2/11/15: AXIS (formerly Imaging Economics) interviewed Keith Strauss on the joint MITA and Image Gently position paper on interventional X-ray equipment for pediatric patients. Listen to the podcast here.
11/15/14: Click to read the November 2014 issue of the newsletter.
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Left to right: Kimberly Applegate, Image Gently® and WFPI (USA); Michael Gray, ASRT and ISSSR educator (USA); Debbie Gilley, IAEA representative for Africa region (Austria); Marie Cantone, representative for ICRP (Italy); Maria Perez, representative for WHO (Switzerland); and Sidika Wambani, founder of the PACORI meetings (Kenya).
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The Image Gently ALARA CT summit was held February 21-22, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. The meeting featured 21 national and international guest lecturers and over 140 participants from around the world.
Dr. David Larson from Stanford University spoke about quality improvement at the summit. Mr. Keith Strauss, medical physicist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (seated) was one of the conference organizers.
MITA And Image Gently Release Joint Position Paper On Interventional X-Ray Equipment For Pediatric Patients
The position paper offers essential questions and insights for engineers and designers of interventional X-ray imaging technologies for pediatric patients (from neonate to 21 years of age) to consider when developing such equipment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes, enhancing image quality and managing radiation dose.
Click here to access the press release.