RLI launches new educational webinar series
July 30, 2015 -- The American College of Radiology's Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) is launching its new Leadership Accelerator Series of online educational courses.
GE to invest $1B for clinical education
July 29, 2015 -- GE Healthcare has unveiled a plan to invest more than $1 billion over five years to develop its educational offerings for more than 2 million healthcare professionals worldwide by 2020.
Calgary Scientific viewer nets Korean certification
July 29, 2015 -- Calgary Scientific's ResolutionMD enterprise image viewer has received certification from the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for diagnosis with both Web and mobile devices.
Shimadzu launches algorithm for DR tomo images
July 29, 2015 -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has rolled out a new tomographic image reconstruction algorithm designed to enhance digital radiography (DR) orthopedic images that include implanted metal objects.
Vital Images introduces VioSuite in Australia
July 29, 2015 -- Advanced visualization firm Vital Images plans to introduce its VioSuite software in Australia and New Zealand at the upcoming RADaim 2015 meeting in Broadbeach, Australia.
Mobile stroke unit with CT improves survival, recovery
July 29, 2015 -- Two new studies presented this week at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery meeting in San Francisco concluded that mobile stroke treatment units -- ambulances equipped with CT scanners -- can significantly reduce the time needed to diagnose and treat stroke patients, likely improving survival and boosting chances of recovery.
ViewRay goes public in reverse merger
July 28, 2015 -- After canceling plans to go public in an initial public offering, image-guided radiotherapy developer ViewRay accomplished the feat anyway with a reverse merger.
Philips, ISRRT again hold dose management contest
July 28, 2015 -- Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips and the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) have launched the third annual ISRRT DoseWise Radiographer of the Year contest.
Navidea wins NIH grant
July 28, 2015 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals has received a $321,000 grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
New MRI technique shortens exam time
July 28, 2015 -- Researchers at the Medical Research Council in the U.K. have developed a way to significantly shorten MRI scans for people who cannot hold their breath.