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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.

Since its launch, less than two years ago, more than 5 million computed tomography (CT) scans, and nearly 3 million exams, have been added to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index...

ECRI Institute Radiation Dose Safety INsight Assessment Dose Management

Computed tomography (CT) radiation dose can result in unnecessarily high exposures, placing patients at increased risk of cancer and other conditions. Inappropriate radiation doses have raised...

Nuclear Medicine Information Systems LLC (NMIS) and BioDose LLC have been renamed and rebranded as ec2 Software Solutions, company officials announced.

Philips Royal Electronics and Unfors RaySafe AB announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement that will see the development of the next generation Philips DoseAware system, with the aim...

At RSNA 2012 Montage Healthcare Solutions and Radimetrics demonstrated the benefits of correlating dose information with Montage clinical report search results.

There were several evident trends on the show floor at RSNA 2012, including interest in software fueled by Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use requirements, new mammography solutions and innovations in...

GE Blueprint Advocate Healthcare Radiation Dose Management

Advocate Health Care, one of the nation's top health systems and the largest integrated health care system in the state of Illinois, and GE Healthcare, a national leader in low dose, high...

August 17, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced an agreement to enhance the syngo Workflow radiology information...

July 23, 2012 — The IT and medical technology company Sectra has acquired the product rights for Intulo, a system that monitors radiation doses, from the Swedish medical IT company...

July 10, 2012 — In CT (computed tomography) imaging, healthcare facilities strive to limit patient radiation dose while maintaining high image quality for accurate diagnoses. St. Elizabeth...

July 10, 2012 — A study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) shows that medical imaging is increasing even in...