Nuclear medicine

Rigaku Acquires Life Science Imaging Equipment Manufacturer MILabs

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 4:30am

Through this acquisition, Rigaku will expand its life sciences modality business globally by combining MILabs' multi-modality businesses, including PET (Positron Emission Tomography), SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography), Optical Imaging, and CT (Computed Tomography) equipment for animals, with Rigaku's original X-ray imaging business for animals.

Key Points: 
  • Through this acquisition, Rigaku will expand its life sciences modality business globally by combining MILabs' multi-modality businesses, including PET (Positron Emission Tomography), SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography), Optical Imaging, and CT (Computed Tomography) equipment for animals, with Rigaku's original X-ray imaging business for animals.
  • Through this acquisition, Rigaku aims to strengthen its pre-clinical imaging business within the life sciences field by incorporating MILabs' radiation imaging and optical imaging technologies, a new initiative for Rigaku, while simultaneously building its existing X-ray imaging business.
  • Rigaku believes that pre-clinical imaging will become increasingly important in the life sciences field.
  • Rigaku will actively enter the life science market and aim to develop this field as one of its core businesses by 2025.

United Imaging Goes "All-in" for Nashville

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

"All-in has a cultural meaning for us as a company as well," commented Jeffrey Bundy, Ph.D, CEO of United Imaging Healthcare Solutions in the U.S. "We believe in our mission, we believe in our people and our company, and we believe in our product and in our customers. I hire specifically for that attitude -- our U.S. team is made up largely of industry veterans, but ones who wanted to do things differently from other imaging equipment providers. They're people who go all-in to provide fresh, new solutions to solve longstanding industry challenges."

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- United Imaging, a global leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, makes its debut at HealthTrust University and its in-person debut at AHRA in Nashville over the next two weeks.
  • United Imaging also offers a unique All-in Service Approach, which helps ensure operational cost predictability.
  • United Imaging also provides two (2) additional weeks of follow-up clinical applications training every year during the service agreement term.
  • At United Imaging, we develop and produce advanced medical products, digital healthcare solutions, and intelligent solutions that cover the entire process of imaging diagnosis and treatment.

Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. Supports the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:45pm

The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. (CORAR), along with physicians and patient organizations, supports the introduction of H.R.

Key Points: 
  • The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. (CORAR), along with physicians and patient organizations, supports the introduction of H.R.
  • 4479, the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2021 by Congressmen Scott Peters (D-CA), Bobby Rush (D-IL), Neal Dunn (R-FL) and Greg Murphy (R-NC).
  • The FIND Act will ensure that patients have access to precision diagnostic radiopharmaceutical (RP) drugs and promotes continued life-saving innovations in nuclear medicine.
  • The current Medicare reimbursement structure in the outpatient setting packages diagnostic RP drugs into nuclear medicine procedure payments.

Global Diagnostic/Medical Imaging Market (2020 to 2026) - Featuring Fujifilm Visual Sonics, Siemens Healthineers and PerkinElmer Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:21pm

Globally, Medical imaging is used to diagnose and treat disease and expose internal structures concealed by the skin and bones.

Key Points: 
  • Globally, Medical imaging is used to diagnose and treat disease and expose internal structures concealed by the skin and bones.
  • Global Diagnostic Imaging Market primarily focuses on creating images of the body, organs, and other internal structures, providing products like X-ray Devices, Computed Tomography, MRI equipment, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Imaging (PET / SPECT) Systems.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic, which occurred in the first days of 2020, has had a significant impact on the Global Diagnostic Imaging Market.
  • High cost of equipment, increasing regulatory burden and declining reimbursement, limitations associated with standalone systems are some reasons restricting the Global Diagnostic Imaging Market.

Butterfly Network, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results on August 9, 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:15pm

Butterfly Network, Inc. (NYSE: BFLY) (“Butterfly”), an innovative digital health company that is working to democratize medical imaging and enable global health equity, today announced that it will report second quarter 2021 financial results on August 9, 2021, before market open.

Key Points: 
  • Butterfly Network, Inc. (NYSE: BFLY) (Butterfly), an innovative digital health company that is working to democratize medical imaging and enable global health equity, today announced that it will report second quarter 2021 financial results on August 9, 2021, before market open.
  • Dr. Todd Fruchterman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Stephanie Fielding, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m.
  • ET on August 9, 2021, to discuss second quarter 2021 financial results and operational progress.
  • Through its proprietary Ultrasound-on-Chip technology, Butterfly is paving the way for earlier detection and remote management of health conditions around the world.

Global 3D Medical Imaging Equipment Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 10:59am

The "3D Medical Imaging Equipment Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "3D Medical Imaging Equipment Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global 3D imaging equipment market reached a value of US$ 11.1 Billion in 2020.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global 3D imaging equipment market to reach a value of US$ 15.60 Billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.90% during 2021-2026.
  • This latest report provides a deep insight into the global 3D imaging equipment market covering all its essential aspects.

Positron Retains Healthcare Advisor I-Square Ventures to Implement Strategy and Expand Market Share

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 4:09pm

Adel Abdullah, President of Positron stated: "Positron is at a significant inflection point and in an ideal position to capitalize on a very positive environment and outlook for PET technology.

Key Points: 
  • Adel Abdullah, President of Positron stated: "Positron is at a significant inflection point and in an ideal position to capitalize on a very positive environment and outlook for PET technology.
  • Expanding our team strategically, and deepening our reach within the nuclear imaging industry, should greatly advance and accelerate our progress.
  • We are very pleased to welcome a group of growth experts led by Dr. Bordoloi to our team at this exciting time for Positron.
  • Positron's PET only system, market position and approach in facilitating the adoption of cardiac PET are substantial advantages to the growth of the market and Positron.

2021 Global Medical Imaging & Informatics Outlook - Impact of COVID-19 on the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 1:55pm

The "Global Medical Imaging & Informatics Outlook, 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Medical Imaging & Informatics Outlook, 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This study analyzes the global medical imaging and informatics market and predicts its evolution within the next year and beyond.
  • The priorities for medical imaging in 2021 and beyond are illustrated using the Quadruple Aim.
  • The following 3 conclusions define the medical imaging and informatics market:
    Efficiency and productivity are key focus areas for both hospitals and vendors in 2021.

International Isotopes Inc. Announces It Has Acquired Full Ownership Of RadQual LLC

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 4:05pm

In August 2017, this group of sellers acquired all of the units of RadQual not already held by INIS.

Key Points: 
  • In August 2017, this group of sellers acquired all of the units of RadQual not already held by INIS.
  • With this most recent acquisition, INIS will now own 100% of all outstanding units of RadQual, making RadQual a wholly-owned subsidiary of INIS.
  • RadQual is the premier global developer of quality control products for the nuclear medicine industry, focused principally on SPECT and PET imaging.
  • From RadQual 's inception in 2001, INIS has been the sole contract manufacturer of all RadQual products.

Nanox Signs MSaaS Agreement for the Deployment of 1,000 Nanox Systems in Nigeria

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

According to the agreement and subject to regulatory approval, EiLEENO Pharma will commit to a minimum annual service fee to Nanox.

Key Points: 
  • According to the agreement and subject to regulatory approval, EiLEENO Pharma will commit to a minimum annual service fee to Nanox.
  • The agreement has an initial term of four years and is renewable for an additional term of four years with both parties mutual consent.
  • "We are very excited to sign the unique MSaaS agreement with NANOX, to deploy medical imaging systems and ensure services for healthcare facilities across the country," said Edward Egede, Managing Director and CEO of EiLEENO Pharma.
  • Medical imaging systems are an important early-detection tool that Nanox believes are key to increasing early treatment, improving health outcomes, and ultimately saving lives.