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SALT LAKE CITY—Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad’s most recent software development has enabled the company to achieve deep integration between its Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Nuance’s PowerScribe 360 dictation software.

WAYNE, NJ --(Marketwired - September 21, 2016) - Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc.announced today that the New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) has chosen the SONIMAGE HS1 as the exclusive ultrasound system for its workshops focusing on anesthesia and pain management.

PHOENIX, AZ – Sept. 20, 2016 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, continues to strengthen its position in low-light imaging solutions for industrial markets with the introduction of new products based on interline transfer electron multiplying charge-coupled device (IT-EMCCD) technology.

MILWAUKEE, September 20, 2016 – Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), its MRI technology partner Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network recently began installation of an investigational high-field MR-adaptive linear accelerator (MR-linac) system at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital, eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center.

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provista Diagnostics, Inc., today announces that David Reese, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a poster presentation at the 15th Human Proteome Organization World Congress, taking place September 18-22, 2016 at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taipei, Taiwan.

MR Solutions has received an order for a high-powered 7T, cryogen-free, preclinical PET-MRI multi-modality imaging system from the newly formed pre-clinical imaging resource at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute (ZNI) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC).

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 20 — OSF Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria, Ill.) and two of its affiliated ambulatory care centers have installed four CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution systems, two CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems and five CARESTREAM DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kits to help ensure rapid access to high-quality diagnostic images.

Stamford, CT, September 20, 2016 (Booth #8000) – The TeraMedica Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, recently announced a significant business milestone in serving cancer center customers. The company’s Synapse VNA, an enterprise-wide medical information and image management solution, is now installed at more than 300 oncology facilities worldwide for the management of cancer treatment data.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 14 — Carestream will demonstrate its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems at the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) 2016 conference that begins Sept. 29. These systems currently are available in the United States and a Health Canada license is under review.

Siemens Healthineers has launched its new cloud-based network, encouraging connectivity, comparison and collaboration across imaging departments in the UK. 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--Ramesh Raskar, founder of the Camera Culture research group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and associate professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, is the recipient of the 2016 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize. Raskar is the co-inventor of radical imaging solutions including Femto-photography, an ultra-fast imaging camera that can see around corners, low-cost eye-care solutions for the developing world, and a camera that allows users to read pages of a book without opening the cover. Raskar seeks to catalyze change on a massive scale by launching platforms that empower inventors to create solutions to improve lives globally.

The global dental imaging equipment market is estimated at US$ 2,088.2 Mn in 2015 and will expand at a moderate CAGR during the forecast period 2016-2024. 

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 8 — The CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System that uses cone beam CT (CBCT) technology to capture weight-bearing and other types of extremity exams has received FDA 510(k) clearance and is available for order in the United States.

WAUKESHA, WI – September 7, 2016 – Today, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) is proud to announce that MAGiC (MAGnetic resonance image Compilation), the industry’s first multi-contrast magnetic resonance (MR) technique, is now 510(k) cleared by the U.S. FDA*. MAGiC, the result of a collaboration with SyntheticMR AB, gives clinicians more data than conventional scanning in a fraction of the time.

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 – To show the benefits of the recent FDA approval of ultrasound contrast for characterizing liver lesions in adults and pediatrics, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM 500 Platinum ultrasound system, with its comprehensive contrast imaging package, will be used during a live case following the International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) Bubbles Conference, September 8–9, 2016, in Chicago.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 31 — Carestream is shipping its new DRX Core family of DRX detectors designed to make reliable, high-quality DR imaging affordable for imaging centers, small to mid-size hospitals, urgent care facilities, specialty clinics and providers that perform mobile imaging exams.

Siemens Healthineers has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SOMATOM Drive computed tomography (CT) system. This new dual source scanner is designed to drive precision in diagnostic imaging across a wide range of clinical disciplines – from pediatrics and emergency medicine to cardiology and oncology – as well as deliver a new level of quality in patient with the potential to reduce examination time, preparation, and follow-up care.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 23 — Franciscan Health Rensselaer (Rensselaer, Ind.) purchased a new CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) system and a CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus to deliver rapid access to high-quality X-ray images that help physicians assess and treat patients at this critical access hospital.

WAYNE, NJ--(Marketwired - August 01, 2016) - Konica Minolta announced today that Shimadzu Medical Systems has selected the AeroDR as the exclusive flat panel detector for the newly designed MobileDaRt MX7i portable DR imaging system. Working collaboratively with Konica Minolta Medical Imaging, Shimadzu has developed this brand new system as the flagship Mobile Radiology solution, integrating Konica Minolta's AeroDR panels into Shimadzu's leading X-ray portable system and proprietary software to deliver optimized workflow and ease-of-use in all portable imaging environments including the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Emergency Room (ER), Operating Room (OR) and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Siemens Healthineers has expanded its imaging offering within the operating theatre, launching a range of minimally invasive interventional systems to the UK market. The new Cios family of mobile C-arms includes the Cios Fusion, Cios Connect, Cios Select, and the premium Cios Alpha system. The systems have been designed with a range of specialities in mind including orthopaedics, traumatology and vascular surgery, contributing excellent precision in the operating theatre.