Market research firm Signify opens its doors
July 22, 2016 -- The healthcare technology market intelligence and consultancy firm Signify Research is open for business. Initially its main focus will be on the informatics and medical imaging sectors.
Mobile App Spotlight: CMR Pocket Guide
July 12, 2016 -- Cardiac MRI can be an intimidating modality to learn, but the CMR Pocket Guide aims to simplify tasks and can be useful both for education and in daily practice. We interviewed one of the app's co-developers, Dr. Bernhard Herzog from Lucerne, Switzerland.
Median names medical director for Europe
July 12, 2016 -- French imaging software developer Median Technologies has appointed Dr. Nathalie Faye, PhD, as its medical director for Europe.
Siemens to oversee expansion at Dutch hospital
June 30, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers has signed an agreement with a Dutch hospital to build and manage a complex of six new operating rooms.
What Brexit means for imaging
June 24, 2016 -- The U.K. has decided to leave the European Union. What does that mean for imaging? Great uncertainty, and nothing in the European imaging sector will be quite the same again, Stephen Holloway writes in a monthly market trends column.
Median teams with Microsoft for imaging analytics
June 23, 2016 -- French imaging software developer Median Technologies and Microsoft have formed a joint global initiative to apply big-data analytics for processing and analyzing medical images.
Solve delays in accessing images, urges RCR
June 22, 2016 -- Systems for sharing medical images and reports between hospitals require a major overhaul because delays in accessing data online are causing immense harm to patients, a new 31-page report from the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has found.
UKRC: Quality system minimizes PACS errors
June 15, 2016 -- Errors in imaging studies sent to PACS represent a high clinical risk, and an efficient, effective, and safe system needs to be in place to initiate action, delegates heard at last week's U.K. Radiological Congress (UKRC).
Brexit: What would it mean for imaging?
June 13, 2016 -- On 23 June, the U.K. will vote to remain in or leave the European Union. If Brexit (British exit) goes ahead, great uncertainty awaits, and nothing in the European imaging sector will be quite the same again, writes Stephen Holloway in his new monthly market trends column.
Datarrhea: The great data revolution
June 8, 2016 -- Many opinion makers in medical imaging have accepted as gospel that the future of imaging medicine is digital and that one has to collect all kinds of data available to process and reprocess. They try to sell the concept that images are data. In his latest column, the Maverinck tries to demystify this "datarrhea."