November 26, 2018
Samsung Electronics’ medical device division showed off a selection of new artificial intelligence-based imaging tools yesterday at the Radiological Society of North America’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The software are designed to be implemented within diagnostic imaging devices that are already on the market, according to a release from the company.
Among these software applications was S-...
February 14, 2018
A small study recently published in Translational Psychiatry showed that people living with schizophrenia could use a video game paired with an MRI scanner to curb verbal hallucinations.
Specifically, researchers at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience found that after the training people with schizophrenia were able to better control the verbal region in...
September 24, 2012
Aycan Medical Systems, a maker of picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and other storage and distribution technology for medical imaging, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Aycan Mobile teleradiology app for the iPad.
The FDA has approved Aycan Mobile diagnosis from computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) modalities only. The clearance does not cover...
January 2, 2012
HP's webOS platform may find new life as an open source operating system for healthcare applications. Researchers at Stanford University have developed applications for the HP TouchPad tablet, a discontinued webOS device, to operate an interventional MRI scanner and view patient respiration data and images gathered from the device.
Andrew B. Holbrook, a research associate at Stanford's Department...
February 20, 2009
As expected, the Medical Records Institute seems to have folded. We heard whisperings of lay-offs at the MRI and now a press release from the mHealth Initiation (mHI) today announces that the MRI's founder and CEO Peter Waegemann is moving from the MRI to the new mHI.
"It's time to put our energy into the new and exciting field of cell phones in healthcare. This is where the action is. This is...
February 12, 2009
One of the last and liveliest sessions at TEPR+ last week was a presentation and Q&A with Don Witters from the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Witters repeated multiple times that he attended the show in order to begin a dialog with the mHealth industry to establish clear pathways and regulations that ensure wireless quality of service, coexistence with other medical systems,...
February 11, 2009
If the rumors are to believed, the TEPR+ 2009 event last week in Palm Springs, CA could have been the final Toward an Electronic Patient Record event put on by the Medical Records Institute. While the for-profit MRI has already announced the formation of a non-profit mHealth Initiative (mHI) and an associated mHealth event this December in Boston, MA, the group has not formally announced the...
February 6, 2009
The founder of TEPR and CEO of the Medical Records Institute, Peter Waegemann, announced that one of the first pilot projects of his newly formed mHealth Initiative (mHI) is to create an "mHealth City" out of Boston, MA. (This is exciting news for mobihealthnews since we, too, are in Boston.)
"We want to get to a point where everyone in greater Boston has the capability to put personal health...
February 2, 2009
The Medical Records Institute (MRI) announced yesterday the formation of a new non-profit, The mHealth Initiative (mHI), which is open to vendors, groups and individuals focused on the latest information and health application through mobile devices. MRI CEO Peter Waegemann and MRI Vice President Claudia Tessier announced the new initiative on the pre-conference day to the MRI's Towards the...