Saskatchewan cyclotron up and running
June 24, 2016 -- The Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences in Canada is now operational and has begun shipments of the radioisotope fluorine-18 for PET/CT scans being performed at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.
SNMMI gets nod from CMS for appropriate use criteria
June 24, 2016 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) as a provider of appropriate use criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging studies.
Study finds much to consider when ordering pediatric CT
June 24, 2016 -- Before deciding to order CT scans for pediatric patients, clinicians should first consider other imaging options, radiation safety measures, and parent education, according to a study in the May/June issue of Radiologic Technology.
Median teams with Microsoft for imaging analytics
June 23, 2016 -- French imaging software developer Median Technologies and Microsoft have formed a joint global initiative to apply big-data analytics for processing and analyzing medical images.
Vital Images upgrades Vitrea software
June 23, 2016 -- Advanced visualization firm Vital Images is unveiling version 7 of its Vitrea software at this week's Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography annual meeting in Orlando, FL.
Visage to show software upgrade at SIIM 2016
June 22, 2016 -- Advanced visualization and PACS firm Visage Imaging will showcase the latest release of its Visage 7 enterprise imaging platform next week at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting in Portland, OR.
Calgary Scientific brings ResolutionMD to Costa Rica
June 22, 2016 -- Advanced visualization software developer Calgary Scientific's ResolutionMD imaging software has been cleared by the Ministry of Health in Costa Rica for diagnosis with both web and mobile devices.
Breast imaging market to reach $7.3 billion by 2024
June 22, 2016 -- The global breast imaging market will surge from $2.6 billion in revenues in 2015 to reach $7.3 billion by 2024, according to a new report by market research firm Grand View Research.
CMS approves ACR to provide appropriateness criteria
June 21, 2016 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the American College of Radiology (ACR) as a provider of appropriate use criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging studies.
RSNA taps Mach7 for image-sharing pilot program
June 21, 2016 -- The RSNA has chosen data management firm Mach7 Technologies to participate in its Image Share Validation pilot program.