News in Brief
Sybermedica links up with Team Sky cycling team
May 15, 2013 -- U.K. healthcare software developer Sybermedica will provide its PACSMail network to Team Sky, a professional cycling team that competes in the Union Cycliste Internationale World Tour.
Dell adds new customer for IT cloud services
May 14, 2013 -- Dell has signed an agreement to provide Locala Community Partnerships in West Yorkshire, U.K., with a new cloud service that will deliver clinical and administrative information to the point of care.
Study disputes PIP breast implant decision
May 10, 2013 -- An article study published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine disagrees with the conclusion that breast implants made by Poly Implant Prosthèse (PIP) do not show any evidence of significant risk to human health.
Fuji signs U.K. x-ray service deal with Veritek
May 10, 2013 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems said it has signed a service agreement with engineering firm Veritek Global to provide technical support for computed radiography and conventional x-ray systems throughout the U.K.
IBA revenue dips in Q1 2013
May 9, 2013 -- Radiopharmaceutical provider Ion Beam Applications (IBA) saw a decrease in its first-quarter revenue, which it attributed to a low conversion rate of its existing backlog.
IHE-Europe appoints co-chair, general manager
May 8, 2013 -- Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)-Europe has named Dr. Peter Mildenberger as its new user co-chair and Cor Loef as its new general manager for the IHE-Services operation.
BMJ: Medical device regulation not strong enough
May 8, 2013 -- Proposals for the European Union to change the way it regulates medical devices do not go far enough to ensure safe and effective patient care, according to a commentary published online on 7 May in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).