QC failure halts Mo-99 supply in Australia
October 21, 2020 -- The failure of a batch of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) to pass a quality control (QC) inspection has caused an interruption in nuclear medicine procedures in Australia, according to an article published on 21 October in the Guardian.
MIM Software received CE Mark for SPECT software
October 21, 2020 -- Medical imaging software developer MIM Software announced it has received the CE Mark for its quantitative SPECT reconstruction software SPECTRA Quant and vendor-neutral SPECT reconstruction method SPECTRA Recon.
Philips reports sharp drop in ultrasound sales
October 20, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare has recorded a 3% decline in sales on a comparable basis for its global Diagnosis & Treatment businesses during the third quarter of 2020, but this represents an improvement compared with the 9% fall in Q2, CEO Frans van Houten told a press briefing on 19 October.
Sectra secures 7-year deal in Amsterdam
October 20, 2020 -- Sectra has signed a seven-year contract to provide imaging services to Amsterdam UMC, one of the largest healthcare providers in the Netherlands that handles about 350,000 exams per year, the vendor has announced.
ESR to unveil onsite details for ECR 2021 in late November
October 20, 2020 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has revealed that plans are being devised to stage the 2021 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) at least partially as an onsite event. The society has promised to give more details in late November.
More than 14K people have registered for RSNA
October 20, 2020 -- More than 14,000 people have already registered to attend the virtual RSNA meeting set to take place from 29 November to 5 December 2020.
Deadline looms for European Radiology editorial fellowship
October 19, 2020 -- The deadline for applications for the 2021 European Radiology Albert L. Baert Editorial Fellowship falls on 31 October, the European Society of Radiology has announced.
Top sonographer gives tips on working in pandemic
October 19, 2020 -- To continue working safely as the pandemic progresses, sonographers must take into account their local context and setting, according to Gill Harrison, professional officer for ultrasound at the U.K. Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR). National guidance can help, but it's important for departments to have risk assessments that consider their working environment, individual staff needs, and patient types, she noted in an article on the SCoR website.
EOS posts revenue gains in its Q3, 1st 9 months
October 19, 2020 -- Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging announced steady gains in revenue for the third quarter and a large jump in revenue for the first nine months of 2020.
ESR to co-host lung cancer screening webinar
October 16, 2020 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) will co-host a webinar on lung cancer screening with the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry and Lung Cancer Europe on 4 November.