Sybermedica secures U.K. PACSMail Cloud contract September 29, 2016 -- U.K. healthcare software developer Sybermedica has secured a contract for its PACSMail Cloud network with the Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital in Wolverhampton, U.K.
Philips CT scans T-Rex with spectral imaging September 29, 2016 -- Dutch researchers used a CT scanner manufactured by Philips Healthcare to scan the fossilized tail vertebrae of a 66-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur, using a spectral imaging protocol that provided researchers with new insight into the specimen.
Guerbet sees first-half revenues edge down September 28, 2016 -- The inclusion of revenue from its Mallinckrodt acquisition helped French contrast developer Guerbet boost its revenue by 66% for the first half of 2016 (end-June 30), but on a pro forma basis the company saw sales slip 5.3% as growth in MRI sales couldn't offset a decline in x-ray contrast.
Siemens to feature flat detector at German event September 28, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers plans to showcase the extended capabilities of its flat detector C-arm technology at this year's congress of the German Society of Urology in Leipzig.
Theraclion highlights echotherapy studies September 28, 2016 -- Ultrasound therapy developer Theraclion is directing attention to three recent studies involving its Echopulse high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology.
Terason ultrasound system added to Cardiospace mission September 28, 2016 -- Ultrasound technology developer Terason said that its Doppler laser and ultrasound scanner will be used in the Cardiospace mission, a joint French and Chinese study that will assess how astronauts' cardiovascular systems adapt to microgravity conditions and are deconditioned upon return to Earth.
BIR launches guidance on radiation safety September 27, 2016 -- To help reduce exposure to diagnostic x-rays and develop radiation safety knowledge, the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has produced posters, videos, and a book on personal protective equipment.