Category: PACS



Medical Device Coalition Urges Congress to Act on Medical Device Tax

On January 11, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, in conjunction with the Medical Device Manufacturers Association and Advanced Medical Technology Association, wrote an open letter imploring Congress to act on the medical device tax—a letter that came to light right before the government shutdown on Friday, January 20.

A Global Approach

With the ever-evolving regulatory landscape, it’s often challenging for medical device manufacturers to know which changes to prioritize first. One of the industry’s most recent innovations? The Medical Device Single Audit Program, or MDSAP.

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Ramsoft Inks Distributor Deal

Medical Equipment Dynamics, based in New Bedford, Mass., will offer the complete image management product suite from Toronto-based RamSoft, under terms of a new agreement between the two companies.

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President Trump Signs MDUFA IV into Law

President Trump has signed into law the reauthorization of the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA IV)—a move that entities like the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance have applauded. Others, however, remain concerned about the legislation’s implications for HTM professionals.

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AI Radiology Solution to Deploy in 20 Developing Countries

Israel-based Zebra Medical Vision and Telerad Tech, Minnetonka, Minn., the technology arm of telediagnostic delivery company Teleradiology Solutions Corporation, have signed a partnership to bring Zebra’s cloud-based deep learning analytics engine to more than 20 countries and 150 hospitals and healthcare organizations in India, Asia, and Africa.

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WVU Medicine Deploys ScImage Enterprise PACS

WVU Medicine West Virginia University Health System has partnered with ScImage, Los Altos, Calif., to utilize ScImage’s PICOM365 enterprise PACS throughout the eight WVU Medicine hospitals. The high security, cloud-based PICOM365 will deliver cardiovascular image management, viewing, and reporting capabilities throughout the health system.

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GE, Heartflow to Join Forces on Heart Disease

GE Healthcare, Waukesha, Wis., and HeartFlow Inc., Redwood City, Calif., have entered into a global collaboration agreement with the goal of increasing the clinical availability and adoption of HeartFlow FFRct, a proprietary technology that helps clinicians diagnose and treat patients with suspected coronary artery disease.

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