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biotronik, MRI safe ICD

Biotronik has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expansion of Biotronik’s ongoing ProMRI clinical trial. The new phase of the trial (Phase C) will study...

statins, heart scan, CT scan

As long as inexpensive statins, which lower cholesterol, are readily available and patients do not mind taking them, it does not make sense to do a heart comuted tomography (CT) scan to measure...

CT scan, radiation dose management, UC Davis

UC Davis clinicians and physicists have recommended new strategies to make computed tomography (CT) safer, including adoption of a new metric for dose measurement, ways to manage...

Digisonics will showcase its upcoming DigiView Release 3.8.4. for its Cardiovascular Information System (CVIS) at this year’s American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual scientific session in...

CT Radiation Dose Management ECRI Institute

Computed tomography (CT) imaging utilization has grown markedly across many clinical disciplines during the past decade, raising concerns about radiation overexposure.

Health Level announced the availability of Foundations Cardiology, a packaged solution that increases the speed and agility for cardiology centers by blending data from multiple applications and...

ScImage, Cedaron, Registry Reporting Software, PICOM365

ScImage Inc. has partnered with Cedaron Medical Inc. to deliver CardiacCare with ScImage’s enterprise picture archive and communications system (PACS), PICOM365. 

Boston Scientific Ingevity Leads MRI Systems Pacemakers CRT EP Lab

Boston Scientific Corp. received CE marking and launched in Europe the Ingevity family of magnetic resonance imaging...

I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a couple years ago into what I expect will be a tidal wave in 2014 due to growing concern over patient radiation dose levels...

Lumedx Corp. is a provider of vendor-neutral cardiovascular imaging and information systems (CVIS). It announced it has contracted to provide Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital with a comprehensive...

Toshiba Houston Healthcare Texas PROTECT Program CT Iterative Reconstruction

Houston Healthcare is putting patient safety first by offering low dose computed tomography (CT) exams with the industry’s best solutions and a comprehensive dose management approach from Toshiba...

Toshiba CT Myocardial Perfusion Advanced Visualization CT Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Toshiba’s CT Myocardial Perfusion capability. Available on Toshiba’s Aquilion One and Aquilion OneVison Edition ...

McKesson QICS Cardiac PACS QA Systems Cardiology Data Management

McKesson announced a cardiology solution called Qualitative Intelligence and Communication System (QICS). QICS for cardiology helps organizations automate and manage ...

Guerbet FlowSens Contrast Media Injectors CT Systems X-Ray

Guerbet announced a worldwide launch of FlowSens, a contrast agent injection solution used in...

ImaCor ClariTEE Zura EVO hTEE Ultrasound transesophageal TEE Cardiac

ImaCor Inc., the developer of hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography (hTEE) technology, announced four...

Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS Clinical Study

MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C., and Infraredx Inc. enrolled the first participant in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study. The LRP Study is a prospective,...

American College of Radiology ACR CT Systems Imaging

The American College of Radiology applauded steps to reign in medical imaging and radiation oncology self-referral...

Merge Blanchard Valley Health Cardiac PACS

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system with more than 2,000 associates serving eight counties in Ohio. It selected Merge Healthcare Inc. for its enterprise-wide...

Advanced Accelerator Applications AAA Imaging Equipment Nuclear Imaging

Advanced Accelerator Applications, an international specialist in molecular nuclear medicine (MNM),...

The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve image quality, lesion detection and...