ANSTO workers exposed to radiation
July 3, 2019 -- Three employees from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) have been exposed to radiation at its nuclear medicine production facility in New South Wales, according to a 1 July report in the Mandarin. Read More
Telix signs distribution agreement with Turkish firm
July 3, 2019 -- Telix Pharmaceuticals has signed a distribution agreement with Eczacıbaşı-Monrol of Istanbul. Read More
Affidea acquires Lithuanian healthcare provider
July 2, 2019 -- Diagnostic imaging, outpatient, and cancer care services provider Affidea has completed the acquisition of a Lithuanian private healthcare service company, expanding its European network to 256 facilities. Read More
JFR 2019 reveals expanded international focus
July 2, 2019 -- The French Society of Radiology has announced plans to develop the international coverage at its annual meeting, Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique et Interventionnelle (JFR) 2019, to be held in Paris in October. Read More
Belgians issue conebeam CT dose guide
July 1, 2019 -- Researchers from Belgium have developed a pediatric radiation dose assessment guide covering five types of conebeam CT scanners used for dental and maxillofacial exams, which they outlined in an article published online on 1 July in European Radiology. Read More
ESR now accepting abstracts for ECR 2020
July 1, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is accepting abstracts for ECR 2020 in Vienna. Read More
Staff under fire for performing x-rays on corpse
July 1, 2019 -- At least 11 medical professionals from a hospital in India are under investigation for acquiring 10 x-ray exams on a patient after his death, according to a recent report from Medical Dialogues. Read More
BIR supports plan for patient-safe radiation
June 28, 2019 -- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has endorsed a recommendation that healthcare facilities form image optimizations teams (IOTs) to help raise awareness and lead the education of staff about radiation safety. Read More
Carestream goes green with new packaging, recycling
June 28, 2019 -- Carestream Health is converting to the use of corrugated trays for its Carestream DryView laser imaging films. Read More
TeraRecon shows new AI-driven data transformer
June 27, 2019 -- Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon has unveiled its new iNtuition AI Data Extractor designed to automatically transform clinicians' archived and day-forward advanced visualization data into valuable artificial intelligence (AI) research-ready training datasets. Read More