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2014-02-10 08:26:38

Research Supports the Use of Hologic's Lower Dose 3D Mammography Technology and the Continued Use of Two-views Over One in Breast Cancer Screening BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 /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 the publication of three new studies...

2014-02-06 23:27:55

North Broward Radiologists, a sub-specialty radiology group comprised of American Board of Radiology-Certified Physicians, is joined by breast imaging expert. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Fort Lauderdale-based radiology group North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to welcome Terrence J. Barrett, D.O., to its staff of American Board of Radiology-certified physicians. Dr. Barrett brings a wealth of experience in breast imaging and intervention with him as he joins...

2014-02-06 12:27:09

Driven by the need for radiology practices to prepare for the transition from volume-based to value-based imaging PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Montage Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a provider of search-driven radiology analytics and data mining tools, continues its robust growth by adding eight new customers in Q4 2013. This diverse group represents academic and community hospitals who took the first step towards enhancing their radiology departments productivity and...

2014-02-05 20:26:56

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outpatient Diagnostic Center, a medical imaging provider with locations in Huntsville and Madison, has launched a series of "Random Acts of Value" to spread the word about opportunities to save up to 33 percent on out-of-pocket costs for procedures like MRIs, CT scans, mammograms, ultrasound, X-rays, bone density tests, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy. "As an outpatient center, our cost of doing business is lower and we can pass the...

2014-02-04 20:22:53

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hj6wwb/medical_imaging) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Medical Imaging Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hj6wwb/medical_imaging ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The purpose of this report is to describe the specific market segment of the...

New Technique Increases Detection Rate In Screening Mammography
2014-02-04 13:21:16

Radiological Society of North America Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged. The photon-counting technique is a promising DR approach that uses a unique detector to decrease scattered radiation and noise, enabling dose...

2014-02-04 08:35:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorTechs Labs is pleased to announce the renewed and expanded partnership and distribution agreement with Invivo Corporation (subsidiary of Philips Healthcare) for NeuroQuant(®), the leading software solution for volumetric brain atrophy in the US healthcare market. As the only FDA approved solution that automatically quantifies the volumes of brain structures, NeuroQuant(®) is a key part of Invivo's DynaSuite Neuro Imaging Solution....

2014-02-03 23:00:16

Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online, February 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct...

2014-01-31 08:25:30

SHELTON, Connecticut, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT provider, Sectra [http://www.sectra.com/medical ] (STO: SECT B), announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded "Best in KLAS" by the research firm with the same name in the "2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services" report. The initial version of Sectra PACS was installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing over 70 million annual radiology examinations...

2014-01-30 23:28:35

Founded by Drs. David Suadi and Gabriel Gelves, Stockdale Radiology is a brand new, state-of-the-art imaging center in Bakersfield, CA offering advanced imaging services to the Central Valley. They selected PowerServer RIS/PACS/MU to manage their workflow and to collect the data required for Meaningful Use Attestation. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 RamSoft, a developer of RIS, PACS, and Teleradiology workflow solutions, adds Stockdale Radiology to its roster of...


Latest Radiology Reference Libraries

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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