Philips raises $839M from Lighting spin-off
May 30, 2016 -- Dutch industrial conglomerate Royal Philips Electronics raised 750 million euros ($835 million) through the initial public offering of its Philips Lighting business, which has been spun off into a separate company.
Japan clears SuperSonic Aixplorer upgrades
May 27, 2016 -- Ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine has received regulatory approval in Japan for upgrades to its Aixplorer ultrasound system.
Mirada signs big data collaboration agreement
May 27, 2016 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical has signed an agreement to collaborate with Maastro Clinic in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Sohard Software in Fuerth, Germany, on machine learning and big data-driven radiation therapy treatment planning.
RCR: U.K. patients still waiting for imaging results
May 25, 2016 -- Many patients in the U.K. are still waiting over a month for results from their medical imaging exams, according to a new report issued by the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).
Client Outlook signs deal with African IT firm
May 25, 2016 -- Image viewing software developer Client Outlook has signed a partnership agreement with IntriHealth, an imaging informatics software firm in Africa, to distribute its eUnity universal image viewer.
Elekta secures Swedish contract
May 25, 2016 -- Radiation oncology firm Elekta has been chosen to equip the radiation therapy department of a new hospital, New Karolinska Solna in Stockholm.
Carestream chosen for French image-sharing project
May 25, 2016 -- Carestream Health has been selected to implement a large image-sharing project in France.
Could MRI replace FDG-PET for tumor imaging?
May 25, 2016 -- FDG-PET may soon no longer be the only option for imaging glucose uptake in tumors. A new project is working to bring that capability to MRI, potentially avoiding radiation exposure for patients and enabling closer monitoring of treatments, according to the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR).
ESC issues new guidelines for heart failure
May 24, 2016 -- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has published new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.
HeartFlow highlights FFR study at EuroPCR 2016
May 24, 2016 -- Hemodynamic data from cardiac software developer HeartFlow's fractional flow reserve (FFR) software may help predict which coronary plaques have the potential to rupture, according to data presented at the recent EuroPCR 2016 congress in Paris.