Israel awards Zebra 3 grants for AI algorithms
February 14, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Zebra Medical Vision has received grants from the Israeli Innovation Authority to integrate AI algorithms into the radiology workflow at three major medical institutions in Israel.
Blue Earth begins producing Axumin in Italy
February 12, 2019 -- Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics has competed the first commercial production of its Axumin PET radiopharmaceutical in Italy.
ECR 2019 final program available online
February 11, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has released the final program for ECR 2019, which begins on 27 February in Vienna.
DITTA issues new white paper on cybersecurity
February 11, 2019 -- The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) has issued a new white paper discussing best practices for medical technology manufacturers looking to improve cybersecurity.
Russian entities ally for nuclear medicine
February 11, 2019 -- Russian atomic energy firm Rosatom and the Russian Academy of Sciences are collaborating to advance nuclear medicine and nuclear energy in the country.
PaxeraHealth plans image-sharing offering for ECR 2019
February 11, 2019 -- RIS/PACS software developer PaxeraHealth will introduce its PaxeraShare image-sharing platform at ECR 2019 in Vienna.
Mevion reports treatment milestone at Maastro Clinic
February 11, 2019 -- Proton therapy developer Mevion Medical Systems said that the Maastro Clinic in Maastricht, the Netherlands, has become the first center in Europe to begin treating patients using the firm's S250i proton therapy system with Hyperscan pencil-beam scanning technology.  Discuss
Median completes restructuring, previews 2018 results
February 8, 2019 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies said it has reconfigured into two separate business units as part of a new focus on its iBiopsy artificial intelligence, image processing, and cloud computing platform for medical imaging. The company also reported preliminary 2018 financial results.
X-ray procedures may have led to patient death in U.K.
February 8, 2019 -- Hospital procedures for interpreting after-hours x-rays may have contributed to the death of a U.K. patient, according to a newspaper report.
Mobile breast screening initiative tours the UAE
February 8, 2019 -- A mobile breast screening program led by nurses from New Zealand will travel to all seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 21 February to 2 March, according to a report in the National, an English-language daily newspaper published in Abu Dhabi.