Misinterpreted CT scans leading cause of malpractice
December 4, 2019 -- Misinterpreting CT scans is the leading cause of patient injury malpractice cases involving radiologists, according to a new study by the Doctors Company.
Hair dye, chemical straighteners boost breast cancer risk
December 4, 2019 -- Women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't, according to research from the National Institutes of Health.
Volpara showcases Aspen Breast software at RSNA 2019
December 4, 2019 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions is highlighting its Aspen Breast reporting and tracking software at RSNA 2019.
FDA OKs Bracco's ultrasound enhancing agent
December 4, 2019 -- Contrast developer Bracco Diagnostics announced its contrast agent Lumason is the first ultrasound enhancing agent to obtain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for use in echocardiography to opacify the left ventricular chamber.
MaxQ AI's Accipio now on Blackford platform
December 4, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer MaxQ AI announced that its Accipio intracranial hemorrhage software is now available on medical software provider Blackford Analysis' platform.
Dicom Systems teams with Google on cloud archive
December 4, 2019 -- IT firm Dicom Systems is partnering with Google Cloud to launch Unifier Cloud Archive for disaster recovery and business continuity archive for enterprise imaging.
Nous Imaging software targets brain MR troubles
December 4, 2019 -- Nous Imaging has created a software-based biofeedback solution, called Framewise Integrated Real-Time MRI Monitoring, for acquiring better brain MR exams.
ViewRay inks deal with Elekta, Medtronic
December 4, 2019 -- Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding to collaborate with radiation oncology vendor Elekta and device manufacturer Medtronic on MR-guided radiation therapy.
LG debuts 3 monitors at RSNA 2019
December 4, 2019 -- Display firm LG Electronics USA Business Solutions debuted larger, higher-resolution radiology and surgical monitors at RSNA 2019 in Chicago.
Visage demos semantic annotations at RSNA 2019
December 4, 2019 -- Enterprise imaging firm Visage Imaging is demonstrating semantic annotations for its Visage 7 enterprise imaging platform as works-in-progress at RSNA 2019 in Chicago.