News In Brief
FDA clears NEC's new display
July 22, 2014 -- NEC Display Solutions of America announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its new 30-inch MultiSync MD302C6 LCD wide-screen display for diagnostic review.
Brainlab launches software at AAPM 2014
July 21, 2014 -- Brainlab said it has introduced new radiation therapy treatment planning software at this week's American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting in Austin, TX.
FDA clears new Varian Calypso transponder
July 21, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for a transponder designed for use with its real-time tracking technology.
GE Q2 numbers reflect 'challenging' U.S. market
July 18, 2014 -- Industrial conglomerate GE reported second-quarter earnings for its GE Healthcare division, with sales flat and operating profit up only slightly amid a U.S. market the vendor called "challenging."
DICOM Grid adds to coffers
July 18, 2014 -- DICOM Grid said it has completed a $6 million funding round led by Canaan Partners, CHL Medical Partners, the Mayo Clinic, and several individual investors.
Medical technology counteracts economic burden of disease
July 18, 2014 -- Medical technology, including some imaging procedures, has a positive benefit that counteracts the economic impact of disease -- to the tune of $23 billion per year, according to a new report published by the Milken Institute.