fNIRS device connects speech and listening
February 28, 2017 -- Using a functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) device, researchers have successfully measured how the brain synchronizes a conversation between two or more people, according to a paper published online February 27 in Scientific Reports, one of the Nature journals.
FDA OKs Philips ultrasound device
February 27, 2017 -- Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ElastQ Imaging capability, part of its Epiq ultrasound suite.
ViewRay lands FDA clearance for MRI linac
February 27, 2017 -- Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market MRIdian Linac, the company's linear accelerator-based MRI-guided radiation therapy system.
FDA OKs BTG's blood-flow device
February 27, 2017 -- Healthcare technology firm BTG has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Ekos Control Unit 4.0 to treat blood clots and restore blood flow.
DMS deal powers Digirad's 2016 numbers
February 24, 2017 -- Nuclear medicine firm Digirad saw its revenues double for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016, thanks to its acquisition of DMS Health last year.
Reports: GE to move healthcare workers to Chicago
February 24, 2017 -- GE Healthcare is planning to move "hundreds" of workers from the suburban Chicago location of Barrington, IL, to its recently opened headquarters in the downtown area of the city.
ContextVision to show upgraded software at ECR 2017
February 24, 2017 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision plans to highlight upgrades to its US PlusView ultrasound image enhancement software and its GOPView XR2 Plus image enhancement technology at ECR 2017 in Vienna.
Follow-up imaging is less when rads read ED ultrasounds
February 23, 2017 -- Patients undergo less follow-up imaging when radiologists rather than nonradiologist physicians read ultrasound scans performed in the emergency department (ED), according to a study published online February 22 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Sectra to debut extended image sharing at ECR 2017
February 23, 2017 -- PACS vendor Sectra plans to launch an extended image sharing package at ECR 2017 in Vienna.
Report projects strong growth for radiography market
February 23, 2017 -- The global radiography market generated $16.59 billion U.S. (15.73 billion euros) in sales in 2016 and is expected to grow to reach $21.8 billion U.S. (20.67 billion euros) in sales by 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.