Permira buys Australian radiology firm I-Med
Global investment firm Permira will buy Australian radiology company I-Med...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Equity firm acquires Australian center network Australian imaging center firm accepts takeover bid (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA approves new radionuclide therapy by AAA
French molecular imaging firm Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) said...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA approves new PET agent for rare neuroendocrine tumors French molecular firm inks deal with Johns Hopkins AAA signs Fuji as distributor in Japan AAA nets $29M for new products AAA reports sales boost in 2014 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New technique changes colors of 3D-printed objects
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing technique optimizes fiber orientation 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA OKs MedyMatch AI software as breakthrough device
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an expedited access...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE partners with MedyMatch on AI Samsung NeuroLogica, MedyMatch to collaborate IBM Watson deal puts MedyMatch on the map MedyMatch debuts AI for detecting intracranial bleeding AI developer adds to scientific, medical advisory board (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rotational angiography is viable for 3D-printed hearts
Creating 3D-printed hearts based on rotational angiograms is an effective alternative...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI-based chatbot answers routine radiology questions
Interruptions are the bane of a radiologist's workday and can lead to interpretation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI's role in radiology evolving toward a promising future Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Virtual radiologist stands ready to answer questions Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency Will machine learning turn radiologists into losers? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nuclear medicine techs have higher risk of cataracts
Technologists who perform nuclear medicine exams, either diagnostic or therapeutic,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are RTs protected enough during fluoro procedures? Cardiac cath radiation exacts toll on health personnel SIR study eyes whether radiation causes cataracts Higher cataract incidence tied to repeated head CT High cataract rates found in interventional cardiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ohio doctors indicted for unnecessary imaging tests
Two Ohio physicians have been indicted for performing unnecessary medical procedures...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: VA, CMS team up to tackle healthcare fraud Beverly Hills radiologist convicted in kickback scheme Former Hopkins radiologist gets prison time for fraud NJ mayor goes on trial in RayScam fraud case NY radiology firm to pay $8M in fraud settlement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Intermountain to adopt NCCN appropriateness criteria
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) announced that Intermountain...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NCCN recommends Sirtex's microspheres New NCCN guidelines include breast tomo NCCN guidelines to intermingle with decision support NCCN publishes cancer imaging guidelines NCCN updates non-small cell lung cancer guidelines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Concordia Care buys Atlantic Imaging Group
Healthcare benefits coordination firm Concordia Care has purchased Atlantic...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cinematic rendering aids diagnosis in aortic complication
Cinematic rendering is capable of enhancing the visualization of CT scans....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: Cinematic rendering -- Just pretty pictures or paradigm shift? AJR papers shine spotlight on cinematic rendering ISCT: Will cinematic rendering become '3D on steroids'? Contrast-enhanced CT proves highly predictive of aortic injuries (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic launches new mini C-arm system
Women's imaging firm Hologic has launched a new mini C-arm device, Fluoroscan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic launches $1B private offering FDA clears Hologic's breast density assessment software Hologic, Clarius ink deal on wireless ultrasound Hologic sees strong growth in Q4 revenues Hologic adds Dutch mammo supply deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Curium switches Mo-99 production process to LEU
The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA Molecular forms Curium as new radiopharmacy player Scientist recognized for molybdenum-99 work Los Alamos advances Mo-99 production process (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Perfusion imaging expands window for stroke treatment
Perfusion MR and CT images can help clinicians identify stroke patients who...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Infervision debuts AI stroke screening software UCLA offers ambulatory stroke care with mobile CT 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal CTA helps direct use of clot removal for stroke patients MRI technique boosts stroke images (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Turkey's clampdown has deep impact on medicine
More than 21,000 doctors and healthcare workers -- including many radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rights group says Turkish radiologist languishes in jail Screening uptake remains patchy in Turkey (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 55: Recognition
Radiologists sometimes seem to crave more recognition, but that can be a double-edged...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 54: Cold weather blues #MyRadGirlfriend No. 53: Follow your dreams #MyRadGirlfriend No. 52: The old Nintendo trick #MyRadGirlfriend No. 51: First do no harm #MyRadGirlfriend No. 50: Ready by 6 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMS delay of decision support creates opportunities
Last year's decision by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS No radiology cuts in final 2018 MPFS; CDS pushed back ACR sounds alarm regarding CMS' site-neutral policy Chang: IT is the key to improving radiology efficiency CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian posts double-digit Q1 gain
Powered by double-digit growth in its Oncology business segment, Varian Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian pursues partnership in China Taiwan clears Varian's radiation therapy system Varian's Halcyon receives Brazilian market clearance Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Varian opens new regional center in Brazil (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI's role in radiology evolving toward a promising future
Ask any radiologist about the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray AI algorithm matches radiologists in breast screening exams Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray posts revenue gains, lower net loss in Q2
Strong product revenue growth propelled radiation oncology firm Accuray to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray secures $40M term loan Accuray sees revenue boost in Q1 French court denies Varian effort to block Accuray deal Accuray touts CyberKnife clinical results Accuray posts revenue gains, lower net loss in Q4 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hitachi nets FDA OK for proton therapy technology
Hitachi has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hitachi inks deal to acquire IT firm VidiStar Hitachi to buy Mitsubishi particle therapy business MRI workflow engine among Hitachi launches at RSNA 2017 FDA clears Hitachi's 64-slice compact CT unit Hitachi, CorTechs announce collaboration (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fewer women are getting hysterectomies
Fewer women are getting traditional abdominal hysterectomies to deal with pelvic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment option Study: UFE can help restore fertility Under scrutiny: Pregnancy after uterine fibroid embolization ASTRO releases endometrial rad therapy guideline (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE Healthcare shows growth, profit in 2017
A strong performance at GE Healthcare was one of the few bright spots in parent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CEO comments spur talk of GE breakup GE's DaTscan awarded Canadian approval GE, Roche partner on oncology decision support GE inks consulting deal with Lifespan GE partners with MedyMatch on AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

At high risk for breast cancer? Start screening early
Women at high risk for breast cancer should start annual mammography screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What's the best way to follow up breast cancer survivors? More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays Both screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? ACR reaffirms support for annual mammography at 40 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MITA hails device tax suspension
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it applauded Congress...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA urges repeal of medical device tax MITA hails bill to suspend medical device tax MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning MITA backs proposed device regulation consistency MITA praises Aetna for covering CT colonography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

VA, CMS team up to tackle healthcare fraud
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Centers for Medicare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologist accuses Ill. VA of shoddy work 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ScandiDos brings Delta4 Discover to U.S. market
Swedish radiation therapy quality assurance firm ScandiDos has received the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ScandiDos prepares new QA system for ASTRO 2016 FDA clears ScandiDos dosimetry system ScandiDos readies in vivo dosimetry system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Virtual consults help radiologists interact with patients
Radiologists are being told they need to interact more with patients, but there...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: What can radiologists do to be more patient-centered? Why radiologists find it hard to face patients Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role Can radiologists make reports simpler for patients? MRI training improves performance, patient satisfaction (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sophia Genetics merges AI radiomics, genomics analysis
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Sophia Genetics has added radiomics...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Carestream expands patent portfolio
Carestream Health said it received a total of 79 new patents in 2017 for its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream signs Mount Nittany Health Carestream completes large Fla. x-ray installation Carestream wins DR order from SC hospital Carestream adds to installed base Carestream to highlight OnSight 3D software at RSNA 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bracco targets gene therapy for ultrasound contrast
Contrast developer Bracco Imaging has launched an initiative aimed at expanding...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bracco declines comment on Norris gadolinium lawsuit Bracco Imaging acquires SurgVision Bracco invests in dose monitoring firm Bracco unveils colon insufflator ESR partners with Bracco on fellowships (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Signify: 2018 will be strong year for ultrasound market
After a year of mixed fortunes, the global ultrasound market is set for a strong...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are the good times over for compact ultrasound? Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity? 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 - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Night shifts take a toll on radiologist performance
Overnight shifts and ensuing fatigue negatively affect the diagnostic performance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Self-driving doctors? Auto industry offers model for AI use ACR 2017: Can wellness advice get radiologists active? The 3 biggest threats to radiology Can the reading room go from sedentary to svelte? How to recognize the impaired radiologist -- and what to do (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Machine learning predicts working-memory performance
Can the combination of a machine-learning algorithm and diffusion MRI metrics...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Artificial intelligence guides lower PET tracer dose Deep learning analyzes PET for signs of dementia MRI shows football position, career length affect the brain Can machine learning and MRI diagnose depression? Concussion effects vary among former football players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MedPAC votes to recommend elimination of MIPS
At its January 11 meeting, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MedPAC floats voluntary MIPS idea Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? No radiology cuts in final 2018 MPFS; CDS pushed back MedPAC considers repeal of MIPS value program It's not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. diagnostic reference levels parallel those of other countries
The diagnostic reference levels for the 10 most common adult CT exams performed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT dose tracking highlights differences among kids in ER 3 ways to cut variability in CT radiation dose CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Diagnostic reference levels reduce CT doses Researchers establish dose levels for common CT exams (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR urges Anthem to rescind outpatient imaging policies
The American College of Radiology (ACR), along with 11 other national medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Anthem move shows how payors are 'steering' patients Anthem to review hospital outpatient CT, MRI scans ACR pushes Anthem to pay for breast tomo (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why radiologists change jobs -- and what to do about it
The radiology job market has intensified over the past year, prompting many...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Why is the job market for radiologists improving? Help wanted: Openings increase in radiology job market Take care managing radiologists of different generations Radiologists should ease into their golden years ACR projects 16% job growth for radiologists in 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IRadimed predicts boost in 2018 revenue
MRI accessories developer IRadimed announced that it expects a bump in revenue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IRadimed's revenue, net income drops in Q3 FDA clears IRadimed's MRI-compatible patient monitor IRadimed posts Q2 revenue decline IRadimed projects lower 2017 revenue IRadimed begins shipping patient vital signs monitor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Imagin starts bladder cancer study
Imagin Medical has started its research study on bladder cancer using the i/Blue...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT selects international speaker award recipients
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation selected...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT Foundation supports imaging education study ASRT awards grants to 51 members ASRT highlights upcoming RT week ASRT donates to Hurricane Maria relief efforts ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant recipients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Signify: 2018 to be strong year for ultrasound market
After a year of mixed fortunes, the global ultrasound market is set for a strong...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are the good times over for compact ultrasound? Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity? 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 - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stricter CT lung screening criteria deal mixed results
If you restricted CT lung cancer screening to patients at higher risk of lung...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags Risk-based lung cancer screening tops USPSTF guidelines Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening CT lung cancer screening is complicated for VA patients CT lung screening meeting: A travesty of public health policy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why 2018 promises to be strong year for ultrasound market
After a period of mixed fortunes, the global ultrasound market appears to be...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are the good times over for compact ultrasound? Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity? 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 - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SBRT bests surgery in post-treatment lung cancer survival
Patients with non-small cell lung cancer who underwent stereotactic body radiation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta points to study of older lung cancer patients ASTRO publishes new guideline for SBRT in lung cancer ASTRO: SBRT doubles survival in early-stage lung cancer ASTRO: SBRT provides advances for NSCLC patients SBRT advised in lieu of surgery for elderly NSCLC patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Imaging center accused of withholding patient records
A radiology imaging center in Franklin, TN, that has closed its doors has been...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Wanted poster issued for radiologist on the run NY radiologist charged with stealing patient data NY radiology group hit with patient data breach X-ray records of 33K patients stolen in Calif. NC orthopedic clinic reports theft of x-ray films (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ligand to develop contrast with low renal toxicity
Pharmaceutical developer Ligand Pharmaceuticals announced that it intends to...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDG-PET/CT predicts outcomes in pediatric osteosarcoma
The best way to predict a good outcome for pediatric patients with osteosarcoma...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: UC Davis group reports progress on total-body PET/CT FDA issues guidance on lowering pediatric x-ray dose FDG-PET, DWI-MRI help predict osteosarcoma chemo response FDG-PET/CT a good option for imaging pediatric osteosarcoma (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Better together? When to consider an external partnership
Is your radiology practice considering an external partnership? Should it be?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists are losing control of musculoskeletal US Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? New codes drive growth for interventional surgical centers 6 things new dept. chairs should know about capital budgets No need for RBMs: In-house efforts cut imaging rates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Trump's calcium score indicates heart disease
The coronary artery calcium CT score in President Donald Trump's recent medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Iterative recon halves CT radiation dose for calcium score CT CAC scoring tops age for predicting heart disease risk JACC: CT CAC scoring helps screen for CAD Coronary calcium CT scans predict mortality ARRS: Ungated CT calcium scores downgrade cardiac risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news