Technical Prospects has hired industry veteran Joseph Sam as an imaging support engineer and technical trainer. In this role, Sam will serve as a trainer for Technical Prospects’ onsite courses and will also work as a member of the company’s 24x7 customer support team.
As a biomed, bringing your talent to a developing world hospital that is struggling for sound medical equipment can be an intensely satisfying experience. For those who are thinking about making a medical mission trip to the developing world for the first time, partnering with an organization that can help prepare supplies and contacts is key to a successful experience.
The decision to introduce both MRI and ultrasound OEM replacement parts and services to its menu of offerings comes as a direct response to current customer needs and the growing medical imaging market, company officials say.
At the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Siemens Healthineers, Malvern, Pa., presented its new computed tomography (CT) scanner portfolio, developed to cover all major requirements and customer needs regarding CT imaging.
If the buzz at the recent RSNA annual meeting is any indication of market trends, the ultrasound sector is hotter than ever. In this expert roundtable, four industry insiders sit down with 24x7 Magazine to discuss some of the biggest innovations showcased at RSNA 2018 and what healthcare professionals should know before purchasing ultrasound equipment.
At the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, which took place last week in Chicago, Wayne, N.J.-based Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. showcased upgrades to its AeroRemote platform. With AeroRemote Insights, managers can evaluate system performance by reviewing digital radiography panel impact events, among other activities.
The results of this pre-clinical study demonstrate that 6″-18F-fluoromaltotriose is a promising new tracer for diagnosing most bacterial infections and has the potential to change the clinical management of patients suffering from infectious diseases of bacterial origin.
A mainstay of hospital imaging departments, picture archiving and communication systems, or PACS, are costly—and delicate—equipment. Below, Esteban Rubens, global enterprise imaging principal at Pure Storage, discusses what’s driving growth in the PACS sector and how hospitals can reduce their total cost of PACS ownership.