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WAYNE, NJ—Network Radiology, a leading independent radiology center and teleradiology service provider in Cleveland, Ohio, is using Exa™ PACS/RIS from Konica Minolta Healthcare America, Inc. to help increase productivity and enable high reading volumes for both business applications.

Washington, D.C.—Today the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) applauded the U.S. Senate for its passage of the reauthorization of the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA IV). This legislation builds on the progress from the 2012 user fee agreement to further improve the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) device review process while maintaining its robust standards for patient safety.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated ARAY announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iDMS™ Data Management System, enabling its use with the Company's TomoTherapy® platform. It's designed to integrate with a wide range of technologies, including the Radixact™, TomoTherapy® and CyberKnife® Systems, Accuray Precision™ Treatment Planning System, and third-party treatment planning and oncology information systems.

FAIRFAX, Va., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Society of Interventional Radiology invites practicing experts, early career professionals, research scientists, clinical associates, trainees and medical students to submit original scientific research for possible presentation at SIR's 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting, March 17–22, 2018, in Los Angeles. Online abstract submission is open until Sept. 28, 2017.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 25 — Carestream will showcase its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems (see video link) at booth #207 of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound conference that begins on Aug. 3. These systems are currently available in the United States and Canada.

ROSSLYN, VA—Luiza Kowalczyk, senior manager at the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has been selected to attend the 2017 International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Young Professionals program, which will take place in Vladivostok, Russia, this October in conjunction with the 81st IEC General Meeting.

LONDON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Piramal Imaging joins its industry partners in applauding interim results from the ongoing "Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning" (IDEAS) clinical trial, in which pre-defined patients are undergoing positron emission tomography (PET) scanning of beta-amyloid deposits in their brains, a core feature of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--()--MEDNAX Radiology and vRad (Virtual Radiologic), a MEDNAX company, will exhibit at AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management’s 45th Annual Meeting from July 10-12 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. vRad leadership will be on-site at Booth #633.

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/—Volpara Solutions, Inc. will showcase its new Volpara®Enterprise™ DDP software, here at the AHRA's 45th Annual Meeting and Exposition, July 9-12, 2017. The VolparaEnterprise Clinical Applications software package offers access to VolparaDensity, VolparaDose and VolparaPressure, in a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription model for the first time.

(AHRA 2017, Booth #313) Agfa HealthCare will display the new DR 800* Multi-Purpose Digital Imaging System with MUSICA for dynamic image processing at AHRA 2017. The DR 800 delivers radiography, fluoroscopy and advanced clinical applications. Agfa HealthCare developed MUSICA for dynamic image processing for customers focused on value-based care who require solutions that assure every image counts.

WAYNE, NJ--(Marketwired - July 06, 2017) - Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. will highlight its innovative portfolio of imaging and Healthcare IT solutions, designed to meet the needs of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers and group practices, at the upcoming 2017 annual meeting of the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA), July 9-12 in Anaheim, CA. 

Michigan Medicine, the Ann Arbor-based academic medical center of the University of Michigan, recently became the first health care institution in the United States to install the ARTIS pheno, a new robotic C-arm angiography system from Siemens Healthineers that is designed to broaden clinical capabilities and expand patient access while combating patient infection. With systems such as the ARTIS pheno, as well as a new name that underscores the company’s pioneering spirit and engineering expertise, Siemens Healthineers – the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG – is helping healthcare providers worldwide meet current challenges and excel in their respective environments.

Stamford, CT, June 28, 2017 (Booth #221)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.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 27 — Carestream representatives will showcase the advantages its CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System (see video link) provides for orthopaedic surgeons and their patients at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society conference that begins July 12. The system uses cone beam CT (CBCT) technology to capture high-quality, low-dose 3D weight-bearing exams.

Toronto, Ontario—June 15, 2017—RamSoft is happy to announce their distribution partnership with KenQuest Medical.

WAYNE, NJ—(Marketwired - June 13, 2017)—At the upcoming 4th Annual World Congress of Thoracic Imaging (WCTI), Konica Minolta Healthcare will showcase advancements in an exciting technology under development, Dynamic Chest Radiography. This new modality utilizes Konica Minolta's Digital Flat Panel X-ray Detector and proprietary data analysis software that has the potential to allow clinicians to assess anatomical and physiological information simultaneously, data not previously available from a conventional X-ray. The commonly performed chest X-ray can now serve multiple functions, without subjecting the patient to multiple tests.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Denver, Colo.—Royal Philips (NSYE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it will be showcasing molecular imaging solutions highlighting Philips’ commitment to innovation and more personalized care at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2017 Annual Meeting.

At the 2017 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 10-14 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, Siemens Healthineers debuts Symbia Intevo Bold¹, a system that combines the company’s proven single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) technologies with new, high-performance CT capabilities to enable a wide range of clinical applications.

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Volpara Solutions, Inc. announced an agreement to collaborate with leading mammography education provider, Mammography Educators, LLC ("Mammography Educators"), to create mammography positioning training videos that will be integrated in the recently released Volpara®Enterprise™ 2.0 software.

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.