Bloomberg: Siemens mulls sale of ultrasound division
April 14, 2021 -- Siemens Healthineers is pondering the divestiture of its ultrasound division in a deal that could be worth up to $1 billion, according to an April 12 article by financial news network Bloomberg. Read More
ABR mulls over change to residency leave policy
April 13, 2021 -- The American Board of Radiology (ABR) said it's considering an increase in the amount of annual leave residents can take over the course of their training and still be able to graduate on time. Read More
RamSoft teams up with PatientPal
April 13, 2021 -- PACS vendor RamSoft said that it's now offering a radiology patient engagement application from PatientPal for use with its PowerServer RIS/PACS software. Read More
MTTI wins patent for PET necrosis imaging agent
April 13, 2021 -- Biopharmaceutical company Molecular Targeting Technologies (MTTI) has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its F-18 fluoroglucaric acid PET necrosis imaging agent. Read More
KA lands Health Canada license for Sight detector
April 13, 2021 -- Digital x-ray manufacturer KA Imaging has garnered a medical device license from Health Canada for its Sight flat-panel detector. Read More
Nvidia launches CPU, touts uptake of Clara AGX kit
April 12, 2021 -- At this week's online Nvidia GPU Technology Conference, graphics processing unit technology developer Nvidia launched its first central processing unit (CPU) specifically for giant-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing tasks and highlighted the increasing uptake of its Clara AGX kit for the development of AI-enabled medical instruments. Read More
Koios secures FDA 'breakthrough' designation for breast AI
April 12, 2021 -- Koios Medical has received breakthrough device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its artificial intelligence (AI)-based software for the detection and diagnosis of breast and thyroid cancer. Read More
ACR releases clinical imaging research registry
April 12, 2021 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released a clinical image research registry. Read More
Eckert & Ziegler secures technetium licenses for Brazil
April 12, 2021 -- Isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler has secured a license to market technetium generators in Brazil from that country's regulatory body, ANVISA. Read More
ACR urges Aetna to update lung cancer screening policy
April 9, 2021 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging Aetna to update its lung cancer screening policy to reflect guidelines recently released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Read More