Materialise wins FDA nod for Mimics Enlight
June 13, 2019 -- 3D printing software developer Materialise has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software.
ANSTO licensed to fully supply Mo-99
June 12, 2019 -- The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) has received a license to begin full production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at its new nuclear facility.
Varian adds 2 interventional companies to roster
June 12, 2019 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems is continuing its buying spree with the acquisitions of interventional radiology companies.
AMA again promotes AI for healthcare
June 12, 2019 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) has endorsed the contributory role that augmented intelligence -- also known as artificial intelligence (AI) -- can play in improving patient care and population health, and in reducing overall costs and promoting professional satisfaction of physicians.
Mount Sinai creates AI center
June 12, 2019 -- The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched a new center to advance healthcare delivery through research, development, and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools and technologies.
Canon, Toshiba to pay $5M fine for medical deal
June 11, 2019 -- Japanese industrial giants Canon and Toshiba have agreed to pay a $5 million fine to settle charges that the firms violated U.S. antitrust laws when Canon acquired Toshiba's medical systems division in 2016.
United Imaging installs 1st uMI 550 PET/CT in U.S.
June 11, 2019 -- United Imaging Healthcare has made the first U.S. clinical installation of its digital PET/CT system, uMI 550.
FDA clears Aidoc's AI for cervical spine fractures
June 11, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for market an algorithm from Israeli artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Aidoc for triage of cervical spine fractures.
New metamaterial could boost MRI capabilities
June 11, 2019 -- Researchers from Boston University are developing a new magnetic metamaterial made of plastic and copper that could greatly improve the quality of MR images and reduce scan time.
Carestream debuts small-format x-ray detector
June 11, 2019 -- Carestream Health has launched a new small-format cesium iodide x-ray digital detector for pediatric, extremity, and tabletop imaging.