Atirix launches mammography module for QC-Track
December 14, 2017 -- Medical software developer Atirix Medical Systems has launched a mammography upgrade for its QC-Track software package.
Radiology Partners secures $695M credit, closes SDI deal
December 14, 2017 -- Imaging services provider Radiology Partners has secured a $695 million line of credit, which it is using in part to complete its purchase of Southwest Diagnostic Imaging (SDI).
Molecular gel helps cancer imaging
December 14, 2017 -- Researchers from the City College of New York have developed an aid for optical imaging that improves cancer detection in the form of a molecular gel derived from the horse chestnut plant.
Siemens debuts cardiology dashboard application
December 13, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers has introduced teamplay Cardio, a new cardiology dashboard application.
PACSHealth debuts dose management software upgrade
December 13, 2017 -- Imaging software developer PACSHealth has launched an upgraded version of its DoseMonitor radiation dose management software.
Oncology Services receives another ISO certification
December 13, 2017 -- Radiation therapy service firm Oncology Services International has obtained International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485 certification for its radiation oncology devices. It already holds ISO 9001 certification.
FDA releases report on patient-reported outcomes
December 13, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its first report on patient-reported outcomes from the use of medical devices.
MITA hails bill to suspend medical device tax
December 13, 2017 -- The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it supports a new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would suspend the medical device tax.
RSNA advance registration numbers stay flat
December 12, 2017 -- Advance registration numbers for RSNA 2017 were essentially flat compared to 2016, with a total of 48,445 people registering in advance for the conference this year.
Artificial intelligence shows promise for breast cancer metastases
December 12, 2017 -- Computer algorithms analyzing pathology slides can detect the spread of cancer to lymph nodes in women with breast cancer as well as or better than pathologists, according to a new study published online December 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.