Siemens Healthineers Completes Acquisition of Varian

Siemens Healthineers AG has successfully completed the acquisition of Varian Medical Systems Inc. The acquisition was previously announced on August 2, 2020.

American Cancer Society Names Dr. Karen Knudsen as its Next CEO

Karen E. Knudsen, MBA, Ph.D., will be the next chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), starting June 1, 2021.

ACR Launches National Clinical Imaging Research Registry

The six current and eight planned ANCIRR registries can collect and curate images and diverse clinical data from multiple practice settings to produce large data sets that enable researchers to address complex scientific questions and produce results applicable across various care settings, geographic locations and multiple populations.

Philips Showcases Tele-Ultrasound at AIUM Virtual Event

Royal Philips announced its participation in the upcoming Annual Integrative Ultrasound Meeting (AIUM) virtual event, April 11-14, hosted by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

EchoNous KOSMOS Platform

EchoNous KOSMOS Platform

Developed by EchoNous, KOSMOS is a handheld POCUS device that makes AI-driven guidance a reality for the first time in the handheld space. KOSMOS produces scan resolutions that rival cart-based and standalone ultrasound machines. The device offers automatic systolic heart function capabilities (ejection fraction, cardiac output, stroke volume), high-quality ultrasound imaging, ECG and auscultation features – all in a single diagnostic tool that can be carried from bedside to bedside in physicians’ hands. The artificial intelligence built into the platform was trained on thousands of heart scans from all over the world and can map out heart structures while guiding users for improved scans; simultaneously rating scans to determine diagnostic quality.



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