News in Brief
BridgeHead and EEIG to provide cloud archiving in Europe
August 14, 2012 -- Storage software healthcare data management company BridgeHead Software has entered into an agreement with the European Centre of Expertise for the Health Care Industry EEIG of Berlin to provide data and storage management to European healthcare organizations.
PharmaEngine, Nanobotix sign licensing agreement
August 13, 2012 -- Taiwan biopharmaceutical company PharmaEngine has finalized a licensing and collaboration agreement with Paris-based Nanobotix for the development and commercialization of a nanoparticle to enhance radiotherapy treatment.
U.K. consortium funds 4 new e-health centers
August 13, 2012 -- A consortium of 10 U.K. government and charitable organizations has made a 19 million pound investment to establish four e-health research centers of excellence.
Carestream secures PACS supply deal
August 10, 2012 -- Carestream Health has been awarded preferred bidder status for the supply of PACS to the Cheshire and Merseyside National Health Service (NHS) Consortium in northwest England.
PETNet marks 10-year milestone
August 10, 2012 -- Siemens Healthcare subsidiary PETNet Solutions is commemorating the 10th anniversary of delivering its first FDG dose in the U.K.
Most Portuguese women adhere to mammography screenings
August 10, 2012 -- More than 85% of women in Portugal between the ages of 45 and 69 have had a mammogram, with most of them having been screened in the previous two years, according to a study published in the European Journal of Public Health.
IBA, Piramal sign deal on F-18 amyloid imaging
August 8, 2012 -- Radiopharmaceutical provider IBA Molecular and Piramal Imaging have announced an agreement under which IBA will manufacture and distribute F-18 florbetaben, Piramal's new diagnostic imaging agent, in the European and U.S. markets.
Philips hosts ESC meeting-related online roundtable
August 6, 2012 -- Philips Healthcare is hosting an online clinical roundtable for cardiac professionals in conjunction with, but prior to, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, to be held in Munich from 25 to 29 August.