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Insurance Underlies Black - White Survival Disparity in CRC
54 percent of excess risk of death in black colorectal cancer patients accounted for by insurance matching (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Intelerad posts prosperous fiscal 2017
Canadian PACS vendor Intelerad Medical Systems is reporting record growth in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Intelerad inks contract with Aris Radiology Intelerad completes Fla. PACS installation Intelerad joins forces with MedCurrent Intelerad launches new cloud-based service Intelerad debuts new layout management system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA: Noninvasive Tests to Rule out ACS Not Worthwhile in ED (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical outcomes no better in patients who present with acute chest pain (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arterys Completes Series B to Accelerate Product Commercialization
Imaging analytics leader closes $30M round led by Temasek, along with Varian, Northwell Health Ventures, NewYork-Presbyterian, GE Ventures and several leading venture investors SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- A... Devices, Radiology, Venture Capital Arterys, imaging analytics, medical image analytics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Steps to safer sedation during interventional radiology
The use of interventional radiology procedures is growing as an alternative...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Inhaled Corticosteroids Not Linked to Fracture in Children
Systemic, but not inhaled, corticosteroids associated with higher fracture risk in pediatric asthma patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 14, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes
HIV-positive individuals have lower neuropsychological test scores and smaller brain volumes than HIV-negative people, but the disadvantages do not worsen in patients who receive combination antiretroviral therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admins' outlook
Radiology administrators appear to have put aside previously stated concerns...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future MICI Q4: Medicare payment outlook remains at rock bottom MICI Q3: Rad administrator sentiment slips -- or does it? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer
Selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 resin microspheres does not prolong survival compared to sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma not eligible for curative treatment, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admin's outlook
Radiology administrators appear to have put aside previously stated concerns...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future MICI Q4: Medicare payment outlook remains at rock bottom MICI Q3: Rad administrator sentiment slips -- or does it? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk? Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk?
A correlational study finds no greater risks for mortality among radiologists compared with physicians who do not perform radiation procedures.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Use of MMR Deficiency Testing in Younger CRC Patients Is Low
Just 43.1 percent underwent mismatch repair deficiency of DNA testing (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

ViewRay's net loss narrows in Q3
Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay's net loss narrowed in its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay touts pancreatic cancer study results ViewRay raises $50M in stock sale ViewRay launches multicenter trial for pancreatic cancer ViewRay sees Q2 sales grow, net loss narrows ViewRay to highlight MRIdian Linac research at AAPM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company
PACS vendor Sectra has entered into a partnership with El Seif Development...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University Sectra secures UC San Diego PACS contract Sectra expands presence in Canada (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor
If you currently outsource your revenue cycle management, are you getting optimal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: It's not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support Radiology billing must adapt to patient consumerism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens maintains course despite Q4 currency headwinds
The Siemens Healthineers division of German industrial conglomerate Siemens...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens unveils new service program Siemens completes 1st U.S. Vida 3T MRI installation Reuters: Siemens Healthineers IPO moves ahead Siemens to install 7-tesla MRI scanner at Mayo Clinic FDA clears 7-tesla MRI scanner from Siemens (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bipartisan breast density bill introduced in Congress
A bipartisan bill that would standardize communication to women regarding whether...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging Breast density doesn't increase mammo radiation dose Neb. governor signs breast density notification law Iowa becomes 31st state to enact breast density law Ky. governor signs breast density notification bill (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pettigrew to step down as NIBIB director
Dr. Roderic Pettigrew, PhD, will step down this month from his position...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rivanna receives NIBIB grant NIBIB adds new advisory council members Grossman joins NIBIB board Dean steps down from NIBIB NIBIB co-sponsors pancreatic beta cell imaging workshop (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening
An expert panel of chest physicians has updated its guidelines for low-dose...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New solid nodules may increase lung cancer risk Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China ARRS: Do NLST results translate to the real world? BMJ: Benefits of CT lung cancer screening outweigh dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning differentiates liver masses on CT
A deep-learning approach using a convolutional neural network can accurately...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Artificial intelligence may help bridge experience gap for liver CEUS AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT ACR updates guidelines for incidental liver lesions on CT Contrast ultrasound is safe, effective for pediatric patients Contrast US clears up indeterminate HCC cases on MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Involvement of Knee and Hip With Primary Lipoma Arborescence Involvement of Knee and Hip With Primary Lipoma Arborescence
What was the unusual cause of this patient's three-year history of painless swelling in bilateral thighs and knees, and how was the diagnosis confirmed?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Recurrences Steady After Therapy Cessation
Women with ER - positive BC who stop therapy after 5 years have steady recurrence rate up to 20 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 10, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Ledbetter Chosen as President of the American Society of Emergency Radiology
Stephen Ledbetter, MD, MPH, FASER Chief of Radiology at Brigham and Women ’s Faulkner Hospital, was elected president of the American Society of Emergency Radiology during the society’s annual meeting in September. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 10, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria
The American College of Radiology's (ACR) expert panel on breast imaging has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40% 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Benefits for New Immunoassays for Measuring A β 42 in CSF
May show improved correlation with mass spectrometry reference measurement procedure (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 9, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

NCI awards $8M grant for AI in radiology/pathology
The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a five-year, $8 million...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NIH opens massive x-ray database to propel AI research NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays NCI awards $17M grant for breast imaging How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? Moonshot group to award $1M for lung cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Scanner or sandcastle? Making MRIs easy for kids
Staff in Yale Medicine ’s Department of Radiology& Biomedical Imaging make getting an MRI a fun and fear-free experience for children. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Outpatient imaging business's scan for local growth yields acquisition
A Kansas City outpatient imaging business will expand its local footprint with three more radiology locations. Diagnostic Imaging Centers PA recently announced its acquisition of Northland Imaging, bringing its total outpatient clinics to nine. Diagnostic Imaging Centers CEO Ed Moore said Northland Imaging initiated talk about a deal about a month ago. The acquisition will add locations in North Kansas C ity, Liberty and Kansas City, Kan., to Diagnostic Imaging Centers’ network. “We looked… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Outpatient imaging business's scan for local growth yields acquisition
A Kansas City outpatient imaging business will expand its local footprint with three more radiology locations. Diagnostic Imaging Centers PA recently announced its acquisition of Northland Imaging, bringing its total outpatient clinics to nine. Diagnostic Imaging Centers CEO Ed Moore said Northland Imaging initiated talk about a deal about a month ago. The acquisition will add locations in North Kansas C ity, Liberty and Kansas City, Kan., to Diagnostic Imaging Centers’ network. “We looked… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Zebra Medical Vision to host AI1 image analytics on Google Cloud
Israeli machine-learning radiology firm Zebra Medical Vision said it will be uploading its radiology algorithms to the Google (NSDQ:GOOG) Cloud as part of the AI1 automated imaging analytics tools offering it announced last month. The AI1 analytical platform includes a deep learning engine system that can detect various medical findings from image scans on its own, including the detection of liver, lung, cardiovascular and bone disease. The Israel-based company also said said it is planning to introduce new capabilities that would cover breast cancer, lung cancer, brain trauma, hypertension and oth...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Health Information Technology Imaging Zebra Medical Vision Source Type: news

Sterigenics takes on new identity as Sotera
Sterigenics International, the parent company of Canadian isotope firm Nordion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sterigenics gets recapitalized Sterigenics closes on Nordion acquisition Canada OKs Sterigenics' acquisition of Nordion FTC OKs Sterigenics' purchase of Nordion Canadian court approves Sterigenics' Nordion purchase (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens unveils new service program
Siemens Healthineers has launched an equipment service program tailored to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens completes 1st U.S. Vida 3T MRI installation Reuters: Siemens Healthineers IPO moves ahead Siemens to install 7-tesla MRI scanner at Mayo Clinic FDA clears 7-tesla MRI scanner from Siemens Siemens to launch RT version of Vida MRI scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta lands Premier contract for Exa
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has been awarded a contract from group purchasing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta to highlight US at rheumatology meeting Konica Minolta brings ultrasound to physiatrists Konica Minolta wins Ohio Exa PACS/RIS contract Konica Minolta to acquire Ambry Genetics Konica Minolta completes Mich. order (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASCO Issues Statement Regarding Alcohol and Cancer
Alcohol - related cancers account for 5.5 percent of all cancers treated annually worldwide (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lymphoma Risk Up With Thiopurine, Anti - TNF Tx in IBD
Risk higher for those exposed to combination therapy versus thiopurine or anti - TNF monotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Quest debuts x-ray table safety rails
Radiography components firm Quest X-Ray Accessories has added x-ray table safety...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Focused Ultrasound Foundation lands $10M gift
An anonymous donor has pledged $10 million in unrestricted funds to support...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Focused Ultrasound Foundation appoints CMO Focused Ultrasound Foundation chair joins NCI panel New John Grisham book touts focused ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HAP to tout analytics success at IHI National Forum
Healthcare Administrative Partners (HAP) said it will present at the Institute...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HAP signs NJ imaging center MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support ACR finds favorable signs in 2018 MPFS proposed rule (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet?
The internet often harbors inaccurate information regarding CT radiation dose,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are radiologists underutilizing social media? CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT Sharing best practices cuts CT dose substantially (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO chair set to testify on Medicare payment reform
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Chair Dr. Brian Kavanagh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer ASTRO: Breast radiation 'less scary' than expected ASTRO awards $275K to researchers ASTRO honors 43 researchers at annual meeting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Digirad revenues dip, net loss widens in Q3
Slower than expected sales of capital equipment led to an 8% drop in revenue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Digirad revenue, income fall in Q1 DMS deal powers Digirad's 2016 numbers DMS again drives Digirad results higher Digirad doubles Q2 revenues thanks to DMS purchase DMS deal helps Digirad more than double Q1 revenue (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hyland Healthcare set to debut at RSNA 2017
Content management software developer Hyland will formally launch its Hyland...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hyland wraps up acquisition of Perceptive Software Hyland, MetroHealth develop content platform Hyland inks multiple OnBase contracts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Visage will show new software features at RSNA 2017
Enterprise imaging firm Visage Imaging will preview the next release of its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Visage upgrades Ease mobile app Visage releases Open Archive in North America Visage wraps up installation at Mercy Visage Imaging releases upgraded Visage 7 Visage prepares software upgrades for RSNA 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brain MRI shows long-term adverse effects of West Nile virus
MR images of people who develop neurological complications from West Nile virus...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI finds something fishy in outbreak of brain infections French researchers describe Zika on MRI scans NEJM: MRI links brain swelling and cerebral malaria deaths FDG-PET, scintigraphy offer a break in fever of unknown origin (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sectra adds new support for machine learning
PACS vendor Sectra said its enterprise imaging platform now supports vendor-neutral...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University Sectra secures UC San Diego PACS contract Sectra expands presence in Canada Sectra adds to base with Calif. installation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Client Outlook inks deal with Purview
Image viewing software developer Client Outlook is partnering with image management...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Client Outlook signs Fla. hospital MaineHealth selects Client Outlook's eUnity Client Outlook expands partnership with Eimageglobal Purview debuts CD burning package Purview reaches milestone Purview launches medical image storage platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Intelerad joins forces with MedCurrent
PACS vendor Intelerad Medical Systems has signed a partnership with clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Intelerad launches new cloud-based service Intelerad debuts new layout management system Intelerad rolls out CosmosOne medical archive MedCurrent launches CDS measurement tool at RSNA 2015 MedCurrent to show upgraded CDS software at RSNA 2015 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released
The ECRI Institute's top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2018 runs the gamut from cybersecurity to missed alarms and equipment malfunctions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Global interventional x-ray market is growing steadily
The global interventional x-ray equipment market is experiencing a steady increase,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3 things CIOs can learn from radiology analytics Ambulatory EHR market continues expansion Report: Point-of-care units driving ultrasound market U.S. imaging big-data market on the rise Report: Nonclinical systems will drive HIS market (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news