FDA Clearance Awarded to Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm

FDA Clears Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm with Flat-Panel DetectorCombination of detector and 25 kW power output yield high-resolution, high-contrast imagesField of view up to 25% larger than conventional C-armsSiemens Healthcare has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cios Alpha, a dynamic new mobile C-arm system with flat-panel detector that boasts a power out

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Revolutionary MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy One Step Closer

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumour visualisation during radiotherapyRoyal Philips and The Netherlands’ University Medical Center (UMC) have announced that the initial components of the world’s first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system are being installed at UMC Utrecht

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Digital Mammography Lowers Recall and Biopsy Rates

Findings of a new study associate population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM). The research, conducted by Solveig Hofvind, PhD, Cancer Registry of Norway and Oslo University College, in Oslo, Norway, and published online in the journal Radiology, was based on data from the Norwegian Breast Cancer S

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FDA Approval For Carestream’s New Bone Suppression Software

Company’s Latest Imaging Software Offers IHE Dose Reporting Capabilities, Image Quality and Productivity Enhancements for CR, DR SystemsCarestream’s latest image acquisition software that includes innovative features for its portable and room-based CR and DR systems is now commercially available worldwide. The software’s optional bone suppression feature, which recently received FDA clearance

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FUJIFILM SonoSite Replaces CEO

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and pioneering specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, has made the announcement that effective March 31, 2014, Kevin M. Goodwin stepped down from as President and Chief Executive Officer in order to pursue other opportunities. Replacing him is Naohiro Fujitani, President and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

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Esaote Enhances Ultrasound with CrystaLine Technology

With the launch of CrystaLine technology at the European Congress of Radiology in March, Esaote is focusing on application of ultrasound through the chain of prevention, diagnosis, intervention and therapy. CrystaLine includes enhancements to hardware and software that build on Esaote's eHD ultrasound technology. Major technical improvements provided by CrystaLine include Combined Pulse Imagi

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Intelerad Announces UK Expansion With April Tour

Series of UK events will include live customer testimonials and product demonstrationsWhat: Intelerad UK events, featuring product demos and customer testimonialsWhen: April 23, 24, 25, 28Where: Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, LondonInfo: www.intelerad.co.uk/tourIntelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, has announced the expansion of their UK operation

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AIUM 2014: Samsung Launches 5D Ultrasound Technology

The UGEO WS80A premium ultrasound system, combining 5D technology and world-class diagnostic imaging is on display as part of Samsung’s AIUM 2014 showcaseSamsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, has announced its first premium ultrasound system – the Samsung UGEO WS80A – designed to redefine ultrasound for women’s health. Combining Samsung’s latest medic

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ECIO 2014: Leading Cancer Conference comes to Berlin

The European Conference on Interventional Oncology presents new ways to treat cancer Over 1,000 medical professionals from around the world are expected to attendThe world’s leading radiologists, oncologists and surgeons will be coming to Germany this April for the European Conference on International Oncology (ECIO), held at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin from April 23rd to April 26t

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Agfa HealthCare’s ICIS to Image-Enable Hospital Group’s EMR

ZNA hospital group in Belgium extends Agfa HealthCare’s ICIS to integrate all medical images onto a single cloud-based platformAll relevant images will become part of the patient record, regardless of source, leading to an image-enabled EMRSolution will integrate all medical images from different departments and facilities, whether DICOM or non-DICOM.In parallel, ZNA is deploying a new EMR; throug

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