Sectra receives large Norwegian order
October 26, 2016 -- Swedish PACS vendor Sectra has signed a contract to provide a region-wide radiology IT system to Norwegian healthcare provider Helse Vest RHF.
Parizel provides window into radiology's future
October 21, 2016 -- Radiology will evolve from the production of "beautiful pictures" toward sets of quantitative data, and communication with general practitioners will move away from descriptive reports and toward a standardized approach, said European Society of Radiology President Dr. Paul Parizel, PhD, in a recent interview.
JFR: 29 points to safeguard radiology's future
October 19, 2016 -- Radiology's in vital need of reform. That's a key conclusion of the latest publication from France's influential Professional Council of Radiology, which was unveiled at the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) congress and contains 29 proposals to ensure the profession's bright future.
IBM Watson to support doctors at German hospital
October 19, 2016 -- IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology will be used to support physicians at a hospital in Germany to analyze large volumes of clinical data and help doctors diagnose patients.
Siemens receives seal of approval for teamplay
October 19, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers said its teamplay cloud-based platform has been awarded the German Seal of Privacy for IT products and the European Privacy Seal.
3 things every radiologist must know about analytics
October 12, 2016 -- Big data analytics has dominated the imaging market headlines in recent times. This emerging sector may appear tantalizing and visionary, but much of the hype is based on conceptual discussion, and there is a lack of substance and evidence about the application, writes industry expert Stephen Holloway.
Carestream places RIS in Denmark
October 7, 2016 -- Carestream Health is installing its RIS at two sites in Denmark.
Intelerad joins BIR to raise its profile
October 5, 2016 -- PACS firm Intelerad Medical Systems has become a member of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR).
Dose-monitoring software proves value in trauma cases
September 29, 2016 -- Automatic radiation dose monitoring software is feasible and accurate for monitoring CT doses for trauma patients, Swiss researchers have reported in Clinical Radiology. They also judged it to be quite useful for assessing the impact of dose-reduction initiatives over time.
Sybermedica secures U.K. PACSMail Cloud contract
September 29, 2016 -- U.K. healthcare software developer Sybermedica has secured a contract for its PACSMail Cloud network with the Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital in Wolverhampton, U.K.