Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 — Low doses of radiation equivalent to three...

Paragon Biosciences Launches Qlarity Imaging to Advance FDA-cleared AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis System

Qlarity Imaging’s software is used to assist radiologists in the assessment and characterization of breast lesions. Imaging features are synthesized by an artificial intelligence algorithm into a single value, the QI score, which is analyzed relative to a database of reference abnormalities with known ground truth. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

Technology | Artificial Intelligence | July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 — Paragon Biosciences LLC announced the launch of its seventh portfolio company, Qlarity Imaging LLC,...

Two brain metastases from primary lung cancer are contrast enhanced in the brain of a 61-year-old male. Speakers at AHRA 2019 will state that ProHance and other macrocyclic MR agents present a very low risk to patients. Images courtesy of Bracco

Two brain metastases from primary lung cancer are contrast enhanced in the brain of a 61-year-old male. Speakers at AHRA 2019 will state that ProHance and other macrocyclic MR agents present a very low risk to patients. Images courtesy of Bracco

Feature | Contrast Media | July 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Macrocyclic contrast agents have the best safety profile of all the magnetic resonance (MR) contrast media that are...

Johns Hopkins Named Qualified Provider-led Entity to Develop Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 — On June 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Johns Hopkins...

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Image by rawpixel from Pixabay 

Feature | Radiology Business | July 18, 2019 | By Stefanie Manack and Judy Zakutny

Approximately 30 percent of a hospital or health system’s profit comes from imaging according, to...

CMS Proposes New Alternative Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
News | Radiation Oncology | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal for an...

FDA Opens Proposal Solicitation Period for 2020 Experiential Learning Program
News | Radiology Business | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)...

New Lung Ambition Alliance Aims to Double Five-year Lung Cancer Survival by 2025
News | Lung Cancer | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), Guardant Health, the Global Lung...

Sponsored Content | Blog | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | July 17, 2019

A lot of computers are being made without disk readers, an indication that this form of media is...

Anatomage Releases Anatomage Cloud Platform
News | Remote Viewing Systems | July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 — Anatomage Inc. released an update to the Anatomage Cloud platform that allows medical and dental...

AAPM 2019 Features More Than 40 Presentations on ViewRay's MRIdian MRI-guided Radiotherapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company's MRIdian System is the focus of more than 40 abstracts...

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes Completes Construction on Beloit, Wis. Molybdenum-99 Processing Facility
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 – NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC  announced completion of construction on its 20,000-square-foot...

RaySearch Releases Version 3A of RayCare Oncology Information System
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 — RaySearch has released RayCare 3A, a new version of the next-generation...

Mirion Showcases Instadose2 Wireless Dual Detector Dosimeter at AAPM and AHRA
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 — Featuring dual detectors, the Instadose2...

Example of an intentionally truncated CT image

Figure 1: Example of an intentionally truncated CT image. The truncation percentage was calculated as the ratio of the patient border touching the field of view to the total patient border (red/(read+blue)). Image courtesy of Qaelum.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019 | Niki Fitousi, Ph.D., and An Dedulle

One of the main benefits of a ...

Image courtesy of Lior Molvin

Image courtesy of Lior Molvin

Sponsored Content | Blog | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019

Contrast agents improve every kind of medical image from computed tomography (CT) to magnetic resonance imaging (MR...

FDA Approves Bayer's Gadavist Contrast for Cardiac MRI in Adult Coronary Artery Disease Patients
Technology | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist injection for use in cardiac...

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Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 15, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Siemens has long focused on automation as a way to make diagnostic equipment faster and more efficient....