SABCS: Breast density helps better predict cancer risk
December 19, 2014 -- Adding a measurement of breast density to cancer risk models better predicts women's risk and helps make personalized screening possible, according to a study presented this week at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).
ClearData provides the cloud to Merge
December 19, 2014 -- ClearData Networks has become the cloud-computing provider for advanced visualization software firm Merge Healthcare's Merge One product.
ASRT: Smart device use leads to burnout
December 19, 2014 -- Being connected to the workplace through smart devices leads to job burnout, according to a survey published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) in Radiologic Technology.
Paramed to debut new MROpen applications in 2015
December 19, 2014 -- MR developer Paramed Medical Systems said it plans to debut new clinical applications for its MROpen scanner in the coming year.
China approves Elekta's Flexitron brachytherapy
December 18, 2014 -- Elekta has received clearance for its Flexitron brachytherapy platform from the China Food and Drug Administration.
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.
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.