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MITA Calls for Strengthened Enforcement of Medical Device Remanufacturing

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has written a letter that calls for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) to strengthen its guidance on medical device remanufacturing and urged the agency to take the necessary steps to properly enforce the...

Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

GE Healthcare Introduces New CT System

GE Healthcare has unveiled Revolution Ascend[i] with Effortless Workflow, offering clinicians a collection of artificial intelligence technologies that automate and simplify time-consuming tasks to increase operational efficiency and free up time for clinicians to...

United Imaging uCT ATLAS Earns FDA Clearance

United Imaging has announced FDA clearance for the uCT ATLAS, the latest in the company’s computed tomography (CT) portfolio of scanners and the 25th FDA clearance for the company overall.

Eclipse Treatment Planning Software Named Category Leader

Varian Medical Systems has announced for the fourth year in a row that its Eclipse treatment planning software has been named Category Leader for Oncology Treatment Planning in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report by KLAS, an independent research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting on the performance of health care vendors.

Eclipse software is in use at some 3,400 cancer treatment centers around the world. The software creates an optimized radiotherapy treatment plan based on a physician’s dose instructions, and information about the size, shape and location of the tumor to be treated with radiation. The Eclipse software incorporates unique features such as RapidPlan knowledge-based planning, which makes it easier and faster to plan sophisticated cancer treatments like intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), and RapidArc radiotherapy.

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