Medical Equipment Industry News


Spectral CT may identify COVID-19 in earlier stages
Spectral CT improves visualization of ground-glass opacities
Vieworks to Showcase its Latest "VIVIX-S V series" at RSNA Virtual Exhibition 2020

Vieworks, a global leader in x-ray imaging solution, will display its latest x-ray detectors and software at RSNA 2020 Virtual Exhibition from November 29th to December 5th.

CT scan volume falls nearly 3.7 million below expectations for 2020
CT scans fell by 38,000 on average during worst days of pandemic
British patient in overcrowded ED dies due to wrong CT scan being read
Error was due to slow computer system and overcrowded emergency department
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Deep learning approach in conventional CT yields spectral images
Can provide information on composition of tissues
Remnants of COVID-19 virus found in internal CT components
RNA from SARS-CoV-2 turning up in the scanner's inward airflow filter could be a good thing
Faster, safer, better: The latest in CT technology
A look around the industry at what's entering the market
Dual-energy CT adds value to routine interpretations of imaging studies
Reduces downstream imaging and associated costs
Magnetic Insight scores $1.6 million for study of new imaging method, Color MPI
Can distinguish bound and unbound tracers that specifically bind to diseased tissues
PET/MR boosts lesion detection, reduces radiation exposure in cancer imaging
May enable fast, efficient local and whole-body staging in one step
GE Healthcare ramps up medical imaging production in Wisconsin
Will invest $50 million to increase product development and manufacturing in its West Milwaukee facility
Siemens and CEA-Leti partner on photon counting CT detector module
Increases spatial resolution while reducing exposure and image artifacts
Philips debuts next-generation Azurion image-guided therapy platform
Offers new 3D technology and optimizes clinical and operational lab performance
Radiologists make more errors when interpreting CT studies at night
Indicates some form of impairment, even if radiologist is well-rested for night shift
Medicare reimbursement for radiologists could drop over 10% in 2021
The proposed rule contains more than 40 new or revised codes that affect radiology
NIH to leverage AI and medical imaging for open-source COVID-19 database
ACR, RSNA and AAPM will annotate thousands of images
AI technique may speed up diagnosis of COVID-19 in CT images
Could reduce burden of radiologists that have to examine each image

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