Omega Medical attending 8th Annual St Louis Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging will be exhibiting at the 8th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course July 18th-19th, in St. Louis, MO. Directed by renowned physicians Dr. Daniel Mullady and Dr. Steven Edmundowicz, the ASGE course is designed to increase knowledge, competency and practice of endoscopic treatments such as ERCP and EUS. Leading therapeutic endoscopy specialists […]

Leading Denmark Hospital Selects the e-view

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 Aarhus University Hospital equipped with the 1st E-View.AI in Europe The Endoscopy Unit at Aarhus University Hospital is one of the leading departments in gastrointestinal endoscopy in Europe. Positioned at the forefront of interventional endoscopy the unit is well known for their substantial research activities focused on three main areas: diseases of the liver, pancreas, […]

Optimization of Radiation Exposure During ERCP

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In a recent clinical study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, Dr. Khalid Alzimami et al illustrate their findings on a series of 153 ERCP exams between two groups, both performed by seasoned advanced endoscopists. The different groups used different radiation exposure factors and different lead protection as well. Within this study, several key notes […]

Omega e-view Installed At Hillcrest Medical Center

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce that they have completed the installation of an e-View Interventional Endoscopy system at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. The system is Omega Medical Imaging’s flagship GI lab, featuring a 14” image intensifier and our proprietary lead-shielding around the image intensifier and table, reducing scatter radiation to the […]

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Spotlight Interview in EP Lab Digest

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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, an Omega Medical Imaging client, is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, the largest health care provider in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the […]

The American Medical Association Declares Obesity A Disease

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In a landmark decision that could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans, the American Medical Association voted Tuesday to officially recognize obesity as a disease, drawing a clear distinction between what has long been regarded as a consequence of lifestyle and a medical illness. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will […]

Florida Hospital installs Omega e-View FP

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Just in time for Digestive Disease Week 2013 in Orlando, Florida, Omega is proud to announce the completion of the installation of an e-View FP with Heavy Lift, 800lbs capacity table at Florida Hospital’s Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  The system is centrally located in Florida Hospital’s Orlando campus, and is just miles away from Omega […]

Omega Medical Imaging to sponsor 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce the Gold Sponsorship of the 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update, May 21st to 23rd in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Advanced Endoscopy Update will have live case demonstrations performed on an Omega e-View FP transmitted from Florida Hospital Orlando new Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  Course directors and faculty […]

Building Imaging Equipment For A Heavier Patient Population

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The US and global population is getting heavier, and according to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. With the upsurge in the obese population and bariatric surgeries that hospitals have experienced in the last 18 months, equipment manufacturers like Omega Medical Imaging have started redesigning and catering to the needs of […]

Occupational Radiation Exposure Linked to Left-Sided Brain Tumors

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Disproportionate reports of left-sided brain tumors in interventional physicians with sustained practices involving radiation may suggest a causal relation to occupational radiation exposure, according to study data published in the American Journal of Cardiology. Following up on their report of nine recent cases of brain cancer in interventional cardiologists, researchers received 22 more cases from […]

Omega Medical Imaging hosts 2013 Dealer Meeting

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From February 26th to the 28th, Omega Medical Imaging hosted its annual dealer meeting in sunny Lake Mary, Florida.  The annual event drew Omega dealers from all across the country, including dealerships from as far New England, Seattle, and California.  The meeting included guest speakers from Space Coast Applications, EIZO NANAO, and De Lage Landen […]

Birmingham VA Medical Center First in VA with e-View System in Gastroenterology

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Birmingham VA Medical Center is the First VA Facility with Omega Medical Imaging’s e-View system in Gastroenterology Alpha Imaging proudly serves the Radiology needs of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities through product lines such as Shimadzu Medical Systems and Hologic Women’s Health solutions.  Recently, this relationship has extended into the Gastroenterology department through the unique […]

Lowering Radiation Exposure during ERCP

In an article in the GIE Journal, 2010, there was a direct correlation between the annual volume of ERCPs performed and the amount of fluoroscopy times required to complete these procedures. The study showed that endoscopists who performed <100 ERCPs in the preceding years needed approximately twice the fluoroscopy time compared to those physicians who […]

Core Medical Imaging to exhibit at Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging dealer Core Medical Imaging will be exhibiting at the 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course next week in Denver, CO. The Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy 2013 Course offers the following programs for Gastroenterologists, Gastrointestinal Surgeons, and Gastrointestinal Nurses: GI Nurses Program – Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Fellows Advanced Endoscopy Programs – […]

Omega Medical Imaging to be at December NYSGE

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Omega Medical Imaging will be promoting our E-View.AI, the finest in ERCP/IE Guidance, at the 36th Annual NYSGE New York Course mid–December. The New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is the largest regional GI endoscopy society in the United States. The Society is dedicated to the teaching and advancement of gastrointestinal endoscopy. According to NYSGE, […]