Technology Management

Siemens Healthineers announced Wednesday, April 4, that the FDA has cleared its 128-slice SOMATOM Edge Plus CT system.

A new era of high-performance and mobile medical imaging has just begun. What's to credit this milestone in medical imaging technology? It happens to be no bigger than the size of your pocket.

Pure Storage is a data storage company based out of Mountain View, Calif., that specializes in cloud-based, analytics-focused solutions such as FlashBlade, which offers companies petabytes of capacity with no caching or tiering.

ImageMoverMD, a Middleton, Wisconsin-based imaging software company, is making it easier to transfer medical images all in the palm of your hand.

The world’s largest dose index is being put to work for the benefit of physicians and patients everywhere in the form of national dose guidelines for the most common CT exams preformed in the U.S.

A 3D printing lab in the radiology department can bring a wide range of benefits, including improved surgical preparation, trainee education and inter-departmental collaboration. While it requires a significant financial investment, Mayo Clinic Radiology Chair Kent R. Thielen, MD, believes that the perks far outweigh the price tag.

Whether we like it or not, the digital age is here. Smartphones are everywhere, the internet is king and social media is being used as a tool for ... well, just about everything imaginable. According to a recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology, there’s a new way radiology is using the digital age to its advantage: educating patients through informative online videos. 

Health technology company Tempus is partnering with the University of Michigan’s cancer center to bring a new type of personalized treatment for cancer patients to the market.

Halloween might be a tad spookier for radiology departments this fall, as the supply of a commonly-used isotope may be restricted in the U.S. when a Canadian reactor ceases production on Oct. 31st. While organizations like the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee have been planning for this closing for years, it held a crucial meeting on the status of molybdenum-99 supply in late September. 

After more than two years of ground-up development on a brand new system, Konica Minolta is officially lifting back the curtain to reveal its latest Digital Radiography (DR) system at the AHRA 2016 Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn.

COCIR, a European trade association for the medical imaging, health IT and electromedical industries, has released a poster showing Europe’s medical imaging equipment is in desperate need of being replaced. The poster, which can be viewed online, was first displayed at the European Congress of Radiology.

Western music and Russian music produced by defectors was banned in the USSR, so how did music fans actually hear such recordings at the time? They’d listen to music that was placed on x-rays, of course!