News in Brief
Swedish university invests in Sectra Visualization Table
November 29, 2011 -- The Faculty of Health Sciences at Linköping University in Sweden has invested in the Sectra Visualization Table. The faculty will use the table for training and instruction purposes in all of its seven education programs.
Philips gets FDA clearance for PET/MRI
November 28, 2011 -- Royal Philips Electronics has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its whole-body Ingenuity PET/MRI system
Agfa debuts Impax software at RSNA
November 28, 2011 -- Agfa Healthcare has launched a new set of advanced imaging processing applications and 3D volume rendering tools for its Impax PACS at this week's RSNA 2011 meeting in Chicago.
Hologic releases C-View reconstruction algorithm
November 28, 2011 -- Women's imaging firm Hologic has released its C-View synthesized 2D image reconstruction algorithm, which eliminates the need for a conventional 2D mammogram as a component of a tomosynthesis breast cancer screening exam.
Barco lands 1,100+ monitor order for Ireland's PACS
November 28, 2011 -- Image display company Barco announced that it will partner with healthcare information systems firm McKesson to supply more than 1,100 medical displays for the Republic of Ireland's national PACS program.
Teleradiology Solutions signs African contract
November 28, 2011 -- Teleradiology services provider Teleradiology Solutions has signed a new contract with Regency Medical Centre in Tanzania to serve the Hospital Radiology Services sector of Tanzania and beyond within Sub-Saharan Africa.
Agfa highlights DR units at RSNA 2011
November 27, 2011 -- Agfa HealthCare is featuring a new DX-D 100 mobile digital radiography (DR) unit with a wireless detector at this week's RSNA 2011 meeting in Chicago.
Esaote launches MyLabAlpha at RSNA
November 27, 2011 -- Ultrasound vendor Esaote has launched a new addition to its MyLab line of ultrasound systems, MyLabAlpha, at this week's RSNA meeting in Chicago.
Barco launches QA tool for iPad at RSNA
November 27, 2011 -- Image display firm Barco has introduced MedCal QAWeb Mobile, a quality assurance and calibration software tool to increase radiologist confidence in the diagnostic quality of remotely viewed images, at this week's RSNA 2011 meeting in Chicago.
Genesis forms global distribution alliance
November 27, 2011 -- Digital imaging systems integrator Genesis Digital Imaging has announced the formation of the Global Healthcare Alliance, a consortium of companies supporting distributors in the medical imaging industry, to expand digital and analog product offerings.