Canon Medical Systems USA

  • Mount Sinai surgeons first in NY to perform minimally-invasive heart bypass surgery

    Mount Sinai surgeons first in NY to perform minimally-invasive heart bypass surgery

    Lauren Dubinsky - www.dotmed.com | June 21, 2019


    ​The procedure, which is called totally endoscopic coronary arterial bypass surgery (TECAB), is performed using Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Surgical System and Cardica's C-Port Flex-A. Surgeons make four one-centimeter-long incisions and maneuver the robotic instruments inside to harvest the mammary artery. Read More
  • Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Deep Convolutional Neural Network Image Reconstruction Technology for CT

    Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Deep Convolutional Neural Network Image Reconstruction Technology for CT

    Canon Medical Systems USA | June 18, 2019


    ​Building on its advanced image reconstruction technologies, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural network (DCNN) image reconstruction technology, ushering in a new era for CT. Canon Medical’s Advanced Intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) uses a deep learning algorithm to differentiate signal from noise so that it can suppress noise while enhancing signal. Read More
  • AMA issues recommendations for accountability of AI in healthcare

    AMA issues recommendations for accountability of AI in healthcare

    John R. Fischer - https://www.dotmed.com | June 17, 2019


    ​AMA delegates endorsed the suggestions at their annual meeting this week, viewing them as essential for providing quality patient care with increased value, greater professional satisfaction of physicians, and improved population health for patient care, at reduced costs. Read More
  • How important is protecting the patient health information (PHI) to your vendors?

    How important is protecting the patient health information (PHI) to your vendors?

    Carol Amick - www.dotmed.com | June 13, 2019


    ​As healthcare providers continue to search for ways to cut costs and increase efficiency, many are outsourcing selected services. One report indicated that 98 percent of the hospitals surveyed were either actively considering outsourcing or had already done so. Outsourcing is expanding beyond non-core functions to clinical areas, as healthcare providers look for ways to decrease costs and increase quality. While outsourcing can be a cost-effective move, failure to properly assess and manage risks related to protected health information (PHI) can create legal and reputational issues for the organization. Read More
  • New metamaterial could boost MRI capabilities

    New metamaterial could boost MRI capabilities

    Staff writers - www.auntminnie.com | June 11, 2019


    ​Researchers from Boston University are developing a new magnetic metamaterial made of plastic and copper that could greatly improve the quality of MR images and reduce scan time. Read More