New Urology Products & Services

June 1, 2010

New products and services from Ethicon, MeridianEMR, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, and ALOKA Co., Ltd.

For more information, including risks, visit http://www.ethicon360.com/.

New iPhone application assists with patient data, billing

For more information, visit http://www.meridianEMR.com/.

Group offers list of radiation safety questions for patients

Fairfax, VA-The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has published a list of radiation safety questions for cancer patients and their caregivers to ask their physician about the quality assurance protocols of their radiation therapy treatments. By asking the right questions, patients can understand how these treatments work to eliminate their cancer and learn about safety checks and balances that go into treatment, according to ASTRO. Patients can view the questions at http://www.rtanswers.org/treatmentinformation/questions/safetyquestions.aspx.

For more information, visit http://www.rtanswers.org/.

Compact ultrasound system offers several imaging modes

Wallingford, CT-ALOKA Co., Ltd., has launched the ProSound Alpha 6, a full-featured, compact ultrasound system. The system's high-power processor allows a number of different imaging modes previously seen only in high-end systems, according to the company.

The ProSound Alpha 6 is available with or without 3-D/4-D imaging and is released with a suite of application-specific probes and software, customizable reports, and network/EMR connectivity capabilities.

For more information, visit http://www.aloka.com/.