Features | Partner Sites | Information | LinkXpress
Sign In
Ampronix
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING LLC
Schiller

Varian Acquires Cancer Treatment Software Platform

By Medimaging International staff writers
Posted on 12 May 2014
Varian Medical Systems (Palo Alto, CA, USA) has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Velocity Medical Solutions, LLC (Atlanta, GA, USA), a privately-held developer of specialized software for cancer clinics.

The acquisition includes software that enables clinicians to aggregate unstructured treatment and imaging information from different systems, and to use these data to make more optimized treatment choices. (Velocity products may not be available in all markets.)

Varian will continue development of this oncology software platform with the Velocity team in Atlanta. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. is a world- leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers, and medical oncology practices.

Related Links:

Varian Medical Systems
Velocity Medical Solutions



Channels

Radiography

view channel
Image: 3-D Model of the Heart (Photo courtesy of Materialise).

3-D Human Heart Printed Using Imaging Techniques

Congenital heart specialists have printed a 3-D anatomic model of a patient’s heart by integrating CT and Echocardiography techniques. This is the first time that researchers have integrated Computed... Read more

MRI

view channel
Image: The Micronor M303 Encoding Sensor with A/B Quadrature Pulse Train Background (Photo courtesy of Micronor).

World’s First MRI-Safe Linear Encoder for Medical Applications Announced

A company specialized in producing fiber optic kinetic sensors, has developed a first-of-a-kind passive, optical, non-electronic, high-precision encoder for use in medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).... Read more

Ultrasound

view channel
Image: The Lumify, app-based ultrasound system (Photo courtesy of Philips).

Philips Debuts First App-Based Ultrasound

An app-based ultrasound solution aims extending the reach of ultrasound applications using mobile technology. The app was presented at the Social Media and Critical Care conference, June, 23–26, 2015... Read more

Nuclear medicine

view channel

Hybrid Scanner Using Five Molecular Imaging Techniques Under Development

Scientists are developing a new molecular, preclinical hybrid imaging system to help find new drugs and to advance imaging research. The scanner was presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI; Reston, Virginia, USA), and consists of a window for tissue observation,... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

view channel

FDA Approves Trial for Intraoperative Image-Guided Cancer Surgery System

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for company to trial a new image-guided cancer surgery system for intraoperative imaging of breast cancer. The surgical system consists of a cancer-specific molecular imaging agent, and a lightweight hand-held single-cell... Read more

Imaging IT

view channel
Image: Siemens radiation therapy Syngo.via image suite (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthcare).

New Version of Syngo.via Supports Treatment Decision in Oncology

Siemens Healthcare has released a new version of oncology diagnostics software that helps physicians plan the best course of treatment for cancer patients. Cancer treatment requires comprehensive diagnostics,... Read more
 
Copyright © 2000-2015 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.