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.
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.