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Agfa HealthCare announces the North American launch of its NX MUSICA2 Platinum and NX MUSICA2 Neonatal, which take image processing to a new level by rendering excellent bone and soft tissue detail simultaneously in a single exposure. These Agfa HealthCare-exclusive offerings provide enhanced detail across the entire dynamic range of the image for improved contrast, sharpness and density preferred by radiology specialists.

MIM Software Inc., a leading global provider of medical imaging software, announced they will be showcasing a new version of MIM Encore that provides a single platform for viewing PET, CT, MRI and Nuclear Medicine exams at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2013 Annual Meeting.

An 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan illustrating the effectiveness of radium-223 dichloride in treating bone metastases in breast cancer patients with bone-dominant disease has been selected as the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s (SNMMI) 2013 Image of the Year. Researchers selected this image from more than 2,000 studies presented over the course of four days during SNMMI’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

At the 2013 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 8-12 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Siemens Healthcare (booth 720) will introduce Biograph mCT Flow – a groundbreaking new positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system that, for the first time ever, overcomes the limitations of conventional bed-based PET/CT with FlowMotion, a revolutionary new technology that moves the patient smoothly through the system’s gantry, while continuously acquiring PET data.

At the 2013 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 8-12, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Siemens Healthcare (booth 720) will display two new platforms with the potential to change how molecular imaging is performed.

IBA Molecular North America, Inc. (IBA Molecular) and MIM Software Inc. (MIM Software™) have announced an agreement to co-develop enhancements to the IBA Molecular PETLinQ™ suite of products

InteleradMedical Systems™, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, today announced three new offerings as part of their Nuage™ suite of cloud-based solutions. Amongst the new solutions is CloudComplete™ - a fully-featured, cloud-based version of their award-winning IntelePACS® solution.

Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of enterprise clinical imaging and IT solutions, announces today the global release for sale of ICIS(TM) View 3.0*, the medical images and results viewer for the comprehensive ICIS enterprise imaging solution.

Shina Systems (http://www.shina-sys.com), the leading developer of advanced clinical image management, visualization and analysis software, announced today the new commercial release of its 3Di PACS solution. Shina Systems’ 3Di is a unique platform which allows clinicians, healthcare providers and patients to view medical images everywhere and for any purpose – from diagnostic image interpretation to intuitive viewing of images in a personal health record.

Between June and October, 2013, healthcare providers at hospitals and medical centers across the US and Canada can experience GE Healthcare’s entire line of Centricity* Imaging technologies when the Centricity Imaging IT Tour visits locations in over 30 major markets.

Canvys®, a division of Richardson Electronics, will introduce two significant developments at SIIM 2013 (Booth 521-523) including the Image Systems 6MP Color LED Backlit wide-screen display and QC Vue™, a browser-based tool for assessing image quality on mobile devices and displays.

PACSGEAR, the leading provider of connectivity for PACS and electronic health records, today announced the general availability of ModLink™, a software solution that transfers structured report measurements directly into PowerScribe 360 | Reporting from Nuance. By auto-populating reports with structured report values, ModLink saves valuable radiologist dictation time and reduces potential human error.

Carestream’s vendor-neutral archive that unites DICOM and non-DICOM data from disparate clinical systems will be showcased at the 2013 Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) meeting held June 6-9 in Grapevine (Dallas), Texas. In addition to helping equip clinicians with a comprehensive view of patient clinical information, CARESTREAM Vue for Vendor-Neutral Archive can simplify and consolidate storage resources to simultaneously help reduce costs and enhance workflow by eliminating departmental silos of clinical information.

Strategic Radiology (SR®) announced today that Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF) will join the SR network of large, clinically advanced groups geographically dispersed throughout the US. With the addition of RASF, SR now comprises 16 leading radiology group practices, representing more than 1,000 radiologists dedicated to setting the standard for radiology excellence through quality care drawn from collaborative best practices.

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging announced today the release of a new Digital Radiography Solution -- ImagePilot Aero.  This all-in-one digital imaging system combines the ease of use and simplified image acquisition of the Konica Minolta ImagePilot System with the workflow efficiencies, and high image quality of the lightweight, wireless Aero DR panel.  With this new solution, private practices, imaging centers and community hospitals have access to the productivity and versatility of wireless DR.

According to the American College of Radiology, an estimated 68 million Computed Tomography (CT) scans are performed in the United States each year. CT imaging makes it possible to see inside the body to help diagnose a variety of medical conditions, from determining if a child has a head injury from an accident during soccer practice to imaging the liver or kidneys to help physicians accurately diagnose disease.

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide agreement with healthcare imaging expert Barco to provide Barco’s leading diagnostic and clinical review display systems for use with the VENTANA Virtuoso image and workflow management system, offering a best-in-class, turnkey image viewing solution.

PETNET Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., will soon begin manufacturing Eli Lilly and Company’s AmyvidTM (Florbetapir (18F)) radiopharmaceutical in the United Kingdom, as well as in Spain and France, after signing a manufacturing services agreement with Eli Lilly and Company. Siemens’ PETNET Solutions will function as a contract manufacturer for Lilly after Lilly’s diagnostic radiopharmaceutical received marketing authorisation from the European Commission in early 2013.

Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., today announced the results of a 3,000 data points medical study that demonstrates the ability of VeinViewer, with  Christie’s exclusive high definition image and digital full field technology (DF2), to project vein patterns to near perfect accuracy as compared to ultrasound.

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), the global high-tech leader in next generation radiation therapy and diagnostics for the treatment of cancer, is pleased to announce that today 60 radiation therapy leaders travelled to Belgium to discover the first Proteus®ONE in factory.

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