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FDA clears 7-tesla MRI scanner from Siemens
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Magnetom Terra from...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens to launch RT version of Vida MRI scanner Siemens launches new application for Acuson SC2000 Siemens inks research deal with Houston Methodist Report: Siemens preps security fix for molecular units Siemens issues security advisory for molecular products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA OKs First 7T MRI Offering More Magnetism, Sharper Images FDA OKs First 7T MRI Offering More Magnetism, Sharper Images
The FDA is limiting the use of the new Magnetom Terra system to imaging the head, arms, and legs of patients who weigh more than 66 pounds.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Alert Source Type: news

RADxx launches awards program
The RAD Women (RADxx) networking group for women in imaging informatics has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RAD Women launches online resource center Ambra plans mentorship program for women in informatics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa inks deal with Mitch & Mates
Agfa HealthCare has signed an agreement with Mitch & Mates, a patient questionnaire...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa brings the cloud to Saudi Arabia Agfa plans to separate healthcare IT business FDA clears Agfa's Xero viewer for more applications Agfa to showcase new enterprise cardiology software Agfa HealthCare revenue holds steady in 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA Clears First 7T Magnetic Resonance Imaging Device
SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 12, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first seven tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, more than doubling the static magnetic field strength av... Devices, Radiology, FDA Siemens Medical Solutions, Magnetom Terra, 7T MRI, magnetic resonance imaging (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection
Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 12, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Imaging Innovations: New Techniques to Aid Clinicians Imaging Innovations: New Techniques to Aid Clinicians
Drs Potter and Nwawka from the Hospital for Special Surgery share their thoughts on the latest in ultrasound, MRI, and CT.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Commentary Source Type: news

How augmented reality can transform medical imaging
Moving from lightboxes and x-ray film to 3D holographic images of patient anatomy,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: UCSF radiologist develops augmented reality software UCSF develops imaging augmented reality applications Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing ISCT: Will cinematic rendering become '3D on steroids'? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Neiman receives NIH grant for musculoskeletal research
The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute has received a five-year grant...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Neiman coding analysis platform finds subspecialties Neiman launches patient-facing dataset Neiman report warns of ACOs' effects on radiology Neiman team develops bundled mammography payment model Neiman Institute launches imaging research tool (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has added five new topics and revised...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hillman to step down as editor of JACR ACR sounds alarm regarding CMS' site-neutral policy ACR updates guidelines for incidental liver lesions on CT ACR unveils Appropriateness Criteria update (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dilon points to new ACR practice parameter
Molecular breast imaging technology developer Dilon Diagnostics said the American...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears GE MBI biopsy accessory Dilon, GE ink distribution deal Dilon updates Navigator gamma probe Dilon highlights molecular breast tomo device at SNMMI Dilon, GE present breast biopsy tool at SBI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Tool IDs Mortality Risk After Bladder Cancer Surgery
Tool incorporates the relative contribution of tumor stage, lymph node involvement (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

TeraRecon launches updated iNtuition software
Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon has launched version 4.4.13 of its iNtuition...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: TeraRecon buys McCoy to create 'Amazon for AI' Commvault teams up with TeraRecon at HIMSS 2017 TeraRecon adds to product line at HIMSS 2017 TeraRecon partners with cloud provider TeraRecon integrates iNtuition with Agfa software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

One-third of MRI exam time is wasted
Wasted time represents a third of the total MRI exam process cycle -- and it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBM's Watson assigns patients to MRI contrast Coordinator service bolsters radiologists' efficiency Simple interventions reduce outpatient CT wait times Unlock efficiency with radiology workflow orchestration Do ED MRI scans reduce hospital stays for MS patients? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why coming out to your health care provider is important
On Oct. 11, the Human Rights Campaign?celebrates?National Coming Out Day. The campaign encourages LGBTQ people to come out, because it still matters. Dr. John Knudsen, a Mayo Clinic radiologist, wants all LGBTQ people to also come out to their health care provider, because their health matters. He says some people in the LGBTQ community don't [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Pediatric resuscitation, diabetes, and radiology apps make the cut (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Merry X-Ray expands with 2 acquisitions
Imaging equipment distributor Merry X-Ray continues to expand with its third...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Merry X-Ray buys New England distributor Merry X-Ray acquires NY distributor Merry X-Ray buys Fla. dealer Merry X-Ray buys Ohio distributor Merry X-Ray adds Nev. firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patient, Provider Interventions May Up Colonoscopy Rates
Patient navigators, provider reminders may improve colonoscopy rates after positive fecal test (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 10, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Konica Minolta brings ultrasound to physiatrists
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas will sponsor educational ultrasound workshops...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta wins Ohio Exa PACS/RIS contract Konica Minolta to acquire Ambry Genetics Konica Minolta completes Mich. order Konica Minolta inks Texas and Calif. contracts Konica Minolta adds to DR installed base (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NIH opens massive x-ray database to propel AI research
Optimizing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for medical applications...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? Deep learning shows promise for reading chest x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT
Size and radiological features should determine how to manage liver lesions detected incidentally on CT scan, says the American College of Radiology (ACR) Incidental Findings Committee in an updated algorithm.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

ImaginAb nabs $8M for new imaging agent
Imaging agent developer ImaginAb said it has raised $8 million in an equity...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ImaginAb names Coombs as CEO ImaginAb names new chairman and CEO ImaginAb touts prostate cancer study results ImaginAb touts study at immunotherapy meeting ImaginAb joins forces with Lilly (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing
The vision of combining 3D printing and healthcare is now a reality. What can...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing's legal landscape remains wild, untamed 3DHeals: 3D printing start-ups demand skill, persistence 3D printers help build a better cranial nerve 3DHeals conference explores 3D printing and more 3D-printed kidneys change preop surgical planning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RBMA Hill Day underscores importance of radiology advocacy
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is the single largest payor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor What does the 2016 election mean for radiology? RBMA launches membership campaign RBMA to consolidate annual meetings in 2017 vRad unveils RBMA scholarship winners (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Giant python receives CT scan
Medical staff performed a CT scan on an 8-ft python at Modern Health Care Clinic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT shows dinosaur tail, bird precursor Just keep scanning: Project builds CT database of fish Dinosaur vertebra fossil rises up in 3D from CT data Troubled Texas sea turtles aided by CT CT digs into dinosaur's cranial anatomy, feeding habits (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMR Naviscan acquires Gamma Medica
PET developer Compañía Mexicana de Radiología (CMR) Naviscan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMR Naviscan highlights PEM study Gamma Medica unveils breast density campaign CMR Naviscan touts PEM study Gamma Medica sets sights on continued progress in 2015 Mexican firm acquires Naviscan assets (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI scanner shipped to Guantanamo Bay for trial
An MRI scanner is being shipped to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay this month...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rights group says Turkish radiologist languishes in jail (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

All-in-One Resuscitation Room for Severe Trauma Reduces Mortality All-in-One Resuscitation Room for Severe Trauma Reduces Mortality
Having an all-in-one trauma resuscitation room that includes whole-body CT, surgery, and interventional radiology can significantly reduce mortality in patients with severe trauma, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Most Cancer Drugs Approved in Europe Show No Survival Benefit
Even in the postmarketing period, half of cancers have no evidence of significant survival gain (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Liver Cancer Remains a Major Public Health Burden Globally
Findings can be used to guide liver cancer prevention efforts (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Evidence mounts: Use macrocyclic GBCAs in pediatric MRI
Could macrocyclic gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) become the standard...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: No residual gadolinium found after GBCA use FDA panel votes to add retention warning to GBCA labels Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast Mayo group finds gadolinium in pediatric brain tissue Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rest Assured Future Radiologists, You Are Safe From AI Rest Assured Future Radiologists, You Are Safe From AI
Should radiologists be worried about being replaced by machines? In this commentary, the authors offer reassurance, outlining the limitations of"Big Data" and machine learning.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Two firms awarded seed grants to develop medical devices for children
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium has announced its latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices for children. The devices are a speech generating system that allows hospitalized children who cannot speak to communicate to clinicians, and a handheld scanner to detect intracranial bleeding in children, without using radiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It's not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit
Beginning in 2019, the level of reimbursement from Medicare to many physicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 Is your practice ready for new decision-support rules? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI gives one-stop shopping for urinary stone evaluation
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately detect and classify...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Provider Advice Impacts Breast Cancer Prevention Decisions
Worry, trust also affect choice on whether to use selective estrogen receptor modulators (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

MRI advances detection of Zika-related brain abnormalities
MRI should be combined with ultrasound to provide additional information to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET tracks Zika virus, disease progression in mice AIUM: NIH prepares for potential re-emergence of Zika virus Studies at RSNA offer new insights into Zika's spread Zika's rapid spread on MRI scans shocks researchers Imaging detects telltale signs of Zika infection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SonoScanner gets FDA nod for U-lite EXP scanner
French portable ultrasound developer SonoScanner has received U.S. Food and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Practice of Ultrasound: Part 24 -- An ultrasound PDA Practice of Ultrasound: Part 23 -- Ultramobilizing ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Angola: Angolan Physician Attends Radiesthesia and Radionics Congress
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan physician and director of the Oriente Terapias Office, Adalgisa David, represented the country in the 11th edition of the Brazilian Congress of Radiesthesia and Radiology 2017, which took place from September 30 to October 01 in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging
Radiologists remain conflicted about breast density notification legislation,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How do breast density laws affect radiology practice? Dutch researchers launch DENSE breast MR trial New nonprofit group launches breast density website NEJM: Are breast density notification laws actually helpful? Half of Calif. primary care docs unaware of breast density law (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MI Incidence Down With CT Angiography in Suspected CAD
But no reduction in mortality, cardiac hospitalizations for CCTA versus functional stress testing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 3, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Overall Breast Cancer Incidence Up for Some in 2005 - 2014
Incidence up for Asian/Pacific Islanders, non - Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, not non - Hispanic whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

ICPME hosts webinar on EQUIP initiative
The International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education (ICPME) has released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases 6-month pilot EQUIP results Volpara highlights new software package at AHRA Volpara partners with Mammography Educators on training EQUIP: The FDA's new breast image quality program Volpara launches new 'EQUIP-ready' software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Interventions More Likely to Follow CT Angio Than Stress Tests
(MedPage Today) -- More CAD diagnoses, more revascularization, and more preventive Tx (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT donates to Hurricane Maria relief efforts
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) said it has donated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant recipients ASRT donates $10K for Hurricane Irma relief ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts ASRT Foundation funds 50 technologist grants ASRT names 2017 advocacy award winners (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tattoo Pigment Hypersensitivity Can Mimic Lymphoma
Case report describes patient with multiple enlarged lymph nodes seen on PET - CT years after tattoo (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

IBM's Watson assigns patients to MRI contrast
Determining which patients need contrast for musculoskeletal MRI scans can...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Strategic Radiology radiologists to work on Watson Chang: IT is the key to improving radiology efficiency Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? IBM Watson deal puts MedyMatch on the map (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings
Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse FindingsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Level I Trauma Center Flooded With Patients After Las Vegas Shooting
BOSTON (CBS) – It is fortuitous that many victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas had access to a Level I trauma center. University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada was flooded by more than 100 patients arriving in a short span, with gunshot wounds to virtually every part of the body as well as other injuries. Level I trauma centers are equipped to handle any type of trauma with surgeons on site 24 hours a day, but not all areas of the country have this type of medical expertise. In fact, UMC is Nevada’s only Level I trauma center. To put things into perspective, the city of Boston is home to six Level...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Las Vegas Shooting Source Type: news

MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) has released guidance on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA backs proposed device regulation consistency MITA praises Aetna for covering CT colonography MITA testifies at medical device user fee hearing MITA: MedPAC offers no new proof of imaging overuse MITA applauds bill to repeal medical device tax (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news