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Ultrasound

Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
ENDRA Life Sciences and GE Healthcare extend collaboration
Assessing fatty liver disease via ultrasound in a way that is comparable to MR
How handheld ultrasound can achieve mainstream adoption
Ultra-portability, relatively low cost, and ease of disinfection have caused high demand during the pandemic
Radiology editorial board highlights top research papers of 2020
Many papers focus not just on COVID-19 but other issues investigated by the medical imaging community
Critical vulnerability makes GE radiological devices vulnerable to hacking
The vulnerability lies in the default passwords of GE's product management software
Neuroradiologist outlines plan to improve global healthcare at RSNA
Most of the world still lacks access to radiology services
Konica Minolta debuts point-of-care ultrasound, remote reading platform at RSNA
Unveils SONIMAGE HS2 Compact Ultrasound System and the Exa Gateway remote reading platform
Solving revenue capture for POCUS - The importance of workflow management
Insights from Dr. John Hipskind, ultrasound GME director and ultrasound fellowship director at Kaweah Delta Medical Center
Portable ultrasound key in solving imaging’s 'wicked problem'
Understanding the incentives for bringing imaging where it's needed most
Butterfly Network to merge with Longview Acquisition in $1.5 billion deal
Deal is expected to increase adoption of Butterfly handheld ultrasounds
Handheld ultrasound training goes a long way in a short time
A four-hour geriatric imaging workshop at Penn Medicine dramatically improved confidence
Gates Foundation funds Caption Health's AI-guided ultrasound system
Aims to help non-specialists assess lung abnormalities
Discounted deals on medical imaging not the safest bet, says new study
Groupons do not include information on risks associated with scans
St. Luke’s University Health Network taps GE for $11 million ultrasound purchase
Will install 76 ultrasound systems at St. Lukes in 2020, but deal continues over four years
MR approach shows fetal heart for the first time in 4D
Could help in diagnosing wide array of congenital heart disease pathologies
Philips partners with LeQuest for online, interactive ultrasound training
Will allow for remote training without equipment in European and Latin American countries
Butterfly Network unveils latest Android / iOS ultrasound system
New system offers improved imaging capabilities and battery life at same price point
GE Healthcare unveils AI-enhanced ultrasound system for women's health
Voluson SWIFT is designed to reduce physician burnout with auto recognition capabilities

Ultrasound Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health