Portable US helps detect lung fluid in kidney patients
February 23, 2018 -- Portable ultrasound can help nephrologists detect fluid in the lungs of patients with end-stage kidney disease, according to research to be presented at the Southern Regional Meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research in New Orleans.
Digirad posts drop in revenue for Q4, 2017
February 23, 2018 -- Nuclear medicine firm Digirad reported declines in revenue for its 2017 fourth quarter and the year, as well as a $22 million loss for the fourth quarter.
AIUM to honor ultrasound leaders
February 23, 2018 -- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has announced its 2018 class of national award recipients, recognized for leadership and innovation in medical ultrasound.
Hologic inks DEXA agreement with U. of Minn.
February 22, 2018 -- Women's imaging firm Hologic has signed an agreement with the University of Minnesota to be the exclusive provider of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans via its Horizon system as part of a new initiative called Dexalytics Teams.
M*Modal secures $70M in financing
February 22, 2018 -- Speech recognition technology developer M*Modal has secured $70 million in financing, which it plans to use for further technological research.
Varian acquires decision-support firm
February 22, 2018 -- Varian Medical Systems has purchased Evinance Innovation, a clinical decision-support company. The deal expands Varian's 360 Oncology care management platform.
Philips launches operational IT application
February 22, 2018 -- Royal Philips has launched new network application management software for improving biomedical and IT department productivity.
Visage releases enterprise platform upgrade
February 22, 2018 -- Enterprise imaging firm Visage Imaging has released an upgraded version of its enterprise imaging platform.
Carestream to highlight AI at HIMSS 2018
February 22, 2018 -- Carestream Health plans to show its advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and imaging analytics software at next month's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting in Las Vegas.
AMIC pans 'site neutral' payment plan
February 22, 2018 -- The Access to Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) is taking a hammer to President Donald Trump's proposed provision in the fiscal 2019 budget that expands so-called "site neutral" payment policies.