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Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may decrease patient recall rates

Nationally, about ten percent of women in the US are recalled for a second mammogram after an abnormality is detected on the first onefor most women this can be very stressful. However the use of digital breast tomosynthesis and full-field digital mammography combined may be associated with a subs...

Switch to digital mammography leads to increased cancer detection rates

The use of digital mammography equipment alone is responsible for an increased number of breast cancers detected at a community-based mammography facility, according to a study performed at San Luis Diagnostic Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Researchers found that there was a significant increa...

UB start-up provides innovative digital sperm analysis to infertile couples worldwide

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Couples struggling with fertility problems have a new option for assessing their ability to have a child with the start-up of a new Buffalo-based company called LifeCell Dx, Inc. (LCDX). The company was founded by Lani J. Burkman, Ph.D., a reproductive physiologist in the Depar...

Fujifilm's New Digital X-Ray System Designed to Eliminate Barriers to Digital Adoption

STAMFORD, Conn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to eliminate any existing barriers to the adoption of digital x-ray, the FCR Prima digital x-ray system from FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. is now available. Created specifically to meet the x-ray needs of low volume private pra...

Omnetics' Multi-Contact Nano Connectors Obtain Digital Transmission Rates Over 2 Gb/sec.

38 AWG Coax Cable on .025” Pitch Connectors. Minneapolis, MN (Vocus) July 13, 2009 -- Omnetics Connector Corporation , the leading manufacturer of nano-miniature ruggedized connectors, has announced its capability of terminating multiple lines of ultra-fine coaxi...

Pioneer of Digital Place-Based Media Joins World's Leading Blood Pressure and Health Kiosk Manufacturer

Lifeclinic International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of automated blood pressure monitors and health testing stations, names Lon von Hurwitz Executive Vice President of Business Development. Burtonsville, MD (PRWEB) July 9, 2009 -- Lifeclini...

The Latin American Digital Radiography Market to Grow Significantly due to the Need to Improve Digital Adoption, Observes Frost & Sullivan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hospitals in Latin America reveal that there is a need for larger rooms in the radiology departments - a reason to consider the process of digitalization. As the radiologists are not very IT savvy, there arises a need to focus on awareness as a...

Online Store Offers Affordable Digital Hearing Aids For Baby Boomers

MyHearPod.com provides digital hearing aids for a reduced price by allowing the customer to service and clean the hearing aids themselves. (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- As people born in the generation called the "Baby Boomers" continue to age, hearing loss is becom...

All Olympus Digital Voice Recorder Models Reviewed at Recorders.com

Recorders.com reviews every Olympus digital voice recorder prior to offering them to the public. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 9, 2009 -- An Olympus digital voice recorder has long been a valuable and intelligent piece of equipment for students, professionals and everyda...

SAFE-BioPharma Webinar Featuring ARX's Digital Signatures Combined with Microsoft SharePoint for Bio-Pharma industry

The webinar will illustrate how Microsoft® SharePoint®, integrated with ARX's CoSign® digital signature solution and enhanced by Nextdocs document management solution, enables approval automation as well as SAFE and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. San Francisco, ...

CBay Announces the MTSO Partnership Program to Drive Digital Health Record Adoption

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CBay Systems and Services (CBay), the leading provider of transcription and healthcare BPO services, today announced its Medical Transcription Company Partnership Program. The program is aimed at expanding CBay's relationships in the sector by providing a "w...

MU researchers offer insights for advancing health communication through digital media

COLUMBIA, Mo. Digital media are changing the environment for communicating health information. In a new book, "Health Communication and the New Media Landscape," University of Missouri researchers examine how the digital media revolution is affecting health and health care in the United States. E...

SAFE-BioPharma Webinar Featuring ARX's Digital Signature Solution and Adobe LiveCycle Combined Solution

The webinar will illustrate how ARX's CoSign® digital signatures fully integrate with Adobe LiveCycle® ES, decreasing costs while increasing efficiency and quality of regulated documentation and processes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2009 -- On May 21st at...

Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood First Private Medical Practice in New York Area to Screen With Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI)

Studies show BSGI comparable to MRI in finding early stage cancers with fewer false positives RIDGEWOOD, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood (WDI) is the first private medical practice in the New York metropolitan area and the only medical facility in New Jersey ...

Frost & Sullivan: Shift from Analog Mammography Systems to Digital Mammography Systems Will Boost the European Mammography Systems Market

LONDON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Analog screening systems are gradually being replaced by digital mammography systems. Screening programmes for breast cancer detection are responsible for driving the market. A majority of screening programmes have already been implemented in European countries. Howev...

Obama's Support for Digital Health Records May Increase Identity Theft

Identity Finder Introduces Initiative to Secure Patient Health Information NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed sweeping reform of the nation's healthcare system and said he believes all medical records should be computerized and standardized within five years. The Pre...

Melanoma Organization Launches Digital Resources

Melanoma Research Foundation leverages online tools to reach consumers during Melanoma Awareness Month HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Melanoma Awareness Month this May, the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is launching three new resources to reach the online...

Technologically Advanced Digital Handheld Device Positions Network Global Logistics as Technology Leader in Last Mile Delivery Solutions

Network Global Logistics (NGL), a premier provider of mission critical transportation, service/spare parts logistics, and integrated supply chain solutions continues to expand its global network of forward stocking locations (FSL's). In addition to over 300 FSL's located throughout North America,...

Cox Offers Free Access to HBO(R) Documentary Series, The Alzheimer's Project, to All Digital Customers

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with HBO, Cox Communications will allow all digital cable customers -- not only those that subscribe to HBO -- to have free access to its upcoming documentary series "The Alzheimer's Project." Beginning May 11, digital cable customers can ac...

Cox Communications Offers Free Access to HBO(R) Documentary Series, The Alzheimer's Project, to All Digital Customers

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with HBO, Cox Communications will allow all digital cable customers -- not only those that subscribe to HBO -- to have free access to its upcoming documentary series "The Alzheimer's Project." Beginning May 11, digital cable customers can ac...

Vinpower Digital Introduces Series of Standalone 8X Blu-ray Disc Duplicators with LightScribe Printing Capability

With Blu-ray Disc Writers from LG Electronics, Vinpower Digital offers both high-speed duplication and standalone LightScribe printing capability in up to 15 drives at once Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 6, 2009 -- Vinpower Digital announces the availability of its latest Bl...

CoSign Digital Signatures Enable Compliance With New HIPAA Guidelines

ARX's CoSign® digital signature (standard electronic signature) solution provides a signing capability that satisfies the new HIPAA guidelines on privacy issues. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- ARX today announced that its CoSign digital signature solution al...

LodgeNet Healthcare Selected by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center to Provide Digital and Interactive Television Solution

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LodgeNet Healthcare today announced a plan to deliver a comprehensive patient television solution in a partnership with one of the nation's most respected cancer hospitals. The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has agreed ...

Vinpower Digital Introduces the Industry's First Standalone Networkable Duplication Tower

Using Vinpower Digital's unique PC Network software with the advanced SharkNet Duplicator series allows users to load files directly from any authorized PC on a given network onto a duplicator. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2009 -- Vinpower Digital announced today t...

Carestream Health Announces New Orders From from U.S. Healthcare Facilities For for Its Digital Radiography Solutions

Carestream Health, Inc. is a leading provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 -- Carestream Health, Inc., announced new orders from U.S. healthcare facilities for its portfolio of digital radiograph...

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust extends patient care benefits of BigHand Digital Dictation

BigHand has today announced that Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is to extend its use of the BigHand digital dictation workflow system, further enhancing the Trust's ability to deliver first class patient care across a number of specialties. The success of replacing tape dictation equip...

Impac Software and BioImagene Develop Workflow Solution for Digital Pathology and the Laboratory Information Systems

Impac's PowerPath(R) AP LIS to Interface with BioImagene's Virtuoso(TM) Digital Pathology Solution SUNNYVALE and CUPERTINO, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Impac Software, part of the Elekta Group and leading provider of software solutions for anatomic pathology (AP) laboratories, and BioImag...

NBC Digital Health Network Upgrades WEGENER(R) Compel(R) Network Control System and Adds MediaPlan(R) Content Management System

WEGENER Equipment to Support Live and File-Based Broadcasts of The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel to Hospitals Worldwide DULUTH, Ga., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR ), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio, and data distribution ...

Dr. Flake's Animal Wellness Clinic Installs Adams County's First Eklin Digital Radiography System

BIGLERVILLE, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Eklin RapidStudy(TM) digital radiography (DR) system in Adams County was recently installed at Dr. Flake's Animal Wellness Clinic which serves south central Pennsylvania, including Gettysburg, Fairfield and New Oxford. The state-of-the-art sy...

Vinpower Digital Increases Blu-ray Disc Duplication Speed to 8X for Both Their Manual Tower and Autoloader Series Duplicators

Using the Pioneer BDR-203 8x BD writer drive, Vinpower Digital is able to offer the fastest duplication speed possible in up to 15 drives at once. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2009 -- Vinpower Digital announced today the availability of their latest Blu-ray Disc...

CoolSign 4.3 Released Adding New Features for Digital Signage Networks

Includes support for Micrsoft Windows Vista, Adobe Flash 10 and high-availability failover support. (PRWEB) February 24, 2009 -- CS Software Holdings LLC today announced the release of the latest version of the industry leading digital signage platform, CoolSign 4.3. ...

OrthoPlex 3D Digital Modeling Solution Introduced by Dentsply GAC

The Only program that facilitates creation of a 3D model - and custom lab appliance - from one impression BOHEMIA, N.Y., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoPlex from Dentsply GAC is the first digital modeling technology that enables orthodontists to create an accurate 3D model - and custom lab ...

MIT project uses personal digital assistants to track TB data

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- For patients who have drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, it's critical to monitor the disease as closely as possible. That means monthly testing throughout a two-year course of powerful antibiotics, with injections six days a week for the first six months. Keeping track o...

Technology Leaders Call on Congress to Support Investments in Digital Infrastructure as Part of Economic Stimulus and Recovery Plan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technology and business leaders from over 100 companies today called strategic investments in digital infrastructure a vital part of America's economic recovery and called on lawmakers to include them in the economic stimulus and recovery pl...

Eklin Launches New RapidStudy(TM) CDx Digital Radiography System at NAVC

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, a leading provider of digital radiography (DR), ultrasound, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications Systems) and practice management software (VIA) for veterinary care, introduced its RapidStudy(TM) CDx DR system at the annual No...

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists to Expand Comprehensive Eklin Digital Practice(R) Solutions

HOUSTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (GCVS), one of the top veterinary care facilities in the nation, announced it will be installing the VIA(R) practice management software system and Philips ultrasound platforms from Eklin Medical Systems...

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust delivers same day patient discharge via BigHand Digital Dictation

One of the largest rollouts of Digital Dictation technology within the NHS produces significant efficiency gains. London, UK (PRWEB) January 7, 2009 -- BigHand has today announced that Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has implemented the BigHand digital...

Interpretation time for screening digital mammograms: Is it efficient?

Digital mammograms take longer to interpret than film-screen mammograms, according to a study performed at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. The study included four radiologists who interpreted 268 digital screening mammograms and 189 film-screening mammogra...

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Body By Jake Global Create the World's First Digital Fitness Music Label

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) , a division of Universal Music Group , the world's leading music company, and Jake Steinfeld, the iconic entrepreneur who has been credited with creating the personal fitness training industry with his Body By Jake Global b...

Medical Congresses Employ Interactive Digital Posters to Deliver Dynamic Content to Medical Professionals

ASVideo, a Scala Certified Partner in Madrid, Spain has developed a creative solution of centrally managed, interactive digital posters that facilitate information transfer and encourage discussions between medical professionals. Maastricht, The Netherlands (PRWEB) Dece...
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