According to an announcement from the University of Buffalo, researchers have created a “hexamodal” imaging system using simple nanoparticles that could, in future, allow doctors to obtain a clearer picture of patients’ organs and tissue.
Signostics announced that its Signos RT hand-held ultrasound bladder scanner received FDA clearance for non-invasive, automatic measurement of bladder volume to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI).
Elekta has announced its plans for Atlantic, the company’s first-generation, high field MRI-guided radiation therapy system, which will be introduced in 2017, with anticipated deliveries of the first systems in 2018.
Siemens Healthcare has announced that the new, two-detector version of its Multix Fusion digital radiography system has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, and the system is now available for sale in the US.
More than 440 healthcare technology maintenance professionals and industry vendors converged in San Diego last month for the 2015 annual meeting of the California Medical Instrumentation Association (CMIA). 24×7 was there to cover the presentations.
Effective clinical alarm management requires a multipronged approach to address the disparate factors behind excessive alarms and the fatigue they cause.
How James Piepenbrink’s department of clinical engineering at Boston Medical Center worked with a multidisciplinary task force to implement a successful alarm management program.
For Canadians in the province who are serious about advancing their careers in the HTM field, membership in the Clinical Engineering Society of Ontario (CESO) is well advised.
At the annual conference of the California Medical Instrumentation Association on January 17, Joseph Dysko said that capital equipment planning represents the biggest opportunity for HTM professionals to become more involved with the C suite.
BC Technical, West Jordan, Utah, a non-OEM provider of Medical Imaging Solutions, has acquired Virtual Medical Sales, a provider of medical imaging products, accessories, and services.