Radiation Dose Management

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for X-ray radiation dose monitoring, dose management, dose recording and radiation safety for cath lab staff. Technologies include systems to reduce or block dose via barriers or computed tomography (CT) dose reduction technologies such as iterative reconstruction.

Cath lab radiation dose, dose reduction, cath lab staff radiation dose
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | August 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell

In the past few years, concern has skyrocketed from interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff over radiation...

UltraSPECT, Xpress3.Cardiac, nuclear imaging, RWJPE, New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise
News | SPECT Imaging | July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. announced recently that Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise (RWJPE), a multi-...

CT, computed tomography, radiation safety, best practices, pediatric patients
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 — Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities...

CT scans, cancer risk, radiation dose, Canadian study
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016 — A new study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences surveyed doctors, radiologists...

Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, NEMA XR-29, Smart Dose, computed tomography
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

cath lab, radiation exposure, glocoma
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 26, 2016 | Dave Fornell

May 27, 2016 — Radiation exposure to cath lab staff and physicians has seen growing concern in recent years, as the...

Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016

ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information...

Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT

Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...

radiation dose in the cath lab
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 02, 2016

May 2, 2016 — Starting at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2016 annual meeting...

radial access, robotic navigation
Feature | Radial Access | March 28, 2016 | Amir Kaki M.D., FACC, FSCAI, Medical Director Cardiac Cath Laboratories, Detroit Medical Center

Millions of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) are performed each year around the world to treat obstructive...

Videos | Patient Engagement | March 21, 2016

Examples of patient engagement technologies for medical imaging to meet health IT Stage 3 Meaningful Use...

medical imaging, low-dose radiation, cancer, LNT model study
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 04, 2016

February 4, 2016 — The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other...

UltraSPECT, 450th U.S. installation, Firelands Regional Medical Center, nuclear medicine, radiation safety
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. has marked the 450th U.S. installation of its low-dose image processing...

Image Wisely, annual pledge process, medical imaging, radiation safety
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge,...

Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Georgia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the installation of SafeCT (computed tomography) at...

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