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AliveCor Heart Monitor, third generation, ECG, atrial fibrillation, AF

AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of its third-generation AliveCor Heart Monitor. Now users have the ability to identify and manage heart conditions with a U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

According to the Dell Global Technology Adoption Index, 96 percent of mid-size healthcare organizations surveyed are using or considering using cloud computing.

Atrial fibrillation, heart valve repair, software, mobile devices, ACC app

The American College of Cardiology’s recently released Guideline Clinical App has expanded with the addition of tools and guideline content for two conditions, valvular heart disease and...

Having been active in the age of transformation in which manufacturing, retail, finance, high-tech and oil and gas all experienced in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, I realized that healthcare...

Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Comprehensive dose strategy

Sapheneia has partnered with Scannerside to provide a comprehensive dose strategy (CDS) to the medical imaging industry.

 

TeraRecon announced the availability of a first-of-kind upgrade program called Any/\One, at RSNA 2014.

 

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.

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.  

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...

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. ...

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. 

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.

flat panel display, MultiSync MD212G3 LCD

NEC Display Solutions of America has announced the launch of the MultiSync MD212G3 LCD, a widescreen display for diagnostic review applications in healthcare organizations.

3-d imaging, rsna 2014, angiography systems, radiographic

Biodex showcased its latest line of medical imaging tables and Clear-Lead Shielding at RSNA 2014.

ClearDATA and Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that ClearDATA will be the cloud-computing provider for Merge Healthcare's new Merge One solution.

CompView Medical (CVM) debuts the M2u and M4u, its latest design of NuBOOM, an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow reserve—computed tomography) software, which permits non-invasive evaluation of coronary artery blood...

Spectral imaging of arteries

Philips Healthcare has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its IQon Spectral computed tomography (CT) technology for spectral imaging. It adds a new dimension to...