GE acquires ProAct Medical
April 4, 2001 -- GE Medical Systems Information Technologies has completed its purchase of Swedish PACS and IT storage distributor ProAct Medical.
ECRI enhances manufacturer database
April 4, 2001 -- Healthcare research agency ECRI has enhanced its Health Devices International Sourcebase, an Internet database that lists medical product manufacturers, suppliers, and their products.
Merge expands Japanese presence
April 4, 2001 -- PACS and connectivity firm Merge Technologies has expanded two partnerships in the Japanese market.
Agfa eyeing medical imaging acquisitions
April 3, 2001 -- Agfa-Gevaert may soon be on the prowl for acquisitions in the medical imaging sector.
Theseus starts Apomate phase II trials
April 3, 2001 -- Theseus Imaging has initiated an FDA phase II clinical study of Apomate, an imaging agent designed to detect early patient response to anti-cancer treatment.
Positron sales surge in 2000
April 3, 2001 -- PET developer Positron reported 2000 revenues of $6.7 million, up from $1.5 million in 1999.
Siemens joins Global Healthcare Exchange
April 3, 2001 -- Siemens Medical Solutions of Iselin, NJ, has joined online purchasing site Global Healthcare Exchange as a principal equity member.
HIMSS embraces HIPAA privacy regulations
April 3, 2001 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has joined forces with the Coalition for Health Information Policy to promote adoption of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy regulations.
Radiologix posts year-end results
April 3, 2001 -- Radiology center operator Radiologix reported a 23% increase in service and fee revenue this year in financial results released yesterday.
Nycomed, Novation extend contract
April 2, 2001 -- Nycomed Amersham Imaging has extended its exclusive agreement to supply MR and x-ray contrast agents to group purchasing organization Novation of Irving, TX.