News

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. ...

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.

At the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting, Cerner Corp. will feature RadNet Radiation Dose Documentation functionality.

The Nugget

Radcal Corporation announced the release of its first WiFi device, the Nugget, which will be unveiled at the 2014 RSNA trade show, along with the new Accu-Dose+ ion chamber based diagnostic meter...

TIDI Products LLC has acquired CFI Medical Solutions (CFI) of Fenton, Mich., a diversified medical device manufacturer and engineering resource for hospitals, distributors and global original...

Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. will showcase its SafeCT Enterprise solution at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA's) 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting,...

Backus Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital now gather and analyze dose data from all necessary modalities within their...

Healthcare organizations looking to implement low dose protocols for computed tomography (CT) exams on all scanners, regardless of disparate locations, can now benefit from SafeCT ...

Infinitt North America will be featuring Dose M 2.0 radiation dose tracking software at this year’s RSNA in Chicago. The new version expands the capture of dose data from multiple-modalities and...

This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and operator.

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

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 information pool has become...

Watchman, LAA occluder

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging today that will become commonplace in...

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. However, children who undergo...

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...

Late-Breaking Trials SCAI May 2014

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the late-breaking clinic al trial data presentations for it its upcoming 2014 Scientific Sessions, May 28-31, in Las...

May 1, 2014 — Government regulations and JCAHO (Joint Commission) certification are driving providers to make purchasing plans for dose monitoring solutions, and in discussions about these plans,...

April 28, 2014 — John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital in Phoenix is the first in Arizona, and only one of eight hospitals in the United States, to reduce or eliminate radiation for...

This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers...