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.
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.