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Can AI diagnose Alzheimer's disease early?
Machine-learning technology that considers clinical, imaging, proteomic, and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI reveals key brain differences in people with genetic autism AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules Machine learning predicts pregnancies with fetal growth restriction MRI may predict cognitive impairment in fighters FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity?
The evolution of the imaging IT market in the U.S. over the past decade has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4 steps to expand enterprise imaging beyond radiology Wis. hospital cures chaos of nonradiology images A step closer to Doc McCoy's beloved toy? Does breast MRI hold future for mammography market? Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3 ways to defend 3D printers from cyberattacks
3D printers are increasingly being used in medical applications, and a cyberattack...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing 3D-printed mouse ovaries yield healthy offspring 3D printing helps rads build better CT fluoro paddle (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UCSF radiologist develops augmented reality software
A pediatric radiologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: UCSF develops imaging augmented reality applications Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing ISCT: Will cinematic rendering become '3D on steroids'? Researchers enhance holographic displays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI helps save baby who accidentally ingested ketamine
If there is any doubt that MRI can be a fast and effective lifesaving modality,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Zotec sponsors Butler University's athletics
Medical billing firm Zotec Partners will continue a multiyear sponsorship agreement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Zotec awarded NC contract Zotec renews contract with Wash. firm Zotec renews contract in South Carolina Zotec signs with Ohio firm Zotec renews Minn. contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET links low serotonin levels to dementia
PET brain scans of people with mild cognitive problems show evidence of lower...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET is center of attention at U.K. Alzheimer's conference High amyloid levels on PET may indicate early Alzheimer's PET plays key role in preventive Alzheimer's study Novel PET compound could aid Alzheimer's detection PET helps discover why moods change (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady
Despite concerns expressed in previous surveys about healthcare reform's effects...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future MICI Q3: Rad administrator sentiment slips -- or does it? MICI Q2: Few signs of erosion in rad admin sentiment MICI Q1: Solid floor under rad administrator sentiment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI saves baby who accidentally ingested ketamine
If there is any doubt that MRI can be a fast and effective lifesaving modality,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Better to catch breast cancer early
Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US? Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer ACR reaffirms support for annual mammography at 40 ACOG sticks to 40 for breast screening, with caveats (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities
Patients in rehabilitation facilities sometimes need imaging services that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 How do high-deductible health plans affect radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Insight Imaging buys LG Medical
Mobile imaging services provider Insight Imaging has acquired the assets of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens names Insight Imaging as preferred provider Insight Imaging wins GE contract Insight Imaging, CDI announce merger plan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

USPSTF to take another look at AAA screening
Will the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) change its recommendations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT/CT tracer shows promise for AAA risk evaluation Current AAA screening strategies may miss the mark Vascular surgery society cautions use of US in AAA USPSTF finalizes AAA screening recommendations EHR alerts boost participation in AAA screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs
3D printing can be invaluable for training surgeons and can significantly shorten...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing 3D-printed mouse ovaries yield healthy offspring 3D printing helps rads build better CT fluoro paddle 3D printing's legal landscape remains wild, untamed (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Laurel Bridge releases enterprise imaging upgrade
Imaging software developer Laurel Bridge Software is highlighting an upgraded...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Laurel Bridge upgrades enterprise software Intelerad partners with Laurel Bridge Laurel Bridge teams up with Strategic Radiology Laurel Bridge touts enterprise imaging upgrades Laurel Bridge upgrades Compass software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lumicell touts progress on image-guided cancer system
Image-guidance firm Lumicell announced that it is making progress on the development...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lumicell gets FDA nod for breast surgery imaging trial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MillenSys launches new software package
Healthcare IT software developer MillenSys has introduced a new e-health software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MillenSys shows EHR/VNA software at ECR 2017 MillenSys unveils Workspace PACS upgrade MillenSys set to debut EHR/VNA software at Arab Health MillenSys launches new DICOM viewer MillenSys shows upgraded PACS at Arab Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Novel near-infrared agent could benefit lung nodule surgery
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are advancing lung cancer surgery...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New imaging method helps detect ovarian tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US?
Women whose breast cancers are detected with screening ultrasound generally...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elastography, color Doppler US avoid breast biopsies ARRS: Don't underestimate breast US in cancer arsenal How should BI-RADS 3 breast lesions be followed up? ABUS: An effective option for dense breast screening AIUM: Experience matters in US screening of dense breasts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 43: Always perfect
After seeing the clueless new residents, Ruchi wonders if she and the other...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #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 #MyRadGirlfriend No. 38: Always a bridesmaid (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Clarius rolls out new mobile US software release
Handheld-ultrasound technology developer Clarius Mobile Health has released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Handheld ultrasound scanner hits the trail Clarius signs military distribution contract FDA clears app-based ultrasound from Clarius Clarius unveils smartphone ultrasound scanner for vets Clarius debuts wireless ultrasound system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stimwave gets FDA nod for StimQ neuromodulation device
Medical device company Stimwave Technologies has received U.S. Food and Drug...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stimwave reaches milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips wraps up offer for Spectranetics
Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, has completed its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips posts imaging sales gain in Q2 Philips to acquire imaging software firm TomTec Philips partners on CT dose management initiative Philips, Varian, IBA partner on Singapore cancer center Philips to buy Spectranetics in $2.2B deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian inks deal with Bionix
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has signed a distribution agreement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian treats 1st patient with HyperArc Philips, Varian, IBA partner on Singapore cancer center FDA clears Varian's Halcyon rad therapy system AccuBoost names U.S. distributor Bionix launches radiation therapy tattoo system Bionix adds Medspira's Breath Hold (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lung cancer foundation launches $100K AI challenge
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation has launched a challenge aimed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China Self-driving doctors? Auto industry offers model for AI use Fujitsu develops AI to analyze CT studies How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? Chinese team wins machine-learning competition (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Carestream debuts MR visualization modules
Carestream Health has released MR brain perfusion and MR brain diffusion software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream wins Ind. DR installation Carestream nets DR order in Minn. Carestream lands 10-unit DR order in NH Carestream, CurveBeam partner on weight-bearing CT Carestream wins Ill. DR contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CAD software aids monitoring of multiple sclerosis
Computer-aided detection (CAD) software can help monitor multiple sclerosis...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do ED MRI scans reduce hospital stays for MS patients? SIR: MRI debunks venoplasty for treating MS Parizel calls for more standardization of MRI protocols SNMMI: PET helps track neuroinflammation in MS MRI offers insight into brain changes from concussion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Subspecialty, complex patients up radiologist charges
The primary factors affecting the list price for radiologist services are the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: Vertebroplasty use declines Updated patient-facing dataset now available New tool estimates prices for breast cancer screening Neiman coding analysis platform finds subspecialties Neiman launches patient-facing dataset (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ISMRM offers guidelines for gadolinium MRI contrast
Taking what's described as a "wait and see approach," the International Society...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EMA confirms clampdown on linear gadolinium agents Gadolinium found in animal tissue regardless of GBCA type ACR releases updated contrast media manual Gadolinium retention in brain may be underestimated FDA finds no health effects from gadolinium retention (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CDN joins forces with DiA Imaging Analysis
Australian RIS/PACS vendor Central Data Networks (CDN) has signed a partnership...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DiACardio changes name Voxar, Central Data Networks ink pact (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UCSF develops imaging augmented reality applications
A team from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is working on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing Could wearable devices change practice of radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR forms education committee for patient-centered care
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Commission on Patient- and Family-Centered...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR touts fall quality and safety conference ACR releases updated guidelines for mammo phantoms ACR, ASTRO, AAPM provide guidance updates Why radiologists find it hard to face patients ACR launches toolkit for patient engagement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA, RSNA plan joint 3D printing workshop
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Centers for Devices and Radiological...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases digital health innovation action plan FDA set to unveil new digital health devices initiative RSNA highlights 3D printing resources 3D printing's legal landscape remains wild, untamed 3DHeals: 3D printing start-ups demand skill, persistence (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Siemens preps security fix for molecular units
Siemens Healthineers expects to release software updates to address security...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 Siemens completes 1st U.S. Artis C-arm angio install FDA clears Siemens' Magnetom Vida 3T MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Colorectal cancer mortality starts edging back up
Mortality rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have begun edging up for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Insurance coverage for CTC boosts screening CDC: Cancer screening lags goals ACS: U.S. cancer death rates continue to fall ACA has boosted colorectal cancer diagnoses CMS declines to revisit CT colonography coverage (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Insurers reverse 97% of pediatric proton denials on appeal
Insurance companies wind up covering proton therapy treatment for pediatric...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How to avoid radiology claim denials: Medical necessity Pediatric proton therapy treatments on the rise (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay sees Q2 sales grow, net loss narrows
Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay announced a boost in revenues...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay to highlight MRIdian Linac research at AAPM 1st patients treated with ViewRay's MRIdian system ViewRay sees drop in Q1 revenue ViewRay boosts borrowing capacity ViewRay lands FDA clearance for MRI linac (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Simple interventions reduce mammography recall rates
A few simple interventions can significantly reduce recall rates for both full-field...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography recall rates: Is lower really always better? ACR 2016: 4 ways to slash mammography recall rates SBI: 3 simple ways to reduce mammography recall rates How do radiology residents affect mammography reads? Study: Mammo false positives cost women money, time (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI reveals key brain differences in people with genetic autism
With the aid of MRI and machine learning, researchers have identified structural...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links early brain abnormality in infants to autism MRI opens early window into autism DTI shows how music could help kids with autism, ADHD Novel fMRI technique illustrates autism in boys fMRI aids in autism diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New PET tracer could work well for prostate cancer
A new PET radiopharmaceutical based on carbon-11-labeled sarcosine (C-11 sarcosine)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI Image of the Year awarded to German researchers SNMMI: PET/ultrasound targets recurrent prostate cancer Societies release guideline for localized prostate cancer Novel PET tracer aids recurrent prostate cancer patients New PET tracer advances prostate cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are older women getting appropriate mammo screening?
Older breast cancer survivors with a life expectancy of five years or less...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do older women benefit from screening mammography? ACOG sticks to 40 for breast screening, with caveats You're never too old for mammography screening, study finds Do older women benefit from continued mammo screening? Study finds benefits to breast cancer screening over 75 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray points to Radixact research at AAPM 2017
Radiation oncology vendor Accuray is directing attention to several presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

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

AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can characterize thyroid nodules...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning predicts pregnancies with fetal growth restriction Self-driving doctors? Auto industry offers model for AI use Thyroid nodule imaging surveillance offers low yield Machine learning may aid reading of thyroid ultrasound TI-RADS guidelines shine for managing thyroid nodules (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens health unit posts revenues, profit gain in Q3, plans IPO
Growth in nearly all of its businesses propelled Siemens Healthineers to revenue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens issues security advisory for molecular products Canada greenlights sale of Siemens' 3T Magnetom Vida Siemens completes 1st U.S. Artis C-arm angio install FDA clears Siemens' Magnetom Vida 3T MRI Siemens gets FDA nod for Biograph Horizon Flow (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Alliance HealthCare revenues climb in Q2
Strong growth in oncology revenue propelled Alliance HealthCare Services to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Alliance revenues climb in Q1 Alliance HealthCare inks merger deal, will go private Alliance HealthCare buys OnPoint Alliance HealthCare opens new oncology center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens issues security advisory for molecular products
Siemens Healthineers and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canada greenlights sale of Siemens' 3T Magnetom Vida Is your MRI scanner the weak link in your security plan? Siemens completes 1st U.S. Artis C-arm angio install SIIM: Are imaging vendors prepared for cybersecurity? Imaging companies react to WannaCry threat in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Senate passes key FDA funding bill
Following its counterparts in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. Senate healthcare repeal fails for 3rd time Senate ACA replacement plan falls short of needed votes Senate Republicans vote to debate ACA repeal Senate unveils updated healthcare bill Senate ACA repeal vote delayed as support wavers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE gets FDA nod for new Signa Premier MRI
A four-year collaboration among GE Healthcare, the National Football League...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 GE, HeartFlow sign collaboration agreement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Help wanted: Openings increase in radiology job market
It's a good time for a radiologist to find work. There are 14% more new jobs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Take care managing radiologists of different generations Radiologists should ease into their golden years Strickland issues new warning over U.K. workforce Female physicians still paid less than male colleagues ACR projects 16% job growth for radiologists in 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news