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2013-11-18 12:20:53

LDV's "Harmony" Mobile Mammography Unit Features a Commercial Solution for the Mobile Healthcare Market. BURLINGTON, Wis., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer, LDV, will be exhibiting the all new LDV women's health care demonstrator vehicle at RSNA in Chicago. Attendees will see the newest model in mobile mammography on display in Booth 1365. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131118/NY18373 ) "The mobile health unit we are displaying at RSNA is a...

2013-11-15 08:27:38

Geisinger Health System Wins Top Honors MUNDELEIN, Ill., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80,000 healthcare workers and their communities from across the country and around the world joined together in the Medline Pink Glove Dance for breast cancer online video competition. After a hard-fought dance battle, the online votes are in and Medline is pleased to name Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa., as the winner. As a result, $25,000 will be donated to their charity of...

2013-11-14 23:01:21

Port Discovery Children's Museum; Baltimore December, 10 2013; 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bel Air, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Breast Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) will host its 1st Annual “Fashion Saves Lives” fashion show. The inaugural event will be held Tuesday, December 10th at Port Discovery Children’s Museum. ABCF’s goal is to raise funds that will be used to provide grants for...

2013-11-13 23:24:46

On Premises and Cloud Unification Brings Power and Flexibility Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 ScImage, Inc. announced today that it has successfully deployed its PICOM365 imaging workflow solution at Metro Imaging, a premiere multi-site high volume radiology practice based in St. Louis. The PICOM365 solution delivers the right balance between on premises end-to-end radiology workflow and cloud based VNA with an embedded universal viewing image portal. The result is an elegant and...

2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis. RIMI created the first comprehensive outpatient...

2013-11-12 23:20:15

Abington Memorial Hospital Physician Explains Importance behind New Bill Requiring Mammography Centers to Inform Women about Their Breast Density in Addition to Their Mammography Results Abington, PA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 A major step has been taken to advance women’s health awareness. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett recently signed a bill requiring mammography centers to inform women about their breast density in addition to their mammography results. The objective of the law is...

2013-11-06 23:26:59

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Diagnostics to their product offering: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019; http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7840714&progid=85844. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 Technical advances such as breast tomosynthesis, contrast-enhanced mammography, C-View 2D and new algorithms for CAD are expected to drive the future growth of the global...

2013-11-06 16:31:39

RESTON, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Nov. 8, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will join more than 100 medical societies in 57 countries around the world in celebrating the second annual International Day of Radiology (IDoR). IDoR 2013 will focus on the important role lung imaging plays in the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases -- including the advent of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer...

2013-11-05 16:27:30

Hologic 3D technology tops "Minnies" and "Best in KLAS" annual awards BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, announced today that two leading healthcare organizations recently recognized 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) technology...

2013-11-05 10:46:44

New technique may also have application in genomics to identify genes that influence risk of disease Researchers at the University of Chicago are developing computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) and quantitative image analysis (QIA) methods for mammograms, ultrasounds and magnetic resonance images (MRIs) to identify specific tumor characteristics, including size, shape and sharpness, said lead researcher Maryellen Giger, A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology/Medical Physics and director of the...