Varian shows mixed results for Q1
January 27, 2021 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems posted a 6% drop in revenue but higher net earnings for its first fiscal quarter of 2021.
Philips debuts ultrasound tools for AAA
January 27, 2021 -- Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips has introduced 3D ultrasound-based technology to monitor abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs).
Siemens posts strong revenue, earnings growth in Q1
January 27, 2021 -- Benefiting from ongoing demand for products related to the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery in its core businesses, Siemens Healthineers exceeded market expectations in its fiscal 2021 first quarter.
Barco releases 12-megapixel image display
January 27, 2021 -- Image display firm Barco said it has released a new 12-megapixal display system for PACS and breast imaging.
Esaote inks ultrasound deal with Intalere
January 27, 2021 -- Ultrasound vendor Esaote has signed a five-year deal with group purchasing organization (GPO) Intalere that gives the GPO's members access to Esaote ultrasound products and services.
Moray Medical secures $3.3M for AR robotics platform
January 27, 2021 -- Startup Moray Medical has raised $3.3 million to fund the development of an augmented reality (AR) interventional robotics platform for heart procedures.
NHS England requires use of HeartFlow's FFRct software
January 27, 2021 -- The National Health Service (NHS) England and NHS Improvement have mandated that hospitals in England adopt HeartFlow's HeartFlow Analysis fractional flow reserve CT (FFRct) software to fight coronary heart disease.
BioPharma sale hits GE Healthcare Q4 revenues
January 26, 2021 -- GE Healthcare saw revenues fall for the fourth quarter and full year of 2021, largely due to the absence of contribution from the BioPharma business that the company sold in March 2020. The company's healthcare systems business was up 1% not counting BioPharma, however.
Detectnet PET radiotracer gets permanent HCPCS code
January 26, 2021 -- Biotechnology firm RadioMedix and nuclear medicine company Curium said that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has provided a permanent Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code for their Detectnet PET diagnostic radiopharmaceutical copper-64 DOTATATE.
Fuzionaire, NMP seek new PET radiopharmaceuticals
January 26, 2021 -- Fuzionaire Radioisotope Technologies (FRIT) and radiopharmaceutical firm Nihon Medi-Physics (NMP) are teaming up in a bid to create a new class of PET radiopharmaceuticals.