Search Tag: medical imaging

IT Management


2014 11 Feb

A customer in Scandinavia has signed a four-year agreement with the IT and medical technology company Sectra. The order value amounts to SEK 32 million (approx. EUR 3.4 M). The agreement includes development, maintenance and support for the customer’s regional IT solution for managing medical images and patient information, the Sectra RIS and PACS....Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 26 May

Researchers in the UK have developed a ‘multispectral’ light sensor that detects the full spectrum of light, from ultra-violet (UV), to visible and near infrared light. Their research, just published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, identifies a new kind of light sensor that could allow medical and security imaging using low cost cameras.  Near...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 26 May

A year on from the Boston Marathon bombing, Kelly Bergeron, Manager of MRI Services at Boston Medical Centre has written about the lessons learned, in Radiology Management's March/April 2014 issue.  Those who work in the ancillary departments of large hospitals are well aware of the roles they play in the patient care experience, although the...Read more

Cardiology Management


2014 27 May

Materials scientists, led by Bert Müller (Biomaterials Science Center at University of Basel) have developed a new way to visualise constricted and calcified blood vessels with micrometer precision.  The “NO-stress” project combined hard x-ray tomography and established histology methods to visualise the vessels constricted by atherosclerosis....Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 22 Sep

Agfa HealthCare has announced its Fast Forward DR Upgrade Program, to support and improve hospitals’ and medical imaging departments’ digital imaging evolution. The flexible program allows healthcare organizations to take their imaging investments to the next level, for higher quality images, increased productivity and a smoother, more efficient...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 21 Oct

Spanish scientists have developed a new type of laser technology based on photoacoustics that can be used for detecting breast cancer. The new technique is safe as no ionising radiation is used, and could become an alternative to commonly used diagnostic methods such as mammography and ultrasound, according to researchers from the Universidad Carlos...Read more

Health Management


2014 08 Nov

Key Points • Demand increasing for medical imaging • Few unemployed radiologists • Teleradiology and outsourcing lack national legislation • Other healthcare professions are encroaching on radiology “turf” Today, European radiology lies at the centre of the healthcare chain. Nevertheless, we don’t know very much about how this profession...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 18 Nov

A special report on radiology preparedness for handling cases of the Ebola virus has been released by radiologists from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta (GA, USA). The authors discuss their protocols and recommendations in the report which is published online in Radiology . “Clear and frequent...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 21 Nov

Agfa HealthCare has announced a collaboration with Park Place International (PPI) to integrate and resell the Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging Portfolio to optimise the MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR). This solution provides multi-media electronic content management for MEDITECH EHRs and enhances value based performance goals. The changing...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 26 Nov

National Decision Support Company (NDSC) has teamed up with the European Society of Radiology (ESR) to deliver appropriate use criteria to the European market via ESR iGuide. Through this partnership, the ESR will leverage NDSC's expertise in delivering electronically consumable appropriate use criteria in the United States to deliver the same service...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 01 Dec

TeraRecon, a global leader in advanced visualisation and enterprise medical image viewing solutions announced the availability of a truly first-of-kind upgrade program called Any/\One™, at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Illinois.   Any/\One upgrades provide a...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 17 Jan

Lexmark International, Inc. has announced its acquisition of Toronto-based medical imaging company Claron Technology, Inc. for about $37 million in cash. Claron is a leading provider of medical image viewing, distribution, sharing and collaboration software technology. Claron's medical image viewing platform offers web-based access to patient imaging...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 26 Jan

A majority of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET), provides considerable value to patient care, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) . Notably, primary care...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 31 Mar

According to a new study published in Radiology , a substantial gap exists between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation. Researchers say the findings highlight a need for better communication as medicine enters an era of patient-centred care. For the study, researchers...Read more

IT Management


2015 06 May

Sectra’s interactive visualization  table  has been awarded the Dirk Bartz Prize for Visual Computing in Medicine 2015. The prize is awarded by the  Eurographics Association  , which organizes a biennial competition to acknowledge the contribution that computer graphics is playing in the medical field. Sectra’s visualization table is a large touch...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 09 May

Risks associated with ionising radiation exposure are greater in children due to their longer life span and greater radiosensitivity. The good news is that according to researchers the risk can be significantly reduced with just a little bit of education. The finding is from a new study, “Point-of-care estimated radiation exposure and imaging guidelines...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 13 May

EOS imaging, the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, today announced a new on line service offering that allows hospitals to outsource 3D modelling from EOS stereo-radiographic images. The 3D models will be generated at EOS’ Canadian subsidiary in Montreal. These capabilities will be available to healthcare professionals with access to EOS...Read more

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2015 16 May

According to a new study conducted by a team of scientists from Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London and the University of Bristol, new scanning methods could be used to predict people at risk of schizophrenia. The results have been published in the...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 07 May

BEDFORD, Mass. ,  May 7, 2015 / PRNewswire / -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today that the Company will present at two upcoming investor conferences in May: The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Healthcare Conference in  Las Vegas  on  Tuesday, May 12  at  1:40 pm Pacific Time  (PT). The UBS Global Healthcare Conference in  New York...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 29 Apr

- Revenues of $655.5 Million Grow 4.9% on a Reported Basis, 7.2% in Constant Currency - - Company Records GAAP EPS of $0.17, Non-GAAP EPS of $0.41 - - Company Raises Full-Year Revenue and Earnings Guidance - BEDFORD, Mass. , / PRNewswire / -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today the Company's financial results for the second...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 06 Apr

BEDFORD, Mass. , / PRNewswire / -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced that the Company plans to release its operating results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 on  Wednesday, April 29, 2015 , after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at  4:30 p.m. Eastern Time . Interested participants...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 01 Apr

BEDFORD, Mass. ,/ PRNewswire / -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2037 (CUSIP No. 436440 AB7) issued  November 23, 2010 , and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes. ...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 02 Jul

Studies purporting to show a link between cancer and medical imaging radiation are flawed because of their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a report published in the journal Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment . “Although radiation is known to cause cancer at high doses and high-dose rates, no data have ever unequivocally...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 09 Sep

Carestream Launches Pioneering Ultrasound System with Unique All-touch Control panel at R ö ntgenveckan in Malmö, Sweden   Advanced recording features and configurable all-touch control panel score highly with ultrasound professionals CARESTREAM Touch Prime Ultrasound System  and  CARESTREAM Touch Prime XE Ultrasound System  have both received...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 18 Nov

With cutting-edge 4K image clarity, combined with wireless mobility, imaging leader NDS demonstrates Vision in Motion at MEDICA 2015   NDS Surgical Imaging will bring a new level of mobility and flexibility to endoscopic surgery visualization at the MEDICA event in Dusseldorf, Germany.  NDS will preview its new patent-pending ZeroWire® MOBILE integrated...Read more

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2015 01 Dec

Recognition confirms company's multi-disciplinary platform approach to Enterprise Imaging Agfa HealthCare is emerging as "the clear leader" among Enterprise Imaging IT vendors Agfa HealthCare also noted as second most Favorite Imaging IT Vendor overall   (RSNA 2015, Booth #1315, South Hall)  Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of diagnostic...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 01 Dec

TeraRecon ( ), a leader in advanced visualization, enterprise medical image viewing and image sharing solutions, highlights a new strategy for enterprise imaging called Overlay PACS™ Viewing at RSNA15 Annual Conference, held at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, November 29th-December 3rd, 2015. Booth #6713. RSNA15 attendees will...Read more

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2015 10 Dec

-- Aptima® HBV Quant Assay Joins Tests for HIV-1 and HCV on the Fully Automated Panther Instrument -- Hologic, Inc. has earned CE-IVD certification for its Aptima HBV Quant assay on the fully automated Panther® instrument, the Company has announced.   This assay expands the European virology menu available on the Panther system, which previously...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 04 Jan

Hologic, Inc. has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 on  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 , after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at  4:30 p.m. Eastern Time . Interested participants may listen to the call by dialing...Read more

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2016 05 Jan

Hologic, Inc. has announced that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2037 (CUSIP No. 436440 AB7) issued November 23, 2010, and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes.  This conversion right is subject to the terms of...Read more