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BIR releases free video on thrombectomy procedure

2017 12 Dec

Interventional radiologist Professor Iris Grunwald demonstrates basilar artery clot retrieval using a thrombectomy simulatorIn April 2017 NHS England announced that it will commission mechanical thrombectomy so it can become more widely available with the aim of treating 8,000 patients per year with this procedure.A new free video is now available on... Read more

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Sectra’s six-month interim report 2017/2018: Increased order bookings and stable earnings trend

2017 08 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra reported increased order bookings and net sales compared with the year-earlier period. The earnings trend for the Group as a whole was stable. Sectra’s financial focus is to increase its operating profit per share while maintaining its operating margin, and Sectra’s financial performance... Read more

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EOS imaging Awarded the Prix Galien in the Medical Device Category

2017 06 Dec

EOS imaging, the pioneer of 2D/3D imaging and data solutions for orthopedics, today announced the Galien Foundation has awarded it the Prix Galien in the Medical Device category.The award is presented to EOS imaging in recognition of its EOS system for 2D/3D low dose imaging and associated EOSapps suite of online 3D surgical planning solutions for spine,... Read more

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Dutch hospital uses Sectra’s enterprise image management solution for multisite collaboration

2017 05 Dec

Linköping, Sweden – December 5, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that all St. Antonius Hospital locations have now gone live with Sectra’s enterprise image management solution for radiology, nuclear medicine and cardiology. With this solution for handling medical images across multiple... Read more

ICU Management

Artemis Hospital Becomes First in India to Adopt Masimo Patient SafetyNet™

2017 05 Dec

GURGAON, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2017-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Artemis Hospital, one of the leading multi-specialty hospitals in the Delhi-NCR region of India, is adopting Masimo Patient SafetyNet™*, a supplemental remote monitoring and clinician notification system, across all hospital care areas.Patient SafetyNet, in conjunction... Read more

Executive Health Management

Need to purchase imaging equipment? Consider all costs of ownership

2017 05 Dec

As hospitals and clinics become more analytical about their purchasing decisions, they are starting to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of capital equipment, including portable capital equipment, rather than the initial outlay alone. Hospitals and clinics are recognizing that if they want to control and contain their costs, they must first... Read more

ICU Management

Need to purchase imaging equipment? Consider all costs of ownership

2017 28 Nov

As hospitals and clinics become more analytical about their purchasing decisions, they are starting to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of capital equipment, including portable capital equipment, rather than the initial outlay alone. Hospitals and clinics are recognizing that if they want to control and contain their costs, they must first... Read more

ICU Management

Phase III study program with Amikacin Inhale in patients with Gram-negative pneumonia results

2017 28 Nov

Phase III study program with Amikacin Inhale in addition to standard of care in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients with Gram-negative pneumonia does not meet primary endpoint of superiorityBayer announced on 24 November 2017 that INHALE, a global Phase III clinical study program investigating Amikacin Inhale in addition to standard of care... Read more

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Sectra offers radiology an easy way to improve gadolinium tracking

2017 27 Nov

Linköping, Sweden – November 27, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) is globally introducing gadolinium tracking in its dose monitoring solution, Sectra DoseTrack. Gadolinium is a contrast agent commonly used to enhance images during MRI exams. By systematically registering gadolinium information, healthcare... Read more

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BIR welcomes new sponsor for Make it Better Award

2017 27 Nov

Applications now invited for popular service improvement award   The British Institute of Radiology is delighted to announce that IEL are the proud sponsor of the successful service improvement award which will now be known as the BIR/IEL Make it Better Award.   Now in its fourth year, this award is given to the group of people who have demonstrated... Read more

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Invitation to presentation of Sectra’s interim report on December 8

2017 24 Nov

Linköping, Sweden – November 24, 2017 – The international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will publish its six-month report for the period May to October 2017 on December 8, 2017. Sectra invites analysts, investors and the media to attend a teleconference in conjunction with the publication of the report. Torbjörn Kronander,... Read more

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Samsung Introduces New Premium Ultrasonic Diagnosis Device 'RS85'

2017 20 Nov

With enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience, the RS85 is optimized for use in large hospitals around the world   Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, today introduced the RS85, a new premium ultrasonic diagnosis device that provides enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience... Read more

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Sectra enters the Philippines by signing medical imaging distribution agreement with Medical One

2017 02 Nov

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) enters into a partnership with Medical One Corporation, a leading provider of medical equipment in the Philippines. Through this distribution agreement, the Philippines healthcare market will gain access to efficient and patient-centered care with Sectra’s solutions. “Healthcare... Read more

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Hologic selected for Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program

2017 02 Nov

Under the tender, state-of-the-art 3DimensionsTM mammography systems will be installed starting in 2018   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it will provide all mammography systems for the Dutch Breast Cancer Screening Program in partnership with Tromp Medical, Hologic’s distributor in the Netherlands. Under the tender, Hologic’s new, state-of-the-art... Read more

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Applications invited for BIR/SIEMENS Research Award

2017 02 Nov

Siemens Healthineers are once more supporting a pump-priming research bursary, the BIR/Siemens Research Award, to provide support to researchers in the fields of radiology, radiotherapy, oncology, radiography or medical physics.   The BIR/Siemens Research Award will provide £1000 for initial financial support to enable researchers to develop proposals... Read more

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EOS imaging to Host Symposium During AAHKS Annual Meeting

2017 02 Nov

Experts to present benefits of EOS solution in total hip arthroplasty, including the new hipEOS 3.0 surgical simulation and planning software that received CE Mark in October   EOS imaging available at Booth #726 at AAHKS   EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 - EOSI - Eligible PEA - SME), the pioneer of 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging,... Read more

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Paraflu Assay Now FDA Cleared on Hologic's New Panther Fusion® System

2017 26 Oct

-- New Assay Extends Respiratory Testing Menu; Modular Panels and Fusion System Increase Efficiency and Flexibility for the Laboratory –   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Panther Fusion® Paraflu assay, a multiplexed assay which runs on the... Read more

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Hologic Receives CE Mark to Market SculpSure® for Non-Invasive Body Contouring of the Submental Area

2017 19 Oct

Patients in Clinical Studies Report 100% Satisfaction Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it has received an additional European Medical Device Directive (MDD) certification for SculpSure®, a state-of-the-art body contouring laser treatment. The device is now certified to treat a double chin (also known as the submental area), marking the... Read more

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Supporting the next generation of doctors

2017 18 Oct

Summer school delegates gain some hands-on experience with the SonoSite instruments   FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to maintain its strong focus on supporting medical training and education, and recently supplied instruments for a series of ultrasound workshops at the Doctors Academy International Medical Summer School. On the 31st of July 2017, over... Read more

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Sectra’s digital pathology solution selected for external quality assurance program

2017 18 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) signs digital pathology contract with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP). Sectra’s digital pathology solution will be used in training and quality assurance programs for pathology laboratories. It will provide pathologists... Read more