AIUM updates ultrasound safety guidelines for COVID-19
April 1, 2020 -- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has changed its ultrasound cleaning and safe handling guidelines amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
Navidea signs WorldCare, gets 'going concern' warning
April 1, 2020 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals has inked a letter of intent to partner with imaging contract research organization WorldCare Clinical. The company also reported that its accounting firm has again issued an opinion expressing "substantial doubt" over its ability to continue as a "going concern."
Shimadzu integrates Core Medical Imaging
April 1, 2020 -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has completed its integration of x-ray products distributor Core Medical Imaging as a subsidiary of the company.
ViewRay, VieCure team up for cancer care
April 1, 2020 -- Image-guided radiation therapy vendor ViewRay is collaborating with artificial intelligence analytics software firm VieCure to promote personalized cancer care.
Philips launches COVID-19 telehealth package
April 1, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare is providing a telehealth package for hospitals and physicians to remotely screen and monitor patients with suspected COVID-19.
International Isotopes revenues slide in 2019
April 1, 2020 -- Strong growth in radiochemical product sales wasn't enough to overcome sharp declines for radioisotope manufacturer International Isotopes in cobalt sales and radiological services in 2019.
Ohio State radiology director dies from COVID-19
March 31, 2020 -- A radiology administrator from Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center has died of the COVID-19 respiratory disease, according to published reports.
RSNA to build a COVID-19 image repository
March 31, 2020 -- The RSNA plans to build a COVID-19 imaging data repository, adding to its body of research and education resources for the disease.
Varian debuts new version of Eclipse with AI
March 31, 2020 -- Radiation therapy vendor Varian Medical Systems has added new artificial intelligence (AI) functionality with the introduction of version 16 of its Eclipse treatment planning software.
Paxerahealth launches COVID-19 tracking app
March 31, 2020 -- Paxerahealth has launched CoronaCare, an application that tracks patients' COVID-19 symptoms.