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Healthcare Costs Could Be Cut by More Appropriate Use of Cardiac Stress Imaging

In new research, investigators concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing using advanced imaging technology has led to increasing healthcare costs in the United States and unnecessary radiation exposure to patients.   More...
23 Oct 2014
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World’s First Breast Specimen Tomosynthesis System Receives FDA Approval

In providing a comprehensive analysis of excised breast tissue in a specimen radiography system, a new breast specimen tomosynthesis system can help decrease re-excision and patient call back rates. The speed and technology with which the high resolution image slices are captured results in shorter surgeries and less anesthesia time for the patient, lowering the risk of infection in hospitals.   More...
23 Oct 2014

Tabbed Barcodes and Management System Software Designed to Help Apron Tracking to Improve Radiology Inventory Management

A web-based inventory management system has been designed to link each radiology apron with a distinct barcode ID. As a cloud-based, decision support system, staff can track, audit, and maintain aprons using data sorted by department, area, and garment type.   More...
23 Oct 2014
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16-Slice CT System’s Technology Extends Operational Lifetime by Minimizing Wear and Tear

A new 16-slice computed tomography system is designed for clinical routine and is available in two power configurations to better meet clinical, workflow requirements.   More...
19 Oct 2014

Healthcare Costs Could Be Cut by More Appropriate Use of Cardiac Stress Imaging

In new research, investigators concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing using advanced imaging technology has led to increasing healthcare costs in the United States and unnecessary radiation exposure to patients.   More...
19 Oct 2014

Five Proton Therapy Treatment Rooms Plus System Upgrade Deployed at Scripps Proton Therapy Center

An upgrade of a proton system will improve workflow at a US proton therapy center, enabling the use of the fixed-beam treatment rooms as well as more diverse patient-positioning devices. Moreover the new technology is designed to enhance the quality of images generated by the system’s integrated imager.  More...
16 Oct 2014
Image: The American Heart Association issued a statement that patients need to be informed on radiation risks before undergoing cardiac imaging (Photo courtesy of AHA - The American Heart Association).

Heart Association Issues Statement on Understanding Radiation Risks Before Cardiac Imaging

People should understand why a heart-imaging test is needed before undergoing the procedure, including the benefits and risks involved, such as the potential long-term risk from radiation exposure, advises a new scientific statement.   More...
16 Oct 2014


The MedImaging Radiology channel covers fluoroscopy, digital radiography, computerized tomography, mammography, interventional radiology, and other medical uses of X-ray imaging as well as related instrumentation, trends and safety issues.
 
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