Press Releases

Biodex is often cited in news articles discussing industry trends, new technology and advancements.  There are also times when we find interesting news articles that we like to share with our customers. Outlined below are periodicals where Biodex has been mentioned, corporate press releases, and other relevant industry news. 

February 17, 2015, Shirley, NY – Biodex is pleased to announce it will be participating in the 2015 European Congress of Radiology. Serving the medical profession for more than 60 years, Biodex manufactures and distributes devices for nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, and medical imaging applications.

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Biodex Medical Systems manufactures and distributes radiation shielding, protection and detection products for nuclear medicine, molecular imaging and radiation safety. Product offerings include dose calibrators, thyroid uptake, radiopharmaceutical chromatography, lung ventilation, exposure protection, cleanroom solutions, syringe shields, lead-lined cabinets, PET shipping systems and products to improve the image and procedure. >>

Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. exhibiting at Arab Health 2015

November 21, 2014
BIODEX PRESS RELEASE: Lila Corwin

November 21, 2014, Shirley, NY – Biodex is pleased to announce it will be participating in the 2015 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress.  Serving the medical profession for more than 60 years, Biodex manufactures and distributes devices for physical medicine, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, and medical imaging applications.

Physical Medicine

Biodex develops technology for advancing patient progress, addressing the weak or balance deficient. The rehabilitation technology addresses neuromuscular evaluation, therapeutic exercise, gait training and range of motion difficulties in patients suffering from Stroke, Parkinson's disease, Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury, Orthopedic afflictions and Vestibular issues...

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Biodex Medical Systems manufactures and distributes radiation shielding, protection and detection products for nuclear medicine, molecular imaging and radiation safety. Product offerings include dose calibrators, thyroid uptake, radiopharmaceutical chromatography, lung ventilation, exposure protection, cleanroom solutions, syringe shields, lead-lined cabinets, PET shipping systems and products to improve the image and procedure.

Medical Imaging

Biodex offers surgical C-Arm Tables for pain care, cardiovascular and urologic procedures and Ultrasound Tables designed for echocardiography, OB/GYN and other general procedures.  Both lines of tables are designed with ergonomic advances for the safety and comfort of both the sonographer and patient...

Visit Biodex Booth # Z4AC17 for more information about all Biodex devices and products.  Arab Health takes place January 26 - 29, 2015 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai. >>

Biodex to exhibit Atomlab™ 500Plus Dose Calibrator at SNMMI Greater New York/New England Chapter Meeting

October 14, 2014
BIODEX PRESS RELEASE: Lila Corwin VP, Marketing Communications, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

October 14, 2014, Shirley, NY - Biodex will be demonstrating the ENHANCED Atomlab™ 500Plus at the SNMMI 2014 Chapter Meeting, Biodex Booth #25.

The Atomlab 500Plus combines the industry gold standard Atomlab 500 Dose Calibrator and Wipe Test Counter, offering you a complete and cost-effective solution for all of your molecular imaging needs. The intuitive Atomlab 500Plus provides fast, accurate radionuclide activity measurements with performance that complies with the most stringent regulatory requirements.

Offering the widest activity range with unsurpassed accuracy, the Atomlab 500Plus Dose Calibrator now has additional features for exceptional hot lab management.  An enhanced “zero background” feature allows users to configure system background count time from 30, 60 or 100 seconds, expanded isotope libraries include Lu-177 and Ra-223 isotopes and a new Half-life Verification App is included in the nuclear pharmacy menu. Results show the calculated half-life and variance to the published half-life for the selected isotope.

Don’t miss the opportunity to also view the NEW Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake System software capabilities.  The Atomlab 960, an advanced spectrum analysis instrument designed for diverse nuclear medicine applications, boasts a count rate of 150,000 cps and is engineered for mobility, durability and operational efficiency.  The combination of a new unique positioning LED and distance measurement rod allows for easy and reproducible patient positioning and uptake measurements during nuclear imaging.  >>

Biodex Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake System DICOM Software seamlessly interfaces with VistA Imaging

August 12, 2014
BIODEX PRESS RELEASE: Lila Corwin VP, Marketing Communications, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

August 12, 2014, Shirley, NY – Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake System with optional DICOM Software is now a government approved modality to interface with VistA Imaging, the medical and health care system used in Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) medical centers and the Department of Defense (DOD). 

VistA Imaging is an Image Management System used in VA healthcare facilities nationwide.  It manages images associated with a patient’s medical records.  VistA uses a DICOM gateway system to communicate with commercial Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and modalities such as CT, MR and Computed Radiograph (x-ray) devices for image capture.  >>

Biodex DICOM Software for the Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake System proves successful at the Mayo Clinic Foundation in Scottsdale Arizona

May 28, 2014
BIODEX PRESS RELEASE: Lila Corwin VP, Marketing Communications, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

May 28, 2014, Shirley, NY – When the Mayo Clinic was in need of a new Thyroid Uptake System, Chris Tollefson, Nuclear Medicine Supervisor, and his staff decided upon the Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake with DICOM compatibility by Biodex. 

“We had done our homework before purchasing our Atomlab 960 Thyroid Uptake System with optional DICOM software,” says Chris Tollefson, Nuclear Medicine Supervisor at the Mayo Clinic Foundation in Scottsdale, AZ. “We didn’t fully realize until hooking it up and enabling the DICOM functionality, however, that it would save our staff so much time while doing even more than we expected.”

“One of the big concerns with selecting a new thyroid uptake system,” explained Tollefson, “was the need for intuitive software that would interface both easily and seamlessly with the staff’s DICOM digital imaging workflow. We had it hooked-up and functioning with our work list almost immediately after the software update was released,” continued Tollefson, “even better, everything worked exactly as we had expected. >>