Are patients fleeing high costs of hospital-based imaging?
Patients with high-deductible health plans are shopping around before they...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How patient consumerism affects today's radiology practice Price transparency leads to more revenue, happy patients Patients want imaging price information HealthCost offers consumers access to imaging costs Are patients getting the imaging they pay for? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Merit Medical wraps up purchase of Cianna Medical
Disposable products developer Merit Medical has finalized its acquisition of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Merit Medical to acquire Cianna Medical FDA OKs Cianna's Scout for soft-tissue localization Cianna marks SAVI Scout milestone Cianna debuts ScoutCare program Cianna touts Scout research (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MedaPhor signs on for fetal ultrasound trial
U.K. ultrasound training and quality assurance firm MedaPhor said it's providing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MedaPhor installs 1st BodyWorks Eve simulator MedaPhor releases point-of-care ultrasound simulator MedaPhor opens U.S. subsidiary MedaPhor to aid Rwanda, Dominican Republic MedaPhor wins 1st U.S. contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Molybdenum-99 shortage may soon ease
Global supplies of the key radiopharmaceutical molybdenum-99 are expected to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI warns of Mo-99 shortage in early November Report: Australia still importing technetium generators Russia, South Africa partner on radioisotope deal Australian agency orders review of Mo-99 procedures Can nuclear medicine avoid another Mo-99 shortage? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Roadies winners point to hottest abstracts at RSNA 2018
What abstracts will generate the most interest at RSNA 2018? If the winners...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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TeamBest to acquire Tenn. cyclotron firm
Radiation oncology firm TeamBest has announced an agreement to acquire ABT...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa to show DR tomosynthesis at RSNA 2018
Agfa HealthCare will present its digital radiography (DR) tomosynthesis technology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa, PACSHealth to install dose software at VA network Agfa wins DR 800 orders from Florida Hospital Agfa prepares to show updated Musica workstation at RSNA 2018 Agfa-Gevaert declines buyout offer from Kanteron Agfa completes South Carolina PACS project (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: GE could sell bigger stake in healthcare division
GE could put a bigger stake of its GE Healthcare division on the market than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.K., Perspectum, GE invest in liver software GE Healthcare posts flat Q3 revenue but profits edge up Fate of the 4: 2018 progress report for GE, Siemens, Canon, and Philips GE brings Invenia 2.0 ultrasound to U.S. GE partners on radiographer training in Kenya (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ALA lung cancer screening campaign targets Hispanics
The American Lung Association (ALA) Lung Force initiative and the Ad Council...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Groups release guide for new CT lung screening programs IASLC advocates CT lung cancer screening New decision aids may revamp CT lung cancer screening Are patients adequately informed about CT lung screening? New studies highlight promises, risks of lung cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Life Image forms partnership with Dicom Systems
Medical image-sharing software provider Life Image and health IT firm Dicom...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Life Image teams up with Mendel.ai Dicom Systems deidentifies 5.3M exams for AI testing Mammosphere debuts patient engagement platform Dicom Systems debuts Load Balancer Dicom Systems lands install near Mount Kilimanjaro LifeImage releases new Clinical Connector software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Client Outlook, Mach7 join forces on PACS project
Data management firm Mach7 Technologies and image viewing software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mach7, Client Outlook win Hong Kong deal Mach7 inks partnership with IDS Mach7, Client Outlook expand partnership Client Outlook teams with InTouch Health on telehealth Client Outlook inks deal with Purview (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Candelis debuts ImageGrid Mini
Image software and archiving firm Candelis has unveiled ImageGrid Mini, a miniPACS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Candelis deploys ImageGrid Plus system at Duke Candelis wins PriorExpress contracts Candelis launches VNA software upgrade Candelis gets Colombia installation Pharma company chooses Candelis image exchange (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Media coverage of mammo screening emphasizes controversy
Media coverage of mammography tends to emphasize controversy and conflict,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is Google News good for mammography? Breast screening controversies set to generate fierce debate Annals opinions: Reboot needed on breast screening debate We do not want to go back to the Dark Ages of breast screening SABCS: Breast screening controversy is artificial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mont. hospital, radiology group settle suit
Bozeman Health has settled litigation that alleged the hospital made millions...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mont. hospital, radiology practice seek suit dismissal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NRC proposes new pathway for radiopharmaceutical users
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking feedback on a proposal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NRC publishes rules on medical byproducts FDA, NRC clear path for U.S. supply of molybdenum-99 U.S. NRC starts review of LNT radiation theory NRC issues impact statement for Shine facility NRC accepts 2nd part of Shine's isotope permit application (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are medical students avoiding radiology because of AI?
Are some medical students choosing not to pursue radiology as their specialty...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How well does imaging AI perform in the real world? AI can't replace radiologists for chest x-ray reads NYMIIS: Next-gen PACS will include 'best-of-breed' AI Live from C-MIMI: Dr. Bradley Erickson on AI and radiology Live from C-MIMI: Dr. Eliot Siegel on AI and radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA OK's Halifax Biomedical's radiostereometry upgrade
Radiostereometry technology provider Halifax Biomedical has received U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA foundation awards Canon research grants
The RSNA Research and Education Foundation has awarded its 2018 Canon Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA foundation awards grant for PET/MRI tracer RSNA foundation awards inaugural seed grant RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA foundation awards $4M in grants (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Densitas inks partner agreement with Blackford
Image analysis software developer Densitas has signed a new partnership deal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Densitas partners with U.K. teaching hospitals Intelerad unveils AI initiative, expands Blackford deal FDA clears Densitas breast density software Densitas gets Australian clearance for breast density software Blackford to launch Smart Localizer at SIIM Blackford unveils new software for Philips PACS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound helps predict ovarian cancer risk
Ultrasound can help characterize ovarian masses -- specifically simple cysts...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation Calif. governor vetoes breast, ovarian genetic testing bill USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence New imaging method helps detect ovarian tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can local use guidelines reduce inappropriate imaging?
Imaging utilization rules based on national guidelines may not cover all clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR: No news is good news in MPFS 2019 SIIM: CDS guides appropriate pediatric head CT orders How does CDS affect orders for imaging exams? Don't delay planning for Medicare decision-support rules Clinical decision tools influence CTA use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DeepRadiology nets 1st prize in RSNA 2018 AI challenge
Medical artificial intelligence (AI) firm DeepRadiology has been designated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DeepRadiology debuts CT head AI software DeepRadiology debuts AI interpretation system at RSNA 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HealthLytix to debut CT software at RSNA 2018
Precision health technology company HealthLytix will release at RSNA 2018 in...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

OIG finds FDA lacking in postmarket cybersecurity plans
After calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, DHS ramp up cooperation on cybersecurity FDA proposes update to cybersecurity guidance C-MIMI: FDA readies program to speed software reviews Cybersecurity threats pose challenge to radiology's future OIG questions some meaningful use payments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Despite AI's rise, big iron will be big draw at RSNA 2018
Despite the recent rise of artificial intelligence (AI), big iron will be the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4 ways consumerism will affect women's health practices How IT innovation can improve healthcare in Canada Are you ready for a radiologist shortage? Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 1 5 steps to improve your imaging IT strategy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study in Cancer shows early mammography saves women's lives
Women who adhere to early and regular screening mammography have lower mortality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT doesn't hurt screening throughput DBT spots 34% more breast cancers than mammography AI reduces false positives in screening mammography Synthesized 2D similar to FFDM for finding microcalcs Breast screening critics Gotzsche, Welch lose positions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Elekta highlights Unity abstracts at ASTRO
Radiation oncology vendor Elekta is highlighting the findings covered in nearly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta acquires software firm Acumyn York Instruments buys Elekta's MEG business Elekta partners with NY cancer center on radiation therapy China clears Elekta's Gamma Knife Icon Elekta inks reseller agreement with Equicare Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 75: What does 'alternative medicine' mean to you?
The term "alternative medicine" can mean different things to different people....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 74: What not to do on Halloween #MyRadGirlfriend No. 73: Philadelphia care package #MyRadGirlfriend No. 72: Coffee run #MyRadGirlfriend No. 71: Learning on the job #MyRadGirlfriend No. 70: Listen to your heart (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is gadolinium deposition disease really a disease?
Italian researchers aren't...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Research road map drives inquiry into gadolinium's effects Gadolinium may enter brain via CSF in humans Macrocyclic GBCA shows no signal increase in kids Animal study finds gadolinium retention tied to GBCA type Do we need new terms to describe gadolinium exposure? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New SPECT tracer targets NSCLC receptor
Researchers from the U.S. and China are developing a SPECT tracer that could...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novel PET tracer may improve NSCLC patient management FDG-PET/CT could improve treatment for NSCLC patients Study questions value of CT scans after NCSLC surgery SNMMI: FDG-PET can monitor immunotherapy for NSCLC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay adds to revenue and net loss in Q3
Buoyed by sales of its MRIdian linear accelerator, image-guided radiation therapy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay to launch pancreatic cancer trial ViewRay announces $150M stock offering ViewRay reports revenue growth but net loss in Q2 ViewRay touts University of Wisconsin MRIdian installation ViewRay posts Q1 revenue increase (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mo. facility begins iodine-131 shipments
The University of Missouri Research Reactor has shipped its first batch of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is ultrasound needed for thyroid cancer follow-up? NorthStar's novel generator could relieve U.S. isotope shortages University of Missouri to produce Mo-99 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA foundation awards grant for PET/MRI tracer
The RSNA Research and Education Foundation has awarded the 2018 Hitachi Healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA foundation awards inaugural seed grant RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants Hitachi inks deal to acquire IT firm VidiStar RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants Fuji issues RSNA research grants (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT tumor evaluation criteria may need to be reworked
Current guidelines used to determine the effect of cancer treatment on metastatic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Multimedia radiology reports enhance tumor tracking Motion correction improves CT lung tumor assessment Liver metastases tracking software shows high accuracy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI reveals mechanics of beatboxing
Have you ever wondered how performers can so fluidly make those syncopated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows how extended space travel affects the brain Can whole-body MRI be used in oncologic staging? Key MRI markers link vascular brain injury to health risks Do inpatient body MRI scans prove their worth? Real-time MRI could guide Parkinson's therapy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Currency changes hurt Siemens Healthineers numbers
German industrial conglomerate Siemens reported healthy organic revenue growth...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens wins FDA nod for Cios Spin mobile C-arm USC begins clinical use of Siemens 7T MRI scanner Fate of the 4: 2018 progress report for GE, Siemens, Canon, and Philips Siemens to debut RT version of Sola MRI scanner at ASTRO Siemens wins FDA clearance for Sola MRI unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Navidea posts mixed Q3 2018 results
Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals has posted mixed results...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Suit against Navidea dismissed Navidea receives acceptance letter from NYSE American Navidea enters NIH CAP program, raises $3M NYSE American delivers noncompliance notice to Navidea Navidea posts lower revenue in Q2 2018 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

International Day of Radiology has arrived
Radiology professionals around the world, take a bow. Today is the International...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: International Day of Radiology eyes emergency radiology Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology International Day of Radiology to feature breast imaging Societies prep for International Day of Radiology Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D head models reduce workload for brain radiotherapy
3D-printed models of human heads may remove the need for brain cancer patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing enhances training for cleft lip repair 3D printing boosts efficiency of rib fracture repair Virtual reality, 3D printing resolve obscure lung cancer 3D-printed device aids knee replacement surgery 3D-printed hips may improve complex fracture diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic reports growth in Q4, year-end revenue
Women's imaging firm Hologic reported revenue growth in both its fourth-quarter...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic points to results of breast density survey Hologic to buy Focal Therapeutics Solis, Hologic roll out 3D mammo technology Hologic appoints new CFO Hologic wins $4.8M in patent lawsuit against Minerva (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI firm Visla Labs adds $3M in funding
Imaging artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Visla Labs said it...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Longer mammography follow-up may be risky for many women
Mammography facilities that serve more "vulnerable" women tend to have longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle Patient navigators help black women with mammograms Insurance affects women's breast cancer mortality risk How effective are mobile mammography programs? Asian women less apt to undergo mammography follow-up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kubtec will debut new specimen tomo system at RSNA 2018
Digital x-ray firm Kubtec will unveil its Mozart Supra specimen tomosynthesis...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kubtec adds feature to specimen imaging systems Kubtec x-ray devices help image ancient mummies Kubtec to highlight tomo image analytics at RSNA 2017 Kubtec appoints new VP of clinical sales Kubtec brings 3D tomosynthesis to Xpert 80 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta to show Exa upgrades at RSNA 2018
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas plans to highlight new features for its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta to highlight DR detector upgrades at RSNA Konica Minolta provides portable x-ray at U.S. Open Konica Minolta contributes to ultrasound education Konica Minolta debuts ultrasound-guided procedure package Konica Minolta launches portable musculoskeletal US (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How well does imaging AI perform in the real world?
Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can yield impressive results when tested...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can't replace radiologists for chest x-ray reads AI detects more malignant lung nodules on x-rays C-MIMI: AI automatically generates radiology impressions JAMA: 7 forces will drive adoption of AI in healthcare Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MaxQ AI wins FDA clearance for Accipio Ix
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer MaxQ AI has received U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI developer MaxQ-AI files papers for $8M public offering MedyMatch changes name to MaxQ-AI FDA OKs MedyMatch AI software as breakthrough device GE partners with MedyMatch on AI MedyMatch debuts AI for detecting intracranial bleeding (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Many clinicians don't follow PET/CT reporting guidelines
There is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to clinicians following...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology extenders improve workflow, job satisfaction ARRS: Feedback system helps improve resident reporting New algorithm helps identify negative report findings Can AI learn how to understand radiologist reports? Night shifts take a toll on radiologist performance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Life Image teams up with Mendel.ai
Medical image-sharing software provider Life Image has formed a strategic partnership...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammosphere debuts patient engagement platform LifeImage debuts image, information sharing application LifeImage releases new Clinical Connector software LifeImage partners with Google Cloud LifeImage unveils new image-sharing platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

University of San Francisco unveils AI initiative
The University of San Francisco Data Institute has launched the Wicklow AI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: C-MIMI: 8 myths about AI in radiology -- and why they're wrong (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FundamentalVR, Mayo Clinic partner on virtual reality
Virtual reality training and data analysis company FundamentalVR has announced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual reality, 3D printing resolve obscure lung cancer How can virtual reality bolster image interpretation? Virtual reality supports patient care, medical education VR software may increase MRI segmentation efficiency VR, AR may revamp cardiovascular imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news