• Senate Republicans led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) unveiled the discussion draft of their own bill Thursday to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare, which overhauled and expanded health insurance coverage for millions of Americans.

  • In the battle against metastatic prostate cancer, the removal of lymph node metastases using image-guided surgery may have a high clinical impact on outcomes. Researchers at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) demonstrated preclinically that...

  • Much has been documented about the role of enterprise imaging as part of the larger effort to integrate a single longitudinal patient record. Despite the many ways an imaging effort reflects an organization’s electronic medical record (EMR) effort, there remain some distinct differences. For one...

  • Editor’s note: In this article, David A. Strahle, M.D., candidly shares how and why he and his team became involved with the systematic development of an abbreviated protocol for screening breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and what they learned after carefully evaluating the data. This...

  • After announcing the planned expansion of its Population Health Management (PHM) offerings through the acquisition of San Francisco-based company, Medicalis Corporation, Siemens Healthineers confirmed that the official closing of the deal occurred June 1, 2017. 

News | PACS | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — Medidata and Median Technologies announced a new collaboration to streamline the growth and use of...

RamSoft Partners With Gamel to Enhance Patient Care in Peruvian Market
News | PACS | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — RamSoft announced a new partnership with Peru-based medical imaging equipment provider, Gamel. With...

Therapixel Wins the Digital Mammography Challenge
News | Mammography | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — French radiology technology company Therapixel was recently named the winner of the Digital...

ASTRO Issues Guideline for Stereotactic Radiation Use in Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Feature | Lung Cancer | June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical guideline for the...

ClearRead CT Nearing 50 Installations Milestone
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Riverain Technologies announced that it is now processing data from nearly 50...

MRI Plus Mammography Improves Detection of New Breast Cancer After Surgery
News | Breast Imaging | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — A new article published by ...

Senate Reveals First Healthcare Bill Draft
News | Business | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Senate Republicans led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) unveiled the discussion draft of...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Enterprise Imaging | June 21, 2017

Konica Minolta takes a top-down approach to looking at an entire facility and removing the departmental approach....

RadNet Inc. Acquires Equity Stake in Medic Vision
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — RadNet Inc. and Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced that RadNet has acquired an equity...

University of Wisconsin-Madison Partners With RaySearch on RayCare OIS
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — The Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has entered into an...

RSNA Research and Education Foundation Awarding $4 Million in Grants in 2017
News | Business | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research and Education (R&E) Foundation will...

Diagnostic Radiation Exposure Safe for Children, Experts State
News | Pediatric Imaging | June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 — In an article published in the June 2017 issue of...

Carestream Showing New Mobile X-ray System With Carbon Nanotube Technology at AHRA
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Carestream Health will show the DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile...

Videos | Information Technology | June 20, 2017

Alex Towbin, M.D., Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, discusses the...

Dual-Agent PET/MR With Time of Flight Detects More Cancer

Tc-99m MDP bone scan (left) is negative for osseous lesions. NaF/FDG PET/MRI (right and second slide) confirms absence of bone metastases, but shows liver metastases. Image courtesy of Stanford University.

News | PET-MRI | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Simultaneous injections of the radiopharmaceuticals fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F...

IUCT Oncopole Installs First Radixact Radiotherapy System in France
News | Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that the University Cancer Institute of Toulouse Oncopole (IUCT Oncopole) in...

Combined Optical and Molecular Imaging Could Guide Breast-Conserving Surgery

WLE specimen from a patient with a grade 3, ER-/HER2-, no special type (NST) carcinoma. (A) Cerenkov image; (B) Grey-scale photographic image overlaid with Cerenkov signal. An increased signal from the tumor is visible (white arrows); mean radiance is 871 ± 131 photons/s/cm2/sr, mean TBR is 3.22. Both surgeons measured the posterior margin (outlined in blue) as 2 mm (small arrow); a cavity shaving would have been performed if the image had been available intraoperatively. The medial margin (outlined in green) measured >5 mm by both surgeons. Pathology ink prevented assessing the lateral margin; a phosphorescent signal is visible (open arrows). (C) Specimen radiography image. The absence of one surgical clip to mark the anterior margin, and the odd position of the superior margin clip (white arrow) prevented reliable margin assessment. (D) Combined histopathology image from two adjacent pathology slides on which the posterior margin (bottom of image) and part of the primary tumor are visible (open arrows). The distance from the posterior margin measured 3 mm microscopically (double arrow). The medial margin is > 5 mm (not present in image). Credit: A. D. Purushotham, M.D., King’s College London, UK

News | Nuclear Imaging | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) is the primary treatment for early-stage...

Henry Ford Cancer Institute First in World to Install Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan – and first in the world – to offer...

New Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case Discusses Child-Sizing CT Dose
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The tenth special edition Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case is now available to help radiologists,...

Fujifilm Exhibits Suite of Enterprise Imaging Solutions at SIIM 2017
News | Enterprise Imaging | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. presented its comprehensive Synapse Enterprise Imaging...

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