ESR launches sports imaging website for IDoR 2019
October 16, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has launched a new sports imaging website that includes features of globally recognized athletes that demonstrate how radiology is used in the diagnosis and management of sports injuries for the International Day of Radiology (IDoR).
MaxQ AI to add ICH software to Philips CT systems
October 16, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer MaxQ AI said that its Accipio intracranial hemorrhage and stroke detection software will be integrated with CT scanners from Philips Healthcare.
Radiologists receive honors at French congress
October 14, 2019 -- Eight radiologists received the French radiology society's medal of honor over the weekend at the national congress (JFR 2019) in Paris, for their outstanding contribution to imaging. Among them are two Editorial Advisory Board members: Dr. Robert Lavayssière from Paris and Dr. Gábor Forrai from Budapest.
Siemens unveils Acuson Redwood ultrasound scanner
October 14, 2019 -- Siemens Healthineers has introduced Acuson Redwood, a shared-services ultrasound system and the latest addition to its portfolio of Acuson scanners.
French radiologists call for payments for CBCT of the ear
October 11, 2019 -- Conebeam CT (CBCT) is superior to CT for visualizing the ear in cases of conductive hearing loss, and hopefully it will soon be reimbursed by the national health system, delegates heard on Thursday in Paris ahead of the French national radiology meeting, Journées Francophones de Radiologie.
Scotland's breast cancer screening rates keep falling
October 10, 2019 -- Scotland's breast cancer screening rates continue to fall, with only 71.2% of eligible women attending routine screening between 2015 and 2018, according to news reports.
Philips says tariffs will take bite out of Q3 numbers
October 10, 2019 -- Profit margins are expected to be lower for the third quarter of 2019 due to the effects of tariffs, according to Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare.
Guerbet secures distribution deal with Icometrix for icobrain
October 10, 2019 -- Contrast developer Guerbet has signed a deal with Belgian software developer Icometrix to distribute that company's icobrain CT and MRI analysis software in France, Italy, and Brazil.
Nordion explores Romanian partnership
October 10, 2019 -- Radioisotope firm Nordion has signed an agreement with Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica of Romania to explore the potential commercial production of cobalt-60 at the Cernavodă Nuclear Power Plant.
Quantib signs AI partnership with Amsterdam UMC
October 10, 2019 -- Medical image quantification software developer Quantib has announced a partnership with Amsterdam University Medical Center (UMC) to develop and validate new artificial intelligence (AI) software called Quantib-U.