Sectra to show new PACS combo at RSNA 2015
November 25, 2015 -- Swedish PACS firm Sectra plans to showcase the integration of its radiology PACS and a pathology PACS built on the same IT infrastructure at RSNA 2015.
BIR approves Piramal PET reader training course
November 25, 2015 -- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has endorsed radiopharmaceutical firm Piramal Imaging's PET reader training course to help detect beta-amyloid plaques in patients with cognitive impairment.
Junior doctors’ strike looms large in England
November 24, 2015 -- An overwhelming majority of junior doctors have voted in support of industrial action over the proposed new government contract in England, and the Royal College of Radiologists is urging negotiation to avoid the threat of a strike.
Agfa reaches IT milestone
November 24, 2015 -- Agfa HealthCare said it has received more than 250 orders for its Enterprise Imaging software from imaging centers, university care centers, and other health systems.
IMS performs first prone tomo-guided biopsy
November 24, 2015 -- Italian women's imaging vendor Internazionale Medico Scientifica (IMS) announced that Dr. G. Saguatti of Bellaria Hospital in Bologna, Italy, has performed a digital breast tomosynthesis-guided biopsy with the patient in the prone position.
BIR prepares to host X-mas imaging quiz
November 24, 2015 -- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is hosting a Christmas imaging quiz. The fun event is to be held on 10 December at the Royal College of Radiologists in London.
Security concerns prompt COCIR to postpone eHealth Summit
November 23, 2015 -- Because of security concerns in Brussels, the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has postponed its eHealth Summit, which was due to take place on 24 and 25 November.
eHealth week 2016 to focus on patients
November 20, 2015 -- The focus of next year's eHealth Week 2016 will be on patients rather than institutions and IT systems, with the title "You, at the Heart of Transition."
Riverain nets CE Mark for CAD software
November 20, 2015 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) firm Riverain Technologies has received the CE Mark for marketing its ClearRead CT software in the European Union.
Irish hospital takes major steps toward EHR
November 20, 2015 -- Galway Clinic has set a goal to become the first hospital in the Republic of Ireland to give patients access to their electronic health records (EHR) by November 2016.