International Society of Radiology to conduct review in 2015
November 26, 2014 -- The executive committee of the International Society of Radiology has revealed it will conduct a review next year on how best to proceed with its vision, mission, and role in the future.
Agfa partners with Qaelum on dose monitoring
November 26, 2014 -- Agfa HealthCare has signed a strategic alliance with Qaelum for dose monitoring at hospitals and imaging networks, primarily in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Radiographers strike for 2nd time in U.K.
November 25, 2014 -- Members of the Society of Radiographers (SoR) in England and Northern Ireland took industrial action on 24 November, as planned.
Report: EHRs to yield $78B in cost savings
November 25, 2014 -- Electronic health records (EHRs) will save the global healthcare industry $78 billion U.S. (63 billion euros) between 2014 and 2019, according to a new report from market research firm Juniper Research.
NDSC signs decision support deal with ESR
November 25, 2014 -- Clinical decision-support software firm National Decision Support Company (NDSC) has signed an agreement with the European Society of Radiology (ESR) to provide imaging appropriate use criteria to the European market via an offering called ESR iGuide.
Biotronik debuts implantable device tracking tool
November 25, 2014 -- Biomedical device company Biotronik has unveiled ProMRI System Check, an online tool that provides tracking of the MR conditional status of implantable devices.
EOS places system at Zurich hospital
November 25, 2014 -- EOS Imaging has placed a digital x-ray system at the University Children's Hospital Zurich.
ContextVision to unveil ultrasound software at RSNA 2014
November 24, 2014 -- ContextVision plans to show updates to its 3D ultrasound software at RSNA 2014. The firm has also filed a patent for visualizing the skeleton using 3D sonography.
MRI shows same brain areas related to Alzheimer's, schizophrenia
November 24, 2014 -- A team of international researchers have discovered a specific network of brain regions through MRI that is more vulnerable to unhealthy aging, such as Alzheimer's disease, and disorders in young people, such as schizophrenia.
Sectra secures 10-year NHS contract
November 24, 2014 -- London North West Healthcare National Health Service (NHS) trust said it signed a 10-year contrast with PACS firm Sectra to supply its radiology IT (PACS) network.