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.

Feature | December 20, 2013

Following public comment received in the fall of 2013, The Joint Commission has released new accreditation standards...

Technology | December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013 — GE Healthcare showcased several new offerings that enable...
Feature | November 26, 2013 | Mats Björnemo
Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography, and fluoroscopy...
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Figure 1: Radiation exposure trend for the U.S. population (Remade charts from [1], occupational/industrial radiation exposure neglected in this image)

Feature | November 26, 2013 | Sectra AB

In 2006, the average annual effective dose per individual in the United States was 6.2 mSv, a figure that has almost...

Feature | November 26, 2013 | Simon Häger
The radical increase in patient exposure to radiation from medical imaging over the last two decades has created great...
Blog | November 25, 2013

By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor

The largest medical imaging show in the world is the annual Radiological...

Feature | November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013 — Each year, ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to...
Technology | November 07, 2013

November 7, 2013 – PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it has been awarded a...

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News | October 04, 2013

October 4, 2013 — Image Wisely recently launched its first Image Wisely...

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News | September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013 -- UltraSPECT announced that MaineHealth, a family of hospitals and medical centers throughout...

Technology | August 02, 2013

August 2, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted market clearance for a hand lotion...

An example of iterative reconstruction image reconstruction to improve the image quality of low dose CT scans to enable lower dose imaging

An example of the clearer images enabled by iterative reconstruction using Philips iDose4 software. The software can enhance the sharpness of the stent and reduce metal and calcium blooming artifacts to give a clearer view of the coronary artery lumen.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both...

Blog | July 23, 2013

By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor

Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and...

Feature | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional cardiology has...

Technology | July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new...

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