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.

Hansen Medical, CIRSE 2015, Magellan robotic catheter, cath lab, radiation safety, embolization procedures

Magellan Robotic System image courtesy of Hansen Medical Inc.

News | Interventional Radiology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — Hansen Medical Inc. announced it will exhibit its Magellan robotic system at the Cardiovascular...
Corindus, Corpath, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab, vascular robotic system

The Corindus Corpath vascular robotic system.

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 – Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Unfors RaySafe Inc., a Fluke Biomedical Company, announced a...
PACSHealth, Virtual Phantoms, partner, DoseMonitor, VirtualDose CT, radiation

VirtualDose CT screen capture courtesy of Virtual Phantoms Inc.

News | Radiation Dose Management | July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it will integrate VirtualDose...
Toshiba CT

PinnacleHealth selected Toshiba as its imaging systems vendor because of its quality and to help reduce imaging radiation dose to improve patient safety.

Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | July 07, 2015
Safety accidents drive up costs, damage reputations and lower patient satisfaction scores. For instance, if a patient...
radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola. Vivian Fornell
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 radiation...
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 dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore...
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 for...
Toshiba, CT Vitality, Aquilion ONE, protocol management
Technology | June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Healthcare networks can now remotely manage computed tomography (CT) protocols and capture valuable...
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 exposure to radiation...
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 computed tomography (CT) customers...
The University of Virginia Health System (UVA) installed a Corindus Corpath robotoic PCI system to help reduce the amount of radiation operators are exposed with table side during procedures.

The University of Virginia Health System (UVA) installed a Corindus Corpath robotoic PCI system to help reduce the amount of radiation operators are exposed with table side during procedures.

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. To...
Technology | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction and availability of SafeCT Dose Reporting...
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 have...
Edward Diethrich explained in this ORSIF video the effects and risks of exposure to fluoroscopy, angiography X-ray radiation in the cath lab, interventional lab, EP lab or surgical mobile C-arm.
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a...