Radiation oncologists urge Congress for more funding
May 26, 2016 -- Nearly 100 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) members met with congressional representatives on May 24, urging them to secure sustainable cancer funding and to protect patients' access to cancer care.
Mock MRI scanner fires up in New Zealand
May 26, 2016 -- A mock MRI scanner that enables patients to experience what a scan is like -- complete with scanning noises -- has gone into use at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Vt. governor signs breast density notification bill
May 26, 2016 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin of Vermont has signed a breast density notification bill into law, according to Are You Dense Advocacy.
New model projects breast cancer risk
May 26, 2016 -- Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new model for estimating breast cancer risk, according to a study published online in JAMA Oncology.
NH passes sonography licensure bill
May 26, 2016 -- Gov. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has signed into law a sonographer licensure bill, according to the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Client Outlook signs deal with African IT firm
May 25, 2016 -- Image viewing software developer Client Outlook has signed a partnership agreement with IntriHealth, an imaging informatics software firm in Africa, to distribute its eUnity universal image viewer.
Medic Vision lands FDA nod for dose reporting software
May 24, 2016 -- Image reconstruction software developer Medic Vision Imaging Solutions has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its SafeCT-29 radiation dose reporting software.
Zebra Medical raises $12M
May 24, 2016 -- Big-data visualization software developer Zebra Medical Vision has completed a $12 million financing round led by Intermountain Healthcare.
Aspyra debuts AccessNet upgrade
May 24, 2016 -- Healthcare IT firm Aspyra has introduced version 7.1 of its AccessNet PACS software.
CorTechs partners with Olea on brain software
May 24, 2016 -- Brain imaging software developer CorTechs Labs and software developer Olea Medical are partnering on software to quantify brain volume loss.