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.

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Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 01, 2015

July 1, 2015 - In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that...

GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Microsoft, Azure cloud, radiation dose data

Image courtesy of GE Healthcare

Technology | June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 - GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory...

Toshiba, Aquilion ONE, enhancements, FDA, patient safety
Technology | June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 - Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

Toshiba, CT Vitality, Aquilion ONE, protocol management
Technology | June 09, 2015

June 9, 2015 - Healthcare networks can now remotely manage...

Unfors Raysafe, LowerMyDose.com, radiation risk, website, community
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 05, 2015

June 5, 2015 - For years, the radiology industry has focused on reducing, or eliminating patient...

Toshiba, Assurance 360, CT, XR-29, MITA Smart Dose standard, Aquilion
Technology | June 04, 2015

June 4, 2015 - Toshiba's new Assurance 360 program is making it easier for existing...

Feature | Cath Lab | June 02, 2015 | Michael Ragosta, M.D., University of Virginia Health System

Long-term exposure to ionizing radiation is a primary occupational concern for today's interventional cardiologists...

Technology | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction and availability of SafeCT Dose...

PACSHealth, Dell, DoseMonitor Online, hosting, distribution, agreement
Technology | May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 — PHS Technologies Group LLC, a unit of PACSHealth LLC announced that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences...

RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015

With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns...

radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

Staff at Lawrence General Hospital are wearing the RaySafe i2 color-coded dosimeters to monitor personal radiation exposure while performing a procedure.

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Lori M. Weir, M.D.

It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — ...

ACR, AAPM, Radiation Safety Officer Resources
News | April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)...

ASRT, Joint Commission, modules, CT, MRI, safety, dose reduction
News | April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched new online products to help...

UltraSPECT, dose management, lower dose SPECT

UltraSPECT's image reconstruction software can be used on older SPECT systems to allow lower-dose imaging. This is an example of the software's imaging capability using between 30-50 percent less dose.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | April 20, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission...

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