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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

CIRS releases MRI Distortion Check software
Computerized Imaging Reference Systems (CIRS) has launched its new cloud-based...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR OKs CIRS' digital mammo phantom CIRS rolls out 2 new US phantoms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast MRI effective for postpartum breast cancer
Using MRI on women with breast cancer within one year of their giving birth...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI + mammography detects recurrent breast cancer Breast MR hits benchmarks in community practice Short breast MRI protocol works for cancer detection Peers influence use of breast MRI by surgeons Direct invitations boost breast MRI screening rates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Theraclion highlights HIFU research for Graves' disease
Therapeutic ultrasound technology developer Theraclion is pointing to a clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Theraclion's Echopulse wins IDE from FDA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mobile App Spotlight: UBC Radiology teaching app
AuntMinnie.com presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mobile App Spotlight: A k-Space Odyssey Mobile App Spotlight: RADiDOC Mobile App Spotlight: Kanal's MR safety implant risk tool Mobile App Spotlight: Diagnostic Imaging Pathways Mobile App Spotlight: Viewbox (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

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