Press Releases

At the 60th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Oct. 21-24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Siemens Healthineers unveils the MAGNETOM RT Pro edition for MAGNETOM Sola – a version of the company’s new 1.5 Tesla (1.5T) magnetic resonance…
Chicago – Oct. 11, 2018 – Continuing its efforts to empower clinicians and patients in their fight against breast cancer, GE Healthcare today launched the Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) 2.0 in the United States. This device is the only FDA-approved ultrasound supplemental breast…
NEW YORK—Formativ Health, a technology-enabled health services company focused on transforming the patient-provider experience, announced today its partnership with Conversa Health to enable personalized patient care through automated digital conversations. Formativ, which works with physician…
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Oct. 17, 2018—Volpara Solutions today announced that the data stored in the Volpara®Enterprise™ cloud now exceeds 1 million mammographic studies. Analysis of this anonymized  big data, reflecting the state of mammography in 2018, helps mammography providers achieve…
Dayton, Ohio Oct. 17, 2018) – CareSource, a nonprofit, multistate, multiproduct health plan announced Jeff Myers has joined its leadership staff as Executive Vice President, Strategic and External Relations. Myers, an accomplished executive with experience leading high-profile initiatives, will…
Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of its first global start-up collaboration program involving Philips’ innovation hubs in Cambridge (US), Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Bangalore (India) and Shanghai…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 16—Carestream Health, a global leader in medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions, will install its CARESTREAM Clinical Collaboration Platform at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center in Seguin, Texas. Carestream’s Vue Platform will provide a comprehensive enterprise…
Montreal, Canada & Melbourne, Australia — Oct. 15, 2018 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in enterprise workflow solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of nuage® Patient Portal, a cloud-based patient portal solution. The zero-footprint portal will enable imaging providers to…
NASHUA, N.H. and ATHENS, Greece—iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced outstanding clinical results of its new, leading-edge digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) cancer detection software. The study…
Montreal, Quebec, October 11th, 2018 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in enterprise workflow solutions, has achieved the highest number of net-new U.S. PACS contracts earned amongst multi-regional providers in a report just released by KLAS. According to the KLAS PACS “2018 Achieving…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 9 — Asante Ashland Community Hospital (Ashland, Ore.) purchased a CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution, CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus, CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend System and CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System to expedite image access, enhance image quality and lower patient dose. The…
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2018 – Cardialen, Inc., a medical device company developing a low-energy implantable defibrillation therapy designed to more gently restore normal heart rhythm, announced today the closing of a $17 million Series B investment led by RiverVest Venture Partners, along with…
ROCHESTER, NY—Asante Ashland Community Hospital (Ashland, Ore.) purchased a CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution (see video link), CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus, CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend System and CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System to expedite image access, enhance image quality and lower patient dose…
Malvern, Pennsylvania, Oct. 9, 2018 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the MAGNETOM Sola, a 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner from Siemens Healthineers that brings groundbreaking BioMatrix technology to the 1.5T market. This technology addresses patient…
TUSTIN, Calif. — With up to 90 percent of clinical sonographers experiencing symptoms of work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs)1, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. launched an all-new program designed to help reduce the leading causes of pain and injury for sonographers so they can scan…
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that it has commenced the U.S. pivotal trial that will study its self-expanding CENTERA…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 4 — Carestream Health researchers and scientists will participate in scientific presentations that showcase advances in medical imaging at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual conference.  These presentations include: “Comparative Evaluation of…
October 4, 2018—Canada has just joined the other Five Eyes allies – Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the US—in a renewed call to create backdoors into private citizens’ information. The Five Eye countries demand that technology companies cooperate with law enforcement agencies to allow…
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2018 — Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that empagliflozin met the primary efficacy endpoint, defined as a change from baseline in A1C versus placebo after 26 weeks of treatment, for all doses investigated (2.5…
Boston, MA – October 2, 2018 – Kyruus, a leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Stephen Kahane, M.D., M.S., has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Kahane, a senior executive at athenahealth since 2011, is an accomplished healthcare technology…
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Italian-French Concordia scientific station is located on a 10,500 foot mountain 620 miles from the coast in one of the most inhospitable places on earth — Antarctica. The station houses 80 scientists during the continent’s three-month summer and about 14…