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Today Image Stream Medical announces receipt of Patent 8,401,869 for its LiveStream (link) family of video streaming products.  LiveStream enables the unique ability to allow digital video based collaboration between surgical operating rooms and remote clinicians while supporting HIPAA requirements such as patient privacy protection.

To help reduce complications and improve the accuracy and safety of interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. extends AplioTM 500’s Smart Fusion ultrasound technology to MR.

Emery Medical Solutions, a diagnostic imaging center in Apopka, Florida, has been utilizing RamSoft’s PowerServer Lite since 2009 to manage their imaging management needs. As their workload grew so did their need for a fully paperless radiology workflow solution.

Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that it will demonstrate its industry-leading BK Medical-branded Flex Focus(TM) 500 ultrasound system with Quantum Technology(TM) and the Ultrasonix-branded SonixTablet(TM) with GPS needle guidance, at the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) in New Orleans, April 13--18.

TeraMedica, Inc. announced that following the signing of an agreement between the parties on March 7th, 2013, INTEGRIS Health will be implementing TeraMedica's Evercore® Clinical Enterprise Suite in mid-to-late 2013.

Elekta recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), allowing the company to begin shipping and installation of all components of the Versa HD™ system within the United States.

Matakina International today announced the installation of Volpara objective breast density measurement software at Jacobi Medical Center (Jacobi) and North Central Bronx Hospital (NCBH), which comprise the North Bronx Healthcare Network.

Manhattan Scientifics (MHTX: OTCQB) announced today that it has received the initial $1 million of a $2.5 million commitment to build the first generation of its advanced cancer detection devices. More information can be found in the company’s recent 8-K filing.

A new genetically engineered lab rat that has the full array of brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease supports the idea that increases in a molecule called beta-amyloid in the brain causes the disease, according to a study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Featuring a revolutionary combination of speed and accuracy, Elekta’s new Versa HD™ system will help clinicians at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Withington, Manchester) maximize the precision of therapeutic beams on the tumor target, while also accelerating radiation delivery to new levels.

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) unveiled data from four key molecules that represent the next generation of its oncology pipeline at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C. from April 6-10.

Older women with an extended period of time between their last mammogram and breast cancer diagnosis were at an increased risk for breast cancer mortality, suggesting a role for continued mammography screening among women aged 75 years and older, according to data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10.

Patient diagnosis and treatment can be delayed as doctors wait for access to large imaging files, search through multiple systems for patient images, or request prior medical images. Henry Ford Health System and Baptist Health System have turned to cloud-enabled innovations from AT&T* to help them overcome time and cost consuming inefficiencies.

The medical imaging IT company, Sectra, (STO: SECT B), has signed ten-year contracts with two Dutch hospitals, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, and Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven. With Sectra’s solution the hospitals’ radiology department will be able to improve productivity and patient care.

Merge Healthcare Incorporated (Nasdaq:MRGE), a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced the addition of endpoint and adjudication management to its eClinical OS™ platform, providing end-to-end study support for trials of all sizes through a single platform.

Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute are conducting the nation’s first randomized controlled dementia screening trial to weigh the benefits and risks of routine screening for dementia. The results of the five-year trial will help policy-makers, individuals and families weigh the pros and cons of routine screening of adults age 65 and older.

Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating transformative technology for the medical industry and beyond, has taken a huge step forward in providing mobile access to clinical data. Calgary Scientific is the first company to receive clearance from the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their industry leading solution, ResolutionMD™ software, to diagnose medical images on Android devices

Cleveland, Ohio – April 5, 2013 – MIM Software Inc., a leading global provider of medical imaging software, announced today that the major software release MIM® 6.0 is now available.  Users in all areas of medical imaging will benefit from innovative tools for deformable evaluation and correction, MR/CT deformable, and automated series management.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cancer painfully ends more than 500,000 lives in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The scientific crusade against cancer recently achieved a victory under the leadership of University of Missouri Curators’ Professor M. Frederick Hawthorne. Hawthorne’s team has developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully put cancer into remission in mice. This innovative treatment produced none of the harmful side-effects of conventional chemo and radiation cancer therapies. Clinical trials in humans could begin soon after Hawthorne secures funding.

BOCA RATON, Fla.--The future of MRI imaging arrives at West Boca Diagnostic Imaging with the installation of the first Echelon Oval MR in the state of Florida. The Echelon Oval 1.5T MR system by Hitachi Medical Systems of America Inc. features the game-changing 74 cm oval shaped bore - the widest bore available in the industry offering maximum patient comfort and accommodation.