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FDA Clears MULTIX Impact C Ceiling-Mounted DR System

Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the MULTIX Impact C ceiling-mounted digital radiography (DR) system as well as the MULTIX Impact VA20, a new version of the established floor-mounted parent DR system.

FDA Approves Seno Medical’s Breast Cancer Diagnostic Technology

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Texas-based Seno Medical Instruments Inc.

Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies Inc.

Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies Inc., a provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

HealthMyne Appoints National Oncology Leader to Board of Directors

HealthMyne, a pioneer in applied radiomics, has announced the appointment of Mimi Huizinga, MD, MPH, FACP, to its board of directors.

ProbeHunter Granted Patent

The ProbeHunter system that validates the performance of ultrasound probes in real time has been granted a patent for the invention in the USA and Sweden.

“As patent holder it is with great humility that we receive this recognition,” ProbeHunter CEO Björn Segall said. “It is of importance for patient safety to test and quality assure ultrasound probes on a frequent basis. Studies show that up to 40% of the probes need to be attended to at a hospital that have not tested the probes. After yearly testing it is possible to arrive on a faulty frequency of 10-15%. Due to the fact that even some new probes can have some kind of inaccuracy or damage.”

“It has been noted in many cases that the doctors and biotechs are not aware of the problem, since the problem often occurs in the non-imaging modes like CW-doppler or Elastography. The problem is that you cannot see the problem, that’s the problem. You need to test,” he added.

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