News in Brief
Philips to debut mobile surgical arm
September 18, 2014 -- Royal Philips Electronics, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, plans to debut a new mobile surgical C-arm at the upcoming European Society of Vascular Surgery annual meeting in Stockholm.
GE names Debatin as CTO
September 17, 2014 -- GE Healthcare has tapped Dr. Jörg Debatin as vice president and chief technology officer (CTO).
ImaginAb teams with Novotectid
September 17, 2014 -- ImaginAb has inked an exclusive technology development partnership with fellow imaging agent developer Novotectid to develop antibody-based imaging agents to image CD4+ immune T cells.
COCIR highlights telehealth benefits
September 17, 2014 -- The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) held a breakfast workshop on care coordination and telehealth at last week's International Digital Health and Care Congress in London.
GE points to aging European imaging installed base
September 17, 2014 -- Citing a recent report, GE Healthcare said austerity measures implemented during the recession in Europe could have a lingering effect on patients unless countries in the EU make investments in imaging equipment.
U.K. radiographers asked to vote on strike
September 16, 2014 -- The U.K.'s Society of Radiographers has sent voting papers to its members asking them if they will take industrial action against the U.K. National Health Service.
Philips supports fetal growth standards on ob/gyn
September 16, 2014 -- Philips Healthcare announced at this week's annual International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology meeting in Barcelona, Spain, that it has committed to include new international standards for fetal growth on every ob/gyn ultrasound machine in its portfolio.