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HAMILTON-C1 neo:Comprehensive Care for Newborns in Just One Device

2016 02 Dec

The new HAMILTON-C1 neo combines a range of therapy options with maximum mobility in a highly versatile ventilator designed specifically for neonates.   With over 30 years of experience in developing intelligent ventilation solutions for patients of all ages, Hamilton Medical has now channeled that wealth of expertise and proven neonatal technology... Read more

IMAGING Management

BIR and GE Healthcare launch new Radiation Safety Travel Award

2016 30 Nov

 (Left to right) Dawn Philips, Sales and Marketing Leader, GE Healthcare and Jacqueline Fowler, CEO at BIR£1,000 funding offered for award designed to promote worldwide innovation in radiation safety   The BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel award is a new initiative which aims to share best practice in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design... Read more

IMAGING Management

Swedish County Council Extend Sectra Contract to Radiology Archive to VNA

2016 29 Nov

The Swedish county council of Blekinge is extending the functionality of its existing radiology image management system (PACS) from Sectra (STO: SECT B) to also include handling of non-radiology imaging. Consolidation of image handling across multiple departments enables healthcare professionals to gain a more complete patient overview. In addition,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers Somatom go. CT Platform, Offers Radiology Customers an Excellent ROI

2016 29 Nov

The Somatom go.Now and Somatom go.Up CT scanners are equally suited to newly established radiology departments and to expanding successful institutionsStandardized workflows and multi-year service packages provide radiology providers high financial reliability and a foundation for successful growthUnique single-room concept drastically reduces installation... Read more

IMAGING Management

Faster MRI Scans With Compressed Sensing from Siemens Healthineers

2016 29 Nov

Siemens Healthineers underlines its position as innovation leader in magnetic resonance imaging with new acceleration technologyCompressed Sensing allows MR imaging up to ten times faster without compromising image qualityThe first application, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine1, enables diagnostic cardiac imaging of patients with arrhythmias or of those with... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers Presents Particularly Cost-Efficient MRI Scanner – Magnetom Sempra

2016 28 Nov

•   1.5 Tesla MRI scanner with innovative applications supports improved competitiveness and will potentially boost profitability for radiology providers•   Up to 30% less energy consumption, higher uptime at lower running costs thanks to an innovative embedded service concept•   Standardized and automated examination workflows address the continuous... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Cardiology Module Incorporated in US Healthcare Organization’s Enterprise Imaging Solution

2016 27 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ProMedica is adding the Sectra Cardiology Module into its existing enterprise imaging architecture. Through integration with the Epic Cupid reporting module, physicians will have combined access to their patients’ complete imaging history for both radiology and cardiology.  ProMedica’s... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning Breast Screening and Interventional Solutions at RSNA

2016 27 Nov

--New products spotlight Hologic's leading tomosynthesis technology, including the world's first dedicated prone biopsy system with 2D or 3D™ imaging--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) will highlight its portfolio of innovative, award-winning breast cancer screening and interventional products, including the new Affirm™ prone breast biopsy system, at the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dr Simon Jackson Joins Professor Kevin Prise to Form New BJR Editor-in-Chief Team

2016 24 Nov

We are delighted to announce that Dr Simon Jackson has been appointed as the incoming Editor-in-Chief (Medical) for BJR. He joins Professor Kevin Prise, Editor-in-Chief (Scientific) to further facilitate the development of the journal as a key resource for the radiological scientific community.Dr Jackson has accrued his editorial experience for BJR acting... Read more

IT Management

German Hospital Group Invests in Sectra PACS and VNA

2016 24 Nov

The German hospital group Gesundheit Nordhessen is investing in a medical IT solution from Sectra(STO: SECT B) for handling radiology images as well as non-radiology images across the group’s four hospitals. Sectra’s enterprise imaging solution (PACS and VNA) will improve the availability and simplify the communication of patient images. This makes... Read more

IT Management

Video Games to Create “Epic Wins” Within The Healthcare Sector, World of Health IT Event Concludes

2016 24 Nov

The Sort siblings - Manel Sort, Head of Studios, King.com, Spain and Anna Sort, CEO & Co-Founder, PlayBenefit – have advocated the potential use of video gaming in healthcare saying that it should create ‘epic wins’ within the industry.   Speaking during the final keynote that closed the World of Health IT event during their session “From Candy Crush... Read more

IT Management

Major Health IT Event Opens with Recognition of Most Digitally Mature Hospitals

2016 24 Nov

The World of Health IT (WoHIT) has opened its doors to over 1,000 healthcare IT professionals from across 25 different countries worldwide today. Covering a range of the hottest topics in the industry, from mHealth and cybersecurity to genomics and integrated care, WoHIT has gathered the whole of the European and global eHealth community together. Steve... Read more

IT Management

Sectra Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction in the Industry

2016 21 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has the highest customer satisfaction in the industry according to a new report from analytics company peer60. The report— Ideal Imaging Configuration: The Tug-of-War Between Enterprise and Best of Breed —shows that Sectra’s customers consistently express the highest satisfaction regardless... Read more

IT Management

UK Becomes #1 in the World for Sharing Diagnostic Medical Images Via a Common Platform from Sectra

2016 21 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that two additional  acute hospitals in Wales, UK, have gone live with Sectra’s solution for digital sharing of patient images and reports between hospitals, Image Exchange Portal (IEP). All acute hospitals in Wales now have access to Sectra IEP, enabling faster and more secure... Read more

IT Management

How Batteries Create Better Computers on Wheels

2016 21 Nov

Power supply has been a major challenge when it comes to the computers-on-wheels that are rolled around hospitals and other healthcare settings.It may seem strange, but batteries are taking a front row seat in the effort to improve point-of-care in hospitals, doctors' offices and other care facilities. Let me explain why.Over the past few years, healthcare... Read more

IT Management

DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers

2016 21 Nov

First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-CareBreakthrough Hot-Swappable Battery Design Eliminates Delays in Patient Care and Addresses COW Challenges in HealthcareDT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced the DT590 series of All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers,... Read more

IT Management

Inaugural Awards for Compassionate Health Care in Europe to Be Launched At Health IT Conference

2016 21 Nov

HIMSS Europe is bringing the Kate Granger Awards for Compassionate Care to Europe - to be launched at next week’s World of Health IT event – an international conference dedicated to health IT.     Nominations are open for the first ever European Kate Granger Awards for Compassionate Care – named after an English doctor who worked tirelessly to raise... Read more

IT Management

Leading Healthcare IT Organizations Partner to Expand Global Impact

2016 18 Nov

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced a pivotal agreement to jointly partner on all programs and professional communities outside of North America.  Through HIMSS-CHIME International, healthcare information technology’s (HIT) two most visible and successful... Read more

IMAGING Management

BJR Awards presented to Dr Tilman Emrich and Dr Sonja Gordic

2016 17 Nov

Dr Tilman Emrich is awarded Barclay Medal Barclay Medal WinnerOn 3 November 2016, at the BIR Annual Congress, Dr Tilman Emrich was awarded the Barclay Medal. He was presented with the award by the President of the BIR, Mr Andy Rogers. Dr Emrich won his award for his paper: “Cardiac Magnetic Resonance enables diagnosis in 90% of patients with acute chest... Read more

IMAGING Management

Schiller Launches CARDIOVIT AT-1 G2 at MEDICA 2016

2016 14 Nov

The power of simplicity CARDIOVIT AT-1 G2SCHILLER is very pleased to introduce the 2nd generation of its most successful ECG device: Building on the solidly proven AT-1 and enhanced with the latest technology, the AT-1 G2 distinguishes itself by its outstanding signal quality and the newest interpretation algorithm. User friendliness is guaranteed with... Read more


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