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Oncology Services receives another ISO certification
Radiation therapy service firm Oncology Services International has obtained...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Consensys teams with rad therapy firm Oncology Services gets ISO recertification Oncology Services International names CEO OSI revenues grew in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PACSHealth debuts dose management software upgrade
Imaging software developer PACSHealth has launched an upgraded version of its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PACSHealth releases DoseMonitor upgrade PACSHealth to use NCI's dosimetry system PACSHealth set to debut new software at RSNA 2015 Dell to sell PACSHealth dose monitoring software PACSHealth, Sapheneia create new entity (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens debuts cardiology dashboard application
Siemens Healthineers has introduced teamplay Cardio, a new cardiology dashboard...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens to list health division shares on Frankfurt exchange Tablet-controlled CT scanners lead Siemens products at RSNA Materialise, Siemens announce 3D printing partnership at RSNA 2017 Siemens launches new CT scanners at RSNA 2017 Siemens completes 1st U.S. install of new CT scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc. Announce New Distribution Agreement
CINCINNATI, Dec. 13, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc. are pleased to announce a new global distribution agreement for Kubtec's specimen imaging systems. This agreement includes Kubtec's XPERT&re... Devices, Radiology, Oncology, Distribution Leica Biosystems, KUB Technologies, breast specimen imaging, 3D Tomosynthesis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top 5 trends from RSNA 2017 in Chicago
Sometimes it's hard to come up with a theme for a given RSNA conference, but...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Top 5 trends from RSNA 2016 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2015 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2014 in Chicago Constant change characterizes RSNA's first 100 years RSNA 2014 highlights 100 years of radiology history (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Standardized Core Lab Labels Fewer Patients as Having CAD
(MedPage Today) -- Routine clinical interpretation of coronary CTA may need an overhaul (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SABCS: Is DBT worth the higher cost?
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening costs more than a 2D mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time Radiologists can trust DBT density measurements Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT DBT does not boost BI-RADS 3 category use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence shows promise for breast cancer metastases
Computer algorithms analyzing pathology slides can detect the spread of cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30% How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI algorithm matches radiologists in breast screening exams
How does an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm compare to radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30% How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New codes drive growth for interventional surgical centers
The rapid expansion of billing codes that enable interventional radiology ambulatory...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: A new strategy to profit from interventional radiology The Profit Center: Part 26 -- Radiology and the 'me-we' cycle The Profit Center: Part 25 -- How safe is hospital employment? The Profit Center: Part 24 -- Shadow your competition The Profit Center: Part 23 -- Strategies for exclusive contracting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mark Griswold, PhD elected 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
(Case Western Reserve University) Mark A. Griswold, PhD, a professor in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2017 Fellows Program, the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) improves cardiac structure and function to a greater extent than CPAP in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), according to findings from the Spanish Sleep Network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

SABCS: DBT costs less than mammography
Over the long term, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) costs less than digital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time Radiologists can trust DBT density measurements Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT DBT does not boost BI-RADS 3 category use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence
PET/MRI can better detect and classify local lesions and distant metastases...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: PET predicts outcomes in vulvar cancer patients PET/MRI matches PET/CT for recurrent pelvic cancer SNMMI: FDG-PET/CT predicts ovarian cancer survival DWI adds little to PET/MRI for female pelvic malignancies PET/MRI matches PET/CT for gynecological malignancies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new draft guidance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products FDA provides update of Cures Act FDA issues guidance on lowering pediatric x-ray dose C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI Help wanted: FDA seeks hires for digital health team (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Nuclear signs manufacturing deal with Miftec
Radiation detection holding company U.S. Nuclear has signed a letter of intent...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Materialise partners with Formlabs on 3D printing
3D printing firm Materialise and 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs are collaborating...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Materialise, Siemens announce 3D printing partnership at RSNA 2017 Materialise begins research for mitral valve technology Materialise posts strong growth in Q2 Materialise improves integration with 3D Systems Materialise nets FDA OK for preop guides (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast
This unusual case underscores that while the breast is an atypical target of metastases, it is a possibility that needs to be considered, and should be confirmed histologically.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

SABCS: Biannual breast MRI best for young women at high risk
For young women with a high genetic risk of breast cancer, twice-yearly MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans Breast MRI neural network predicts treatment response Deep learning with breast MRI helps with lesion detection Breast MRI neural networks predict recurrence scores ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sectra reports higher earnings in Q2
PACS vendor Sectra posted an increase in revenue and profitability in the second...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds gadolinium tracking to DoseTrack Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hitachi to buy Mitsubishi particle therapy business
Hitachi of Tokyo has signed an agreement to buy the particle therapy business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI workflow engine among Hitachi launches at RSNA 2017 FDA clears Hitachi's 64-slice compact CT unit Hitachi, CorTechs announce collaboration Mitsubishi touts success with high-temperature MR coils Mitsubishi to install pencil-beam rad therapy Brainlab, Mitsubishi debut Vero SBRT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans
Community practices are not following guidelines for breast cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MRI neural network predicts treatment response Deep learning with breast MRI helps with lesion detection Breast MRI neural networks predict recurrence scores ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria Deep learning with breast MRI boosts lesion detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ovarian CA Screening Potentially Cost - Effective in the U.S.
Multimodal screening is more expensive, but reduces ovarian cancer mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence?
Sometimes seeing is believing. An imaging artificial intelligence algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists? Deep learning shows promise for bone age assessment AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI - Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA
Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Conference News, Source Type: news

Esaote to be acquired by Chinese consortium
Italian ultrasound vendor Esaote has entered into an agreement to be acquired...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Esaote debuts new ultrasound system at RSNA 2017 Esaote prepares new ultrasound systems for RSNA 2016 Esaote to launch MRI upgrade at ECR Esaote appoints new managing director, CEO FDA clears Esaote's MyLab Gamma ultrasound unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Royal Philips acquires IT firm Forcare
Royal Philips is looking to expand its offerings with the acquisition of Dutch...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Neb. hospital partner on pediatric care Philips extends partnership with Ariz. provider Philips teams with 3D Systems, Stratasys on 3D printing Forcare awarded Ky. IT contract Forcare secures Texas contract Intelerad, Forcare team up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast CA Risk Up With Recent Hormonal Contraceptive Use
Findings from nationwide study in Denmark show small absolute increase in breast cancer risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis No Benefit in DVT
Addition of pharmacomechanical catheter - directed thrombolysis resulted in higher risk of bleeding (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Impaired White Matter Integrity for Depression in Parkinson ’ s
Reduced fractional anisotropy values in left anterior corona radiata, left cingulum of depressed patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

3 ways to cut variability in CT radiation dose
A Pennsylvania hospital network was able to reduce variation in CT radiation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Iterative recon halves CT radiation dose for calcium score How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet? CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. healthcare spending slowed in 2016
U.S. healthcare spending in 2016 grew at a rate of 4.3% to reach $3.3 trillion,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS: State healthcare spending growth on the rise MedPAC: Imaging still high on low-value service list CMS: U.S. health spending to near 20% of GDP by 2025 U.S. healthcare spending grew at higher rate in 2015 CMS predicts modest growth in healthcare spending (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast ultrasound traits help predict cancer prognosis
Certain features of invasive breast cancer identified on ultrasound can help...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How effective is ER ultrasound for breast abscesses? How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US? Elastography, color Doppler US avoid breast biopsies Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response AIUM: Machine learning may aid breast ultrasound reads (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Smartphone addiction causes brain chemistry imbalance
Smartphones are nearly ubiquitous these days, but it may be wise -- for your...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EAN 2017: Smartphone use can damage median nerve Can AI predict treatment response in bipolar patients? MRI sees brain differences in schizophrenics fMRI shows different brain activity in curious preteens MRS helps diagnose traumatic brain disorder in athletes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic
The epidemic of opioid abuse is taking a heavy toll across the U.S., one that's...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET/CT helps identify best prostate cancer regimen
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET/CT scans can help identify prostate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT could improve treatment for NSCLC patients FDG-PET/CT contributes to anal cancer follow-up AI algorithm can classify bone lesions on PET/CT images FDG-PET/CT foretells melanoma therapy response New PET tracer could work well for prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian's Halcyon receives Brazilian market clearance
Varian Medical Systems' Halcyon radiation therapy system has received clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Varian opens new regional center in Brazil Varian secures Japanese clearance for Halcyon Varian names new chief people officer Varian's fiscal 2017 results hold steady (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Staging Breast Cancer With PET/MRI Staging Breast Cancer With PET/MRI
A new study suggests that PET/MRI adds value in the staging of breast cancer compared with standard-of-care imaging.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does
Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) identifies smaller breast...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time Radiologists can trust DBT density measurements Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT DBT does not boost BI-RADS 3 category use Study finds DBT matches -- or surpasses -- FFDM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why is the job market for radiologists improving?
Radiologist recruitment is at an all-time high as practice leaders can no longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Help wanted: Openings increase in radiology job market Take care managing radiologists of different generations Radiologists should ease into their golden years 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 - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Doctors develop new way to use MRI to predict pregnancy complications
FINDINGSUCLA scientists have developed anew way to use magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to scan the placenta. The noninvasive approach offers valuable insights into how the mother ’s blood enters the placenta and sustains the fetus with oxygen and nutrients during early pregnancy. The technique breaks new ground because most previous studies on this subject occurred in the laboratory after childbirth.BACKGROUNDThe placenta is a temporary organ that joins a pregnant woman to her baby through the umbilical cord. Few methods exist for safely and accurately studying the placenta in early pregnancy. Ultrasound indirect...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

3D Systems unwraps imaging 3D printing technologies
3D printing firm 3D Systems showcased its D2P (DICOM to Print) and Volume Virtual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Materialise improves integration with 3D Systems 3D Systems expands cardiac virtual reality training 3D Systems rolls out transvaginal ultrasound module (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

LG broadens medical imaging portfolio
Display firm LG Electronics USA Business Solutions introduced two new imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ampronix signs on to sell LG clinical review display LG enters medical imaging market with RSNA product launches (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Infervision debuts AI stroke screening software
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Infervision unveiled...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI developer Infervision adds to coffers AI start-up eyes deep learning to aid imaging in China (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NTT Data debuts analytics platform, partners with MD.ai
NTT Data Services introduced an enterprise imaging analytics platform and announced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTT Data expands its enterprise imaging portfolio NTT Data partners with Imbio for lung analytics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IMRIS, Hill-Rom get FDA nod for operating room table
Image-guided radiotherapy developer IMRIS and Hill-Rom's Trumpf Medical company...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMRIS touts revenue, earnings gains Investment firm to buy IMRIS assets IMRIS gets stock delisting notice IMRIS files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy IMRIS executives leave (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Personalized breast cancer screening study launches
A five-year study that will investigate whether personalized approaches to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF's breast cancer screening recs dampen compliance Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening Overweight women need more frequent mammograms New study to tackle personalized breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lymph Node Density Predicts Thyroid Cancer Outcomes
Papillary thyroid cancer patients with LND>0.19 have worse disease - specific, overall survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

MRI links blood flow to brain development in preterm babies
Based on alterations in cerebral blood flow (CBF) in key brain regions, MR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning predicts pregnancies with fetal growth restriction Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast ASL-MRI links brain networks to autism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news