News in Brief
Fuji installs CR at Nuffield Hospital
November 15, 2011 -- Fujfilm Medical Systems has installed a Profect CS multislot computed radiography (CR) reader at Nuffield Hospital in Ipswich, U.K.
MedaPhor wins 1st U.S. contract
November 11, 2011 -- U.K. ultrasound training developer MedaPhor said it has won its first U.S. contract, with the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.
IBA awarded Polish supply contract
November 10, 2011 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has signed a supply agreement with the Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences for its proton therapy center in Krakow.
Ziehm opens sales office in France
November 10, 2011 -- Mobile C-arm developer Ziehm Imaging has opened a branch office in Paris, with the objective of expanding its presence in France and pursuing a growth strategy in what the company defines as a key European market.
Swiss MSK radiologist wins iPad draw
November 9, 2011 -- The winner of AuntMinnieEurope.com's European Society of Radiology members' prize draw is Dr. Katharina Bider, who works at IMAMED Radiologie Nordwest in Basel, Switzerland. New subscribers to the site who signed up during September were eligible to win an Apple iPad 2.
Real Imaging names new CEO
November 8, 2011 -- Israeli breast imaging developer Real Imaging has appointed Maiki Yoeli as its new CEO.
Holoxica develops 3D hologram of liver
November 8, 2011 -- Holographic imaging firm Holoxica announced that it has created a 3D hologram of a human liver that is intended for use by surgeons to highlight tumors that will be surgically excised.
Qubyx upgrades calibration software
November 7, 2011 -- Qubyx has released version 3 of its PerfectLum medical display calibration and verification software for enhancing the precision of medical monitors used for x-ray, mammography, MRI, and other modalities.