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The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. for DoseMonitor, its radiation dose tracking system....

Siemens, Artis Q.zen

There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

radiation dose management ct systems image wisely

Image Wisely recently launched its first Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — a series of free, online and...

UltraSPECT Xpress.Cardiac, UltraSPECT, nuclear imaging, gamma cameras

UltraSPECT announced that MaineHealth, a family of hospitals and medical centers throughout Maine, has selected the UltraSPECT Xpress.Cardiac and Xpress3.Cardiac solutions as part of the...

This webinar will focus on summarizing biological effects of radiation exposure in catheterization labs and methods to minimize dose to both clinical staff and patients. A focus of this lecture...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted market clearance for a hand lotion designed to offer radiation protection from X-rays. Physicians such as interventional cardiologists...

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...

Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional cardiology has become a major trend. However, when vendors start talking dose, it is important to realize...

Radiation exposure has become a major public health concern in both lay and medical publications. In nuclear medicine, the recent introduction of hybrid imaging in the form of SPECT/CT and PET/CT...

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new radiation dose monitoring and...

Sectra has recently registered a new Class 1 software medical device, Sectra DoseTrack, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

UltraSPECT announced the installation of its proprietary Wide Beam Reconstruction (WBR) software at nearly 10 healthcare facilities. The installations came as a result of the recent...

GE Healthcare has announced that all of its new computed tomography (CT) products meet the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) smart dose standard that raises the bar for CT dose...

Many providers, and even consumers, are now aware of low-dose technologies, such as computed tomography (CT) systems that enable high-quality images with low radiation. Today, a growing number of...

Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics, is compiling the cumulative radiation patients receive from about 220,000 higher-dose procedures...

Unavoidable damage caused to the heart and lungs by radiotherapy treatment of tumors in the chest region can be limited by the administration of an ACE inhibitor, a drug commonly used in the...

liver metastasis, iterative reconstruction

New computed tomography (CT) dose studies and growing public media attention have made minimizing unnecessary radiation dose to patients a priority for medical imaging facilities. In addition,...

Toshiba, activation imaging, ACC, 2013

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...

GE Healthcare DoseMap Radiation Dose Management Angiography Systems

At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference, GE Healthcare unveiled DoseMap to alert interventional cardiologists to patient radiation exposure during longer procedures.