Philips adds teleradiology to its service offerings
March 25, 2019 -- Royal Philips has announced its intention to build upon its cloud-based radiology informatics portfolio to include teleradiology viewing and reporting capabilities, as well as on-call radiologist services.
SIR: Interventional tennis elbow treatment reduces pain
March 23, 2019 -- Lateral epicondylitis -- also known as tennis elbow -- can be effectively treated through an interventional radiology procedure called transcatheter arterial embolization, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual meeting in Austin, TX.
Navidea to make $3M private stock placement
March 22, 2019 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals plans to sell $3 million in stock to an existing investor as the company works to regain compliance with stock exchange listing standards through a reverse stock split.
CureMetrix wins FDA nod for mammo AI triage software
March 22, 2019 -- Breast imaging computer-aided detection software developer CureMetrix has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for cmTriage, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based software application designed to enable triaging of screening mammography exams.
Varex to purchase linear-array digital detector firm
March 22, 2019 -- Varex Imaging announced that it plans to purchase Direct Conversion, a Stockholm-based manufacturer of linear-array digital detectors, for 75 million euros ($85.3 million U.S.).
Canadian community pitches in to buy an MRI
March 21, 2019 -- How much would you pay to bring a new MRI scanner to your hospital? Local hospital foundations have raised approximately $2.7 million Canadian ($2.1 million U.S.) in cash and pledges to buy a new scanner for Owen Sound Hospital in Ontario.
IBA posts mixed 2018 financial results
March 21, 2019 -- Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) posted mixed results for its 2018 fiscal year.
CancerIQ collaborates with NCCN
March 21, 2019 -- Cancer risk assessment software firm CancerIQ is collaborating with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) to integrate the network's clinical practice guidelines into CancerIQ's cancer risk assessment software.
Varian holds inaugural meeting of FlashForward group
March 21, 2019 -- Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems held the first meeting of its FlashForward Consortium in Atlanta on March 8 and 9.
ACA has benefited low- and middle-income women
March 21, 2019 -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 has benefited low- and middle-income women since its implementation, according to a study published online March 21 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.