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UVA joins forces with Foundation Radiology Group
The University of Virginia (UVA) Health System in Charlottesville and imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: UVA launches focused ultrasound trial for epilepsy Foundation Radiology names Vance CEO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) said it will donate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT Foundation funds 50 technologist grants ASRT names 2017 advocacy award winners ASRT: Radiographer vacancy rates rise ASRT, Toshiba take applications for Safety First grants ASRT donates to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability
Philips Healthcare said it's working to address a security vulnerability found...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 Imaging companies react to WannaCry threat in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE inks 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 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment option
Women in the U.S. aren't aware of uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) as a minimally...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: UFE can help restore fertility SIR: UFE use still lags hysterectomy for fibroids Under scrutiny: Pregnancy after uterine fibroid embolization UFE fertility rates compare to surgery UFE provides long-term relief of fibroid symptoms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Anthem to review hospital outpatient CT, MRI scans
Health insurance giant Anthem plans to stop automatically paying for hospital-based...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study documents decline in imaging use since 2001 MITA: MedPAC offers no new proof of imaging overuse MedPAC report on imaging volume sees glass half empty Radiologists' expertise cuts inappropriate imaging RBM program with no denials still reduced imaging use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know
Should radiologists apply for a hardship exemption from the requirements of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support Radiology billing must adapt to patient consumerism Is your practice ready for new decision-support rules? ABNs key when performing noncovered radiology services (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI links brain volume to neurological disorder
Using MRI, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified differences...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes MRI reveals key brain differences in people with genetic autism MRI may predict cognitive impairment in fighters DWI-MRI shows vision changes could predict Parkinson's MRI technique boosts stroke images (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiologist accuses Ill. VA of shoddy work
A radiologist is claiming that he was fired from a clinic operated by the U.S....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: VA offers upbeat report after CT dose review VA scales back proposal on nurses reading imaging exams VA releases report on telerad in Pacific Northwest VA review finds radiology delays at NC medical center Comment period for VA nursing rules closes July 25 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips teams up with HeartFlow
Royal Philips has entered into an agreement with cardiovascular software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips wraps up offer for Spectranetics HeartFlow lands positive BCBS reviews Philips posts imaging sales gain in Q2 GE, HeartFlow sign collaboration agreement HeartFlow nets positive review by BCBS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals
Children who had CT scans at nonpediatric hospitals in Arkansas received twice...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New app helps tailor pediatric CT radiation dose 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates ACR 2017: Radiation dose varies in head CTs of children Diagnostic reference levels reduce CT doses (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MR-HIFU is kid-safe for osteoid osteoma
MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) appears to provide safe,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New trial will assess MR-HIFU, chemo drug combo DC docs use MR-HIFU to treat bone tumor FDA approves Philips, Celsion HIFU study (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New app helps tailor pediatric CT radiation dose
A new Java-based application for Android devices allows neurosurgeons to tailor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Physician groups launch pediatric CT safety campaign Study finds much to consider when ordering pediatric CT Commentary calls for safer pediatric imaging JAMA Pediatrics: CT scans put children at higher cancer risk BMJ: Megastudy links pediatric CT to higher cancer rates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Transcranial ultrasound can spot concussions
Transcranial Doppler ultrasound can show changes in brain blood flow caused...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes Kids may not need MRI after concussion SNMMI: SPECT shows brain changes in football players Concussion researcher nets $25M for CTE program Transcranial Doppler headset tests athletes for concussion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patients want imaging price information
Patients want to know how much an imaging procedure will cost, but healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HealthCost offers consumers access to imaging costs New tool estimates prices for breast cancer screening Neiman coding analysis platform finds subspecialties Physician-focused payment models good fit for radiology Are patients getting the imaging they pay for? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AJR papers shine spotlight on cinematic rendering
It's been touted as "3D on steroids," but many in radiology still aren't sure...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISCT: Will cinematic rendering become '3D on steroids'? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Primera launches new line of disk printers
Primera Technology has released its new line of Bravo 4200-series disk printers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RamSoft adds support for disk burning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kids may not need MRI after concussion
Is MRI really necessary in children who have sustained concussions? Perhaps...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI charts brain changes in young football players Brain MRI shows lingering effects of concussion MRI shows brain changes in high school football players MRI detects new causes of concussion Kids with concussion usually normal on CT, MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IBA posts half-year revenue increases
Proton therapy firm Ion Beam Applications (IBA) posted revenue increases for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Varian, IBA partner on Singapore cancer center IBA inks Va. installation deal IBA to show updated synthesizer at SNMMI 2017 IBA posts healthy Q1 revenue rise IBA Molecular forms Curium as new radiopharmacy player (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes
MR images show that the brains of athletes who have experienced a recent concussion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI helps shed light on concussion causes, effects in soccer DTI-MRI charts brain changes in young football players Brain MRI shows lingering effects of concussion DTI-MRI predicts who will recover from concussions MRI helps predict return to action for injured soccer players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 44: HIPAA vs. hippos
Medical schools are required to cover a broad array of content, but Andy wonders...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #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 #MyRadGirlfriend No. 39: Welcome to Philadelphia (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What's the best way to treat extremity pseudoaneurysms?
Is the off-label use of ultrasound-guided injection of recombinant thrombin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Point-of-care ultrasound shows its merit Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Elastography can help evaluate carotid plaque Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response AIUM: Contrast US biopsy combo finds high-grade prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa plans to separate healthcare IT business
Agfa-Gevaert said it is considering separating Agfa HealthCare's healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Agfa's Xero viewer for more applications Agfa to showcase new enterprise cardiology software Agfa HealthCare revenue holds steady in 2016 Agfa prepares new DR system for Arab Health show Report: CompuGroup shuts down interest in Agfa (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brain activity may predict cardiovascular risk
By conducting mental stress tests and monitoring blood pressure and heart rate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT may have found cardiovascular event trigger Can femoral ultrasound find role in CV risk assessment? Cardiac MRI beats SPECT for predicting heart events PET/CT links stress with heart trouble MRI's view of carotid artery helps predict cardiovascular risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Smart Choice MRI scores big investment
MRI services provider Smart Choice MRI has received a significant investment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Smart Choice MRI adds revenue officer Smart Choice MRI expands in Ill. Smart Choice MRI comes to Minn. Smart Choice MRI taps new president, eyes expansion Smart Choice MRI nets major investor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Minnies 2017 semifinal candidates
The list of candidates for the 2017 edition of the Minnies, AuntMinnie.com's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Minnies 2016 semifinal candidates Minnies 2015 semifinal candidates Minnies 2014 semifinal candidates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Australia needs space for radioactive waste
The dwindling amount of space available for storing radioactive waste could...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Australia offers update on medical isotope production Australian project to boost world Mo-99 supply Australia breaks ground on Mo-99 site U.S., Australian collaborators plan Tc-99m plant in Texas Australia to build Mo-99 facility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Was lost Ala. woman high on meth during backwoods ordeal?
Allegations are emerging that a radiography student who emerged from the Alabama...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology student's disappearance baffles authorities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger
Eating a walnut a day may not keep the doctor away, but researchers at Beth...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI, EEG may detect consciousness in TBI patients fMRI scans may help choose depression treatment strategy fMRI contributes to confidence-boosting technique fMRI finds where God might dwell in the brain fMRI beats polygraph test in detecting lies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. court confirms Verasonics arbitration award
Research ultrasound technology developer Verasonics said the U.S. District...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Alpinion unveils new ultrasound system Verasonics claims arbitration win against Alpinion Alpinion unveils new ultrasound scanner Alpinion introduces new portable ultrasound scanner Alpinion rolls out new ultrasound system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray posts revenue gains, lower net loss in Q4
A surge in product sales propelled radiation oncology firm Accuray to an 18%...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray points to Radixact research at AAPM 2017 Accuray highlights TomoTherapy study Accuray secures milestone Middle East order Accuray brings Radixact to NY Accuray secures $52M loan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Shorter PET/MRI scans feasible for pediatric cancer patients
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a single-session PET/MR imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PAWS program achieves sedation-free pediatric MRI scans PET/MRI head scans reveal important incidental findings Oncology PET/MRI shows strengths, but faces hurdles Gadolinium MRI contrast not needed to evaluate pediatric tumors MRI technique could benefit young cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Retinal imaging may spot Alzheimer's disease early
Researchers from optical imaging technology firm NeuroVision Imaging and Cedars-Sinai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Retinal imaging device may detect early Alzheimer's (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI predicts dementia years before symptoms occur
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can recognize the signatures of dementia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI diagnose Alzheimer's disease early? PET links low serotonin levels to dementia PET is center of attention at U.K. Alzheimer's conference FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains High amyloid levels on PET may indicate early Alzheimer's (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why is thyroid cancer being overdiagnosed in Canada?
Despite stable mortality rates over time, the incidence of thyroid cancer has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules Thyroid nodule imaging surveillance offers low yield USPSTF recommends against thyroid cancer screening Second Opinion: Did thyroid imaging study miss the mark? Does imaging after thyroid cancer treatment help? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA OK's Biotronik's MR-conditional pacemaker
Biomedical device company Biotronik said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Biotronik gets FDA nod for pacing technology Biotronik debuts MR-conditional defibrillator lead Biotronik debuts ProMRI software tool Biotronik begins manufacturing in Singapore Biotronik brings Ilivia ICDs to Japan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40%
Annual breast cancer screening with mammography starting at age 40 results...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Simple interventions reduce mammography recall rates Are older women getting appropriate mammo screening? Is Google News good for mammography? Primary care docs not ready to discuss mammo screening ACR reaffirms support for annual mammography at 40 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASNC, SNMMI advise on cardiac sarcoidosis
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of Nuclear...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI posts use criteria for hepatobiliary scintigraphy ASNC releases guidance on MPI in women SNMMI Image of the Year awarded to German researchers SNMMI taps new slate of officers for 2017-2018 ASNC to hold board-exam prep course ASNC launches online education module (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hybrid modalities disappoint in bone metastases accuracy
Despite the apparent technological advantages of SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and PET/MRI,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO updates guidelines on painful bone metastases PET/CT CAD finds common spinal metastases PET/MRI detects distant metastasis of breast cancer DC docs use MR-HIFU to treat bone tumor FDG-PET/MRI shows advantages with malignant bone lesions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology
Do you want to develop deep-learning algorithms for medical imaging applications...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology How soon will deep learning affect radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Zecotek wins PET crystal order
Photonic technologies developer Zecotek Photonics has received an order for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Zecotek inks supply deal for PET crystals in China Zecotek reports PET milestone in China Zecotek sells PET crystals to UC Davis Zecotek books PET crystal order from China Zecotek settles Philips, Saint-Gobain lawsuits (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Saudi-Irish study highlights major differences in MRI practice
An investigation of quality management for abdominal and pelvic MRI scans in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: Reject pelvic x-rays if axial rotation exceeds 10° High-pitch, low-contrast CTA transforms abdominal studies 3D-printed phantoms take shape for PET/MRI pelvic use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiology student's disappearance baffles authorities
Authorities in Alabama are "baffled" by the story of a radiology student in...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Alzeca raises $11M in private financing
Contrast agent developer Alzeca Biosciences has raised $11 million in a placement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI start-up Alzeca takes aim at Alzheimer's disease Alzeca touts study of MRI agent in Alzheimer's (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Utilization of MSK imaging soars over 2 decades
Led by a significant increase in the use of advanced imaging modalities, musculoskeletal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Johns Hopkins tackles problem of unnecessary scans Who should read point-of-care ED ultrasound exams? 5-minute shoulder MRI could ease patient anxiety Study documents decline in imaging use since 2001 Neiman coding analysis platform finds subspecialties (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time
Breast cancer screening with synthesized 2D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists can trust DBT density measurements Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT DBT does not boost BI-RADS 3 category use Synthesized 2D images OK for assessing breast density Study finds DBT matches -- or surpasses -- FFDM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

JAMA: PET best option to diagnose ischemic heart disease
A head-to-head comparison to determine the most accurate modality for diagnosing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing CZT-based SPECT MPI may predict cardiac outcomes PET/CT of calcium forewarns of adverse cardiac event Inappropriate SPECT MPI scans more common in women Imaging for coronary artery disease on the decline (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arab Health 2018 adds 8 conferences
The Arab Health Congress will be featuring eight new conferences in 2018 as...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Arab Health 2018 confirms speakers Official launch of ArabSafe goes ahead Leaders in Healthcare conference wraps up Arab Health Dubai deputy ruler opens Arab Health 2017 3D printing takes center stage at Arab Health 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

International Isotopes grows sales in Q2
Buoyed by a double-digit increase in radiochemical product sales, radioisotope...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: International Isotopes lands field services contracts International Isotopes retires 90% of convertible notes International Isotopes revenues climb in Q1 International Isotopes sees revenue dip in Q3 International Isotopes hit by revenue drop in Q1 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arab Health 2018 adds eight conferences
The Arab Health Congress will be featuring eight new conferences in 2018 as...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Arab Health 2018 confirms speakers Official launch of ArabSafe goes ahead Leaders in Healthcare conference wraps up Arab Health Dubai deputy ruler opens Arab Health 2017 3D printing takes center stage at Arab Health 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news