Feature | Imaging | February 03, 2016 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Top 10 Articles of 2015

ITN relies on its readers for input as to what trends and topics you are interested in and are affecting your business. We continuously monitor what the audience is viewing online at itnonline.com, and also through social media channels and face-to-face conversations out in the field.

This year, topics on radiology trends and imaging dominated the list. 

ITN’s mission is to serve as a time-saving, go-to source for information on the latest in imaging technology and help readers keep up-to-date on trends in the market. This year’s list is a reflection of that goal, and what readers considered important this past year.

1. Changing the Culture in Radiology

Heightened awareness of dose monitoring is needed for physicians and clinicians. 

2. FDA Issues Class 1 Recall for GE Healthcare MRI Systems 

The recall included all superconducting magnets from 1985 through 2015.

3. New Advances in PET/CT Technology

This article appeared as an introduction to a comparison chart on PET/CT systems in the
May 2015 issue. 

4. Controversies in Breast Cancer Screening

A look into the controversial and confusing studies that currently dictate the standards for breast cancer screening.

5. Radiologists, I Feel Your Strain

Despite increasing radiology workloads in recent years, remarkably, there has been a dearth of research into the effects of eye fatigue on radiologists ... just as there has been little attention paid to alleviating this strain. 

6. Webinar: Zero Footprint Viewer — EMR, VNA and Referring Clinicians 

This webinar, sponsored by GE Healthcare, featured zero-footprint (ZFP) viewers, which provide imaging tools from wherever there is Internet connectivity. 

7. 3-D Tomosynthesis: Where Are We Now?

As the DBT market continues to grow, so does the demand for breakthrough.

8. Current Advances in Targeted Radionuclide Therapy

Whether given alone or in combination, TRT and radioimmunotherapy will have an important role to play in the treatment of patients with cancer in the future.

9. Spectral Imaging Brings New Light to CT

The ability to perform image acquisition and processing at multiple energy levels is improving visualization for computed tomography and enhancing patient care.

10. FDA Updates Initiative to Reduce Unnecessary Radiation Exposure from Medical Imaging 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine
for the next decade. 

Comparison charts continue to top the list, as well. The topics most important to you in 2015 included:

Let us know what you want to hear about in 2016 — what topics need to be addressed so this industry can continue to move forward? We’d love to hear from you.

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