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MINNETONKA, Minn., June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images is highlighting the benefits of its Vitrea solutions as it participates in the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, July 6-9, in Washington, D.C., at booth 401.

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., will present its comprehensive portfolio of digital radiography and mammography solutions designed to optimize workflow and increase the safety and satisfaction of patients at the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) 2017 Annual Meeting. The event, which is a premier educational event for radiology administration, will occur on July 9-12, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Ambra Health, makers of the leading cloud-based, medical image management suite, today announced the company has won the prestigious Terasaki Medical Innovation Award from the National Kidney Registry. The Terasaki Medical Innovation Award is given to individuals or organizations that have invented, developed, or created breakthrough technologies in transplantation. The winner is chosen via electronic ballot from National Kidney Registry’s Medical Board comprised of prominent practitioners, researchers, and donors.

Tokyo and Houston, June 7, 2017 -- Hitachi Healthcare Americas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have announced today that they have entered into an agreement to collaborate on research for a unique randomized clinical trial comparing the outcomes and side-effects of intensity-modulated proton beam therapy (IMPT) versus intensity-modulated photon therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of oropharyngeal cancer of the head and neck.

Warrington, Penn. – June 6, 2017 – Medical device companies CurveBeam and Carestream Health announced a collaboration to support and facilitate education and research for weight-bearing computed tomography imaging.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 23 – Carestream Health has received an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc., for its CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System. Vizient is the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country. The contract was based on a recommendation of Carestream’s OnSight 3D Extremity System by hospital experts with expertise in this category who serve on one of Vizient’s member-led councils. Innovative Technology contracts are reserved for technologies that demonstrate an ability to enhance clinical care or patient safety, and those that improve an organization’s care delivery and business model.

Surgeons and Specialists View Imaging Studies from Their Mobile Devices To Make Treatment and Transfer Decisions     

New research presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Conference in Las Vegas last week indicates that intraoperative use of 3-D specimen tomosynthesis enables breast surgeons to significantly reduce their re-excision rates compared to traditional 2-D imaging.

“Have-A-Heart Campaign” to empower more informed patient-provider imaging communications.


Preliminary results show targeted treatment offers low toxicity for patients with endometrial or cervical cancer

Mevion Medical Systems, the leader in compact proton therapy, is announcing a strategic agreement with medPhoton GmbH to integrate ImagingRing, an innovative cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) system for volumetric image guidance, with the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN, Mevion’s pencil-beam scanning proton therapy system. The new CBCT offering will debut this week at the 36th annual meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO), at booth #2500.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has awarded the 2017 ASRT Award for Advocacy to The Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists Inc. and The New Hampshire Society of Radiologic Technologists, along with Patricia Willett, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT), and Brandy Cusson, R.T.(R).

Reston, VA  (April 25, 2017) — Radiologists will launch confidently into new leadership roles equipped with essential business skills provided by a new online program from the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI).

Patients at Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) now have access to safe, high-quality interventional cardiac exams with the installation of Toshiba Medical’s InfinixTM-i Sky +. TGMC, a nationally recognized healthcare organization and home to one of the most advanced vascular interventional practices in the country, is the first healthcare provider in the United States to install the Infinix-i Sky +.

Offering a full range of advanced clinical applications for researchers, Toshiba Medical will demonstrate its most advanced MR technology, the Vantage GalanTM 3T, at this year’s International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 2017 annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 22–27, 2017 (Booth #401).

Toshiba Medical announced that Dan Skyba has been named director of the Ultrasound Business Unit. In his new role, Skyba is responsible for developing and implementing tactical marketing programs that build on growth and profitability for the business unit.

Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC), a group of orthopedic-only urgent care clinics for adults and children, has selected Konica Minolta Healthcare, as its preferred provider for diagnostic imaging and Healthcare IT solutions across several new facilities in Texas and California.

A collaboration between stroke neurologists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and bioengineers at the University of Massachusetts has led to the creation of a realistic, 3D-printed phantom of a stenotic intracranial artery that is being used to standardize protocols for high-resolution MRI, also known as vessel-wall MRI, at a network of U.S. and Chinese institutions, according to an article published online March 9, 2017 by the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery


Vienna, April 03, 2017 (ESR) – Ukraine has become the latest country to benefit from the ESR Support Initiative, with various actions planned to boost educational opportunities for imaging professionals and trainees in the country, sponsored by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), for a period of one year, starting in March 2017.