Press Releases

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…
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…
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…
CHICAGO, April 9, 2013 -- 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…
NDIANAPOLIS -- 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…
Calgary, AB – April 9, 2013 – 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…
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…
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.…
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…
NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 – To expand imaging capabilities and improve productivity, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. introduces Innovation 2013, new FDA-cleared software advancements for the AplioTM 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems, at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (…
Jacksonville, FL. — April 2, 2013, ASPYRA, LLC (ASPYRA), a market leader in PACS, announces that its customers are improving productivity and performance through the latest upgrade to version 6.8.  Customers including Hospitals, Imaging Centers, and Orthopedic groups are increasing their…
ETIAM, Cambridge, MA – April 5, 2013 – Continuing its U.S. expansion, ETIAM Corp. announces the appointment of Ron Chabot as Vice President of Business Development, reporting to Emmanuel Cordonnier, ETIAM Corp. CEO.Chabot brings over 20 years of sales, marketing, and executive management…
Olympus Corporation (“Olympus”) and Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that the two parties recently received all necessary regulatory approvals and now expect to establish the medical business venture company (the “medical business venture”) on April 16, 2013 in accordance with the…
CHICAGO – April 3, 2013 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the MultiSync® MD211G5 medical-grade diagnostic display and several other medical-related products.Ideal for high resolution medical imaging, the…
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--After a six-month evaluation that involved on-site testing of six portable digital imaging systems, four CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems were installed at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, Ind). These versatile X-ray systems perform more…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 4 — The CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System earned the top rating in MD Buyline’s First Quarter 2013 User Satisfaction Report for portable radiographic systems. Users gave the DRX-Revolution the highest rating in all six categories in the report, which included…
CLEVELAND--Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging equipment, announced FDA clearance to market its SCENARIA Advanced 128 CT system, the newest model of the SCENARIA scalable CT platform.SCENARIA combines the latest dose saving technologies* with enhanced…
Salt Lake City- April 9, 2013– AMIRSYS® previews its new RADPrimer® Learning Portal for Radiology Residents with the release of Version 3.0.  This new release previews the transformation from RADPrimer 2.0, a case-based learning tool focused on making the right diagnosis to RADPrimer 3.0, a…
Mt. View, Calif. – April 2, 2013 - ZONARE Medical Systems, the pioneer and developer of next generation ultrasound technology, will be showcasing its growing family of ultrasound platforms at the annual American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) meeting being held April 7-9, 2013 in New…
Reno, Nev. – April 2, 2013 – First Warning Systems (FWS), Inc., a pioneer and developer of early breast cancer detection, announced the appointment of Rob Royea as the company’s new chief executive officer (CEO). Royea has over 25 years of proven senior executive experience in the creation and…
CHICAGO, April 2, 2013 -- Merge Healthcare Incorporated (Nasdaq:MRGE), a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its $252,000,000 outstanding…