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.

Nuclear cardiology, dose reduction, myocardial perfusion imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 05, 2017
January 5, 2017 — Working in concert, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), the Intersocietal...
Videos | Radiation Dose Management | December 19, 2016
Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., chief physicist and professor of radiology and radiological science at Johns Hopkins...
Philips, DoseWise Portal 2.2, RSNA 2016, radiation dose management
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016 — Philips introduced DoseWise Portal 2.2, a next-generation radiation dose management software...
atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...
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 dose...
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 when...
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 and...
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 of...
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 technologies...
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 May 4...
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 requirements....