Monthly Archives: August 2008

Putting a virtual doctor in the ambulance

“A new ambulance communications system will enable doctors to diagnose and begin treating critically ill patients before they reach hospital.” Sounds like telemedicine of some form eh? Well, you are right, except in this case, its about the underlying technology … Continue reading

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TIMMES wins patent wireless transfer of medical images

Seems that there is an update in technology pertaining to wireless transfer of medical imaging. “The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded TIMMES a patent for the “Method for the Integration of Medical Imaging Data and Content for Wireless … Continue reading

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Spotlight on 9.4T MRI

My first reaction when I read this article was “9.4T! Why would you need 9.4T!” Accordingly to this article at ImagingEconomics.com, the University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC) recently installed a new 9.4T MR imaging unit, the most powerful MRI device … Continue reading

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MIT professor wins grant to study ‘non-necessary’ medical imaging

This is an interesting article I found at healthimaging.com, it reminded me of what a radiographer once said to me (seriously) “Frank Levy, PhD, from the department of urban studies and planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has … Continue reading

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