French society creates ecoresponsibility group
January 6, 2021 -- The French society of radiology (Société Française de Radiologie, SFR) is recruiting volunteers to join its new ecoresponsibility working group.
Blue Earth buys therapeutic rights to rhPSMA technology
January 5, 2021 -- Bracco molecular imaging subsidiary Blue Earth Diagnostics has acquired exclusive, worldwide rights to therapeutic applications of radiohybrid prostate-specific membrane antigen (rhPSMA) technology developed by German radiopharmaceutical firm Scintomics and the Technical University of Munich.
Radiologist describes getting COVID-19 vaccine
January 5, 2021 -- A radiologist from Alabama who was one of the first healthcare professionals in the U.S. to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has shared her story because of her experiences interpreting chest and lung images of patients with the disease.
Volpara seals deal for breast screening in Australia
January 4, 2021 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara has secured a five-year contract to provide service to BreastScreen Queensland, the third largest breast screening program in Australia.
Hologic acquires Somatex for 52M euros
January 4, 2021 -- Hologic has acquired Somatex Medical Technologies, a firm specializing in biopsy site markers and localization technologies.
1st COVID-19 annotated dataset is published
December 21, 2020 -- The first annotated dataset of anonymized COVID-19 medical images from the RSNA International COVID-19 Open Radiology Database has been published by the Cancer Imaging Archive.
Philips, InSightec to partner on MRgUS
December 18, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips and InSightec announced they will collaborate on an effort to make MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgUS) for neurosurgery and neurological disorder treatment more accessible.
U.K. issues advice on placing, assessing nasogastric tubes
December 18, 2020 -- The U.K.'s Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) released a report on 17 December regarding the placement and assessment of nasogastric tubes that calls for national training standards in England.
RSNA says 29K attended 2020 virtual meeting
December 18, 2020 -- Over 29,000 radiology professionals from 134 countries around the world attended the 2020 edition of the RSNA annual conference, according to figures from the Oak Brook, IL, society.
Hologic adds 3D breast ultrasound to SuperSonic Mach 40
December 18, 2020 -- Hologic has added 3D ultrasound imaging to its SuperSonic Mach 40 system, an upgrade that will allow users to easily access the company's ShearWave Plus elastography 3D and high-resolution B-mode volumes.