RCR calls for better-equipped NHS
April 28, 2017 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is calling for a better-equipped National Health Service (NHS), urging policymakers to focus on four key issues.
EANM publishes technologist benchmark guide
April 28, 2017 -- The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) has published an online guide of benchmarks for nuclear medicine technologists.
Guerbet sees 7% growth in Q1 revenue
April 28, 2017 -- Citing momentum from its acquisition of Mallinckrodt's contrast media business in 2015, French contrast developer Guerbet reported 7% growth in revenues for the company's first quarter (end-31 March).
Philips reports higher imaging sales in Q1
April 27, 2017 -- The medical imaging business of Royal Philips Electronics reported 2% growth in revenue after currency adjustments for its fiscal first quarter of 2017, while earnings also improved.
DRG launches new radiologist forum
April 26, 2017 -- The German Radiological Society (DRG) has launched a new group for local practicing radiologists: Forum Radiologists in the DRG (FuNRad).
ESR highlights commitment to radiographers
April 26, 2017 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) said it is stepping up its engagement at meetings for radiographers and radiological technicians.
Agfa client gets HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 certification
April 26, 2017 -- Agfa HealthCare said that HIMSS Analytics has certified Medius Klinik Nürtingen in Nürtingen, Germany, as having reached Stage 6 of the organization's Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).
EOS installs 1st systems in China
April 25, 2017 -- Orthopedic digital radiography (DR) developer EOS Imaging installed its first two systems in China at Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital and Ruijin Hospital.
Sirtex's microspheres beat the standard for liver cancer
April 24, 2017 -- Sirtex Medical's SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres improve quality of life in primary liver cancer when compared with the standard treatment, a new study presented at the International Liver Congress 2017 found.
Ultrasound 'magic' draws Ugandan women to antenatal clinic
April 21, 2017 -- A radio advertising campaign promoting free prenatal ultrasound scans boosted the number of pregnant women who attended a modern medical clinic by 490%, according to a study published on April 12 in PLOS One.