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Mater Health Services Implements Cisco Medical-Grade Network to Improve Health Care


Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today that Mater Health Services, Queensland’s largest not-for-profit hospital group, is making significant strides in achieving its S mart Hospital strategy with a roll-out of an expanded suite of business applications on its Cisco® Medical-Grade Network across its seven ultra-modern hospitals.

At the forefront of clinical excellence, Mater Health […]

Intelerad Experiences Surge in PACS Market Presence with Latest Signings and Installs


InteleOne and IntelePACS Sites Multiply Intelerad PACS Solutions in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

Montreal, Quebec, September 29, 2009— Intelerad Medical Systems, an industry-leading PACS solution vendor, bolsters its PACS market presence with new contract signings and installations in the U.S., Canada and Australia. To see and hear video testimonials from some of […]

The ‘Jewels in Our Genes’ Study: Investigating Why Black Women are at Increased Risk of Early Breast Cancer


The “Jewels in Our Genes” study, funded by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, developed at lightning speed in the usually slow-paced world of grant funding: from proposal to a three-year, $431,395 commitment in five months.

Heather Ochs-Balcom, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UB Department of Social and Preventive Medicine (SPM), […]

Al Ain Hospital in Major Redevelopment of Radiology Facilities


The radiology arm – the Clinical Imaging Institute – of Al Ain Hospital has initiated a major enhancement and redevelopment of its facilities in its continuing quest to provide seamless, quick and efficient services in line with the hospital’s endeavor to become a comprehensive and cutting-edge community health care services provider.

The reinforcement […]

Positron Exhibits At The American Society Of Nuclear Cardiology Annual Conference


Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) a molecular imaging solutions company focused on Nuclear Cardiology, will attend the 14th Annual American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota October 1-4, 2009 to showcase their newly developed cardiac optimized PET scanner, the Attrius™.

The ASNC meeting offers a unique combination of cutting-edge science and […]

PACS In Middle East


The past 20 years of PACS implementation in the US has taught several lessons, often the hard way. It is wise for countries that are starting to implement this technology to learn from these experiences so they can be more effective and […]

Electronic Alerts About Abnormal Imaging Test Results Do Not Always Result In Timely Follow-Up


Abnormal results on outpatient imaging tests sometimes may not receive timely follow-up even when clinicians receive and read results in an advanced, integrated electronic medical record system, according to a report in the September 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

“Communication breakdown is consistently identified as a […]

NovaRad Signs RIS/PACS Contract With Hospital Group in Turkey


Medical Park Hospital Group, the largest hospital group in Turkey, has selected NovaRad’s NovaRIS and NovaPACS combined radiology system to replace its existing RIS and PACS. The contract was facilitated by Akfa Medikal Teknoloji, NovaRad’s distributor in Turkey.

The hospital group comprises 13 hospitals throughout Turkey. The five-year contract also includes the installation of […]

Nanotechnology Expert Wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize


Professor Chad Mirkin, director of Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology, has been awarded the 2009 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for innovations that have the potential to transform the future of medical diagnostics and patient point-of-care and to ignite change across many industries from semi-conductors to healthcare.

Mirkin, the George B. Rathmann Professor of […]

BinSina Pharmacy Teams up with Acorn Research to Provide Healthcare Intelligence Solutions


BinSina Pharmacy, a leading retail pharmacy chain, and Acorn Research FZ LLC, an innovative healthcare research and consultancy group, have joined hands to launch a nationwide one-of-a-kind research tool that will enable all healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to access real time market, customer and competitive intelligence.

The partnership means the two will use award […]