GE, Osprey announce distribution deal August 6, 2020 -- GE Healthcare and Osprey Medical have signed a four-year agreement under which GE will distribute Osprey's DyeVert contrast minimization device in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, and Turkey.
Russian scientists develop breast MRI device August 5, 2020 -- A group of Russian scientists have developed a device that can enable existing MRI scanners to perform breast MRI without the need for specialized breast coils. They shared their results in research published online on 31 July in Nature Communications.
Mevion to provide proton therapy system in Spain August 5, 2020 -- Mevion Medical Systems is installing its Mevion S250i proton therapy system with Hyperscan pencil-beam scanning at a hospital operated by Andalusian Health Service in Córdoba, Spain.
3D printed shin bone cage helps avoid amputations August 4, 2020 -- CT scans are being used successfully to create 3D-printed shin bone cages that can help prevent amputations in patients with severe fractures, according to a news report in 3D Printing Media Network.
Siemens revenue falls 7% in third quarter August 3, 2020 -- Siemens Healthineers saw its revenue fall 7% in the company's third fiscal quarter due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company saw a single-digit sales decline in its Imaging business and a double-digit drop in its Diagnostics division.
U.S. government awards SNMMI $750K grant July 31, 2020 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) awarded the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) a grant for $750,000 (636,866 euros) over three years to support nuclear medicine initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa.
Esaote lands big China DR deal July 31, 2020 -- Italian ultrasound vendor Esaote fulfilled an agreement with WDM, a large medical device manufacturer in China, to install over 50 digital radiography (DR) systems in the country.