Radiation Dose Management

radiation dose management, medical imaging

Patient radiation dose safety has become the latest buzzword. With the emerging regulations and mandates, technologies and best practices, the radiation safety information pool has become convoluted with disparate and conflicting information. With...

June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist exposure to radiation during cardiac catheterization, according to results of the RadiCure...

radiation dose monitoring

Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography and fluoroscopy examinations grow, leading to a greater risk of patient overexposure to radiation. Healthcare providers must reinforce their efforts t...

interative reconstruction, CT dose

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both lay and medical publications. Implementation of iterative reconstruction offers the ability to minimize radiation exposure while pre...

Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Comprehensive dose strategy
Sapheneia has partnered with Scannerside to provide a comprehensive dose strategy (CDS) to the medical imaging industry.  
Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Information technology
Philips introduced the DoseWise Portal, a comprehensive radiation dose management software solution aimed at managing radiation exposure risk to patients and...
Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, x-ray, lead-free, acrylic shielding
Turner MedTech introduced ClearShield at RSNA, which is lead-free, eco-friendly, utilizes no lead and complies with European Union RoHS requirements. 
radiation dose management, ECRI, top 10 hazard list
To help hospitals reduce technology-related risks, ECRI Institute publishes an annual list of Top 10 Health Technology Hazards.
Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Comprehensive dose strategy
The new version of the Siemens Somatom Definition Edge CT system, allows dual energy images to be acquired using a single-source system in...

Articles

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure...
radiation dose management in medical imaging
Patient radiation dose safety has become the latest buzzword. With the emerging regulations and mandates, technologies and best practices, the radiation safety...
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Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging...
June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk....

Video Center

There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...