• X-ray of a knee.

    August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the number of mandatory geographic areas participating in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (Innovation Center) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model from 67...

  • GE Healthcare announced Signa Premier, a new wide bore 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, is now available for sale in the United States. Signa Premier is the result of a four-year collaboration with the National Football League (NFL) and research institutions around the world working...

  • July 28, 2017 — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that the chamber will be moving on to other priorities after the latest version of Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal-and-replace legislation was defeated by a narrow 51-49 vote early Friday.

  • Researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have produced the first direct evidence that parts of our brains implicated in mental disorders may be shaped by a “residual echo” from our ancient past. The more a person’s genome carries genetic vestiges of Neanderthals, the more...

  • Samsung announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the BodyTom Elite, an upgraded version of its portable, full-body, 32-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner. The upgraded system features a new visual design, and upgraded software, hardware and workstation.

Enterprise Imaging Growing Its Share of Imaging IT Market
Feature | Enterprise Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 16, 2017 — A new imaging information technology (IT) market report from Signify Research suggests...

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — SuperSonic Imagine recently introduced the newest version of its premium...

ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has released a joint expert consensus document...

MedStar Georgetown Proton Center Selects RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — The proton center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will utilize RayStation for planning...

MaineHealth Selects eUnity Platform for Clinical and Diagnostic Viewing
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Client Outlook recently announced that MaineHealth has selected eUnity as its...

Pentax Medical Launches New Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope
Technology | Endoscopes | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Pentax Medical Co. announced the U.S. launch of the Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope (EG-3270UK),...

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

Carestream dose management
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Advanced Visualization | August 17, 2017

It's critical for today's healthcare professionals to understand the balance between the risks and benefits of any X...

ScImage Awarded U.S. Government DIN-PACS IV Contract
News | PACS | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — ScImage Inc. was recently awarded a new DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and...

Carestream Launches MR Brain Perfusion and Diffusion Modules for Vue PACS
Technology | Advanced Visualization | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — Carestream Health recently introduced new...

Mach7 Technologies Welcomes New CEO
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — Mach7 Technologies Inc. welcomed Michael Jackman as their new chief executive officer (CEO) to...

Study Demonstrates First Human Application of Novel PET Tracer for Prostate Cancer

Transaxial 11Csarcosine hybrid PET/CT showed a (triangulated) adenocarcinoma in the transition zone of the anterior right prostate gland on PET (A), CT (B), and a separately obtained T2?weighted MR sequence (C) with resulting PET/MRI registration (D). Image courtesy of M. Piert et al., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — In the featured translational article in the August issue of ...

X-ray of a knee replacement. CMS may change reimbursements for joint and knee replacements. Patient Marilyn Fornell.

CMS may change how it reimburses for knee replacements and said it may eliminate bundled payments for acute cardiac care.

Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

ISMRM Issues Guidelines for MRI Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in...

DOSIsoft Releases ISOgray Proton Therapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — DOSIsoft SA announced the official release, with CE marking, of ISOgray...

Patient Complexity, Subspecialization Impact List Prices for Radiologists' Services
News | Business | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — A new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute finds that patient condition...

Neighbors Emergency Center Selects Novarad PACS/RIS
News | PACS | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Novarad Corp. has entered into agreement to provide...

The ACR, SNMMI and ASNC created guidelines for performance of dopamine transporter SPECT imaging for movement disorders, cardiac PET/CT imaging and technical standards on diagnostic procedures using radiopharmaceuticals.
News | Imaging | August 15, 2017

Aug. 10, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) developed three new guidance documents and revised 32 others...

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for orthopedic and knee replacement imaging. Photo by Vital Images

CMS is considering elimination or changing bundled payments for knee replacements. 

News | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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Upcoming radiology conferences, meetings and events.
News | August 14, 2017

ITN maintains a comprehensive listing of radiology specialty meetings on its website at ...

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