Montage highlights analytics talk
October 21, 2014 -- Montage Healthcare Solutions is touting a recent presentation that showcased radiology productivity gains from the use of the company's analytics tools.
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Mediso unveils new MRI systems at EANM
October 21, 2014 -- Mediso Medical Imaging Systems has launched new MRI subsystems with 3- and 7-tesla field strengths at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) annual congress.
Bayer has shortage of Xofigo
October 21, 2014 -- A production problem has resulted in a shortage of Bayer HealthCare's Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride) therapeutic radiopharmaceutical.
Promising new MRI technique provides insight into stroke
October 20, 2014 -- Researchers from several institutions have used a 21-tesla preclinical MR spectroscopy scanner to develop a new technique for evaluating patients for stroke and possibly neurodegenerative diseases. They believe the protocol could be migrated to 3- and 7-tesla MRI scanners being used clinically.
CT corrects the record on arthritis in ancient Egypt
October 20, 2014 -- Using CT, Egyptian researchers found that ancient Egyptian royal families appear to have suffered from a degenerative spinal disease rather than an inflammatory type of arthritis, as previously assumed. Study results were published online in Arthritis and Rheumatology.
One-time charges hit Philips Healthcare profit
October 20, 2014 -- A collection of one-time charges and write-downs contributed to sharply lower earnings at Philips Healthcare in the third quarter, even as sales grew slightly after currency adjustments.
Mediso launches PET/CT research scanner
October 20, 2014 -- Mediso Medical Imaging Systems has launched its new MultiScan LFER 150 PET/CT scanner, dedicated to research applications in clinical and preclinical imaging.
Payment parity in radiation therapy best serves cancer patients
October 17, 2014 -- Freestanding radiation treatment centers play a vital role in ensuring access to state-of-the-art radiation therapy. But a recent article on about reimbursement rates at these centers provided a misleading picture, according to Dr. Paul Wallner, senior vice president of 21st Century Oncology.
Mallinckrodt warns of price hikes for Tc-99m
October 17, 2014 -- Mallinckrodt is telling customers who receive its technetium-99m (Tc-99m) radioisotope to expect a series of price increases over the next few years.
GE Healthcare grows Q3 revenue, profit
October 17, 2014 -- GE Healthcare saw healthy growth in both revenues and operating profit in its third quarter.