Varian makes pitch to buy MeVis Medical
December 17, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems has unveiled plans to acquire medical imaging software developer MeVis Medical Solutions.
Economy will dictate global nuclear med sales through 2020
December 17, 2014 -- The lackluster world economy and reimbursement issues will result in only modest growth in the global nuclear medicine imaging equipment market in this decade, according to a report from market research firm GlobalData.
Hitachi Aloka expands sales force
December 17, 2014 -- Hitachi Aloka Medical America is expanding its sales force with a new dedicated group targeting ultrasound opportunities in physicians' offices and clinics.
NY Times article takes aim at echo costs
December 17, 2014 -- An article published on December 15 in the New York Times took aim at the wide disparity in costs for echocardiography exams in the U.S., suggesting that the variance is an example of why healthcare costs are so high.
FDA warns against keepsake fetal US, heartbeat monitors
December 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a consumer update to strongly discourage pregnant women from obtaining fetal keepsake ultrasound images and videos, as well as using over-the-counter Doppler fetal ultrasound heartbeat monitors.
Gamma Medica sets sights on continued progress in 2015
December 16, 2014 -- Molecular imaging developer Gamma Medica is hoping that 2015 will be a watershed year in its resurrection, some 21 months after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company has refreshed its technology and is building its installed base as it regains its footing.
Vital Images gets FDA nod for stent planning
December 16, 2014 -- Vital Images has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its fenestrated stent planning tool.
Infraredx joins forces with MGH
December 16, 2014 -- Coronary imaging developer Infraredx has teamed up with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) on a new cardiovascular imaging research initiative.
Hitachi Aloka signs on to distribute iVu breast ABUS
December 16, 2014 -- Hitachi Aloka Medical America has inked a deal to become the exclusive distributor of automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) developer iVu Imaging's Sofia system in North America.
VirtualScopics, IXICO sign new licensing deal
December 16, 2014 -- Clinical trial imaging services provider VirtualScopics and brain health firm IXICO have finalized a multiyear software license and support agreement.