, Philips, to learn more about these new systems.

Contrast Media | February 23, 2022

With the use of contrast agents and radiotracers on the rise, GE Healthcare has seen increases in demand across their pharmaceutical diagnostics business. At RSNA 2021, Marco Campione, General Manager, Pharmaceutical Diagnostics Americas, GE Healthcare, shared how recent investments are helping to meet this increased demand.

Find more RSNA21 content here

Radiation Therapy | February 16, 2022

Elekta’s latest linear accelerator, Harmony, is designed to provide a productive and versatile radiotherapy solution for both mature and developing markets. ITN recently spoke with Chris Gilpin, Global Product Marketing Manager, and Emily Basset, Global Clinical Marketing Manager, to learn more about the treatment system. 

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Quality Assurance (QA) | January 31, 2022

Sun Nuclear highlighted two resources for CT Quality Assurance at RSNA 2021. ITN visited their booth to learn more about the Mercury 4.0 Phantom and the Multi-Energy CT Phantom from Thomas Webb, Global Product Marketing Manager

Find more RSNA news and videos

Digital Radiography (DR) | January 31, 2022

Agfa recently announced the launch of the new Valory digital radiography room, which was designed for health care facilities requiring a highly productive radiography solution. 

ITN stopped by the Agfa booth at RSNA 2021 to learn more about this new system from Georges Espada, Head of Digital Radiography, and Karol Wesolowski, Global Category Leader.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 24, 2022

With the recent launch of the Magnifico Open, Italian company Esaote has entered the open MRI whole body space. ITN had a conversation with Franco Fontana, CEO of Esaote, at RSNA21.

Magnifico Open, which adds to the range of Esaote products unveiled in 2021, is an open magnetic resonance system with the latest technology. The wide choice of receiver coils and state-of-the-art MRI technology offer the user excellent image quality, while the permanent magnet makes it easy to use and lowers operating costs. The open magnet and the easy-to-access patient table also facilitate, speed up and make patient positioning more comfortable, ideal for both the claustrophobic and for children.

View more RSNA21 content here

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Enterprise Imaging | August 06, 2021

Integrated Speech recognition solutions are becoming a necessary part of radiology reporting platforms. Konica Minolta recently announced a partnership with nVoq to integrate a speech to text solution into their Exa Platform. 

ITN recently spoke with Kevin Borden, Vice President of Product, Healthcare IT for Konica Minolta and Chad Hiner, Vice President of Customer Experience for nVoq, to talk about how this integration is improving the Exa user experience.

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Information Technology | December 01, 2020

Treating cancer effectively often includes a combination of patient therapies. In recent years, technology advancements have led to a more efficient and personalized approach to treatment. Andrew Wilson, President of Oncology Informatics at Elekta, discussed the latest software advancements with ITN.

X-Ray | November 28, 2020

Agfa is looking to transform X-ray with new advancements in volumetric imaging, and with new mobile concepts and implementation of intelligent tools. ITN had a conversation with Georges Espada on Transforming X-ray with Intelligent Tools. 

Enterprise Imaging | November 23, 2020

Fujifilm's next generation secure server-side viewer platform extends across enterprise imaging areas to bring together radiology, mammography and cardiology into a single zero footprint platform. Bill Lacy, vice president of medical informatics for Fujifilm Medical Systems USA recently talked with ITN about their Synapse 7x platform.

PACS | June 29, 2020

Kevin Borden, Vice President of Product, Healthcare IT for Konica Minolta, talks about Improving Access and Aiding Workflow with itnTV. He explains how the server-side rendering and zero-footprint viewer in its Exa PACS make it well-suited for remote reading.

Contrast Media Injectors | May 22, 2020

At this year’s RSNA ITN sat down with Dennis Durmis, Senior Vice President, Bayer Radiology to discuss Radiology trends. Discussion topics centered around three key areas where Bayer Radiology is responding to trends; including digitalization, workflow efficiencies and efforts to bring more focus to the Radiology patient experience. During the interview Dennis discussed Bayer’s digital strategy, features and benefits of their new injector, the MEDRAD® Stellant FLEX Injector and Bayer’s education efforts of the imaging needs of women with Dense Breast.

Enterprise Imaging | March 02, 2020

At RSNA19, Philips discussed with ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr how its IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition fits into the Philips portfolio, and how the corporate acquisition of Carestream Health IT might affect the company. The video also discusses how Philips will help prospective customers acquire its products.

Artificial Intelligence | February 21, 2020

In Artificial Intelligence at RSNA 2019, ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of artificial intelligence (AI) advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2019 annual meeting.

Enterprise Imaging | February 21, 2020

In Enterprise Imaging at RSNA 2019, ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of enterprise imaging advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2019 annual meeting.

Enterprise Imaging | February 19, 2020

Bill Lacy, vice president, Medical Informatics at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. discusses Synapse 7x, a convergence of the company’s server-side technology designed to cover all the different areas of diagnostic visualization, as well as overall enterprise viewing, with ITN Consulting Editor Greg Freiherr. For more information on Fujifilm's Enterprise Imaging solutions, visit ei.fujimed.com. 

Flat Panel Displays | February 19, 2020

EIZO medical monitors were showcased recently at RSNA 2019. Learn how the EIZO approach streamlines the effectiveness of your readings. From the NEW 30.9 inch, super-high-resolution, 12 megapixel multi-modality Radiforce RX1270, to the EIZO built-in features such as Point-and-Focus, EIZO holds to the ideal to harmoniously combine performance, ease-of-use and comfort. Learn the Shape of Comfort with EIZO.  Stop by and visit with us at HIMSS, booth #4087.

Artificial Intelligence | February 07, 2020

At RSNA19, GE Healthcare introduced its Edison Open AI Orchestrator. The software has been designed to operate smart algorithms that might save radiologists time. ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr discusses its benefits with Karley Yoder, vice president and general manager of artificial intelligence for GE.

 

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Artificial Intelligence | February 06, 2020

ProFound AI is an FDA-cleared artificial intelligence (AI) system for reading 3-D breast tomosynthesis images. At RSNA19, ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr spoke with iCad Chairman and CEO Michael Klein about the system, which has been clinically proven in a large reader study to produce an 8% average improvement in sensitivity, 7.2% average reduction in recall rate and 52.7% reduction in average radiologist reading time. 

Mammography | January 24, 2020

Imaging Technology News Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr interviewed Henry Izawa, vice president of modality solutions, Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. about Fujifilm's latest innovations in mammography.

In this video, Izawa announces the latest imaging advancements available for the Aspire Cristalle digital mammography system with digital breast tomosynthesis, including S-View, a synthesized 2-D image reconstructed from DBT and other patient enhancements such as the comfort paddle to provide a noticeably more comfortable exam for the patient.

Watch the video to hear all about Fujifilm's updates.

To learn more, visit www.fujimed.com

Enterprise Imaging | January 20, 2020

GE Healthcare's iCenter is a cloud-based management software that provides 24/7 visibility to customers' visual and operational data. In this Conversations video, Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr discusses iCenter with GE and Microsoft Executives at RSNA 2019.

Digital Radiography (DR) | January 06, 2020

An experienced technologist and two Agfa executives talk about what distinguishes the new Agfa 100s. Three key highlights include the quality of images that users can get out of the system for the certainty of the diagnostic; more flexibility that has been designed around the user; and its revolutionary platform.

Ultrasound Imaging | January 06, 2020

The Arietta 850SE provides facilities with numerous features and functionality to get the most out of a system. The CMUT probe performs the role of multiple probes while the single-crystal C252 probe gets increased penetration. eFocusing simplifies scanning techniques and shearwave elastography provides unique feedback on tissue stiffness.

Computed Tomography (CT) | January 06, 2020

Hitachi announced the FDA clearance of its newest CT – Scenaria View – at RSNA2019. The View offers an 80 cm wide bore, 550 lb table capacity and powerful 84 kW generator as well as a 200 mm lateral shifting table. Installs in Georgia, Ohio and Florida are underway with more to come in the new year.

Digital Radiography (DR) | January 03, 2020

At RSNA19, David Widmann, president and CEO of Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, discussed innovation, stressing the importance of academic relationships. 

Computed Tomography (CT) | January 03, 2020

In this Conversations video at AHRA, Ryan K. Lee, M.D., describes the harm extravasation can do and why using power injectors to administer saline beforehand increases patient safety based on his experiences at the Einstein Healthcare Network. 

Proton Therapy | December 16, 2019

Join Chris Toth, president of Varian’s Oncology Systems business, for a peek at the history of machine learning/AI in radiation oncology, plus other highlights in 2019:

  • Ethos therapy: the world’s first AI-powered adaptive radiotherapy.
  • Noona cloud-based application for capturing patient-reported outcomes.
  • Varian’s multi-room configuration for ProBeam 360 proton therapy.
  • The promise of FLASH, an ultra-high-speed treatment that is in pre-clinical testing, and represents an exciting and potentially promising new direction in the treatment of cancer. 
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