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2010-02-10 10:17:00

PUYALLUP, Wash., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Even before Healthcare IT stimulus and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act became household terms, Medical Imaging Northwest (MINW) initiated a comprehensive digital imaging and data management integration project with interoperability provider Compressus. The project's ambitious goals are already paying dividends for MINW patients even after the completion of the initial phase of implementation, designed to enable the electronic collection...

2009-12-07 11:04:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing investigation into cases of excess radiation during CT perfusion imaging of the brain, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today provided imaging facilities and practitioners with interim recommendations to help prevent additional problems. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The FDA issued an initial safety notification in October after learning of 206 patients who had been exposed to...

2009-12-01 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) will introduce the Integral Breast Workspace, a set of solutions that provides radiologists the ability to review multi-modality breast images at one workspot to help drive quality and efficiency. Showcasing its commitment to breast care, Philips will also highlight new capabilities for its portfolio of diagnostic imaging...

2009-11-18 13:48:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- High-Tech Institute in Minneapolis will begin offering six new degree programs, with a class start set for January 11, 2010 for all programs. The school is located at 5100 Gamble Drive, Suite 200 in St. Louis Park, Minn. High-Tech Institute Minneapolis will offer six new Associate of Applied Science degree programs in Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Massage Therapy, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist and Limited Scope X-ray...

2009-11-03 05:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical software company FiatLux Imaging, Inc., located in Redmond, WA, announces the availability of FiatLux Visualize(TM) Free, advanced 2D/3D visualization software for CT and MRI imaging data. The free software is available for any healthcare professional via download from www.FiatLuxImaging.com. There is no charge for download or use. "There is tremendous unrealized potential in medical imaging data," stated Quentin Dewolf, CEO of FiatLux...

2009-10-20 15:43:00

Contribution provides funding for continuing education ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aaron K. Sarff is one of 10 radiologic technologists to receive a recent $1,500 scholarship to continue healthcare training, and it could not have come at a better time. His newborn son just underwent major heart surgery. "While the scholarship won't cover all of the remaining cost of my program, it covers enough to help me sleep at night and lets me focus on taking care of...

2009-09-03 09:30:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has added four board-certified radiologists to its practice, which now totals 29 physicians with extensive training covering all medical imaging subspecialties. Ed Swager, chief executive officer for RAF, attributes the practice's recent growth to a number of factors. "We are expanding services to a growing population while, at the same time, compensating as senior partners have reduced their...

2009-03-18 05:00:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - MC Strategies' New Online Solution Meets Research, Education, Communication and Compliance Challenges of Radiologic Technologists, Managers MC Strategies today introduced Mosby's Imaging Suite (http://www.mosbysimagingsuite.com), the first fully integrated, online solution developed to meet the routine research, education, communication and compliance challenges of radiologic technologists and managers. "Mosby's Imaging Suite...

2009-02-02 15:32:33

At the current rate of production for new mammography professionals, there will be drastic reductions in the number of mammography professionals per woman age 40 years and older over the next 15-20 years, according to a study performed at the Center for Health and Workforce Studies at the Albany School of Public Health in Rensselaer, NY.The study forecasted that in the year 2010 there will be approximately 20.6 radiologists per 100,000 women age 40 years and older and in 2025 only 17.5...

2008-10-29 12:00:28

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) signed a multi-year contract with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, making FRG their exclusive provider of diagnostic imaging services effective December 31, 2008. Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is located in Coudersport Pennsylvania and services multiple counties in north central Pennsylvania and south central New York. The Hospital provides a wide range of primary and secondary health care services...


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