Imaging

Cigna, insurance coverage, 3-D mammography, breast cancer screening, Hologic
News | Mammography | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — National insurer Cigna revised its medical coverage policy for breast cancer screening and will now
Fujifilm Aspire 3D mammography, tomosynthysis
News | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. has submitted to the U.S.
Alzheimer's, phase 3 study, MRI, LMTM, AAIC 2016
News | Neuro Imaging | August 24, 2016
Important clinical trial results in Alzheimer's disease and dementia were recently reported at the 2016 Alzheimer's...
Valiance X12, SPECT/CT, CZT detectors, clinical trial

Tc99m MDP SPECT bone study images of a 35 year old male with right ankle pain. Top: Valiance X12. Bottom: Analog SPECT. Image courtesy of Molecular Dynamics.

News | SPECT-CT | August 24, 2016
Molecular Dynamics has successfully completed the first phase of a clinical trial to evaluate the Valiance X12 whole-...
MRI, prostate cancer, zinc, UT Southwestern Medical Center study
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 23, 2016
A novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method that detects low levels of zinc ion can help distinguish healthy...
Philips, Ingenia MRI, VA Medical Center, Pineville Louisiana
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 23, 2016
Alexandria VA Medical Center (VAMC) and Philips announced that the VAMC’s Pineville, La., facility will be the first VA...
Agfa Healthcare, DIN-PACS IV agreement, U.S. government contract, diagnostic imaging, IT solutions
News | Business | August 23, 2016
Agfa HealthCare announced that the U.S. government has awarded the company its DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/...
best ultrasound technician schools, 2016 ranking, College Choice
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016
College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published its 2016 rankings...
lung cancer, low-dose helical computed tomography, LDCT, Moffitt Cancer Center study, high-risk patients
News | Lung Cancer | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — A new study found patients who tested negative for lung cancer by...
NASH, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, MRI, MRI-PDFF, University of California San Diego study
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 22, 2016
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that a form of magnetic resonance...
Fujifilm, Aspire Cristalle mammography system, Parascript AccuDetect, computer-aided detection software, Mena Regional Health System, Arkansas hospital

AccuDetect CAD software image courtesy of Parascript

News | Breast Imaging | August 22, 2016
Parascript announced that Mena Regional Health System (MRHS), Mena, Ark., has adopted Fujifilm’s Aspire Cristalle and...
PET, depression, neurogenesis, brain imaging, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technology study
News | PET Imaging | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — A new non-invasive positron...
atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016
The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific...

Image courtesy of NYU Langone Medical Center

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — A new technology harnesses imperfections that typically compromise...
Parkinson's disease, altered brain activity, NIH-funded study, Radiology journal, fMRI

A new study has found that neural activity in certain brain areas declines over time in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and two related syndromes. Image courtesy of David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., University of Florida

News | Neuro Imaging | August 18, 2016
Neuroscientists peered into the brains of patients with Parkinson’s disease and two similar conditions to see how their...
JACR, Neiman Institute study, bundled payment models, breast cancer screening, mammography
News | Business | August 18, 2016
According to a new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, mammography may present an opportunity for...
Cianna Medical, Savi Scout radar localization system, breast lesions, additional FDA clearance
News | Breast Imaging | August 17, 2016
Cianna Medical Inc. announced the company has received an additional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...
virtual colonoscopy, ACR, Medicare coverage, colorectal cancer screening, CRC
News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 17, 2016
Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations...
GE Healthcare, OEC Elite MiniView mini C-arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed
Toshiba, Aquilion Prime 80 CT, Saint Alphonsus Health System
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 17, 2016
Saint Alphonsus Health System is improving its workflow and enhancing diagnostic quality and safety across its network...
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