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2011-08-11 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The seamless integration of Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS)* and Varian's TrueBeam(TM) radiation therapy system is enabling the introduction of new OIS functionality, such as flattening filter free definition, delivery and alerts and enhanced communication capabilities. Numerous TrueBeam users have connected with MOSAIQ since the interface was introduced in 2010, and increasing numbers of users are expected to make...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the many new features of Monaco® 3.0, Dynamic Conformal Arc (DCA) Therapy provides clinicians with a simple way to deliver highly conformal stereotactic plans by using the multi-leaf collimator (MLC) to dynamically conform around a target as the treatment beam rotates around the patient. DCA recently received 510(k) clearance for Monaco from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "DCA can be used to render more conformal plans...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has collaborated with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to integrate the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines(TM)) into Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System. The collaboration offers Elekta users real-time access to NCCN's evidence-based clinical content directly from within the MOSAIQ patient record. "The NCCN Guidelines are widely...

2011-02-25 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta's MOSAIQ®* oncology electronic medical record (EMR) has received complete EMR certification. Complete EMR certification officially validates the Elekta software and enables eligible providers to qualify to demonstrate Stage 1 meaningful use under the HITECH Act. Tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB)...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS)--the market's leading open-system, vendor-neutral OIS--has earned the No. 1 ranking in the oncology software category from KLAS, an independent research firm. According to KLAS, a Category Leader designation identifies top-rated vendor products in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards report for each market segment. The 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers using Elekta's MOSAIQ® oncology information system (OIS) experience success with seamless integration to Varian's TrueBeam((TM)) system for radiation therapy delivery. The MOSAIQ interface to this linear accelerator is the most recent example of exceptional connectivity between Elekta's premier OIS and the delivery systems of other cancer management equipment providers, including Siemens and TomoTherapy, and particle therapy...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta recently announced the latest production release of its Monaco® treatment planning system, version 2.03, which is designed to enhance planning for Elekta VMAT. Monaco provides key features that aid clinicians in planning around structures effectively for Elekta VMAT delivery and accurately predict the total dose the patient will receive. Monaco helps indicate where clinicians can improve Elekta VMAT plans, according to Rob Cessac,...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

ATLANTA and MANNHEIM, Germany, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A 63-year-old male with prostate cancer is the first patient in Europe to receive radiotherapy treatment planned with a new version of Monaco® software optimized for Elekta VMAT. Using the arc-based Elekta VMAT delivery method, Monaco planning dictates how the radiation dose should be applied -- its distribution and strength on the target. The result is a therapy that not only is very rapid with VMAT, but one that...

2010-02-17 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ - City of Hope (Duarte, Calif.), a leading research and treatment center for cancer and other diseases, is the first medical center to implement an electronic interface that links its TomoTherapy® Hi-Art® treatment systems with the MOSAIQ® radiation oncology information management system. The connection enables communication between the MOSAIQ and the Hi-Art systems, facilitating access to vital...