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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report (2015 Impact Report).

A new, online report predicts where American hospitals will spend billions on healthcare technology in 2015, centering on ICD-10 migration and population health management solutions.

Densitas, Research Edition, mammography, breast density, ECR 2015

A new research technology was profiled during scientific sessions at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria. Densitas Research Edition assesses mammographic breast density...

breast cancer, overdiagnosis, mammography, Alexandra Barratt, BMJ

More than any other debate about overdiagnosis, the discussion of breast cancer has spilt from the pages of the specialist medical press into the public domain, argues a public health expert in...

Koning Breast CT 1000, KBCT, computed tomography, mammography, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted pre-market approval (PMA) market clearance for the Koning Breast CT (KBCT 1000). It is a dedicated breast imaging system that acquires ...

The presidents of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) and American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD) announced the integration of the two organizations. The combined group will be...

MobileArt Evolution EFX AeroDR-i, Konica Minolta, Shimadzu, portable X-ray

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging and Shimadzu Medical Systems USA announced a new, integrated portable X-ray solution, the MobileArt Evolution EFX AeroDR-i. This portable solution is now...

Hodgkin lymphoma, pediatric imaging, guidelines, radiation therapy, FDG-PET, CT

The International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) has issued a guideline outlining the use of 3-D computed tomography (CT)-based radiation therapy planning and volumetric image guidance...

CMS, ICD-10, transition, website, ICD-9, business, information technology

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working closely with stakeholders across the healthcare industry to provide support in transitioning to version 10 of the International...

Using complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer simulator that provides customized...

Volpara, VolparaAnalytics, VolparaDensity, mammography, pressure, study

Calculating and tracking mammographic compression pressure could help standardize mammography quality and patient experience, according to a study published in the European Jorunal of...

A study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual scientific meeting says 3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to...

ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo

ScImage announced the immediate availability and deployment of updated quantification metrics based on guidelines published jointly in January 2015 by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE...

In 1934, a Senate committee opened hearings its chairman said would show that America’s involvement in WWI was “not a matter of national honor and national defense, but a matter of profit for the...

Breast density may be one of the strongest predictors of the failure of mammography to detect cancer, according to an educational session presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North...

It’s no surprise to state that healthcare technology has been slow to mature. However, much of this perception has come from lack of a greater picture; the proverbial “forest for the trees.” No...

Heart Imaging Technologies, Precession, cardiac magnetic resonance, software

Heart Imaging Technologies announced the release of Precession, a cardiac magnetic resonance solution which allows viewing, analysis and reporting all within a standard web browser.

Radiologists play a key role in the cancer care continuum after the initial diagnosis of prostate cancer. This includes regular imaging assessments to monitor growth, and tracking tumor changes to...

Barco, Nio 5MP LED, flat panel displays, mammography

Barco announced the launch of a new diagnostic display system, Nio 5MP LED. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for radiology and mammography and featuring a number of image-...

Multiple studies and products were presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference in December about emerging technologies in breast imaging, with a focus on how...