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.
Imricor forms European sales partnership with Philips
August 4, 2020 -- MRI-guided cardiac ablation technology developer Imricor Medical Systems has signed a European sales collaboration agreement with Philips Healthcare.
U.K. releases MRI safety information leaflet
August 4, 2020 -- The U.K. Society of Radiographers has released a leaflet containing key information that nonradiology hospital staff need to know about MRI scans.
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.
NHS gives greenlight to messaging service Bleepa
July 31, 2020 -- Specialist medical imaging technology company Feedback announced its flagship imaging-based messaging platform, Bleepa, has been awarded a place on the National Health Service's (NHS) NHSx National Clinical Communication Tool Framework.