ECR 2016 attendance projected to break records
February 9, 2016 -- The European Society of Radiology is anticipating record levels of attendance at this year's ECR 2016, following a healthy increase in the number of preregistered participants compared with this time last year.
Medibord develops PET/MRI overlay
February 9, 2016 -- Radiation therapy positioning device developer Medibord has developed an overlay for the Biograph mMR PET/MRI scanner from Siemens Healthcare.
Despite x-ray patent suit, DRGEM marches forward
February 8, 2016 -- South Korean digital radiography manufacturer DRGEM issued a statement saying it disagrees with the jury's verdict in its patent infringement lawsuit with Spanish x-ray developer Sociedad Española de Electromedicina y Calidad (Sedecal) and is working to have the decision overturned.
St. Jude launches new OCT system
February 8, 2016 -- Cardiac technology developer St. Jude Medical has launched its Optis Mobile system in Japan and Europe.
Martí-Bonmatí admitted to Spanish Royal Academy
February 8, 2016 -- Radiologist Dr. Luis Martí-Bonmatí, PhD, of Valencia was admitted to the Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine in a ceremony at the beginning of this month, according to the organization.
French Radiology Society names Clément to ESR post
February 8, 2016 -- The French Radiology Society (SFR) has elected Dr. Olivier Clement as chair of the research committee of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), an acknowledgement of Clément's growing influence at the heart of European radiology, SFR said.
France awards bachelor title to technologists, radiotherapists
February 8, 2016 -- The French government has awarded the title of bachelor ("license") to holders of higher technical diplomas in medical imaging and radiotherapy, as well as holders of state diplomas in radiologic technology, according to the government's legislative journal.
U.K. radiologist wins cancer innovation award
February 8, 2016 -- Dr. Sam Hare, consultant thoracic radiologist, and colleagues, from Barnet Hospital National Health Service Royal Free London Foundation Trust in Hertfordshire, U.K. have won the first NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for cancer, according to the trust.
Agfa to highlight software, DR upgrades at ECR
February 5, 2016 -- Agfa HealthCare will be showcasing enhancements and upgrades to its software and digital radiography (DR) systems at next month's ECR 2016 in Vienna.
Sybermedica wins Irish PACSMail contract
February 4, 2016 -- U.K. healthcare software developer Sybermedica has signed on Dublin-based Sports Surgery Clinic as a new customer for its PACSMail network.