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IMAGING Management

Radiation Dose - Who Calibrates the Machines?

2016 01 Feb

Dose reduction programmes rely on hardware, software and the actions of healthcare staff and patients. But did you ever stop to wonder who ensures the accuracy of the imaging and radiation therapy machines?The University of Wisconsin Radiation Calibration Laboratory provides calibration services to around 60 percent of the U.S. medical physics market,... Read more

IT Management

Mind-Controlled Robot Arm Shows Promising Results

2014 23 Dec

There is no doubt that brain-computer interface technology has the potential to help improve the function and quality of life for people who are unable to use their own arms. This was recently demonstrated by a woman with quadriplegia who shaped the almost human hand of a robot arm with just her thoughts and was able to pick up a ball, a rock, big and... Read more