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USD 12 Billion Out of Total Spent on Medical Imaging Squandered in the US

The United States wastes close to USD 12 billion on unnecessary medical imaging yearly, according to a new survey of 196 hospital leaders.   More...
15 Sep 2014

Brazil’s Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy Sector Starting to Mature

Although several medical device industry groups exist in Brazil, none are focused on the specialized needs of the medical imaging and radiation therapy industry. Members from a US medical imaging and technology alliance have been establishing and growing their presence in Brazil in recent years, reflecting trends indicating Brazil’s maturing market for diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy equipment.  More...
07 Sep 2014

Acquisition Includes Radiation Simulation Software for Radiotherapy Applications

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. has acquired certain assets of Transpire, Inc. including the Acuros dose calculation software, which has been incorporated into Varian’s BrachyVision and Eclipse treatment planning software systems. More...
12 Aug 2014

Cerner Shakes Up IT Sector by Acquiring Siemens’ Health Information Services

Cerner Corporation and Siemens AG have entered into a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire Siemens' Health Information Technology business unit, Siemens Health Services, for USD 1.3 billion in cash.   More...
07 Aug 2014

Enterprise-Wide Imaging and Archiving Technology Optimizes Disaster Recovery and Operational Workflow

A new collaboration will enable a US hospital to streamline flow of data to meet meaningful use 2 requirements for the exchange of images, support health information exchange, as well as enhance the patient experience.  More...
05 Aug 2014

Hosting and Distribution Collaboration Established to Provide Radiation Dose Monitoring

PHS Technologies Group, a unit of PACSHealth and a developer of software that monitors patient exposure to ionizing radiation, reported that Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences will become a marketing, distribution, and hosting partner for its DoseMonitor OnLine software. More...
08 Jul 2014

Alliance Established to Provide Cloud-Based Healthcare Information Technology Platform

A strategic alliance has been established to offer an open, cloud-based healthcare platform. The new technology will enable medical device and data interoperability—the collection of data and subsequent analysis to enhance clinical decision making by professionals and enabling patients to take a more active role in managing their health.  More...
07 Jul 2014

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