Healthcare leads Philips Q3 numbers
October 24, 2016 -- A strong performance in its HealthTech portfolio -- including its Philips Healthcare business -- helped spur positive financial results for the third quarter at Royal Philips Electronics.
Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence
October 24, 2016 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Blue Earth Diagnostics is highlighting results from a phase III clinical trial of its Axumin (fluciclovine F-18) PET radiopharmaceutical agent indicating a 68% detection rate for prostate cancer recurrence.
GE Healthcare sees strong Q3 growth in profit, revenue
October 21, 2016 -- GE Healthcare saw strong growth in both revenue and operating profit for its third quarter.
Strong MRI market predicted in developing countries
October 21, 2016 -- In the coming years, the MRI market will generate strong growth from demand in developing countries, reaching $6 billion by 2016 and $8 billion by 2021 with a compound annual growth rate of 5.7%, according to a report from market research firm BCC Research.
ASRT: Radiation therapist vacancies rise
October 21, 2016 -- The vacancy rate for radiation therapists has risen slightly since 2014, according to a new survey by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
Samsung launches new mobile DR unit
October 21, 2016 -- Samsung Electronics has unveiled a new mobile digital radiography (DR) system at the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists meeting in Seoul, South Korea.
FDA: Discontinue use of Multidata RT devices
October 21, 2016 -- In a letter posted October 20, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urged healthcare providers to discontinue use of radiation therapy (RT) devices manufactured and sold by Multidata Systems International.
Digisonics launches ob/gyn reporting upgrade
October 21, 2016 -- Image management firm Digisonics has released an upgrade to its ob/gyn PACS and structured reporting software.
CMR Naviscan highlights PEM study
October 21, 2016 -- PET developer Compañía Mexicana de Radiología (CMR) Naviscan is highlighting clinical results regarding positron emission mammography (PEM) published September 2 in European Radiology.
Pediatric-friendly MRI can enhance sedation
October 20, 2016 -- Hospitals should use a variety of techniques to help make pediatric patients feel more at ease before sedation and their MRI scans, according to a literature review published in Radiologic Technology.