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TeraRecon Premiers HoloPack Portal at HIMSS17

2017 20 Feb

TeraRecon, a leader in advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, debuted their new high performance, cloud-based augmented reality solution, the HoloPack™ Portal*, at the Health Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS17) Annual Conference & Exhibition, in Orlando, Florida. The HoloPack Portal extends the TeraRecon... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers Establishes Global Digital Ecosystem to Drive Digitalization of Healthcare

2017 20 Feb

•   Siemens Healthineers establishes digital platform for healthcare providers as well as for providers of solutions and services•   Partners already on board include: Arterys, Dell EMC, SecondOpinions.com, Stroll Health, SyntheticMR, 3D Slicer, TMC, USARAD and Viewics•   Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem open for additional partnersAt the Health... Read more

IMAGING Management

TeraRecon Delivers Virtualization Upgrade with VP CUDA

2017 19 Feb

TeraRecon, a leader in advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, releases support for virtualization of their iNtuition™ platform. All new customer systems include the Volume Pro® (VP) CUDA® interface layer as standard, readying the platform for nVidia CUDA® GPUs and eliminating the need for previously required proprietary... Read more

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FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® Hepatitis C Quant Dx Assay

2017 18 Feb

HCV viral load test now available alongside HIV-1 assay and women's health menu on the fully automated Panther systemHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay for quantitation of HCV viral load and confirming active HCV... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound systems prove ideal for the Children’s Acute Transport Service

2017 16 Feb

 Cathy Roberts from the Children’s Acute Transport Service finds SonoSite’s Edge system invaluable when transferring critically ill children between hospitals.The Children’s Acute Transport Service (CATS) depends on point-of-care ultrasound systems to get quick and accurate vascular access in critically ill children being transferred to specialist treatment... Read more

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Toshiba Medical Celebrates 10 Years of Area Detector CT

2017 16 Feb

Described as ‘a breakthrough CT system’ back in 2007, Toshiba Medical introduced the world’s very first dynamic volume CT scanner, the Aquilion ONE™. Driven by the clinical need for a volume scanner, the Aquilion ONE’s unique Area Detector opened doors to new ways of medical imaging. Ten years later, Toshiba Medical is celebrating this memorable introduction.  The... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Acquire Cynosure,in All-Cash Tender Offer that Combines Two Complementary Businesses

2017 14 Feb

-Expands Hologic's Scientific and Commercial Expertise into Large, Adjacent Medical Device Segment Growing at Double-Digit Rate -Accelerates Hologic's Top- and Bottom-Line Growth Rates and is Immediately Accretive to Non-GAAP Earnings per Share \Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leader in women's health, and Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO), a leader in... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Webcast Presentations at Upcoming Investor Conferences

2017 13 Feb

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company will present at these upcoming investor conferences:The LEERINK Partners 6th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, February 15 at 3:30 pm Eastern Time (ET).The Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investor Conference in Orlando, FL on Monday, March 6 at& Read more

ICU Management

Sphere Medical Showcasing Next Generation Proxima™ at German Critical Care Congresses

2017 08 Feb

Sphere Medical, an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, will be showcasing for the first time its next generation Proxima™ blood gas analyser to a German critical care audience at  both the Symposium Intensivmedizin + Intensivpflege Bremen and Stuttgarter Intensivkongress. Delegates at both congresses in February... Read more

IT Management

Video Over IP Solution for Digital Operating Rooms

2017 08 Feb

Advantech, a leading provider of medical computing systems for digital healthcare applications, and Technolution are pleased to announce their cooperation regarding SigmaXG a video streaming solution for the Digital Operating Room. SigmaXG is an easy to use, fast and flexible switching system for Video over IP. Advantech adopted the SigmaXG NDcoder... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips and Diagnostics Development win European Union 'Horizon Prize - Better Use of Antibiotics'

2017 08 Feb

Philips and Diagnostics Development, a P&M Venge company, evaluate the novel human neutrophil lipocalin (HNL) biomarker for the rapid detection of bacterial infectionBased on Philips’ Minicare I-20 handheld diagnostics platform, the Minicare HNL assay is recognized for its potential to provide physicians with 10-minute confirmation of bacterial infection,... Read more

ICU Management

Philips and Diagnostics Development win European Union 'Horizon Prize - Better Use of Antibiotics'

2017 08 Feb

Philips and Diagnostics Development, a P&M Venge company, evaluate the novel human neutrophil lipocalin (HNL) biomarker for the rapid detection of bacterial infectionBased on Philips’ Minicare I-20 handheld diagnostics platform, the Minicare HNL assay is recognized for its potential to provide physicians with 10-minute confirmation of bacterial infection,... Read more

IMAGING Management

US Imaging Services Provider Selects Sectra as its Enterprise Imaging Vendor

2017 07 Feb

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that Cascade Medical Imaging, LLC (CMI) has purchased Sectra Enterprise Imaging for Radiology. This solution will offer scalability for growth and provide a single platform for all clinicians to access patient images and information.CMI delivers imaging services... Read more

ICU Management

Patient Safety Movement Announces Innovation Award Winners at 5th Annual Summit

2017 06 Feb

At the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were announced. The annual summit convened hundreds of medical professionals, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates to discuss the challenges and innovative processes and procedures that will help... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Cancer Day: Highlighting Physical Activity in the Global Fight Against Cancer

2017 04 Feb

Worldwide cases of cancer predicted to reach 21.7 million by 2030   Today, on World Cancer Day, millions are urged to get active to help combat the world’s most deadly disease. Under the banner ‘We can. I can.’ the day will encourage people to be more active - in every sense - in the fight against a disease that, in less than two decades, will directly... Read more

IMAGING Management

The British Institute of Radiology Welcomes Teleradiology Standards Update

2017 03 Feb

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) welcomes the second edition of the “Standards for provision of teleradiology within the United Kingdom” released in December 2016 by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). The standards update the guidance previously issued by the RCR in 2010.   With the current shortage of radiologists teleradiology (the transmission... Read more

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Hologic Launches Next-Generation NovaSure® ADVANCED Global Endometrial Ablation System

2017 03 Feb

--Smaller 6 mm Diameter and Product Updates Are Designed to Enhance Patient Comfort and Improve Physician Ease-of-Use--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced the launch of its next-generation NovaSure® ADVANCED global endometrial ablation (GEA) system in the United States. The system has been FDA approved.The NovaSure system is designed to reduce... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra is Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction Worldwide—‘2017 Best in KLAS’ for Global (Non-US) PACS

2017 03 Feb

For the third continuous year, international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has been named ‘Best in KLAS’ for Global (Non-US) PACS. This category represents hospitals in all countries other than the US. Earlier this week Sectra announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been given the same award in the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Completes Divestiture of Blood Screening Business

2017 02 Feb

- Strengthens Efforts to Build a Sustainable Growth Company -- Accelerates Top- and Bottom-Line Growth Rates, Increases Financial Flexibility -Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has completed the divestiture of its blood screening business to long-time commercial partner, Grifols (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) for a purchase price of $1.85 billion in... Read more

ICU Management

Sphere Medical Presents Glycaemic Control Practice Survey at Intensive Care Society Meeting

2017 02 Feb

Study involving Intensivists from 90 ICUs in northwest Europe confirms significant variability in glycaemic control practices Sphere Medical, an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, has recently presented at the Intensive Care Society State of the Art Meeting and published a scientific poster discussing, “A comparative... Read more