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Affidea Expands In Croatia By Acquiring Sveti Rok Policlinic

2020 01 Dec

Amsterdam, December 1 st   2020 – In a bid to expand its private outpatient service portfolio, Affidea , the largest European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, announces the acquisition of Sveti Rok, a reputed private medical provider in Zagreb.  The acquisition is another milestone of the successful business... Read more

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Agfa Launches Its SmartXR Assistant

2020 29 Nov

Offering X-ray Intelligence At Work, Shaped From The Real Experiences Of Radiographers At RSNA 2020, Agfa Radiology Solutions continues to deliver on its promise and vision to transform radiology, with intelligent and definitive answers for healthcare imaging needs   · With its unique combination of hardware and AI-powered software,... Read more

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Radiologists' Work And Processes Have Become More Efficient

2020 05 Nov

Without a Radiology Information System (RIS), it is difficult to work effectively in radiology today. This is also the case at Uster Hospital, which chose medavis RIS after an intensive tendering process. “The decisive factor for us was in the end the price to performance ratio. We wanted to get the best package at reasonable cost,” says Dr. Andreas... Read more

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Break Through Your Workflow Barriers With 3DQuorum™.  Our Highest Resolution 3D™ Imaging, Faster

2020 30 Oct

At Hologic , we understand the importance of reducing imaging interpretation time, especially during a time when you might be facing with a backlog in breast cancer screening appointments. We are therefore very pleased to introduce 3DQuorum breast imaging technology. Designed to expedite Hologic Clarity™ HD high-resolution 3D... Read more

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Accelerate Detection With The 3DQuorum™, The Ultimate Breast Tomosynthesis Technology

2020 30 Oct

Hologic is pleased to introduce  3DQuorum Imaging Technology  to the Breast Health Continuum of Care. Designed to provide radiologists with fewer, thicker tomosynthesis slices to review, 3DQuorum uses Genius AI™- powered analytics to reconstruct high-resolution 3D mammography data to produce 6mm SmartSlices, with 70-micron pixel resolution.... Read more

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Hologic Launches 3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology, Powered by Genius AI™, in Europe

2020 26 Oct

Innovation can help address screening backlog due to COVID-19 pandemic by streamlining breast imaging reading process Hologic, Inc  today announced the commercial availability in Europe of its 3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology, Powered by Genius AI™. The innovation was designed to help improve mammography efficiency and workflow, which is critical as... Read more

ICU Management

Getinge launches NICCI – the latest innovation in Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring

2020 26 Oct

NICCI is Getinge’s latest innovation in Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring, providing continuous and noninvasive hemodynamic insights to reduce the risk of severe complications for patients with low blood pressure. Blood pressure is one of the most important variables evaluated during almost every surgical intervention, but recent... Read more

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Ortho’s VITROS® COVID-19 Antigen Test Capable of Accurate Mass-Scale Testing Achieves CE Mark

2020 26 Oct

Ortho’s new SARS-CoV-2 antigen test offers 98.9% concordance to real-time PCR tests, making it a viable alternative suitable for mass-scale testing Ortho’s new SARS-CoV-2 antigen test is the latest addition to the company’s COVID-19 solutions, which include two CE Marked and FDA EUA COVID-19 antibody tests – Total and IgG Ortho Clinical... Read more

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Ortho’s VITROS® COVID-19 Antigen Test Capable of Accurate Mass-Scale Testing Achieves CE Mark

2020 26 Oct

Ortho’s new SARS-CoV-2 antigen test offers 98.9% concordance to real-time PCR tests, making it a viable alternative suitable for mass-scale testing Ortho’s new SARS-CoV-2 antigen test is the latest addition to the company’s COVID-19 solutions, which include two CE Marked and FDA EUA COVID-19 antibody tests – Total and IgG Ortho Clinical Diagnostics,... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

2020 23 Oct

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body imaging from top of head to thigh Industry’s most sensitive extended field of view scanner¹ designed for clinical and research use During the virtual 33rd Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear... Read more

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Ventilator Training Alliance app receives awards and surpasses 60,000 downloads

2020 23 Oct

The Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) app released earlier this year by Getinge and other major ventilator manufacturers now surpasses 60,000 downloads and receives innovation awards while continuing to support frontline medical workers during COVID-19. Earlier this year Getinge joined forces together with other ventilator manufacturers... Read more

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Varian Stockholders Approve Combination with Siemens Healthineers

2020 16 Oct

Varian has announced that its stockholders have voted to approve the previously announced pending combination with Siemens Healthineers AG (Frankfurt: SHL) at a special meeting. Varian stockholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of the transaction. "The overwhelming support our stockholders have expressed for this combination reflects... Read more

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AGFA-DELL Partnership: Hardware Solutions for Storage Boost Clinician Efficiency

2020 16 Oct

To provide our Enterprise Imaging customers with powerful hardware solutions for storage, retrieval security, Agfa HealthCare has partnered with DELL Technologies. Mike Benol, Vice President Strategic Partnerships, Agfa HealthCare North America and Miriam Ladin, Director of Marketing and Communications, Agfa HealthCare North America, recently spoke... Read more

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Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

2020 15 Oct

A must read. Dr. Petersilge is an imaging leader and an Enterprise Imaging pioneer. In a recent presentation, Dr. Petersilge shared her insights in why radiologists should take the lead as health organizations embark on their Enterprise Imaging journey. And by consequence take up a more value-added role in the clinical process, for the sake of the... Read more

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Mindray Brings Groundbreaking New Systems to the High-End Anesthesia System Market

2020 15 Oct

Mindray (SZSE: 300760), a global leader in the development of innovative healthcare technology, hosts a virtual launch event on October 15 to introduce its brand new  A9  and  A8  anesthesia systems, which is now available in Europe and other selected regions. This marks Mindray's entry as a key player in the high-end anesthesia machine market.  Click... Read more

Cardiology Management

1,000+ Peer Reviewed Publications Confirm Trust In Most Popular Finger Blood Pressure Method

2020 14 Oct

We are happy to announce that to date our  CNAP® technology  for monitoring continuous blood pressure and hemodynamics has reached the magic mark of over 1,000 peer-reviewed publications. Our customers use CNAP® to collect data in over 100 studies and many more advanced research projects per year. Utilizing a simple finger sensor CNAP® provides a... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Launches Rapid Antigen Test for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2

2020 14 Oct

Not for publication in the USA The CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test helps identify infected individuals in 15 minutes so they can isolate sooner and avoid spreading COVID-19 Easy-to-use test, which doesn't require specialized laboratory personnel or instruments, offers flexibility to test in locations that benefit from immediate... Read more

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Atrial Fibrillation and Sepsis: A Life-Threatening Combination

2020 08 Oct

Almost half of the patients with sepsis suffer from myocardial depression and a reduced ejection fraction. Sepsis can also cause changes in circulating volume, vascular tone, and coronary blood flow, all of which affect heart function and heart rate. Serum catecholamine levels and direct measurements of renal sympathetic nerve activity have shown that... Read more

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FDA Amends Emergency Use Authorization for Hologic’s Aptima SARS-CoV-2 Assay

2020 06 Oct

Hologic, Inc.  announced today that its Aptima® SARS-CoV-2 assay, which initially received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May, is now authorized for testing of individuals without symptoms or other reasons to suspect COVID-19 infection. This authorization follows an  announcement  last week... Read more

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Born Too Early With A 50/50 Chance Of Survival - Now She Helps Save Other Premature Babies

2020 06 Oct

When Sabina Checketts holds her hand a certain way, the tiny scar on the back of it looks like a rocket ship. Checketts got the scar during the first few days of her life, during a tenuous struggle for survival, after she was born at 28 weeks—12 weeks prematurely. Her rocket ship scar, and a few other small ones, are marks left by lines inserted into... Read more