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Lumedx unveiled a host of new HealthView products at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, March 9-11, 2013. New solutions include a comprehensive, Web-based...

Siemens Angiography Systems Artis Q Artis Q.zen FDA Approval Cath Lab

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Artis Q and Artis Q.zen angiography system families, which feature revolutionary new X-ray tube...

As cardiologists assemble in San Francisco for the 2013 Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology, they are faced with the challenge of how to handle the high volume of additional...

Texas A&M

March 7, 2013 — Ultrasound technology could soon experience a significant upgrade that would enable it to produce high-quality, high-resolution images, thanks to the development of a new key...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

March 7, 2013 — Philips Healthcare announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its EchoNavigator live image-guidance tool.

LEU TechneLite generator

As the U.S. government works to strengthen its global nuclear security strategy by eliminating potential sources of bomb-grade highly enriched uranium (HEU), it has eyed the production of medical...

Esaote launched its next generation imaging technology for dedicated MRI and ultrasound. The eHD for ultrasound and eXP technology for dedicated MRI represent step-change innovations in the...

Agfa Healthcare Room for Improvement KLAS

Agfa HealthCare's stated core belief is centered around helping imaging providers succeed, yet a majority of U.S. clients interviewed by KLAS report gaps in reaching desired results when using...

Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron emission tomography (PET) Infusion System through a new distribution agreement with Comecer SPA....

The American College of Radiology supports the Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act (H.R. 846), recently introduced by Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX), Peter Roskam (R-IL), John Barrow (D-GA...

To address the rising costs of healthcare, we must improve the way that health care is delivered, including coordinating care better and improving the safety of care, stated the Centers for...

The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) today launched Medical Device Tax Watch, a website dedicated to raising awareness of efforts of some medical device manufacturers to pass the...

EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology

Strain imaging for echo is increasingly being recommended to assist in assessing cancer patients at risk for heart disease. Strain Imaging can provide valuable information when monitoring patients...

Nuclear Imaging Choosing Wisely Five Questions Testing PET/SPECT Systems

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) released a list of specific tests that are commonly ordered—but not always necessary — in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging as...

TIMS version 3.0 TIMS Medical Foresight Imaging Angiography Endoscopes DICOM

The TIMS Medical division of Foresight Imaging released the TIMS version 3.0 platform to provide high resolution digital video formats in fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Cardiac Ultra Sound Echo ASE Choosing Wisely 5 THings Patients Should Question

Taking a leadership role in addressing inefficient practices and improving care, the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness...

Sunshine act, disclosure, cardiology, radiology

The White House’s recent approval of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act mandates transparency within physician-industry relationships. Data recording begins Aug. 1, 2013, so it is necessary for...

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...

robot clinical decision support, RP 7 robot

The March 2013 issue of The Atlantic, out this week, includes the article “The Robot Will See You Now,” which looks at how IBM's Watson — the same machine that...