Shimadzu prepares product launches for ECR 2018
Shimadzu will be bringing a number of new x-ray products and upgrades to ECR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shimadzu names Cassudakis as x-ray director Shimadzu launches MX7 mobile DR upgrade Shimadzu installs DR system in Wash. Shimadzu notches Fla. installation Shimadzu launches MX7 mobile DR unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

South African facility resumes Mo-99 production
NTP Radioisotopes' Pelindaba nuclear facility in South Africa is back online...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: South African Mo-99 maker completes LEU conversion NTP temporarily halts Mo-99 production NTP uses LEU for Mo-99 production South African reactor starts moly production (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New article focuses on variation in MRI costs
The wide variation in costs for MRI scans -- often within the same metropolitan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Huge differences in cost of MRI scans Family gets bill for $25K MRI scan HealthCost offers consumers access to imaging costs The price is wrong? Residents unclear on cost of imaging Knee MRI prices can vary almost 8-fold across the U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can AI help in the fight against gadolinium deposition?
What if gadolinium-based contrast agents could be used at just 10% of current...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How can radiologists prepare for future of AI? Study finds gadolinium leaks into eyes of stroke patients Artificial intelligence guides lower PET tracer dose FDA issues directive on GBCA labeling, safety research Japan requires changes in GBCA labeling information (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta to debut enterprise analytics software
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas plans to unveil new analytics capabilities...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta debuts new AeroDR reporting software Konica Minolta to launch software, DR detectors at RSNA 2017 Konica Minolta lands Premier contract for Exa Konica Minolta to highlight US at rheumatology meeting Konica Minolta brings ultrasound to physiatrists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Aidoc unveils AI algorithm for analysis of CT scans
Israeli artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Aidoc has introduced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIDoc Medical raises $7M (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens receives FDA nod for GoKnee3D
Siemens Healthineers has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens to sell Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT in Canada Lower revenue plagues Siemens Healthineers' Q1 numbers Siemens teams up with Florida Hospital Siemens Healthineers plans cost cuts to prepare for IPO Report: Siemens targets health IPO for March (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD
Gastrointestinal ultrasound (GIUS) accurately and noninvasively assesses disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Newer Breast MRI May Be More Accurate and Easier
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines
Blue Earth Diagnostics said that its Axumin (fluciclovine F-18) PET radiopharmaceutical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Novel PET tracer aids recurrent prostate cancer patients Medicare coverage gets easier for oncologic PET tracers Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EnvoyAI inks partnership with 16 Bit
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology provider EnvoyAI has signed AI software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: TeraRecon teams with EnvoyAI EnvoyAI launches new AI platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MillenSys to present updated VNA software at ECR 2018
Healthcare IT software developer MillenSys will showcase the latest upgrades...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MillenSys launches new software package MillenSys shows EHR/VNA software at ECR 2017 MillenSys unveils Workspace PACS upgrade MillenSys set to debut EHR/VNA software at Arab Health MillenSys launches new DICOM viewer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New IBD Guidelines Aim to Simplify Care New IBD Guidelines Aim to Simplify Care
The European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation and the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology have joined forces to update recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Study finds scanner noise from 3T MRI can affect hearing
Even with ear protection, increased acoustic noise from a 3-tesla MRI scan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Room for improvement in making MRI scans less noisy 3T MRI fetal scans should not affect newborns' hearing MRI scans of 'brain age' could predict poor health MRI may hurt patients with cochlear implants GE launches Silent Scan for MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast MRI technique helps cancer detection without contrast
German researchers have developed a novel breast MRI technique that greatly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Online tool offers breast cancer treatment education At high risk for breast cancer? Start screening early Both screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A Strategy for Building an LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program A Strategy for Building an LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program
A non-profit community health system presents their experience developing an LDCT lung cancer screening program, outlining a five-point strategy for ensuring success.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Neuroimaging in Dementia Neuroimaging in Dementia
This article provides an overview of classic as well as new, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques that can assist with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and other dementia syndromes.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Uganda:Uganda Has Only 37 Radiologists - Records
[Monitor] Kampala -Ministry of Health records seen by this reporter indicate that the country has only 48 radiologists meant to serve the almost 40million Ugandans. This means one radiologist handles over 850,000 people with different complexities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

DTI-MRI ties lack of fitness to cognitive decline
With the aid of diffusion-tensor MR imaging (DTI-MRI), researchers from the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Court rules that DTI-MRI scans are not 'junk science' DTI-MRI poses new cause for schizophrenia MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes MRI may predict cognitive impairment in fighters DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears blood test to assist concussion evaluation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a blood test that...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MR spectroscopy finds lingering concussion effects Kids with concussion usually normal on CT, MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guerbet highlights revenue growth for Q4, 2017
French contrast developer Guerbet posted revenue increases for its 2017 fourth...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Guerbet launches contrast management software Guerbet posts revenue growth for Q3 Guerbet issues statement on FDA gadolinium vote Guerbet lands expanded FDA clearance for Dotarem Guerbet phases out 2 contrast agents (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How can radiologists prepare for future of AI?
Yes, artificial intelligence (AI) will likely be a useful adjunct for radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How will artificial intelligence enhance radiology? AI, radiomics help distinguish lung nodules on CT scans AI's role in radiology evolving toward a promising future Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Should radiologists and pathologists unite to master AI? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is Gaming Technology'Medicine's New Frontier? '
It's the story of a radiologist and an IT guy from one of the most distinguished universities in the country who thought it just might be possible to use virtual reality to tackle tangible problems in medicine, and it could revolutionize the way medicine is practiced and taught. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA expands use window for stroke treatment device
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the treatment window...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Viz.AI's stroke detection software Study finds gadolinium leaks into eyes of stroke patients Perfusion imaging expands window for stroke treatment FDA clears 2 clot retrieval devices for stroke Interventionalists: Proceed with caution for mechanical blood clot removal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Merit Medical closes BD deal
Disposable products developer Merit Medical Systems has completed its $100...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Merit Medical to purchase some BD divestment assets Merit Medical posts mixed Q3 results Merit Medical shows strong Q2 revenue growth Merit posts Q1 revenue, income increases Merit Medical closes public offering (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears Arterys Oncology AI suite
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared imaging software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Arterys unveils Mica software at RSNA 2017 Arterys nets $30M in financing Arterys receives SIIM award for cloud project FDA OK's Arterys cardiac software Arterys nets FDA OK for 4D software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Havana embassy case baffles clinicians -- despite MRI
What caused a series of mysterious illnesses among diplomatic personnel at...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Viz.ai Granted De Novo FDA Clearance for First Artificial Intelligence Triage Software
A new era of intelligent stroke care begins as regulatory approval is granted for the Viz.ai LVO Stroke Platform The platform utilizes artificial intelligence to identify Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) strokes and automatically notify specialists to speed... Devices, Radiology, Neurology, FDA Viz.ai, imaging, artificial intelligence, stroke (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arterys Receives First FDA Clearance for Broad Oncology Imaging Suite with Deep Learning
FDA clearance covers all solid tumors. Initial launch will include Liver AI and Lung AI oncology software to empower clinicians to quickly measure and track lesions and nodules in MRI and CT scans SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Mark... Devices, Radiology, Oncology, FDA Arterys, imaging, artificial intelligence (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MICI Q1: Payor pressure weighs on radiology managers
Despite the growing economy, reimbursement pressure from payors -- particularly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admins' outlook 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is FDA Getting More Cozy with AI?
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is undoubtedly on the rise in healthcare. From fledging medtech companies to established giants like Watson IBM—many firms are riding the current AI wave. Not only are companies embracing technology, but so is FDA. Recently the agency gave approval to San Francisco-based Viz.ai’s Contact application, a type of clinical decision support software designed to analyze CT results that could notify providers of a potential stroke in their patients. “What it’s doing is comparing the imaging features in that patient with the millions of images it has been tr...
Source: MDDI - February 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Medical Device Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Higher Biopsy Rates for Women Undergoing Screening Breast MRI
Lower cancer yield compared to mammography alone for women with, without personal history of cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

DenseBreast-info.org to launch European content
Breast density education group DenseBreast-info.org has announced a plan to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DenseBreast-info.org releases Spanish-language video Coalition: Payment for yearly breast screening threatened Breast density groups release resources in Spanish A radiologist confronts her own breast cancer New nonprofit group launches breast density website (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Proposed 2019 U.S. budget features healthcare cuts
On February 12, President Donald Trump released a proposed U.S. budget for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. budget deal will reduce physician fee cuts Tax reform bill overturns ACA's individual mandate No radiology cuts in final 2018 MPFS; CDS pushed back CBO scores bipartisan Obamacare proposal McCain to oppose Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2D/3D hybrid interface refreshes diagnostic imaging
A new display interface for radiology workstations combines virtual reality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Image analysis with 3D modeling aids wound healing Gaming technology armed to reduce repeat x-rays How augmented reality can transform medical imaging Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Kinect suitable for surgical manipulation of MR images (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is virtual reality in radiology becoming a reality?
Virtual reality is by no means a new technology, but recent developments have...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Augmented reality projects medical images onto patients Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? How augmented reality can transform medical imaging UCSF radiologist develops augmented reality software Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI leak causes concern at NYC airport
A leak from a damaged MRI scanner prompted a call to hazardous-material personnel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Indian group defends radiologist in fatal MRI incident Calif. man sues over MRI-related burn Probe into MRI-related death focuses on safety training 5 ways to create a culture of safety in radiology New board taps growing demand for MRI safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and the American...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems SNMMI names Thomas editor for technology journal SNMMI posts criteria for somatostatin receptor PET Radiologist wins ASNC's 1st clinical abstract award Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry ASNC, SNMMI advise on cardiac sarcoidosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Education About Imaging Most Often Given by Ordering Provider
Delivery of pre - examination information to patients suboptimal; about half seek information themselves (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Indian group defends radiologist in fatal MRI incident
A local branch of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association has come...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologist arrested in deadly Indian MRI incident Report: Metal detector at Indian MRI room 'not functional' Probe into MRI-related death focuses on safety training Indian man carrying oxygen tank dies in MRI suite (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patients want more imaging info -- and before their exams
How much information do patients want before imaging exams? Certainly more...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role Patients want radiologists reading their exams Patients want information about radiation risk What do patients really know about radiation and radiologists? Personal touch wins over patients, referring physicians (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Gastric Transmural Migration of a Prosthetic Hiatal Hernia Gastric Transmural Migration of a Prosthetic Hiatal Hernia
This case report highlights a lesser known cause of morbidity arising from a Nissen fundoplication using mesh for hiatal hernia repair.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Canon launches XGO edition of 3T MRI scanner
Canon Medical Systems USA has begun shipping Vantage Galan 3T XGO, an upgraded...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AHRA, Canon award grants for patient initiatives Canon Medical wins Vantage Galan installation Canon announces Toshiba Medical Systems name change Toshiba rides into RSNA sunset with Canon on horizon Canon releases new wireless DR detectors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound for Rectal Cancer Staging Tied to More Chemoradiation
But no significant improvement in overall survival compared with CT of the abdomen and pelvis only (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Source-Ray wins $100m Pentagon contract
Radiology device maker Source-Ray won a $100 million contract with the US Department of Defense for the delivery of radiology systems and accessories, according to a DoD release. The deal is a five-year base firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with a single five-year option period, and was a competitive acquisition with a total of 27 responses received by the DoD. Source-Ray produces portable X-ray systems, including its UC-5000 urgent care radiology unit, a line of wired and wireless digital systems and the line powered portable PowerMax 1260 unit, as well as a number of different OEM pr...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging sourceray Source Type: news

NHS Scotland embarks on global radiologist search
Nine health boards are trying to attract radiologists to fill 32 vacancies across Scotland. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calif. man sues over MRI-related burn
A 72-year-old California man is suing Glendale Adventist Medical Center, alleging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologist arrested in deadly Indian MRI incident Report: Metal detector at Indian MRI room 'not functional' Probe into MRI-related death focuses on safety training 5 ways to create a culture of safety in radiology New board taps growing demand for MRI safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Don't delay planning for Medicare decision-support rules
Radiologists have received another reprieve from the deadline for using appropriate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What radiologists should know about 2018 MIPS changes Coding and billing considerations in interventional radiology How 2018 coding changes will affect radiology practices Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? 5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Calif. man sues over MRI-related burn
A 72-year-old California man is suing Glendale Adventist Medical Center, alleging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologist arrested in deadly Indian MRI incident Report: Metal detector at Indian MRI room 'not functional' Probe into MRI-related death focuses on safety training 5 ways to create a culture of safety in radiology New board taps growing demand for MRI safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Don't delay planning for Medicare decision-support rules
Radiologists have received another reprieve from the deadline for using appropriate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What radiologists should know about 2018 MIPS changes Coding and billing considerations in interventional radiology How 2018 coding changes will affect radiology practices Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? 5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news