Siemens sees healthcare revenues grow in Q2
May 4, 2016 -- Order and revenue growth in the U.S. powered Siemens Healthcare to gains in financial results for parent company Siemens' second fiscal quarter.
Siemens Healthcare now known as Siemens Healthineers
May 4, 2016 -- German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG has changed the name of its Siemens Healthcare business to Siemens Healthineers.
Biotronik gets FDA clearance for defibrillator
May 4, 2016 -- Biomedical device company Biotronik has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Iperia ProMRI HF-T cardiac resynchronization defibrillator.
Sectra adds digital pathology to Finnish PACS
May 4, 2016 -- Swedish PACS firm Sectra has added digital pathology capabilities to its PACS installation at Kuopio University Hospital in Finland.
Philips installs 1st IQon spectral CT scanner
May 4, 2016 -- Philips Healthcare has installed its first IQon spectral CT scanner globally, at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands.
ESTRO: Rad therapy plus immunotherapy kills tumors
May 4, 2016 -- Radiation therapy plus immunotherapy can destroy both primary and secondary tumors, according to research presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) conference.
Agfa extends contract with French hospital
May 4, 2016 -- Agfa HealthCare has extended its contract with a hospital in France for deploying its Orbis hospital information system (HIS)/clinical information system (CIS).
ESTRO: Lung cancer radiotherapy linked to noncancer deaths
May 4, 2016 -- Treating patients who have early-stage non-small cell lung cancer with stereotactic body radiation therapy is associated with a small but increased risk of death from causes other than cancer, according to research presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) conference.
ESTRO: APBI rivals WBI, with better cosmetic results
May 4, 2016 -- Accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI) with multicatheter interstitial brachytherapy is a safe and effective alternative to whole-breast irradiation (WBI) and has better cosmetic results, according to new research presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) conference.
Report: Global contrast-media injectors market surging
May 3, 2016 -- The global market for contrast media injectors will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% from 2016 to 2022, climbing from $830 million (720.9 million euros) in 2015 to reach almost $1.8 billion (1.6 billion euros) by 2022, according to a new report from market research and consulting firm GlobalData.