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Group to offer free brain scans in Wash. DC
The Brain Tumor Foundation plans to offer free brain MRI scans to the public...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Unlock efficiency with radiology workflow orchestration
NEW YORK CITY - Does your health system want more efficiency from its radiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NYMIIS pairs with SIIM to revive informatics symposium How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor
Royal Philips has become the exclusive imaging equipment sponsor for the Radiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability Philips teams up with HeartFlow Philips wraps up offer for Spectranetics Philips posts imaging sales gain in Q2 Philips to acquire imaging software firm TomTec (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiologists show resilience during Harvey
As Tropical Storm Harvey dumped more than 40 inches of rainfall in Houston...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts Sandy's silver lining: Hurricane creates impetus for change Preparing MRI systems for natural disasters is a year-round duty Hurricane forces ASTRO afternoon closure Is your department prepared for disaster? You might be surprised (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR updates LI-RADS for ultrasound
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is updating its standardized system...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR names Pisano chief science officer ACR forms education committee for patient-centered care ACR touts fall quality and safety conference ACR releases updated guidelines for mammo phantoms ACR, ASTRO, AAPM provide guidance updates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New app uses smartphone to measure LVEF
Researchers have developed technology that can use a smartphone camera to measure...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACC releases valvular heart imaging guidelines 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing ASE: Echo protocol finds kids' heart abnormalities Echocardiography technique can guide atrial fibrillation ablation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Shine selects construction firm for new facility
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies has selected Baker Concrete...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine breaks ground on isotope production facility Report: Shine seeks more molybdenum-99 funds Shine adds new strategic adviser U.S. government grants Shine $10M Shine names VP for product delivery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens launches new application for Acuson SC2000
Siemens Healthineers has launched a new application on its upgraded Acuson...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens inks research deal with Houston Methodist Report: Siemens preps security fix for molecular units Siemens issues security advisory for molecular products Siemens health unit posts revenues, profit gain in Q3, plans IPO Canada greenlights sale of Siemens' 3T Magnetom Vida (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 45: Is this the line for the nurse?
Ryan gets invited to an end-of-summer pool party, and he decides to bring Andy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 44: HIPAA vs. hippos #MyRadGirlfriend No. 43: Always perfect #MyRadGirlfriend No. 42: Sit down, shut up, read this #MyRadGirlfriend No. 41: Rude to your face #MyRadGirlfriend No. 40: The quick and the dead (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI algorithm can classify bone lesions on PET/CT images
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can reliably classify benign and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hybrid modalities disappoint in bone metastases accuracy How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules Luminal water MRI could be best for prostate cancer CAD finds vertebral lung cancer metastases (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA panel to tackle questions on gadolinium retention
The baffling issue of gadolinium retention in patients receiving gadolinium-based...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study measures allergic event rates for gadolinium contrast ISMRM offers guidelines for gadolinium MRI contrast Gadolinium found in animal tissue regardless of GBCA type Gadolinium retention in brain may be underestimated Is ferumoxytol the alternative to gadolinium MRI agents? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Delphinus launches SoftVue clinical study
Tomographic ultrasound technology developer Delphinus Medical Technologies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Delphinus taps new VP of engineering Delphinus relocates corporate HQ Delphinus adds to executive lineup Delphinus wins $39.5M in venture capital Delphinus taps new VP (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fuji releases DICOM upgrades for Synapse
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has introduced upgrades to its Synapse vendor-neutral...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Reuters: Fuji to spend $4.5B on acquisitions Fuji wins new DIN-PACS IV contract Fuji nabs 7 U.S. contracts Fuji releases Synapse PACS upgrade Fuji installs mammo system in Calif. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3 medical device service firms form Innovatus Imaging
A new company, Innovatus Imaging, has formed through the combination of three...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Medrad partners with Wetsco (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDG-PET/CT foretells melanoma therapy response
FDG-PET/CT scans performed during early treatment for melanoma could help clinicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: JNM: Radiolabeled benzamides could aid melanoma patients ARRS: CT plus serum data predict survival in melanoma patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EOS debuts new spinal surgery planning software
Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging is showcasing a new version...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EOS Imaging makes executive moves EOS installs 1st systems in China EOS Imaging revenue grows in Q1 EOS Imaging makes 1st Israeli sale EOS fills new Nemours order (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

French raise alarm over smoldering blanket in PET/MRI
French researchers are alerting radiology facilities to an incident that occurred...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New study reveals why many MRI scans are delayed How can radiology departments ensure patient safety? Pediatric MRI safety needs to target youngest patients Mobile App Spotlight: Kanal's MR safety implant risk tool 5 ways to create a culture of safety in radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

C4 gets new FDA clearance for Sirius MRI marker
Image-guided technology developer C4 Imaging announced that the U.S. Food and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: C4 touts MRI-guided prostate brachytherapy study C4 raises $1.3M for multimodality marker C4 Imaging nets 510(k) clearance for MRI marker (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stryker wraps up Novadaq purchase
Orthopedic device firm Stryker has finalized its acquisition of surgical imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stryker to acquire Novadaq for $701M Stryker signs partnership with GE Additive Novadaq highlights clinical study Novadaq completes Aimago acquisition Stryker, NeuroLogica partner on CT scanner Novadaq acquires surgical camera from Digirad (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study measures allergic event rates for gadolinium contrast
A meta-analysis of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for MRI scans found...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISMRM offers guidelines for gadolinium MRI contrast Gadolinium dosing calculator can guide MRI contrast use Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast No signal intensity for pediatric patients with macrocyclic GBCA Study finds gadolinium hot spots, but no clinical effects (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guerbet lands expanded FDA clearance for Dotarem
French contrast developer Guerbet said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EMA confirms clampdown on linear gadolinium agents Guerbet phases out 2 contrast agents Guerbet invests in French medical technology fund FDA finds no health effects from gadolinium retention Guerbet sees 7% growth in Q1 revenue (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Firms bring ultrasound bone density screening to U.S.
Swedish ultrasound bone density technology developer Bone Index and wellness...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Neusoft teams with DiA Imaging Analysis
Chinese medical equipment manufacturer Neusoft Medical Systems has signed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CDN joins forces with DiA Imaging Analysis DiACardio changes name Neusoft launches PET/CT system Neusoft releases 128-channel CT scanner Neusoft unveils CT, mammo, US offerings Neusoft to buy out Philips share of joint venture (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IRE-ELiT signs deal with Cardinal Health
Belgian radiopharmaceutical developer Institute for Radioelements - Environment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardinal Health profits fall in fiscal 2017 Cardinal Health provides cautionary fiscal outlook Cardinal Health bids for new Lymphoseek sales rights Cardinal Health to pay $26.8M to settle FTC charges Cardinal launches LEU radiopharma initiative (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Alpha Imaging buys Medical Imaging Systems
Imaging equipment distributor Alpha Imaging has purchased fellow imaging equipment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Gamma Medica, Alpha Imaging to partner Alpha Imaging inks Shimadzu deal in Mich. Alpha Imaging installs Shimadzu DR systems in Pa. Alpha Imaging expands Shimadzu contract Alpha Imaging acquires TriStar MidAtlantic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sapheneia, Scannerside land FDA nod for new Dose Check
Advanced visualization firm Sapheneia and radiation dose tracking technology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sapheneia partners with Scannerside Sapheneia names CEO Atlantic Health to sell Scannerside software Scannerside aims to bring dose tracking to the masses Scannerside launches Web dose tracking service (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

6 things new dept. chairs should know about capital budgets
You're a newly minted department chair, and you're about to attend your first...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR forms education committee for patient-centered care ACR touts fall quality and safety conference ACR releases updated guidelines for mammo phantoms ACR finds favorable signs in 2018 MPFS proposed rule 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

No need for RBMs: In-house efforts cut imaging rates
Radiology practices can reduce the use of inappropriate high-cost imaging exams...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Utilization of MSK imaging soars over 2 decades Insurance coverage for CTC boosts screening Johns Hopkins tackles problem of unnecessary scans New audit pinpoints causes of 'wasteful' unnecessary scans Increases in ED imaging use aren't across-the-board (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears GE's patient-assisted compression mammo unit
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared GE Healthcare's Senographe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE signs cyclotron partnership with Canadian firm GE gets FDA nod for new Signa Premier MRI GE names new CEO for India, South Asia GE Healthcare buys consulting firm GE installs 1st 3D DBT Senographe Pristina in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rights group says Turkish radiologist languishes in jail
A human rights group in Sweden has picked up the case of a Turkish radiologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACC releases valvular heart imaging guidelines
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released appropriate use criteria...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACC: CT detects blood clots that reduce valve motion ACC: CCTA sharpens diagnosis, targets intervention ACC: PET/CT trumps SPECT for cardiac studies ACC: CT angio equal to functional tests for heart disease ACC, others call for patient-centric heart imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DenseBreast-info.org releases Spanish-language video
Breast density education group DenseBreast-info.org has released a Spanish-language...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast density groups release resources in Spanish A radiologist confronts her own breast cancer New nonprofit group launches breast density website (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO honors 43 researchers at annual meeting
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 43 recipients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR, ASTRO, AAPM provide guidance updates ASTRO updates insurance coverage policies ASTRO bestows grants to survivor groups ASTRO names Gold Medal winners ASTRO publishes new guideline for SBRT in lung cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NYMIIS pairs with SIIM to revive informatics symposium
After a one-year hiatus, the New York Medical Imaging Informatics Symposium...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates Wis. hospital cures chaos of nonradiology images Dig deep with data analytics to improve imaging quality (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Anthem move shows how payors are 'steering' patients
In an effort to contain healthcare costs, insurers are resorting to "steering,"...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study documents decline in imaging use since 2001 3 reasons to re-evaluate your prior authorization strategy How to avoid radiology claim denials: Authorization The top 3 reasons for radiology claim denials Not all clinical decision support software is created equal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Most Houston hospitals back online after Harvey
Hospitals in the Houston metropolitan area are beginning to reopen after some...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI elastograms better than biopsy to assess kidney scarring
Researchers from Canada have discovered that MRI measurements of stiffness...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed kidneys change preop surgical planning Contrast use doesn't change acute kidney injury rate Image-guided liver biopsy is safe, but not risk-free MRI tops liver biopsy in measuring iron in sick kids Mayo Clinic develops MR elastography for liver patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic technologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reuters: Fuji to spend $4.5B on acquisitions
The parent company of Fujifilm Medical Systems USA plans to spend 500 billion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fuji wins new DIN-PACS IV contract Fuji nabs 7 U.S. contracts Fuji releases Synapse PACS upgrade Fuji installs mammo system in Calif. Hologic sues Fuji over DBT patents (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3 insurers to cover HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis
Cardiovascular software developer HeartFlow announced that Anthem Blue Cross...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips teams up with HeartFlow HeartFlow lands positive BCBS reviews GE, HeartFlow sign collaboration agreement HeartFlow nets positive review by BCBS Siemens, HeartFlow collaborate on FFR-CT analysis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears SyntheticMR software
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared medical imaging software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SyntheticMR promotes neuroimaging study SyntheticMR adds myelin volume feature to SyMRI software SyntheticMR, Siemens collaborate on MRI scanners SyntheticMR teams with Philips SyntheticMR teams with MD Anderson (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic launches new breast biopsy system in U.S.
Women's imaging firm Hologic has launched Brevera, a new breast biopsy system,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic posts Q3 revenue gains Hologic sues Fuji over DBT patents Hologic nets FDA OK for tomo claim in dense breasts Hologic posts Q2 revenue growth DOD awards Hologic purchasing contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D tumor measurements on US spot thyroid cancer growth
Using 3D ultrasound measurements of tumor volume rather than 2D measurements...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Why is thyroid cancer being overdiagnosed in Canada? AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules USPSTF discourages thyroid cancer screening ACR publishes TI-RADS thyroid nodule classification model How should small papillary thyroid cancers be treated? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kolo Medical to launch new transducer
Kolo Medical plans to release its SiliconWave L38-22 linear-array ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kolo to launch new ultrasound transducers Kolo Medical to launch semiconductor US transducer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bottoms up: Oral contrast preferred over missed finding
If given a choice between drinking oral CT contrast and missing a finding on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ARRS: CT has replaced radiography for abdominal imaging Contrast-mixing protocol improves GI opacification on CT Even on a tight budget, CT enteroclysis can prove effective (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

iCAD scores Chinese OK for balloon applicators
iCAD has received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: iCAD to highlight Xoft clinical results at AAPM iCAD system treats 1st patient in Australia iCAD to highlight Xoft clinical results at ABS FDA OK's iCAD tomosynthesis software iCAD hits Xoft milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiologic technologist unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic sciences instructor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA releases 6-month pilot EQUIP results
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Division of Mammography Quality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EQUIP: The FDA's new breast image quality program Volpara launches new 'EQUIP-ready' software MQSA meeting to address image quality, breast density FDA to hold mammo quality committee meeting FDA: Poor positioning behind most mammo deficiencies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE signs cyclotron partnership with Canadian firm
GE Healthcare and Canadian radioisotope production technology developer ARTMS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE gets FDA nod for new Signa Premier MRI GE names new CEO for India, South Asia GE debuts film on women's health GE, Jefferson ink efficiency partnership GE Healthcare buys consulting firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues medical device guidance
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new guidance on the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, RSNA plan joint 3D printing workshop U.S. Senate passes key FDA funding bill FDA releases digital health innovation action plan FDA set to unveil new digital health devices initiative FDA finds no health effects from gadolinium retention (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news