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Lumify, POC ultrasound, app based ultrasound, pocket ultrasound, smartphone

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile technology. The technology was unveiled at the Soci...

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, do...

Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-world settings has many challenges, according to a new RAND Corp. study.

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness of heart rate and behavior. Body-worn or wearable...

osteoporosis, heart disease, linked, older people, Southampton MRC, CT
University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar...
radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
ACC, Statin Intolerance App, statin therapy, muscle symptoms, pain
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance App is now available to help guide clinicians through the process of managing and treating patients...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...
ACC, Statin Intolerance App, statin therapy, muscle symptoms, pain
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance App is available to help guide clinicians through the process of managing and
Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health...
Agfa HealthCare's Xero Viewer now features Full Fidelity View for diagnostic viewing. The functionality uses lossless compression to...
Pie Medical Imaging's CAAS MRV software is now enabled for analysis of the heart to support diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions. The...

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radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...
Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, transducer
Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across...
Simbionix, 3D Systems, echo simulator
More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 26th Annual...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...