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Minolta Konica Autopilot Revolutionizes CR by Automating Image Processing

In the first week of December, 94th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Konica Minolta highlighted the image pilot CR system with autopilot image processing. AutoPilot is a self evident, innovative technique that optimizes image quality to great effect. Now you don’t have to define and select image processing parameters for each body part and orientation. ImagePilot technology is user friendly and virtually requires no maintenance.



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Added by Jennifer Larson on December 30, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Architecture for Radiology Company gets a new project in Radiology field

radRounds (NEW YORK) -- Architecture for Radiology is a construction company, customarily works in the field of Radiology only. Globally it’s the only architecture company which focuses wholly on various radiology designs, plans, blueprints and construction work. It has now been selected to plan a new women’s radiology center in Westchester Country, New York, United States.



The new women’s radiology center task contains various women’s center modalities containing the plans/designs… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on December 29, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Editorial - Poor medical students! "That is why they choose high paying specialties like radiology" -- NYTimes

radRounds (NEW YORK) -- According to the New York Times and a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, almost 25% of all U.S. medical students graduate from medical school with over $200,000 in debt. We all knew medical school was quite expensive and it isn't getting cheaper. That is no wonder many medical students now choose specialties that can assist in paying off their exorbitant medical school debt.



The article continues to state that medical school can cost up to… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on December 22, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Special Holiday Membership Drive Promotion: Win an iPod Nano!

For chance to win an iPod Nano, refer 5 of your colleagues to radRounds. If they join, you are eligible for this special holiday promotion.

To participate, click here to invite now! (Expires January 2, 2009) (Note: While supplies last and US citizens only please due to federal… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on December 21, 2008 at 1:30am — No Comments

Merge Healthcare Showcases Continued Innovation for Imaging Practices and OEM Providers at RSNA 2008

NEW YORK (radRounds) -- Merge Healthcare will highlight many solutions including the industry-leading eFilm Workstation™ and MergeCOM™ toolkits, as well as new offerings from both its direct imaging division (Fusion solution suite) and OEM division (Cedara solution suite). The RSNA 2008 portfolio reflects Merge’s longstanding history of innovation, from its start as one of the first companies to build DICOM solutions for the imaging industry, to a wide range of new offerings for radiology… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on November 12, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

EBAY for Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology: Telerays Enters the Market

A new and interesting way to address the ever growing shortage of highly qualified radiologists, Telerays (http://www.telerays.com) has been founded by Houston-based Radiologist Dr. Daniel Roubein, MD. Telerays is essentially an auction-based system for delivery of radiology services, as some have already referred to as an EBAY for radiology and radiologists.



Unlike beanie babies and used car parts, medicine is a much different service and product. Not an uncontroversial topic and… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on October 22, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging and Imaging Manufacturers Agree to Collaborate to Standardize Methods to Measure, Report Pediatric Dose from CT Scans

Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging and Imaging Manufacturers Agree to Collaborate to Standardize Methods to Measure, Report Pediatric Dose from CT Scans



Representatives from leading medical imaging equipment manufacturers recently met with radiologist, medical physicist and radiologic technologist representatives from the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging and agreed to work with the Alliance to create standardized radiation dose estimates and vendor… Continue

Added by Jennifer Larson on August 27, 2008 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Ever wonder what is under the hood of a CT scanner?

Check this out! See how fast a CT scanner gantry is rotating with the cover off! Technorati Profile





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Added by Jennifer Larson on August 6, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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