DOE to fund U.S. Mo-99 production
February 21, 2019 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration has set the stage to begin negotiations with four companies to produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) in the U.S.
Fraunhofer MEVIS presents AI at SPIE meeting
February 20, 2019 -- German research organization Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine (MEVIS) is presenting several artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms at the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Medical Imaging conference this week in San Diego.
Lantheus posts sales gains, earnings dip in Q4
February 20, 2019 -- Driven by strong worldwide sales of its Definity ultrasound contrast agent, Lantheus Holdings reported a 6.2% sales gain in its fourth quarter. Net income declined, however, due to adjustments in tax reporting completed in 2017.
Philips scores FDA nod for DR system
February 20, 2019 -- Philips Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its DigitalDiagnost C90 premium digital radiography (DR) system.
Medsquare upgrades dose-monitoring software
February 20, 2019 -- Radiation dose management firm Medsquare plans to show an upgraded version of its patient radiation dose-monitoring software at ECR 2019 next week in Vienna.
Germitec to launch disinfection system for ultrasound probes at ECR
February 20, 2019 -- French firm Germitec plans to launch its new chemical-free, ultrafast, high-level disinfection system for ultrasound probes at ECR 2019 next week in Vienna.
Lumicell moves to larger facility
February 20, 2019 -- Image-guidance firm Lumicell said it has moved to a larger headquarters in Newton, MA.
ACR sounds alarm regarding Medicare ultrasound cuts
February 20, 2019 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging radiologists to help it block $112 million in Medicare ultrasound reimbursement cuts by sending invoices to the college that reflect the actual cost of ultrasound equipment.
AI developer Aidence adds $11.3M to seed funding
February 20, 2019 -- Netherlands-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm Aidence has received $11.3 million in a series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $14.2 million.
New federal law requires language on breast density
February 19, 2019 -- U.S. mammography providers must now include language about breast density in mammography reports delivered to patients and physicians as part of legislation passed last week, according to breast density education group