AHRA

The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers and group practices. The association has more than 5,000 members and offers professional development programs and conferences. ITN covers the group's annual meeting. Find more content on radiology business.

Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff.

Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff. 

Feature | Radiology Business | July 23, 2019 | Greg Freiherr
Can you tell when someone is lying? Body language expert Traci Brown can.  She explained how in a session July 21 at...
Putting Patients First program
News | Radiology Imaging | July 22, 2019
For the past twelve years, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging...
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, but finding one that will work well is a challenge. Citing the need to...
The needs of rural providers are both simpler and more challenging than those of urban centers, as rural providers must find systems that can handle all patients who come to them

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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’ land...
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 digital radiography (DR) are increasing demand for whole spine imaging before, during and after back...
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 now...
Radiology, medical imaging, is facing declining reimbursements, imaging departments continue to comprise a significant portion of the revenue stream in most healthcare organizations. Stewards of these departments are continuously looking for ways to optimize efficiency, increase patient and staff satisfaction, and lower costs without compromising the delivery of excellent patient care. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay

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 Imaging Market Trends...
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 dosimeter addresses international requirements for independent...
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 magnetic...
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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. Artificial...
Routine scan of abdomen pelvis taken with the UW-Madison’s Revolution 256 CT scanner using the FDA-cleared reconstruction algorithm, called TrueFidelity.

Routine scan of abdomen pelvis taken with the UW-Madison’s Revolution 256 CT scanner using the FDA-cleared reconstruction algorithm, called TrueFidelity. UW-Madison was the first site in the U.S. to get this technology. Its use is now being integrated into UW CT protocols. Image courtesy of Timothy P. Szczykutowicz

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
When providers develop their own imaging protocols, they are wasting time and money, according to Timothy Szczykutowicz...
SimonMed Imaging Implements ProFound AI for 3-D Tomosynthesis
News | Mammography | July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 — Arizona-based SimonMed Imaging announced their implementation of the first U.S. Food and Drug...
Bracco Imaging Acquires Blue Earth Diagnostics
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 01, 2019
July 1, 2019 — Bracco Imaging S.p.A. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics, a molecular...
Washington Open MRI Chooses RamSoft's PowerServer RIS/PACS
News | PACS | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 — Washington Open MRI (WOMRI) has selected RamSoft’s PowerServer RIS/PACS (radiology information system/...
Double Black Imaging Announces Expanded Display Line and Ergonomic Workstation Solutions

The DBI CL8MPS from Double Black Imaging

News | Flat Panel Displays | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 — Double Black Imaging (DBI) and their Image Systems Division are releasing their new clinical and...
Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for AiCE Reconstruction Technology for CT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 – Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural...
Konica Minolta Healthcare Introduces New Financing Services Program for Exa Enterprise Imaging
News | Enterprise Imaging | June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 – Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. announced a new financing services program for the company’s...
Fujifilm Announces Nationwide Breast Health Campaign With Mobile Mammography Coach

At the center of the campaign, Fujifilm will be traveling around the U.S. with its "Aspire to Be Fearless" mobile mammography coach to provide educational opportunities for clinicians, raise awareness about the importance of screening and will be providing mammograms to the underserved population in key locations.

News | Mammography | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced a nationwide awareness campaign titled ‘Aspire to Be...
Ikonopedia Showcases Risk Assessment and Resolution Manager Tools at SIIM and AHRA
News | Mammography Reporting Software | June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019 — Ikonopedia will showcase its suite of structured breast reporting and Mammography Quality Standards Act...