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Cloud based technology, Teamplay, PACS accessories, dashboards, RSNA 2014

Helping connect healthcare experts and increasing the usability of the wealth of medical imaging data is the goal of a cloud-based network solution from Siemens Healthcare.

Alere, INRatio, INRatio2, PT/INR Monitor system, correction

Alere Inc. has initiated a voluntary correction to inform United States users of the Alere INRatio and INRatio 2 PT/INR Monitor system of certain medical conditions that should not be tested with...

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

Cath lab, clinical trial, clinical study, defibrillator monitors

A faster, coordinated emergency response in collaboration with hospital cardiac catheterization laboratories in each United States region, including New York City, is associated with improving...

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Vantage Elan 1.5T, Toshiba

Community hospitals can now provide their patients with a reliable and high-functioning MR system, the Vantage Elan 1.5T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Doctors at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa implanted a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve in a 13-year-old patient in October, marking the 50th time the hospital has given the device...

Philips launched the Ingenia 1.5T S, a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system designed for "First Time Right" imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient's experience...

dual energy, Siemens, Definition edge, single source dual energy scanning

The new version of the Siemens Somatom Definition Edge CT system, allows dual energy images to be acquired using a single-source system in clinical routine.  

CT systems, RSNA 2014, Pure Vision, AIDR 3-D Enhanced, Sure Kv

Giving customers the tools to lower dose and ensure safer CT imaging, Toshiba is offering enhancements across its Aquilion One CT product line that improve patient...

GE Healthcare, Signa Pioneer, MRI, MAGIC

GE Healthcare’s Signa Pioneer, a new 510(k) pending 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, offers a unique feature where it can create six imaging protocols from a single scan. The vendor...

Angiography systems, CT systems, Hybrid OR, RSNA 2014

As the first integration between Interventional Radiology (IR) and CT technology, Toshiba’s Infinix 4-D CT provides clinicians with faster, safer and more accurate interventions.

ultrasound

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal, using customized structures that offset the distortion usually caused...

Siemens Healthcare presented two new clinical applications for angiography at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting. The syngo Dyna4D...

Agfa HealthCare announced it has converged its ICIS and IMPAX Agility brands into a single platform called Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging. The new platform allows...

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 their caregivers at RSNA 2014. ...

Ultrasound systems, RSNA 2014, Consortium

Philips announced the initiation of a Consortium of health care leaders that will drive the creation of mobile ultrasound solutions, highlighted by the demonstration of a new app-based...

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Signa Creator, Signa Explorer

GE Healthcare introduced two 510(k) pending 1.5T MRI systems, Signa Creator and Signa Explorer at RSNA 2014. 

Researchers at Okayama University in collaboration with several medical centers in Japan have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a hypothermal treatment – pharyngeal cooling – for cardiac...

Medtronic, PERIGON Pivotal Trial, pericardial surgical aortic heart valve

Medtronic, Inc. announced it has initiated the PERIGON (PERIcardial SurGical AOrtic Valve ReplacemeNt) Pivotal Trial, a global, prospective clinical trial evaluating an investigational surgical...

Forty-five percent of providers interviewed by KLAS are planning to consolidate their CVIS products, but less than half plan to stick with their current vendor/solution.