CT identifies missing RMS Titanic violin
May 22, 2013 -- A team of radiographers at a U.K. hospital have identified a violin that sank with the RMS Titanic 101 years ago and is believed to be the instrument played by band leader Wallace Hartley during the ship's ill-fated voyage.
Planmed supplies equipment to world ice hockey event
May 3, 2013 -- Medical imaging vendor Planmed will be providing its Verity extremity CT scanner and Planmeca Compact i dental care unit for use at this month's Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki and Stockholm.
Toshiba partners with Walton Centre
April 3, 2013 -- Toshiba Medical Systems has formed a two-year neurosciences research and development partnership with the Walton Neuroscience Research Centre in Liverpool, U.K.
French agencies issue guide to ionizing radiation
March 15, 2013 -- Two French government agencies have jointly published a guide for the use of ionizing radiation in diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, and radiotherapy treatments. The guide includes recommendations, tools, and programs designed to safeguard patients.
Siemens gets U.K. imaging service contract
March 11, 2013 -- Siemens Healthcare has won a 13-year contract to provide imaging infrastructure support services to the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
French imaging societies release appropriateness guide
February 22, 2013 -- La Société Française de Radiologie and the Société Française de Médecine Nucléaire et d'Imagerie Moléculaire have published an updated guide to good imaging use aimed at helping health professionals determine when imaging is appropriate and which exams are appropriate for a given indication.
Modest growth predicted for Europe's imaging market
February 19, 2013 -- The market in Europe for capital equipment purchases of diagnostic imaging modalities is expected to grow modestly over the next four years to reach almost $2.2 billion U.S. (1.65 billion euros) in 2017, according to the Toronto-based market research firm Millennium Research Group (MRG).