NEW

Canon Medical Announces New Aquilion Exceed LB CT System

An estimated 1.8 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society. With a disease so prevalent, treatments like radiation therapy are critical, and while planning, clinicians require accuracy, precision...

Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Introduces New CardioGen-82 Infusion System

Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., has announced the FDA approval of its new CardioGen-82 infusion system to enhance automation, efficiency and simplicity in cardiac position emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging...

Health Network Places $11 Million Order

GE Healthcare has announced its largest ever ultrasound deal in the United States – an $11 million order by St. Luke’s University Health Network to install GE Healthcare ultrasound technology and IT workflow solutions system-wide. GE Healthcare will continue upgrades...

Aidoc Granted AI Industry-First FDA Clearance for Triage of Incidental Pulmonary Embolism

Aidoc has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given regulatory clearance for the commercial use of its triaging and notification algorithms for flagging and communicating incidental pulmonary embolism. Flagging incidental, critical findings...

Today We Celebrate International Day of Radiology

Today is International Day of Radiology (IDoR), celebrated around the world in recognition of the remarkable contributions made by medical imaging to health care, and the role of radiology professionals in providing quality care to patients. The day is sponsored by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Held each year on November 8th—the anniversary of the discovery of the X-ray by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen—IDoR is building greater awareness of the value that radiology research, diagnosis and treatment contribute to safe and effective patient care.

IDoR recognizes the many innovations in radiology research that have revolutionized modern medicine, produced great technological advances and saved countless lives.

Radiology professionals are working together throughout the year to inform patients about the valuable role medical imaging plays in patient care. RSNA and ACR jointly sponsor RadiologyInfo.org, an important patient resource that explains medical imaging tests and treatments in detailed, easy-to-understand language, helping patients to understand and prepare for imaging procedures. The site contains explanations of hundreds of radiology procedures. It also provides information on diseases and conditions, screening and wellness, and safety topics.

For this year’s celebration, ESR has launched a brand new sports imaging microsite to show the general public how radiology is used in the diagnosis and management of sports injuries with reference to the real-life experience of 28 athletes from a selection of the world’s most popular sports.

Visit the official International Day of Radiology website to learn more.

Previous

Next

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *