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Image: The Vantage Titan 3T MRI system (Photo courtesy of Toshiba Medical Systems).

Top Three Emerging Trends Impacting Global MRI Systems Market

The size of the global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems market is expected to reach USD 7.52 billion by 2021, driven by top three emerging trends: strategic initiatives; growing focus on development of PET/MRI hybrid imaging systems, and; growing importance of tele-imaging. These are the latest findings of Technavio Research, a global technology research and advisory company. More...
21 Feb 2017
Image: Canon has agreed to buy the medical equipment unit of Toshiba (Photo courtesy of Toshiba Medical Systems).

Toshiba Medical Systems to Be Named as Canon Medical Systems

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, a medical unit of Toshiba Corp. that provides medical imaging products and solutions, will be named as Canon Medical Systems Corporation. The company will officially introduce the new name around the start of 2018 after the completion of regulatory procedures with pharmaceutical and medical equipment authorities from both the countries. More...
09 Feb 2017
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Image: A partnership between GE Healthcare and ATC has been appointed medical technology provider for five new hospitals in Kuwait (Photo courtesy of ASME).

GE and ATC Appointed Technology Provider for Kuwait Hospital Program

A partnership between GE Healthcare and Advanced Technology Company (ATC) has been appointed as the key medical technology provider for five new hospitals of Kuwait’s Ministry of Health as part of its strategic healthcare infrastructure modernization plan. More...
09 Feb 2017
Image: IBA Molecular has completed its acquisition of the nuclear imaging business of Mallinckrodt (Photo courtesy of iStock).

IBA Molecular Acquires Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging

IBA Molecular, a supplier of molecular imaging and other technologies in nuclear medicine, has completed its acquisition of the nuclear imaging business of Mallinckrodt plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, following the receipt of regulatory approvals. The acquisition of Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging, announced in August 2016, brings together two nuclear imaging businesses with complementary strengths, manufacturing capabilities, commercial footprints and operational networks. More...
30 Jan 2017
Image: The Aquilion ONE Premium CT scanner (Photo courtesy of Toshiba Medical Systems).

Top 6 Trends in Global CT Systems Market

The global medical computed tomography (CT) systems market is valued at USD 4.9 billion for 2016 and should continue to grow about twice as fast as other medical devices, driven by product improvements, growing clinical applications, an aging population with significant diagnostic needs, and rising incidence of chronic disease. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm, which has identified the top six trends shaping the global CT systems market. More...
30 Jan 2017
Image: Hitachi plans to integrate and expand its healthcare businesses in the Americas (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Hitachi to Expand Healthcare Businesses in Americas

Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that it will combine Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. into Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. on April 1, 2017, which will then change its name to Hitachi Healthcare America Corporation. More...
24 Jan 2017
Image: Siemens and Biogen will join together to explore MRI options for more informed treatment decision-making (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Siemens and Biogen to Jointly Develop New MRI Tools

Siemens Healthineers and Biogen will jointly develop magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) applications for quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity and progression. More...
19 Jan 2017

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