COCIR gives verdict on EU's device rules
May 26, 2021 -- The European Union's new regulatory framework of the Medical Device Regulation came into force today, and the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has offered a review of the rules in a position paper. Read More
UltraSight to conduct International Space Station study
May 26, 2021 -- UltraSight announced that it has been selected by the Israel Space Agency to conduct a cardiac imaging/artificial intelligence study onboard the International Space Station during the upcoming Rakia mission. Read More
Combinostics of Finland appoints Richard Hausmann as CEO
May 25, 2021 -- Finnish software developer Combinostics has appointed Richard Hausmann, PhD, as its new CEO, effective 1 June. Read More
DRG launches podcast to promote radiology diversity
May 24, 2021 -- The German Roentgen Society (DRG) has launched a podcast called RADiversum that addresses the issue of diversity in radiology. Read More
ESR initiates project to improve justification of CT
May 24, 2021 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) was recently awarded the European Commission Tender "European coordinated action on improving justification of computed tomography." Read More
U.K. groups voice disapproval of ESR position statement on ultrasound
May 24, 2021 -- U.K. radiology groups announced this week they are disappointed that the European Society of Radiology (ESR) is "strongly" recommending ultrasound use by doctors without mentioning the role that radiographers and sonographers have in the provision of high-quality ultrasound services. Read More
Carestream picks cloud platform to deliver AI apps
May 24, 2021 -- Carestream Health announced it will begin deploying its artificial intelligence (AI) applications for medical imaging on Hewlett Packard Enterprise's cloud services platform. Read More
Shine selects Netherlands site for new facility
May 21, 2021 -- Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies announced it has selected a location in the northern Netherlands for its new production facility. Read More
Calamante: Nothing compares to in-person congresses
May 21, 2021 -- Online meetings are a bit like comparing a recording of a concert of your favorite band with going to see them play live, Fernando Calamante, PhD, the new president of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), told ISMRM members on 20 May. Read More
EANM mourns death of Marion Hendriks-de Jong
May 21, 2021 -- The European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) is mourning the loss of Prof. Marion Hendriks-de Jong, a professor and principal investigator of Translational Molecular Imaging & Therapy in the department of radiology and nuclear medicine at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Read More