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New organization integrates medical imaging businesses with innovation and informatics activities to create new platform for growth

The UC Davis-based EXPLORER consortium, which aims to build a revolutionary total-body PET (positron emission tomography) scanner, has announced the selection of two industry partners to help build the prototype device.

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., a leading provider in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK), has partnered with 7Dimaging to strengthen its educational resources by offering the mskNAV™ Education Tool.

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that John Muir Health has purchased an archive to store radiology and cardiology studies in the cloud.

Hospital CIO Touts Strong Performance of Carestream’s Vendor-Neutral Archive

TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 – Patients undergoing MR exams will find a relaxing environment with Toshiba Medical’s new MR Theater. Creating an immersive virtual experience for patients, the new MR Theater gives patients a visual focal point to distract them from the exam, encouraging them to relax and stay still, enabling clinicians to produce efficient, high-quality imaging.

Aspect Imaging unveils WristView, a CE and FDA-cleared point-of-care compact MRI system for hand and wrist imaging that does not require a special RF-shielded facility, allowing patients to even use their mobile phones while getting an MRI scan

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2016 – Giving hospitals and imaging centers of any size the clinical benefits of high quality ultrasound technology within a cost-effective, easy-to-use system, Toshiba Medical is launching the XarioTM 100 Platinum Series. The entry-level ultrasound solution offers healthcare providers at private practices, clinics and imaging centers a versatile and ergonomic system that facilitates fast and accurate exams. 

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic’s 3-D anatomic modeling program started with a realization that surgeons needed a new way to look at human anatomy that went beyond two-dimensional images.

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc. (Vital), a Minneapolis-based enterprise medical imaging and informatics company, is pleased to announce that it will launch Vitrea Data Stream and the latest release of Vitrea Enterprise Viewer at RSNA 2016. Data Stream can accelerate image presentation and provide a single access point for EMR image enablement across multiple PACS systems.

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN--(Marketwired - November 10, 2016) - Center for Diagnostic (CDI) announced that it has formed a new partnership to bring the EPIC Imaging centers in Portland, Oregon into the CDI national provider network for medical imaging and related services.

UK based MR Solutions’, revolutionary pre-clinical scanner MRS 7000, is an award winner at the US-based R&D 100 Awards. The 54th annual awards, held in Washington in November 2016, recognise the 100 most innovative technologies and services of the past year.

Feldkirchen, Germany, November 3, 2016 – Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies® Company and global technology leader focused on delivering innovative optical and photonic solutions, announces the latest upgrade to its popular imaging lens selection software – MachVis 5.0. Designed to simplify the tasks of vision system designers and engineers, MachVis 5.0 Vision Lens Selector provides an easy-to-use platform, which delivers faster and more comprehensive product data results for all LINOS Machine Vision and now Optem FUSION Micro-Imaging Lenses.

This September, Insignia Medical Systems, the pioneering UK based, Enterprise Imaging provider, hosted its annual National User Group Meeting, welcoming their users from across the country to join in a day of knowledge sharing and networking.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare startup, will demonstrate its ultra-portable smartphone ultrasound scanners at the CHEST 2016 conference in Los Angeles this week. Clarius Mobile Health's user-friendly wireless scanners pair with iOS and Android devices for point-of-care assessments including chest diseases.

Agfa HealthCare announces today that it is releasing a new version of its Enterprise Imaging platform. Customer-driven enhancements include academic, multi-site, radiology and additional specialty workflows for medical imaging.

AMSTERDAM and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced at The American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) annual meeting that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its innovative S4-1 cardiac transducer for Lumify, its smart-device diagnostic ultrasound solution.

Agfa HealthCare has been awarded a new three-year group purchasing contract with Vizient Supply, LLC, a leading healthcare improvement company, to provide special pricing and terms on its entire product line of direct radiography (DR) products to Vizient's approximately 362,000 acute and non-acute care provider members.

MELVILLE, N.Y., October 11, 2016 – As of October 1, Virtual Imaging Inc., a Canon company, has been awarded a supplier agreement with Vizient Inc. (“Vizient”). Vizient is the largest member-owned healthcare company in the country, representing approximately $100 billion in annual healthcare purchasing.

WAYNE, NJ--(Marketwired - October 06, 2016) - Konica Minolta Healthcare announced today that its continued focus on providing an exceptional customer experience has resulted in the highest level of customer satisfaction for its Digital Radiography (DR) products and services. This superior level of customer service has again been validated by MD Buyline awarding Konica Minolta the No. 1 overall DR User Satisfaction rating in 3Q 2016.

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