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South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announced this week that, for the very first time, it has approved a medical device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

The device, VUNO’s VUNOmed-BoneAge, was developed to…

May 16, 2018 | Technology Management

The use of radiology-related hashtags on Twitter has jumped significantly in the last several years, according to a new study published in Current Problems in…

May 15, 2018 | Care Delivery

Technology out of Vanderbilt University and Mayo Clinic could be cutting false positive rates in CT-based lung cancer screenings, researchers announced in PLOS One this week.

“As physicians, one of the most challenging problems in…

May 15, 2018 | Technology Management

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. announced Tuesday, May 15, its plan to highlight the company’s full portfolio of pediatric solutions at the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) Annual Meeting May 16-18 in Nashville, Tennessee. The portfolio…

May 14, 2018 | Technology Management

Researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have shown they can successfully produce technetium-99m (Tc-99m) with a cyclotron. The cyclotron can produce enough Tc-99m for up to 1,000 diagnostic procedures in a single day.

“We were…

May 09, 2018 | Care Delivery

A novel, flexible MRI component hit the national stage this week in the form of a glove, New York University researchers report. It is delivering science’s first-ever clear images of bones, tendons and ligaments moving together.

A team…

May 07, 2018 | Technology Management

It’s no secret that researchers often use MRI equipment in creative ways. That trend has been continued by a group that…

May 04, 2018 | Technology Management

iSchemaView announced this week it has received FDA clearance for RAPID CTA, the most recent addition to the company’s neuroimaging platform.

RAPID CTA was designed to help with the interpretation of CT angiography (CTA) exams, producing…

April 24, 2018 | Technology Management

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) is expanding the scope of its NEMA American National Standard for Servicing Medical Imaging Devices to cover all medical devices as opposed to just medical imaging technologies.

The…

April 18, 2018 | Technology Management

Siemens Healthineers announced Wednesday, April 18, that the company’s SOMATOM go.All and SOMATOM go.Top CT systems have gained FDA approval.

The 64-slice SOMATOM go.All and 128-slice SOMATOM go.Top both feature the companys new Athlon x…

April 17, 2018 | Technology Management

Trace-Ability, a Los Angeles-based radiopharmaceutical company, announced that the FDA has approved the first use of its solution, Tracer-QC, for release testing Ammonia N 13 Injection at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston.

April 16, 2018 | Technology Management

A coin-sized gadget that would allow for simultaneous MR imaging has received a $228,325 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The MR-Link, developed by Purdue researchers, has been…

April 13, 2018 | Technology Management

More than 63,000 patients had their personal health information (PHI) exposed due to a “misconfigured security setting” on a radiology interface at Middletown Medical in Middletown, New York. The incident took place on Jan. 29.

April 13, 2018 | Technology Management

Siemens Healthineers announced Friday, April 13, that an upgraded version of its SOMATOM Force CT system has gained FDA approval.

This latest version of the SOMATOM Force system features the company’s FAST (Fully Assisting Scanner…

April 11, 2018 | Technology Management

Capital Enterprises, a Carestream distributor, has installed one of Carestream’s Vita Flex CR Systems at a hospital just 15.3 miles from Mount Everest Base Camp.

The equipment was flown to Lukla, Nepal, and then carried for more than 18…

April 10, 2018 | Technology Management

Agfa announced Tuesday, April 10, its plan to join Hitachi Healthcare Americas at the American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) annual conference in Orlando April 14-16.

The two companies, which first started their strategic…

April 09, 2018 | Technology Management

A team of researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles have developed a new method for cardiac MRI that can be complete in just 90 seconds. The technique also allows patients to breathe during testing, with promises of more…

April 04, 2018 | Technology Management

Siemens Healthineers announced Wednesday, April 4, that the FDA has cleared its 128-slice SOMATOM Edge Plus CT system. The system features the company’s FAST (Fully Assisting Scanner Technologies) Integrated Workflow with a FAST 3D Camera, which…

March 27, 2018 | Technology Management

Hologic announced that it has gained FDA approval for two new additions to the company’s 3Dimensions breast tomosynthesis system.  

Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging and…

March 27, 2018 | Technology Management

Siemens Healthineers announced that the FDA has cleared its MAMMOMAT Revelation mammography system.

New features included with the MAMMOMAT Revelation include the InSpect imaging…

March 26, 2018 | Technology Management

Canon Medical Systems USA announced its Aplio i600 ultrasound system has been cleared by the FDA and will be on display at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) 2018 annual meeting March 24-28 in New York.…