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2014-06-24 08:32:08

STOCKHOLM, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has selected Birst, the global leader in cloud-based business intelligence (BI), to help clinicians, researchers and business managers exploit the potential of big data in their decision making. Elekta's health care analytics will bring together clinical, financial, administrative and operational data from Elekta's and other systems across the cancer care continuum to drive personalized care. By delivering a comprehensive solution that...

2014-06-13 08:24:08

Prime Healthcare acquires four TrueBeam(TM) systems as a step toward upgrading and standardizing cancer treatment services across its healthcare system PALO ALTO, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Prime Healthcare Services, one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, to be Prime Healthcare's exclusive supplier of technology for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. The...

2014-06-11 08:30:33

ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS) has been tested and certified as a Complete Ambulatory EHR under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Drummond Group's ONC-ACB certification program certifies...

2014-06-05 08:28:30

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE: EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced today that The Institute of Cancer Research, London, a world-leading cancer research institution, working with its clinical partner The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, will join the Elekta MR Linac Research Consortium, a group with a mission to develop an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Uniting an advanced digital linac with an...

2014-06-04 12:29:19

Skyline Radiation Oncology, first in state to use Clarity, now also offers precise stereotactic radiotherapy for prostate cancer due to increased disease targeting confidence TUSTIN, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Radiation Oncology's acquisition of Elekta's Clarity® soft tissue visualization system is enabling physicians to continuously track the motion of the prostate during the delivery of radiation therapy. With continuous intrafractional image guidance, Skyline is...

2014-06-02 08:28:55

Largest medical center in the Netherlands upgrades with several Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at the Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be able to offer patients the most modern cancer treatment available through its purchase of Elekta Versa HD(TM) linear accelerators (linacs) and a substantial software upgrade including Elekta's MOSAIQ® oncology information...

2014-05-27 08:29:01

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with YongLin Healthcare Foundation by which Varian will provide its ProBeam® proton therapy system for deployment at the National Taiwan University in Taipei. The YongLin Healthcare Foundation will donate the system to the University. Under the purchase agreement, Varian will provide the technology to equip three treatment rooms, two with gantries that...

2014-05-22 16:27:00

Milestone System to Handle Full Patient Load for New, Integrated Cancer Center in Scottsdale, Arizona SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today the installation of its 500(th )TomoTherapy® System at the grand opening of Palo Verde Cancer Center - Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. The System, a TomoHDA(TM) model, is the only radiation therapy device at the new center, which also offers medical oncology services. The center's...

2014-05-12 08:37:31

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new release of the company's Velocity oncology software platform. The updated software offers clinicians a set of new tools that facilitates the use of diverse types of images and automates time consuming image processing procedures that are fundamental to treating cancer with advanced image-guided radiotherapy or radiosurgery. Velocity software is designed to access and aggregate...

2014-05-08 08:33:54

Kettering Medical Center is first designated Center of Excellence KETTERING, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has established a Center of Excellence program that seeks the collaboration of its clinical customers in the development of high-quality research, education and outreach to advance the treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Long-time Elekta solutions user, Kettering Medical Center (Kettering, Ohio) has been named the program's first Center of Excellence. The program...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.