The Coronis Uniti monitor from Barco is designed to replace multi-monitor setups by supporting both PACS and breast imaging, calibrated color and grayscale, 2D and 3D, and static and dynamic images.
Siemens Healthcare has received FDA clearance for its Acuson SC2000 cardiovascular imaging system, which helps physicians achieve a more anatomically accurate view of the heart and dynamic blood flow in one view during interventional valve procedures, even in patients with electrocardiogram abnormalities.
A final rule addresses delays in certifying 2014 edition EHR technology, but the flexibility may be too late to help many providers.
Pearltec, a medical supply company based in Zurich, Switzerland, has introduced an inflatable pad-based positioning system for CT and MRI examinations. The system has a number of distinct advantages over standard cushion-based setups, which are currently used in 99% of examinations in the United States.
Carestream’s Vue RIS has received Meaningful Use stage 2 certification, making it one of the first RIS platforms to be certified for both stage 1 and stage 2 capabilities. The updated version of the system will become available in December 2014.
Toshiba America Medical Systems recently expanded its online learning center, Toshiba Learning Center, with resources designed to help clinicians keep pace with ongoing healthcare innovations.
Virtual Radiologic has released a new set of radiology patient care indices, the fourth in a series the telemedicine company has made freely available on its website. “Look in the Mirror” provides normalized data to enable hospitals to compare their use of emergency department CT with organizations of similar size.
The FDA has approved the AeroDR XE wireless DR panel from Konica Minolta. Weighing 5.7 pounds with a weight-to-load ratio of 661 pounds, the panel is designed for use in demanding settings such as ERs and trauma rooms.
The American College of Radiology Foundation has launched new Global Humanitarian Awards recognizing individuals and organizations working to improve access to medical imaging throughout the United States and in low and middle-income countries.
Carestream Health has partnered with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, a NY-based provider, to develop a new cone beam CT technology aimed at treating knee injuries.