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IMAGING Management

Colon Camera Pill Receives US FDA Approval

2014 05 Feb

Camera-in-a-pill manufacturer Given Imaging announced that it received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a pill able to provide visualisation of the colon, making it available to a global market of 3 million procedures per year.The pill, a swallowed capsule endoscope entitled PillCam Colon, is designed for the detection of colon polyps in... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS 2014: Improved Care Team Communications Through Mobile Heartbeat CURE

2014 30 Jan

Consolidating clinical communications, patient-centric workflow and a real-time clinical team directory, a secure smartphone application connects all members of a patient’s care team and enables better patient care at a lower cost.Mobile Heartbeat launches Mobile Heartbeat CURE (Clinical Urgent REsponse), a smartphone application enabling secure mobile... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips and Russia’s MEDSI Enter Healthcare Technology Partnership

2014 27 Jan

Philips and Russia’s largest network of private clinics sign MOU for strategic partnershipRoyal Philips and MEDSI, Russia’s largest network of private clinics, have announced a strategic partnership to develop a clinical network aimed at providing efficient medical care in Russia. MEDSI president Alexey Chupin, and Peter Vullinghs, CEO of Philips in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Varian Medical Systems's ProBeam Proton Therapy System FDA Approved

2014 22 Jan

Varian Medical Systems of Palo Alto, California, the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, has received US FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam proton therapy system.Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering... Read more

IT Management

HP Saves Data Centre Space, Time, Costs for Belfast Trust

2014 20 Jan

Two 20-foot HP Performance Optimised Data Centres will meet Trust's compute requirements for the next seven to ten yearsHP has announced that the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has improved its IT services while saving space, time and costs by installing two HP Performance Optimised Data Centres (PODs) at the Ulster Hospital, Belfast.The... Read more

IT Management

First US Contracts for Agfa Healthcare’s IMPAX Agility PACS Platform

2013 17 Dec

•Streamlined navigation and workflow deliver clinical productivity benefits for radiologists•Task managed workflows enhance the delivery of care•Advanced platform design leverages modern IT technologies to maximize performance and reduce costs Agfa HealthCare has announced the first two U.S. sales of IMPAX Agility, a brand new imaging platform that... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Survival Rates Drastically Improved With Philips’ Virtual ICU

2013 10 Dec

According to a recent study conducted by Dr. Craig Lilly, a professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Director of the eICU Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center, and published online in the journal CHEST, it was found that a virtual ICU, staffed by one specialist doctor and three critical care nurses at the service of 150... Read more

IT Management

RSNA 2013: Intelerad / Blackford Analysis Partnership to Automate Multi-Study Image Comparisons

2013 26 Nov

Blackford’s advanced registration technology to be integrated with InteleViewer to facilitate the comparison of current and prior studies   Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, has begun a technology partnership with Blackford Analysis, a provider of software products that accelerate comparison... Read more

IMAGING Management

Frost & Sullivan: The 50 Most Innovative Technologies in 2013

2013 09 May

Up to 85% of technologies developed globally never make it to the commercial world. Business and investors need to closely assess the potential of a given technology platform to understand the true market prospects it holds and to evaluate the risk-reward elements. 50 of the most innovative technologies in the world identified by Frost & Sullivan will... Read more