Analogic inks deal to finance BK scanners
September 26, 2016 -- Medical imaging firm Analogic is partnering with finance firm DLL to provide finance options for customers buying scanners from its BK Ultrasound division.
Vision RT touts data showing less harmful radiotherapy
September 23, 2016 -- Radiation therapy software developer Vision RT is directing attention to new clinical data on its AlignRT technology being presented at the upcoming American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in Boston.
U.S. sets new rules, penalties for clinical trials
September 23, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released new regulations and guidance that delineate reporting requirements for clinical trials.
ZDi introduces radiation therapy positioning devices
September 23, 2016 -- Medical device developer ZDi Solutions is launching a line of patient positioning devices for proton and conventional radiation therapy at the 2016 American Society for Radiation Oncology meeting in Boston.
Bracco gets new indication with clearance of contrast US
September 23, 2016 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved coverage and coding for abdominal ultrasound with contrast under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System, beginning October 1, according to contrast developer Bracco Diagnostics.
Lantheus touts clinical results for cardiac PET agent
September 23, 2016 -- Lantheus Holdings is highlighting new data showing that its investigational flurpiridaz F-18 PET radiopharmaceutical agent for myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is superior to MPI with SPECT in patients with suspected heart disease undergoing stress testing.
Start-up to develop robotic biopsy device for MRI
September 23, 2016 -- A start-up joint venture between the University of Houston and Fannin Innovation Studio has received a grant to develop and market a robotic system for MRI-guided procedures.
Canon invests $40M in T2 Biosystems
September 23, 2016 -- Canon USA has made an equity investment of approximately $40 million in T2 Biosystems through purchase of the company's stock.
Mevion to sharpen pencil-beam scanning at ASTRO
September 22, 2016 -- Proton therapy developer Mevion Medical Systems plans to highlight an upgrade to its Mevion S250i proton therapy scanner at the upcoming American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in Boston.
Hitachi Aloka, iVu Imaging collaborate
September 22, 2016 -- Hitachi Aloka Medical America announced that it's incorporating its Arietta 70 and Arietta 60 ultrasound systems into iVu Imaging's Sofia 3D whole-breast imaging device.