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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from RSNA 2018.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Canada-U.S. duo wins RSNA pneumonia AI challenge
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm written by a Canadian radiologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA launches AI challenge to detect pneumonia on x-rays RSNA names editor for new online journal RSNA to offer educational AI events RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA plans AI course in Paris (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dual-Energy Spectral in CT Aids in Diagnosis of Acute Gangrenous Appendicitis
Imaging confirms or excludes the presence of gangrenous appendicitis with high sensitivity and specificity. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: CT Source Type: news

Jagadeesan and Bueno Receive NIBIB Grant
Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD, of the Department of Radiology, and Raphael Bueno, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, were awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineer (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

United Imaging Healthcare Announces Appointment of World-Renowned Expert as Senior Scientific Advisor
Prof. Dr. Hermann Requardt to provide strategic guidance on technology and R&D SHANGHAI, Nov. 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- United Imaging Healthcare Co., Ltd. (UIH), an international leader in advanced medical imaging and radio... Devices, Radiology, Personnel United Imaging Healthcare Co, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CT lung screening can catch recurring head, neck cancer
CT lung screening may have added value in cancer detection beyond the chest,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT remains best option for head, neck cancer PET/CT after therapy avoids surgery for head, neck cancer Lung plus head/neck cancer screening delivers high yields PET/CT details hint at survival of head and neck cancer patients IMRT confers survival benefit for head and neck cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE completes gamma camera recall after detector issue
GE Healthcare has completed inspections of all its gamma cameras in the U.S....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: GE could sell bigger stake in healthcare division U.K., Perspectum, GE invest in liver software GE Healthcare posts flat Q3 revenue but profits edge up Fate of the 4: 2018 progress report for GE, Siemens, Canon, and Philips GE brings Invenia 2.0 ultrasound to U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New imaging method could boost ovarian cancer detection
A new imaging technique based on photoacoustic imaging could help clinicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound helps predict ovarian cancer risk Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation Calif. governor vetoes breast, ovarian genetic testing bill USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer New imaging method helps detect ovarian tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fujifilm to highlight AI, digital mammo, and DR at RSNA
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA plans to highlight artificial intelligence (AI)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. agency to review ruling in Hologic, Fujifilm dispute Fujifilm signs 4 installation deals Fujifilm launches new CT scanner line at ASTRO 2018 Fujifilm reaffirms provision of PACS for ACR courses Fujifilm inks AI research deal with Indiana University (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Weird Injuries Rads See: Punching Walls
It ’s not an isolated issue—patients seem to really like punching inanimate objects. Eric Postal dissects (and ranks) the average puncher’s motivation. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog DI Executive Source Type: news

Unique Brain Pattern May Predict Schizophrenia Conversion Unique Brain Pattern May Predict Schizophrenia Conversion
A recently discovered pattern of brain activity may predict the onset of schizophrenia long before the first appearance of symptoms, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

UVA physicians win $1.8M NIH radiation therapy grant
A husband-and-wife physician team at the University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: UVA joins forces with Foundation Radiology Group UVA launches focused ultrasound trial for epilepsy UVA developing breast screening model UVA buys Elekta's Leksell IMRIS signs UVA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Increasing Tumor Stage Predicts Local Regrowth of Rectal Cancer During Watch-and-Wait Management Increasing Tumor Stage Predicts Local Regrowth of Rectal Cancer During Watch-and-Wait Management
Increasing tumor stage is associated with greater risk of rectal-cancer local regrowth in patients with a clinical complete response following chemoradiotherapy who are managed by watch-and-wait, according to a new meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Top of the List: Largest Triad Physicians Groups
This week, Triad Business Journal features the region's largest physicians groups, ranked by number of physicians. Here are the top five: Novant Health Medical Group, 532 physicians Cone Health Medical Group, 395 physicians Wake Forest Health Network, 223 physicians Greensboro Radiology, 69 physicians Eagle Physicians& Associates PA, 69 physicians The full List is available to subscribers. Don't subscribe? Sign up here. In addition to the weekly print edition, our subscribers can view the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Little Source Type: news

Can 7-tesla MRI make the transition to clinical prime time?
Is 7-tesla MRI ready to stake its claim in the radiology department? Currently,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed head phantom helps calibrate 7T MRI 7T MRI may release mercury from amalgam dental fillings Glucose-MRI technique at 7T aids tumor evaluation Minimal side effects from 7T MRI subside in minutes 7T MRI with glutamate uncovers epileptic seizure sites (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta to debut dynamic digital x-ray technology
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas plans to demonstrate at RSNA 2018 a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta to show Exa upgrades at RSNA 2018 Konica Minolta to highlight DR detector upgrades at RSNA Konica Minolta provides portable x-ray at U.S. Open Konica Minolta contributes to ultrasound education Konica Minolta debuts ultrasound-guided procedure package (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cardinal Health joins SNMMI's Value Initiative
Radiopharmaceutical supplier Cardinal Health has joined the Society of Nuclear...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardinal Health taps new head of pharmaceutical unit SNMMI letter urges FDA to ease shortage of gallium-68 SNMMI awards technologists SNMMI touts JNM's rising impact factor Cardinal Health to sell China business Cardinal Health names new CEO, posts lower profit in Q1 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ContextVision to launch Altumira DR enhancement tool
Image enhancement software developer ContextVision is planning to launch its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ContextVision announces OEM ortho software installation ContextVision to highlight VolarView, GOPView at ECR ContextVision receives patent for AI image optimization ContextVision to unveil new products at RSNA 2017 ContextVision to help develop image database (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

International Isotopes receives 1st I-131 delivery
Radioisotope manufacturer International Isotopes has received its first commercial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mo. facility begins iodine-131 shipments International Isotopes posts healthy Q2 results International Isotopes taps Atcher for board International Isotopes grows sales in Q2 International Isotopes lands field services contracts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canon receives FDA OK for 1.5T Orian MRI scanner
Canon Medical Systems USA has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RaySearch, Canon sign collaboration pact Canon launches Healthy Sonographer Program Canon installs 1st MR Theater in U.S. Canon makes 1st U.S. installation of 1.5T scanner ASRT, Canon accept applications for Safety First grant (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Does Radiology Have a Gender Imbalance?
Men outnumber women in radiologic society committee members and higher academic ranks. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: DI Executive Gender Issues Source Type: news

Vida to launch lung reporting tool at RSNA 2018
Lung imaging software developer Vida Diagnostics plans to launch LungPrint...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Vida gets patent for AI tool that analyzes lung fissures Vida signs University of Iowa Vida Diagnostics taps new CTO Vida introduces pulmonary software Vida inks development deal with Veran (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Are patients fleeing high costs of hospital-based imaging?
Patients with high-deductible health plans are shopping around before they...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How patient consumerism affects today's radiology practice Price transparency leads to more revenue, happy patients Patients want imaging price information HealthCost offers consumers access to imaging costs Are patients getting the imaging they pay for? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ziehm Imaging wins $135m DoD contract for radiology systems
Ziehm Imaging has won a $135 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply them with radiology systems, accessories and training, according to a DoD release. The deal comes through a five-year base contract with an additional single five-year option period, according to the release. A total of 50 responses for the competitive acquisition were received. Radiology systems, accessories and training will be supplied to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies, according to the release, with the location of performance noted as Florida. Orlando, Fla.-based Ziehm Imaging has not yet ...
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Ziehm Imaging Source Type: news

TeamBest to acquire Tenn. cyclotron firm
Radiation oncology firm TeamBest has announced an agreement to acquire ABT...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa to show DR tomosynthesis at RSNA 2018
Agfa HealthCare will present its digital radiography (DR) tomosynthesis technology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa, PACSHealth to install dose software at VA network Agfa wins DR 800 orders from Florida Hospital Agfa prepares to show updated Musica workstation at RSNA 2018 Agfa-Gevaert declines buyout offer from Kanteron Agfa completes South Carolina PACS project (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: GE could sell bigger stake in healthcare division
GE could put a bigger stake of its GE Healthcare division on the market than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.K., Perspectum, GE invest in liver software GE Healthcare posts flat Q3 revenue but profits edge up Fate of the 4: 2018 progress report for GE, Siemens, Canon, and Philips GE brings Invenia 2.0 ultrasound to U.S. GE partners on radiographer training in Kenya (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ALA lung cancer screening campaign targets Hispanics
The American Lung Association (ALA) Lung Force initiative and the Ad Council...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Groups release guide for new CT lung screening programs IASLC advocates CT lung cancer screening New decision aids may revamp CT lung cancer screening Are patients adequately informed about CT lung screening? New studies highlight promises, risks of lung cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Life Image forms partnership with Dicom Systems
Medical image-sharing software provider Life Image and health IT firm Dicom...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Life Image teams up with Mendel.ai Dicom Systems deidentifies 5.3M exams for AI testing Mammosphere debuts patient engagement platform Dicom Systems debuts Load Balancer Dicom Systems lands install near Mount Kilimanjaro LifeImage releases new Clinical Connector software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Client Outlook, Mach7 join forces on PACS project
Data management firm Mach7 Technologies and image viewing software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mach7, Client Outlook win Hong Kong deal Mach7 inks partnership with IDS Mach7, Client Outlook expand partnership Client Outlook teams with InTouch Health on telehealth Client Outlook inks deal with Purview (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Candelis debuts ImageGrid Mini
Image software and archiving firm Candelis has unveiled ImageGrid Mini, a miniPACS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Candelis deploys ImageGrid Plus system at Duke Candelis wins PriorExpress contracts Candelis launches VNA software upgrade Candelis gets Colombia installation Pharma company chooses Candelis image exchange (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mont. hospital, radiology group settle suit
Bozeman Health has settled litigation that alleged the hospital made millions...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mont. hospital, radiology practice seek suit dismissal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are medical students avoiding radiology because of AI?
Are some medical students choosing not to pursue radiology as their specialty...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How well does imaging AI perform in the real world? AI can't replace radiologists for chest x-ray reads NYMIIS: Next-gen PACS will include 'best-of-breed' AI Live from C-MIMI: Dr. Bradley Erickson on AI and radiology Live from C-MIMI: Dr. Eliot Siegel on AI and radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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FDA OK's Halifax Biomedical's radiostereometry upgrade
Radiostereometry technology provider Halifax Biomedical has received U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA foundation awards Canon research grants
The RSNA Research and Education Foundation has awarded its 2018 Canon Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA foundation awards grant for PET/MRI tracer RSNA foundation awards inaugural seed grant RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA foundation awards $4M in grants (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Densitas inks partner agreement with Blackford
Image analysis software developer Densitas has signed a new partnership deal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Densitas partners with U.K. teaching hospitals Intelerad unveils AI initiative, expands Blackford deal FDA clears Densitas breast density software Densitas gets Australian clearance for breast density software Blackford to launch Smart Localizer at SIIM Blackford unveils new software for Philips PACS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D MRI Comparable to 2D MRI
Study shows that when diagnosing knee cartilage defects, 3D and 2D MRIs performed about the same. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: MRI Source Type: news

Ovarian Ca Risk Tied to Simple vs Complex Cysts
(MedPage Today) -- Malignancy extremely rare in simple cysts, don't need surveillance (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound helps predict ovarian cancer risk
Ultrasound can help characterize ovarian masses -- specifically simple cysts...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation Calif. governor vetoes breast, ovarian genetic testing bill USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence New imaging method helps detect ovarian tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

OIG finds FDA lacking in postmarket cybersecurity plans
After calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, DHS ramp up cooperation on cybersecurity FDA proposes update to cybersecurity guidance C-MIMI: FDA readies program to speed software reviews Cybersecurity threats pose challenge to radiology's future OIG questions some meaningful use payments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Despite AI's rise, big iron will be big draw at RSNA 2018
Despite the recent rise of artificial intelligence (AI), big iron will be the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4 ways consumerism will affect women's health practices How IT innovation can improve healthcare in Canada Are you ready for a radiologist shortage? Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 1 5 steps to improve your imaging IT strategy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Localized Ureteral Amyloidosis Mimicking Urothelial Carcinoma Localized Ureteral Amyloidosis Mimicking Urothelial Carcinoma
How was the unusual origin of this patient's left-sided flank pain determined?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Deep Learning Algorithm Aids in Assessing Breast Density
Algorithm may help better predict how likely it is a woman will have cancer in her future. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: Breast Imaging Dense Breasts Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic picks Rochester radiologist as Florida campus CEO
The chair of Mayo Clinic's Department of Radiology at its home base in Rochester will serve as the next CEO of the hospital system's Florida campus. Dr. Kent Thielen, who currently works at Mayo Clinic's main campus in Rochester, Minn., will assume the role on Jan. 1. The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees announced their selection Friday. Thielen succeeds Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, who will leave his position at the Jacksonville campus at the end of the year to serve as president and CEO of the entire… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic picks Rochester radiologist as Florida campus CEO
The chair of Mayo Clinic's Department of Radiology at its home base in Rochester will serve as the next CEO of the hospital system's Florida campus. Dr. Kent Thielen, who currently works at Mayo Clinic's main campus in Rochester, Minn., will assume the role on Jan. 1. The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees announced their selection Friday. Thielen succeeds Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, who will leave his position at the Jacksonville campus at the end of the year to serve as president and CEO of the entire… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Study in Cancer shows early mammography saves women's lives
Women who adhere to early and regular screening mammography have lower mortality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT doesn't hurt screening throughput DBT spots 34% more breast cancers than mammography AI reduces false positives in screening mammography Synthesized 2D similar to FFDM for finding microcalcs Breast screening critics Gotzsche, Welch lose positions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, News, Source Type: news

Elekta highlights Unity abstracts at ASTRO
Radiation oncology vendor Elekta is highlighting the findings covered in nearly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta acquires software firm Acumyn York Instruments buys Elekta's MEG business Elekta partners with NY cancer center on radiation therapy China clears Elekta's Gamma Knife Icon Elekta inks reseller agreement with Equicare Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Global Survey Highlights Patients' Needs in Connection with Diagnostic Procedures
Bayer AG announced results from a new global survey investigating how patients feel before, during and after a diagnostic procedure (MRI and/or CT) and what more can be done to improve their experience. Featuring responses from 1,085 patients across seven countries, the survey is part of an ongoing initiative to better understand and meet radiology patient needs. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - November 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

CT tumor evaluation criteria may need to be reworked
Current guidelines used to determine the effect of cancer treatment on metastatic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Multimedia radiology reports enhance tumor tracking Motion correction improves CT lung tumor assessment Liver metastases tracking software shows high accuracy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news