News | Neuro Imaging

September 15, 2015 — Imaging patients soon after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to more accurate detection of ...

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Blog | Computed Tomography (CT)

More than one in three computed tomography (CT) sites surveyed by The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) ...

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Feature | Proton Therapy | Jeff Zagoudis

The current state of proton therapy can be assessed fairly quickly by looking at a map: At the end of 2014, there were ...

Time September 09, 2015
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Technology | Analytics Software

Vital Images Inc. recently introduced the VioSuite Image Management and Vitality Solutions Business Intelligence product families, providing healthcare administrators with a robust set of tools to improve system-wide image access and image data analytics. VioSuite and Vitality Solutions, as well as the company’s flagship products VitreaAdvanced and VitreaView software, were showcased at the 9th annual Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition.

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News | Computed Tomography (CT)

September 14, 2015 — A new decision rule will help emergency department physicians determine when to use radiography in ...

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Technology | Flat Panel Displays

Eizo announced it is now offering a white cabinet option for three FlexScan monitors with ultra-slim bezels.

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News | Prostate Cancer

ImaginAb Inc. has released interim results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of IAB2M, the company's proprietary imaging agent for management of prostate cancer. IAB2M demonstrated superior performance in detecting disease compared with ProstaScint and conventional imaging technologies including computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and bone scans. In addition, the agent accurately detected metastatic disease in normal-sized lymph nodes, overcoming a major limitation of existing technologies and addressing a key clinical need.

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News | Mammography

The widespread practice of incentivizing mammogram completion via cash payments, typically by insurance companies, is unethical according to a Viewpoint article published recently in JAMA by an expert from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Instead, incentives should be offered to women to use evidence-based decision aids to decide if they want a mammogram, even if this policy likely averts fewer breast cancer deaths overall.

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News | Ultrasound Imaging

September 14, 2015 — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., was ...

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Feature | Radiation Therapy | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

The use of radiation therapy to treat cancer has been in existence for over a century, tracing back to the early days of ...

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Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT and Katie Regan, MA

Navigating coverage decisions can be overwhelming and confusing, especially for high-end imaging equipment, where ...

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Feature | Information Technology

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of ...

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Value-driven health platform Spreemo has completed the first phase of a study to determine how interpretative variability in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a standard diagnostic test, can influence the course of a patient’s treatment.

Time September 11, 2015
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News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

Zevacor Molecular (Zevacor), manufacturer and distributor of positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) radiopharmaceuticals, announced the arrival of a 70 MeV Cyclotron at its new production facility in Noblesville, Indiana.

Time September 11, 2015
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News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

Westinghouse Electric Company and NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes announced a memorandum of understanding to explore producing medical radioisotopes from the core of commercial nuclear reactors, and methods of global distribution. The exploration involves generating the most widely used radioisotope in medical diagnostic imaging by treating an isotope of the chemical element molybdenum rather than enriched uranium.

Time September 11, 2015
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News | Ultrasound Women's Health

Delphinus Medical Technologies Inc. announced that it has secured a venture round of $39.5 million, the single largest amount ever raised for a healthcare imaging company in the Midwest. It is also the largest amount for a medical device company in Michigan.

Time September 11, 2015
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News | Contrast Media

Tiny gas microbubbles can enhance the delivery and absorption of cancer drugs in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, according to a new pilot study. The study was described at the International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) annual conference in Chicago.

Time September 11, 2015
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Feature | Radiation Therapy

Women who have breast cancer on their left side present a particular challenge to radiation oncologists. Studies have ...

Time September 10, 2015
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Feature | X-Ray | Greg Freiherr

The transition from film to flat panel has dramatically improved the efficiency of portable X-ray units. Transmitting ...

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Technology | Computed Tomography (CT)

September 9, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) for Philips Healthcare’s Spectral ...

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