Stryker headquarters

Imris, Stryker Combine To Offer Auto-Registration, Surgical Navigation In CT, MRI

Minneapolis-based Imris Inc. and Kalamazoo’s Stryker Corp. announced a non-exclusive collaboration between Stryker’s automatic image registration for spinal and cranial navigated procedures and Imris’ Visius CT and MRI surgical suites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

Aquilion CT

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Installs New MRI and CT

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland announced this week that it has installed a new Siemens open-bore, 32-channel Magnetom Aera Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system and the 320-slice Toshiba Aquilion ONE dynamic volume computed tomography (CT) system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

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Education: The Key To Rebooting A Career In Detroit

In the Detroit area, upskilling and education both play a key role when making a career move.


An MRI of a human head. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Physicians Order Costly, Redundant Neuroimaging for Stroke Patients: UM Study

Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions reacts after throwing a a third down incomplete pass while playing the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on October 23, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Matthew Stafford ‘Day To Day’ After Negative MRI

Matthew Stafford didn’t get a chance at a game-winning drive in Detroit’s loss to Atlanta on Sunday, but he did get some good news on Monday as the MRI on his right leg was negative.

97.1 The Ticket–10/25/2011

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Cutting Edge Brain Surgery In Detroit

Up close and personal in the operating room. WWJ’s Pat Sweeting was there as doctors operated with the help of a revolutionary new tool.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011


Spectrum Health Implants State’s First MRI-Safe Pacemaker

The first implantation of an MRI-compatible pacemaker in Michigan was performed Wednesday at Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center. The device allows patients with a pacemaker to undergo safe magnetic resonance imaging scans.


Wayne State Study: Combination Of Routine Tests Predicts Cognitive Decline

The combined results of a genetic blood test and a five-minute functional magnetic resonance imaging test successfully classified more than three-quarters of healthy older adults, many of whom were destined to develop cognitive decline within […]


FDA Warns Of Deadly Side Effect With Imaging Drugs

Federal health regulators are warning doctors that a class of injectable drugs used in MRI medical imaging scans can cause a rare and sometimes fatal condition in patients with kidney disease.