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Siemens Healthineers Adds 1,000 Imaging Courses to PEPconnect Online Learning Platform

2017 18 Jan

Expanded platform provides customers with virtual anywhere/anytime access to education and real-time performance support materials via any device   Siemens Healthineers has expanded its online learning platform PEPconnect (Personalized Education Plan) by about 1,000 new learning modules for medical imaging. Effective immediately, physicians and medical technology... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers & Biogen Plans to Jointly Develop New MRI Tools for Multiple Sclerosis

2017 17 Jan

Project will explore quantitative MRI metrics for more informed treatment decision making   Siemens Healthineers and Biogen has announced that the companies plan to jointly develop magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) applications with the intent of quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity and progression. Biogen is a leading... Read more

IMAGING Management

US Healthcare Provider to Install a Sectra Cloud-Based Archive for Enterprise Imaging

2017 17 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that John Muir Health has purchased an archive to store radiology and cardiology studies in the cloud. All images in the enterprise will be archived in three geographically separate areas with fail-over capabilities. Integration with the Epic EMR will allow physicians... Read more

IMAGING Management

Prominent US Hospital Selects Sectra as its Breast Imaging Vendor

2017 12 Jan

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, has entered into a multi-year agreement to utilize Sectra PACS for all their breast imaging workflow. This solution was purchased to provide the breast radiologists a comprehensive means to support... Read more

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Sectra to Implement Unique Nationwide Telepathology Solution in the Netherlands

2017 12 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed a contract with the organization Pathology Projects (SPP) in the Netherlands to offer all 50 pathology labs in the country to connect to a shared telepathology solution. Sectra’s cloud-based image-sharing solution will enable pathologists to efficiently share... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution Now Available in Poland

2017 10 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces a new distribution agreement with Opta-Tech. Under the agreement, Opta-Tech will provide Sectra’s digital pathology solution to the Polish market. Digitizing pathology images increases reviewing efficiency due to fast image access and digital measurement tools.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2017

2017 08 Jan

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.Interested participants may listen to the call by... Read more

IT Management

Advantech Acquires South Korea Medical Display Company Kostec

2017 03 Jan

Global intelligent systems leader Advantech (2395.TW) has announced it will acquire a 60% stake in South Korea's medical display company Kostec. The combination of Kostec’s medical display expertise and its great business exposure in South Korea, Southeast Asia, and North American markets, together with Advantech’s global brand and comprehensive sales,... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Assay

2017 03 Jan

--High-performing HIV viral load test now available alongside broad women's health menu on the fully automated Panther® system--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's HIV-1 viral load monitoring assay. The Aptima® HIV-1 Quant assay is a nucleic acid amplification... Read more

IMAGING Management

Help with your Swedish tax returns - how to handle Sectra redemption shares 2016

2016 23 Dec

Linköping, Sweden, December 23, 2016 – The Annual General Meeting 2016 in Sectra (STO: SECT B) resolved to carry out a redemption program and SEK 4.50 per share was distributed to Sectra shareholders in October. According to general advice issued by the Swedish Tax Agency regarding the redemption program, 96.9% of the acquisition fees for an original... Read more

IMAGING Management

German University Medical Center Uses Sectra PACS & VNA to Improve Communication with Patients

2016 22 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the Saarland University Medical Center in Germany is now using Sectra’s IT solution for handling medical images (PACS and VNA) across seven different medical disciplines. Sectra’s solution simplifies sharing of both workload and patient images across the multiple... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

2016 21 Dec

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced that the Company will present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on January 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time.The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed through a link on the investors section of Hologic's website at http://investors.hologic.com.  The webcast... Read more

Executive Health Management

Immediate Investment in Training Required to Address Existing Workforce Capacity Gaps in UAE

2016 20 Dec

In 2014, more than 1.1 million emergency care cases in Abu Dhabi aloneProjected demand for major trauma in Abu Dhabi is double that of major trauma rates in the UK and AustraliaEmirates Society of Emergency Medicine (ESEM) to collaborate with Arab Health Congress to support Emergency Medicine physicians in developing their skills and learn best practice... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for TFA-1TM Single-Patient-Use Forehead Senso

2016 19 Dec

Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) announced today FDA 510(k) clearance for the TFA-1™ Single-Patient-Use Adhesive Forehead Sensor. This single-patient-use sensor allows clinicians to monitor patients using Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry from an alternative monitoring site, the forehead, rather than a finger.Masimo TFA-1 Single-Patient-Use... Read more

IMAGING Management

Swedish Healthcare Provider Invests in Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution

2016 19 Dec

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the Swedish regional healthcare provider, Västerbotten County Council, will digitize the storage, viewing, and sharing of its pathology images. Sectra’s digital pathology solution allows for a greater percentage of studies to be reviewed digitally at any of the region’s hospitals,... Read more

ICU Management

Appointment of Spanish Distributor

2016 15 Dec

Sphere Medical Holding plc (AIM: SPHR.L), an innovative point-of-care monitoring and diagnostic devices company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Proyectos Hospitalarios Internacional S.A. (“Prhoinsa”) as exclusive distributor of Proxima products in Spain. Prhoinsa is well established in Spain as a distributor of a variety of medical devices,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Divest Blood Screening Business to Partner Grifols for $1.85 Billion

2016 15 Dec

- Transaction Strengthens Hologic's Efforts to Build a Sustainable Growth Company -- Deal Accelerates Company's Top- and Bottom-Line Growth Rates, Increases Financial Flexibility -Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its share of its blood screening business to long-time commercial partner, Grifols (MCE: GRF,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Adds to Distributors in Russia

2016 14 Dec

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces a new distribution agreement with BioVitrum to provide Sectra’s digital pathology solution to the Russian market. The solution is built on the same platform as Sectra’s radiology solution, which is already available in Russia through a previous distribution agreement. This joint... Read more

ICU Management

Sphere Medical Launches Next Generation Analyser, Proxima 4

2016 14 Dec

Sphere Medical Holding plc (AIM: SPHR.L), an innovative point-of-care monitoring and diagnostic devices company, announces the launch of Proxima 4 in Europe.  The launch of the next generation product Proxima 4 follows the successful European launch of Proxima 3 in September 2014. Proxima 4, which gained CE Mark approval in September 2016, is the new... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Investment in MENA Sees Arab Health & MEDLAB Develop into Stand-Alone Events

2016 12 Dec

Due to the significant increase in healthcare investment across MENA, the region’s two largest healthcare shows – Arab Health and MEDLAB Exhibitions & Congresses – are being launched as two stand-alone events that will take place consecutively during January and February next year. In 2016, Arab Health, the largest healthcare event in the Middle East,... Read more


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