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Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Radiology Response in a Major NYC Hot Zone

2021 06 Jul

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impact on radiology departments across the US. An article published July 4 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology discusses the changes made by a Radiology department located in the Bronx, New York City, one of the major hot spots of the COVID-19 pandemic. During NYC's first wave in March and April... Read more

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Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

2021 02 Feb

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments are facing another surge in demand, explains Dr James Diss, Radiology Registrar at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) NHS Trust in the UK. And technology will be vital in helping them continue to provide high-quality care. With only one COVID-19 patient in ICU following... Read more

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FDA Amends Emergency Use Authorization for Hologic’s Aptima SARS-CoV-2 Assay

2020 06 Oct

Hologic, Inc.  announced today that its Aptima® SARS-CoV-2 assay, which initially received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May, is now authorized for testing of individuals without symptoms or other reasons to suspect COVID-19 infection. This authorization follows an  announcement  last week... Read more

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Hologic Launches Validated Pooling Protocol for COVID-19 Testing

2020 11 Aug

In Time of Extraordinary Need, New Protocol Expected to Help Laboratories Deliver Greater Quantities of Highly Accurate Molecular Test Results and Reduce Turnaround Times  Hologic, Inc.  announced today that it has validated use of its Aptima® and Panther Fusion® molecular diagnostic COVID-19 assays with pooled patient samples and completed... Read more

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Covid-19: Medsquare, Mobilized During The Health Crisis To Ensure The Continuity Of Its Activity

2020 20 Mar

The exceptional situation due to the spread of the coronavirus – as well as recent government directives – have led Medsquare to take exceptional measures in order to continue to provide the best support to healthcare establishments during this period of serious health crisis. In this difficult context, Medsquare employees are now working from... Read more

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Chest CT Scans Probe COVID-19 Symptoms

2020 25 Feb

Chest CT plays an important role in the diagnosis of patients with suspected coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection. In a new study, researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York , and their counterparts in China, reviewed chest CTs of 121 COVID-19 patients for common CT findings in relationship to the time between symptom... Read more