The American College of Radiology (ACR) is calling on radiologists nationally to respond to a solicitation for public comment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) about lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography (LDCT).

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News | Lung Imaging | May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) is calling on radiologists nationally to respond to a ...
Carestream selects HPE GreenLake Cloud Services to power transformative artificial intelligence-as-a-service (AIaas)
News | Artificial Intelligence | May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021 — Carestream Health is transforming and accelerating the way it develops and delivers AI applications for...
According to an open-access article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), increased axillary lymph node or ipsilateral deltoid uptake is occasionally observed on FDG or 11C-choline PET performed after Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccination

(A) 57-year-old woman with right upper arm melanoma who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech) in the left deltoid 15 days prior to FDG PET/CT. FDG uptake is observed within left axillary lymph nodes (arrow, SUVmax = 9.3).

(B) 62-year-old man with metastatic prostate carcinoma who received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech) in the right deltoid 7 days prior to 11C-choline PET/CT. 11C-choline uptake is observed within right axillary lymph nodes (arrows, SUVmax = 3.1) as well as the right deltoid muscle (circle, SUVmax = 1.7).

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021 — According to an open-access article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), increased axillary...
A new study finds that brachytherapy, a common procedure that delivers radiation directly to cancer cells, may continue safely, potentially without delay or antibiotics, in cervical cancer patients following uterine perforation.

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News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021 — A new study finds that brachytherapy, a common procedure that delivers radiation directly to cancer...
Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky (UK) and University of Southern California (USC) suggests that a noninvasive neuroimaging technique may index early-stage blood-brain barrier (BBB) dysfunction associated with small vessel disease (SVD).

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021 — Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky (UK) and University of Southern California (...
The drug, known as Avasopasem manganese, is made by Galera Therapeutics. It acts like a natural enzyme called superoxide dismutase and converts superoxide into hydrogen peroxide. Based on its ability to "mop up" damaging superoxide molecules, which are produced by radiation treatment, the drug is currently in clinical trials to test its ability to protect mucosal tissue from the side-effect of radiotherapy.

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News | Radiation Therapy | May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021 — A small drug molecule that appears to protect normal tissue from the damaging effects of radiation, may...
team of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health has developed a new ultrasound technique to monitor the placenta for impaired fetal blood flow early in pregnancy.

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News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021 — A team of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health has developed a new ultrasound...
(A) 70-year-old woman with pulmonary adenocarcinoma who underwent sublobar resection without evidence for pLVI. 15-mm solid nodule with irregular margins present in right lower lobe (arrow). No tumor recurrence on 37-month follow-up. (B) 75-year-old man with pulmonary adenocarcinoma who underwent wedge resection that exhibited pLVI. 19-mm solid nodule with irregular margins and peritumoral interstitial thickening (arrowheads) present in right upper lobe. Ipsilateral mediastinal and hilar lymph node metastas

(A) 70-year-old woman with pulmonary adenocarcinoma who underwent sublobar resection without evidence for pLVI. 15-mm solid nodule with irregular margins present in right lower lobe (arrow). No tumor recurrence on 37-month follow-up. (B) 75-year-old man with pulmonary adenocarcinoma who underwent wedge resection that exhibited pLVI. 19-mm solid nodule with irregular margins and peritumoral interstitial thickening (arrowheads) present in right upper lobe. Ipsilateral mediastinal and hilar lymph node metastasis occurred after 5-month follow-up (not shown). Image courtesy of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021 — According to an open-access Editor's Choice article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR),...
The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, a transformative joint venture between Cleveland Clinic and Amwell that aligns world-class clinical expertise with the power of innovative digital health technologies, announced that its virtual second opinion solution, available to health plans, employers and consumers, will now include multidisciplinary case analysis.
News | Radiation Oncology | May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021 — The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, a transformative joint venture between Cleveland Clinic and Amwell that...
The WASE-COVID Study used the artificial intelligence automated echocardiogram reading software EchoGo-Core from Ultromics to evaluate ejection fraction and left ventricle longitudinal strain in COVID-19 patients to identify risk markers for mortality. The study also compared human vs. AI variability in assessing the exams. #ACC21 #ACC2021

The WASE-COVID Study used the artificial intelligence automated echocardiogram reading software EchoGo-Core from Ultromics to evaluate ejection fraction and left ventricle longitudinal strain in COVID-19 patients to identify risk markers for mortality. The study also compared human vs. AI variability in assessing the exams.

News | May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021 — Artificial intelligence (AI) derived heart measurements were able to predict COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)...
Like many other healthcare providers across the country, Northwell Health, New York State’s largest healthcare provider with 17 imaging centers across New York, saw a surge in COVID-19 patients at the start of the pandemic in 2020
Sponsored Content | Blog | Enterprise Imaging | May 17, 2021
  Like many other healthcare providers across the country, Northwell Health, New York State’s largest healthcare...
The Radiological Society of North American announced that RSNA21 will be back — live — this November in Chicago
News | RSNA | May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced today that 10,378 scientific and educational...
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) 2021 Conference, scheduled for August 9-13 in Las Vegas, will be one of the first to take a step back to normalcy

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News | HIMSS | May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021 — It looks like in-person conferences are making a comeback. The Healthcare Information and Management...
Overall Excellence Finalist/Multi-platform Package of the Year for its coverage of the Pandemic’s Toll on Radiology, National

Overall Excellence Finalist/Multi-platform Package of the Year for its coverage of the Pandemic’s Toll on Radiology, National

Feature | Imaging Technology News - ITN | May 17, 2021 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Imaging Technology News (ITN) and its sister publication Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) recently took...
Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven healthcare has potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but AI algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to patients. In JAMA Network Open, Regenstrief Institute President Peter Embí, M.D., calls for algorithmovigilance (a term he coined for scientific methods and activities relating to evaluation, monitoring, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of algorithms in healthcare) to address

Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven healthcare has potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but AI algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to patients. In JAMA Network Open, Regenstrief Institute President Peter Embí, M.D., calls for algorithmovigilance (a term he coined for scientific methods and activities relating to evaluation, monitoring, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of algorithms in healthcare) to address inherent biases in healthcare algorithms and their deployment. Image courtesy of Regenstrief Institute

News | Artificial Intelligence | May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021 — Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven healthcare has the potential to transform medical decision-making...
Chest X-ray from patient severely ill from COVID-19, showing (in white patches) infected tissue spread across the lungs. Image courtesy of Nature Publishing or npj Digital Medicine

Chest X-ray from patient severely ill from COVID-19, showing (in white patches) infected tissue spread across the lungs. Image courtesy of Nature Publishing or npj Digital Medicine

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021 — Trained to see patterns by analyzing thousands of chest X-rays, a computer program predicted with up to...
According to the CDC, if you are fully vaccinated you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Infographic courtesy of the CDC.

According to the CDC, if you are fully vaccinated you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Infographic courtesy of the CDC.

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a new statement relaxing the...
Estimates of excess deaths, defined as the number of persons who have died from all causes, above the expected number of deaths for a given place and time, can provide a comprehensive account of mortality likely related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including deaths that are both directly and indirectly associated with COVID-19.
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — Estimates of excess deaths, defined as the number of persons who have died from all causes, above the...
Medical researchers at Flinders University have established a new link between high body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer survival rates — with clinical data revealing worse outcomes for early breast cancer (EBC) patients and improved survival rates in advanced breast cancer (ABC).

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News | Women's Health | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — Medical researchers at Flinders University have established a new link between high body mass index (BMI...
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News | Artificial Intelligence | May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021 — Laurel Bridge Software, a provider of imaging software solutions that enable health systems to...