Fujifilm, NewTom strengthen alliance in the U.K.
August 19, 2019 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems and conebeam technology company NewTom are collaborating on distributing NewTom's technology to hospitals in the U.K. Read More
Metrasens files patent infringement suit in China
August 19, 2019 -- Advanced magnetic detection technology firm Metrasens has initiated new patent infringement proceedings against Nanjing Cloud Magnetic Electronic Technology in Shanghai Intellectual Property Court in China. Read More
Mobile breast screening unit gets hit by hefty parking fees
August 16, 2019 -- Cornwall Council in the U.K. has charged the National Health Service breast screening program substantial parking fees for its mobile screening van, but the charges have now been waived, according to a report posted by CornwallLive.com. Read More
Eckert & Ziegler reports revenue, earnings growth
August 14, 2019 -- Increased sales of its pharmaceutical radioisotopes helped isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler to record revenues in the first half of 2019. Read More
Breast imaging service closes at U.K. hospital
August 13, 2019 -- Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, U.K., has permanently shut down its breast imaging facility, according to a recent article in the Manchester Evening News. Read More
Kumovis launches 3D printer for medical devices
August 13, 2019 -- German medical 3D printing startup Kumovis has made available its R1 medical 3D printer for patient-specific medical devices, according to an article on 3DPrintingIndustry.com. Read More
Interval breast cancer screening comes under scrutiny in Ireland
August 13, 2019 -- The Irish government's agency for health and social care services, the Health Service Executive, is investigating the review of breast cancer screening mammography exams performed outside of the standardized audit process, according to a 12 August article on RTE.ie. Read More
ESR reveals expanding U.S. membership base
August 12, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced that as of 6 August 2019, 7,277 radiologists, related physicians, and scientists from the U.S. are ESR members. The U.S. now comprises the second largest national group among all ESR member countries, after India but just ahead of Brazil and France, which tops the list of European nations, according to a statement issued on 12 August. Read More
NHS plans artificial intelligence lab
August 12, 2019 -- The National Health Service (NHS) England plans to launch a national artificial intelligence lab with 250 million pounds (269.2 million euros) in funding, according to a report by the BBC News. Read More
Philips asserts it has no intention of buying Corindus
August 12, 2019 -- Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, said that it has no intention of acquiring robotic catheterization developer Corindus Vascular Robotics. Read More