Echosens technology used for liver fibrosis study
January 22, 2020 -- Ultrasound technology developer Echosens is supplying its FibroScan test to the Fatty Liver Foundation as part of a research study designed to screen for undetected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
Shine reports Lu-177 production milestone
January 22, 2020 -- Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies and partners GE Healthcare and the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Czech Republic said they have produced patient dose quantities of the lutetium-177 (Lu-177) therapeutic isotope.
NTP Radioisotopes increases Mo-99 production
January 22, 2020 -- Emerging from a turbulent period that included an extended shutdown of its facilities, South African radioisotope producer NTP Radioisotopes said it doubled its molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production runs last November.
Fujifilm unveils systems integration business
January 22, 2020 -- Fujifilm announced it will be launching a systems integration business for operating rooms and interventional suites.
ASNC, ASE win CMS recognition for ImageGuide Registry
January 22, 2020 -- The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) announced that their ImageGuide Registry has been approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for 2020.
Philips issues field safety notice for CombiDiagnost R90
January 21, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare has initiated a field safety notification to correct issues with its CombiDiagnost R90, a cross-functional system that performs both radiography and radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) studies.
EOS brings EOSedge to North America
January 21, 2020 -- Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging has installed its EOSedge system at CHU Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Centre in Montreal.
Hitachi plans new imaging innovation center
January 21, 2020 -- Hitachi Healthcare Americas plans to launch a new medical imaging innovation center this year at its North American headquarters in Twinsburg, OH.
ACR raises concerns about PA supervision rule changes
January 17, 2020 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has sent a letter to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), informing the agency of its concerns regarding changes to physician supervision requirements for physician assistants (PAs).
RSNA 2019 attendance edges down 2.2%
January 17, 2020 -- Overall attendance at RSNA 2019 decreased by 2.2%, according to new numbers released by the society. Total attendance at the Chicago meeting was 51,800 attendees, compared with overall attendance of 52,985 in 2018.