MR spectroscopy finds lingering concussion effects
Using MR spectroscopy, researchers found differences in brain metabolite levels...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows brain changes after 1 season of youth football MRI shows football position, career length affect the brain MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes MRI helps shed light on concussion causes, effects in soccer Brain MRI shows lingering effects of concussion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vieworks buys U.S. distributor Medlink Imaging
South Korean x-ray device manufacturer Vieworks is growing in the U.S. with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Vieworks launches new DR detector at RSNA 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Supertech gets ACR OK for phantom
X-ray accessories firm Supertech has received approval from American College...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Supertech launches new slide rule (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays
More women participated in mammography screening when they no longer had to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? Study: ACA led to more early-stage cancer diagnoses Women overestimate breast cancer risk, prefer biopsy Study: ACA leads to earlier breast cancer diagnoses Study links ACA with earlier cancer diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EOS Imaging 2017 sales up by 21%
Citing growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EOS debuts new spinal surgery planning software EOS Imaging makes executive moves EOS installs 1st systems in China EOS Imaging revenue grows in Q1 EOS Imaging makes 1st Israeli sale (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mobile App Spotlight: Case app
AuntMinnie.com presents the next article in an ongoing series highlighting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mobile App Spotlight: UBC Radiology teaching app 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Burnout is prevalent among U.S. physicians
A new report on burnout among physicians indicates that the condition is prevalent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Burnout among New England rads tied to residency year ARRS: To prevent burnout, find a higher purpose Under stress: Radiologists embrace novel ways to tackle burnout Radiologist burnout: Worse than we thought? Video from RSNA 2016: How common is career burnout among radiologists? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NCC publishes neonatal imaging book
Nonprofit organization the National Certification Corp. (NCC) has published...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CEO comments spur talk of GE breakup
Financial markets are pondering the likelihood that longtime industry icon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE's DaTscan awarded Canadian approval GE, Roche partner on oncology decision support GE inks consulting deal with Lifespan GE partners with MedyMatch on AI NVIDIA, GE expand partnership to focus on AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Combinostics gets FDA clearance for quantification software
Finnish software developer Combinostics has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers plans cost cuts to prepare for IPO
Gearing up for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO), Siemens Healthineers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Siemens targets health IPO for March Siemens chief: Health unit may someday surpass parent Siemens debuts cardiology dashboard application Siemens to list health division shares on Frankfurt exchange Siemens launches new CT scanners at RSNA 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic launches $1B debt offering
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) plans to launch a $1 billion private offering made up of 4.375% senior notes due 2025 and new senior notes due 2028. The company reported that it plans to use its available cash, the offering’s proceeds and funds from a revolving credit facility to redeem $1 billion of outstanding 5.25% senior notes due in 2022. Last week, Hologic said that its Brevera breast biopsy system with CorLumina imaging tech won CE Mark clearance in the E.U. The real-time breast biopsy and verification system is designed to boost accuracy and improve the patient experience by streamlining the biopsy process, accordin...
Source: Mass Device - January 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Imaging Wall Street Beat Women's Health Hologic Source Type: news

USPSTF rejects adding new risk factors for heart disease
Should new risk factors such as coronary artery calcium and ankle-brachial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning can quantify CAC on low-dose CT CT CAC scoring tops age for predicting heart disease risk JACC: CT CAC scoring helps screen for CAD Coronary calcium predicts events, death, in younger adults USPSTF ponders addition of new heart risk factors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Spontaneous Pharynx Perforation After Forceful or Stifled Sneeze
Case report: 34 - year - old describes popping sensation and swelling in neck after trying to halt a sneeze (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, ENT, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Hologic launches $1B private offering
Women's imaging firm Hologic has commenced a private offering of $1 billion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Hologic's breast density assessment software Hologic sees strong growth in Q4 revenues Hologic adds Dutch mammo supply deal Hologic plans $350M private offering Hologic launches new breast stabilization system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Anterior Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy Secondary to Miliary TB Anterior Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy Secondary to Miliary TB
What did brain MRI reveal about the cause of ataxia in this patient recently diagnosed with HIV infection and miliary tuberculosis?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Better clinical histories improve CT interpretation, billing
How can emergency departments improve their interpretation and billing for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Coding and billing considerations in interventional radiology CCTA increases emergency room costs, length of stay Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency Imaging lands high on list of overused medical exams Simple interventions reduce outpatient CT wait times (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Benson, Doubilet Recognized by Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
Carol Benson, MD, director of the Division of Ultrasound in the Department of Radiology, and Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD, senior vice chair of Radiology, were awarded two of the highest honors bestowed by the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - January 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence, brain MRI aid kids with hearing loss
U.S. and Chinese researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3T MRI fetal scans should not affect newborns' hearing SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology fMRI helps predict kids' language skills MRI may hurt patients with cochlear implants (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips to move North American HQ to Cambridge
Philips plans to move the headquarters of its Philips North America business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips taps Rocha as new North America CEO Royal Philips acquires IT firm Forcare Philips, Neb. hospital partner on pediatric care Philips extends partnership with Ariz. provider Philips teams with 3D Systems, Stratasys on 3D printing (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D printing technique optimizes fiber orientation
Researchers from Harvard have developed a 3D printing method that allows them...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor
Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) can stably suppress essential tremor (ET) long-term, according to 2-year follow-up data from a multinational study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis
Adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) should undergo colorectal cancer (CRC) screening with colonoscopy beginning at age 40 and be rescreened every five years, advise consensus recommendations from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

New PET radiotracer offers insight into multiple sclerosis
Combining PET scans with a novel radiotracer could help researchers track damage...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Did PET scan confirm CTE in living NFL player? PET, EEG show treatment effectiveness in comatose patient PET links low serotonin levels to dementia SNMMI: PET helps track neuroinflammation in MS fMRI uncovers benefits of video games for MS patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guerbet to pay $23.7m for Accurate Medical Therapeutics
Contrast agent-maker Guerbet (EPA:GBT) has inked a €19.5 million ($23.7m USD) deal to acquire Israeli medtech company Accurate Medical Therapeutics. Accurate has developed two series of microcatheters designed for embolization procedures of tumors and vascular aneurysms. The first set of catheters optimize the product’s ability to access hard-to-reach lesions and navigate tortuous vascular networks. The second range of devices incorporate holes along the terminal part of the catheter, creating a fluid blarrier to stop the reflux of embolization microspheres. The $23.7 million deal also includes additional p...
Source: Mass Device - January 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Catheters Imaging Mergers & Acquisitions Radiosurgery Vascular Wall Street Beat accuratemedicaltherapeutics Guerbet Source Type: news

Should chest CT scans be reviewed for breast lesions?
What should be done with incidental breast lesions detected in women receiving...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women overestimate breast cancer risk, prefer biopsy AI algorithm matches radiologists in breast screening exams Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30% (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMS to ease rules for MRI scans of implantable devices
Reimbursement could soon get a lot easier for MRI scans of patients with implantable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NEJM: No long-term effects on cardiac devices with MRI Implantable cardiac devices OK for MRI scans Cardiac implants may be safer in MRI than thought FDA issues MRI warning on implantable infusion pumps Teamwork improves safety for MRI scans of cardiac devices (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA hosts webinar on 3D printing guidance
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a webinar on January 10 reviewing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA guidance urges lower radiation dose for kids FDA proposes ways to speed product approval FDA releases report on patient-reported outcomes FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Race, Education Level Predict CRT in Very Elderly With NSCLC
In elderly with stage III lung cancer, black race, lower - educated county tied to not receiving care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

GE's DaTscan awarded Canadian approval
GE Healthcare has received marketing clearance from Health Canada for its DaTscan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE, Roche partner on oncology decision support GE inks consulting deal with Lifespan GE partners with MedyMatch on AI NVIDIA, GE expand partnership to focus on AI GE partners with Intel on digital imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence guides lower PET tracer dose
In PET imaging, the amount of radiotracer dose correlates with the level of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning analyzes PET for signs of dementia AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists? Deep learning shows promise for bone age assessment AI predicts dementia years before symptoms occur (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR releases appropriateness summaries for patients
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released the first examples of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS renews ACR's data registry for 2018 ACR calls for summer radiology internship applications ACR revises Appropriateness Criteria ACR names 2018 gold medalists ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CCTA predicts heart events in stable chest pain patients
By detecting high-risk plaque, coronary CT angiography (CCTA) can predict major...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CCTA readings differ between core labs and local sites Radiologists now use CCTA more than cardiologists do CCTA increases emergency room costs, length of stay PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing CCTA can cut complications and hospital stays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pediatric X-ray Imaging Safety a Shared Responsibility Pediatric X-ray Imaging Safety a Shared Responsibility
Manufacturers, medical professionals, and caregivers all have a role to play in promoting pediatric x-ray imaging safety.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

CMS introduces new bundled payment model
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? CMS delays expansion of cardio, ortho bundled programs Neiman report warns of ACOs' effects on radiology CMS offers alternatives for MACRA implementation AMIA urges CMS to rethink payment policies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Barriers to Initial Chemo, Radiation for Small - Cell Lung CA
Twenty percent of patients received neither treatment early, which was linked to poorer survival (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 10, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Radiology Partners launches research center
Imaging services provider Radiology Partners has launched a research center.Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology Partners inks Calif. contract Radiology Partners secures $695M credit, closes SDI deal Radiology Partners expands with new partnership Radiology Partners teams up with Baylor Radiology Partners to expand to Ariz. with SDI buy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Risks for Radiation in Scleroderma Patients with Breast Cancer? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Acute toxicity and disease flares were rare (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiology lab loses medical records of thousands of patients
Charles River Medical Associates mailed letters this week to patients whose records are missing (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hologic wins CE Mark for Brevera breast biopsy system
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that its Brevera breast biopsy system with CorLumina imaging tech won CE Mark clearance in the E.U. The real-time breast biopsy and verification system is designed to boost accuracy and improve the patient experience by streamlining the biopsy process, according to Hologic. The technology combines tissue acquisition, real-time imaging, sample verification and advanced post-biopsy handling into one system. Traditionally, patients undergoing stereotactic breast biopsy procedures remain under compression while being moved from one room to another to image and verify tissue samples. But ...
Source: Mass Device - January 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Hologic Source Type: news

Check-Cap Receives CE Mark Approval for C-Scan(R)
ISFIYA, Israel and BOSTON, Jan.10, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Check-Cap Ltd. (the "Company" or "Check-Cap") (NASDAQ: CHEK) (NASDAQ: CHEKW), a clinical-stage medical diagnostics company engaged in the development... Devices, Gastroenterology, Radiology, Oncology, Regulatory Check-Cap, C-Scan, colorectal cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Multiparametric MRI can help avoid renal mass biopsies
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern have discovered that radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: BMJ: Multiparametric MRI has role in prostate screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RLI seeks nominees for leadership award
The American College of Radiology's Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) said...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR awards scholarships to RLI Summit ACR debuts online program for RLI RLI hails Amis, Cox for radiology leadership ACR invites scholarship applications for RLI summit Berlin, Hillman recognized for radiology leadership (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mass. radiology group loses data for 9K patients
Radiology group Charles River Medical Assoc. in Framingham, MA, lost a personal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cybersecurity remains a problem in radiology 3 ways to defend 3D printers from cyberattacks Is your MRI scanner the weak link in your security plan? SIIM: Are imaging vendors prepared for cybersecurity? Imaging companies react to WannaCry threat in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ore. imaging center to lay off 34 employees
A medical imaging center in Salem, OR, will close January 26, laying off 34...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Medicare drives down payments for medical imaging How have payment cuts affected outpatient imaging? Is imaging use poised for expansion or contraction? Radiologists are working more for less, study finds How to maximize your breast imaging reimbursement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in Half
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Intense End - of - Life Care Found to Be Less Likely for VA Patients
Authors say results have important implications for the future of VA care, Medicare policy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

CMS renews ACR's data registry for 2018
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has renewed the American...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR calls for summer radiology internship applications ACR revises Appropriateness Criteria ACR names 2018 gold medalists ACR sounds alarm regarding CMS' site-neutral policy CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support CMS releases 2018 MPFS with 1% radiology pay cut (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE, Roche partner on oncology decision support
GE Healthcare and Roche have entered into a long-term partnership to jointly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE inks consulting deal with Lifespan Check-Cap, GE manufacturing collaboration moves forward GE partners with MedyMatch on AI GE RSNA launches range from CT to molecular imaging NVIDIA, GE expand partnership to focus on AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MITA urges repeal of medical device tax
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) has sent a letter to congressional...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA hails bill to suspend medical device tax MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning MITA backs proposed device regulation consistency MITA praises Aetna for covering CT colonography MITA testifies at medical device user fee hearing (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news