Here are some new products for the imaging field that we found in July 2014.
During a recent webinar hosted by research firm Frost & Sullivan (“Innovating Radiology: Is It in You?”), Ray Montecalvo, MD, medical director for Virtual Radiologic (vRad), outlined how the current environment has affected imaging providers.
Under Konica Minolta and Del Medical’s agreement, effective immediately, the entities will partner to combine Konica Minolta’s AeroDR wireless panel with Del Medical’s x-ray systems.
A new study finds that among patients receiving both tomosynthesis and mammography exams, women with dense breasts received about the same dose from each. For women with low-density breasts, the dose received from tomosynthesis was significantly higher.
The US News and World Report has released its 2014-2015 ranking of the country’s best hospitals. Of the 17 top hospitals making the publication’s honor roll, 7 use TeraMedica’s VNA solution.
Pekin Hospital of Pekin, Ill, has upgraded its Carestream Vue PACS and purchased the Vue Motion image viewer to improve access to patient images and data via mobile devices.
Introduced by Representative Charlie Dent (R-Pa) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act would eliminate cost barriers to colonoscopies for Medicare seniors.
New York Imaging Service has completed installation of new digital imaging systems for New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY.
Todd Minnigh, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing development for Carestream, will discuss how international health care facilities adapt to cost constraints while providing high-quality care during the AHRA 2014 Association for Medical Imaging Management conference in August.
Mirada Medical, a multi-modality cancer imaging specialist, and RefleXion Medical, a developer of radiation therapy equipment, are collaborating to explore the viability of RefleXion’s PET-guided radiotherapy system in fighting cancer. The two companies will present an initial study Thursday, July 24 at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine annual meeting in Austin, Tex.