Germany's new quality guidelines: What has changed?
December 19, 2014 -- An updated set of quality assurance guidelines took effect in Germany on 4 November 2014. Significantly, they include a new standard on acceptance and consistency testing of image display systems.
Health tech assessment course to go ahead in London
December 19, 2014 -- The Organization for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs is offering a two-day workshop in late January that will address health technology assessment.
Insights: Structured reporting's 'fusion reactor' gets hungry for fuel
December 17, 2014 -- The time for structured reporting has come, and it has changed from an eternal promise, like that of a nuclear fusion reactor, into a device that is ready for clinical deployment, according to a new article in Insights into Imaging that's garnering great attention.
Scaling new heights: Spain prioritizes visibility
December 17, 2014 -- The Spanish Society of Radiology (SERAM) is working hard to ensure its members are at the forefront of patient care with its new public campaign, "What's your radiologist's name?" In an exclusive interview, SERAM President Dr. José Luis del Cura Rodríguez outlines his future vision.
Brussels e-health summit looks to the future
December 15, 2014 -- Identify the problem, plan a solution, and just do it. That's the advice of an expert from Finland, speaking at the recent First Annual European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) eHealth Summit and Workshop. Market analyst Stephen Holloway reports from the Brussels event.
Intelerad, Forcare team up
December 2, 2014 -- Intelerad Medical Systems has signed a teaming agreement to use Dutch healthcare IT firm Forcare's IHE Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing system.
Agfa hits DR system milestone, merges ICIS and Impax brands
December 1, 2014 -- Agfa HealthCare announced that it has an installed base of more than 50,000 digital radiography (DR) systems in hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities around the world.
Elsevier debuts Amirsys upgrades at RSNA 2014
December 1, 2014 -- Medical and scientific journal publisher Elsevier unveiled enhancements to two Amirsys systems, STATdx and RADPrimer, at RSNA 2014.
Carestream wins Italian contract
December 1, 2014 -- Carestream Health has won the public tender to supply an integrated Vue RIS, Vue PACS, and archiving system to the Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale of Consenza in Italy.
Mobile App Spotlight: Imaging Single Best Answer
November 25, 2014 -- Candidates now have a new tool to help prepare for the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists' Final FRCR (Part A) Exam. The British Institute of Radiology recently released Imaging Single Best Answer, a mobile app that provides 75 questions and answers for each of the six exam modules.