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Radical shift towards value-based radiology

2018 22 Aug

In a correspondence letter published in The Lancet, Prof. Dr. Marc Dewey (Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany) highlights the urgency for the practice of radiology to tackle some important problems. "The practice of radiology needs to change for three reasons: subjective decisions about tests are a major contributor to the overuse of... Read more

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New flexible x-ray detector that conforms to patient's specification

2018 02 Aug

University of Surrey researchers have developed a new flexible x-ray detector that they claim can achieve high sensitivity levels that strongly compete with current technologies. The researchers also proved that it is possible to create a device that conforms to the subject – i.e., it could be possible for breast cancer screenings to be carried... Read more

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How ‘Echo Boost’ Can Help Optimize Echo Examinations

2016 19 Jan

1. Background:  Extensive clinical diagnosis experience has been obtained within the field of myocardium disease, coronary disease, valve disease, cardiac tumor and congenital disease by echo practitioners, making echocardiography to emerge as a rather common practice within the last couple of decades. Technologies such as B-mode, Mmode, Color Doppler... Read more

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Dr. Sorensen invests in Deerfield Imaging & named Board Executive Chairman

2015 02 Nov

Deerfield Imaging Holdings, Inc. (“IMRIS” or “the Company”) announced that Gregory Sorensen, MD, has purchased a significant minority interest in the Company and has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as Executive Chairman.  Dr. Sorensen served until recently as President and CEO of Siemens Healthcare North America; and is a neuroradiologist well... Read more

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Top Medical and Imaging Technologies 2015

2015 30 Sep

Flexible and less expensive healthcare solutions are becoming more widely available, thanks to an array of sophisticated inventions in medical devices, diagnostics and imaging. These healthcare innovations play a critical role in managing the increasing frequency of chronic diseases around the globe, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.... Read more

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#ECR15: Toshiba Satellite Lunch Symposium: New Detector Technology Improves Patient Safety

2015 25 Feb

Toshiba Medical Systems invites you to the educational event "New Detector Technology Improves Patient Safety" during ECR to learn more about how we are bringing innovation to life.  In addition to two lunch symposia, which we will be hosting on Thursday and Friday, our comprehensive hands-on workshop program throughout the day from Wednesday... Read more

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Carestream's Vue PACS Ranks High in 'Best in KLAS' Report

2015 05 Feb

Carestream Health has earned top ratings from healthcare IT and radiology professionals across the globe for its CARESTREAM Vue PACS, a Web-enabled picture archiving communication system. Carestream's Vue PACS has been named the “Category Leader for Global PACS” (Europe and Asia/Pacific regions) in a report issued by KLAS, an independent research organisation... Read more

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Ultrasound Technology Made to Measure

2015 02 Feb

Scientists at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed a multichannel ultrasound platform that uses a modular configuration so that it can be adapted to a set of applications that are entirely different from each other. This innovation means researchers can now cover a wide range of applications, from sonar systems to medical ultrasound technologies and... Read more

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First UK Site to Install Siemens' Artis Q Interventional Technology

2014 13 Jul

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has become the first site in the UK to invest in the newest interventional radiology innovation from Siemens Healthcare. The Artis Q biplane system, due to be installed later in the year, will provide the hospital with the latest technology to support the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions and... Read more

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Goggles To Identify Tumours In OR

2014 27 Jun

In the near future, dual-mode imaging technology built into lightweight instruments, such as googles, will facilitate the identification of tumours in real time. Surgeons cannot remove tumours until they know the precise location of the cancerous lesions, and the new technology will generate more precise images. Having accurate borders will enable the... Read more