John Carrino, M.D., M.Ph., presents “Challenges and Opportunities for Radiology to Prove Value in Alternative Payment Models” at AHRA 2019

John Carrino, M.D., M.Ph., presents “Challenges and Opportunities for Radiology to Prove Value in Alternative Payment Models” at AHRA 2019. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Feature | Radiology Business | July 22, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Efforts to reform healthcare are booming,...

Stronger Distribution Networks to Bolster Radiotherapy Patient Positioning Accessories
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 19, 2019

July 17, 2019 — A recent study projects global market revenues for...

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017.

IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev

July 19, 2019 — Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in...

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Image courtesy of Pixabay

Sponsored Content | Blog | Advanced Visualization | July 19, 2019

Rural America does not show up in any atlas but, geographically, it accounts for 80 percent of the United States’...

Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems

Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems

Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 19, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Recent advances in...

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...