• X-ray of a knee.

    August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the number of mandatory geographic areas participating in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (Innovation Center) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model from 67...

  • Learn how 3-D printing empowers medical device manufacturer Medtronic to bring products to market faster, develop better therapies and engage in earlier clinical validation.

  • GE Healthcare announced Signa Premier, a new wide bore 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, is now available for sale in the United States. Signa Premier is the result of a four-year collaboration with the National Football League (NFL) and research institutions around the world working...

  • Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., executive director and founder of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy, explains how a personalized breast screening program can improve cancer detection for women with dense breasts at the 2017 AHRA annual meeting in Anaheim.

  • Angelic McDonald, MSRS, CRA, FAHRA, regional director of imaging, Baylor Scott & White Health and the president-elect of AHRA, discusses the biggest challenges she and other radiology administrators face at the 2017 AHRA annual meeting in Anaheim.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — SuperSonic Imagine recently introduced the newest version of its premium...

ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has released a joint expert consensus document...

Pentax Medical Launches New Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope
Technology | Endoscopes | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Pentax Medical Co. announced the U.S. launch of the Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope (EG-3270UK),...

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

Carestream Launches MR Brain Perfusion and Diffusion Modules for Vue PACS
Technology | Advanced Visualization | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — Carestream Health recently introduced new...

Study Demonstrates First Human Application of Novel PET Tracer for Prostate Cancer

Transaxial 11Csarcosine hybrid PET/CT showed a (triangulated) adenocarcinoma in the transition zone of the anterior right prostate gland on PET (A), CT (B), and a separately obtained T2?weighted MR sequence (C) with resulting PET/MRI registration (D). Image courtesy of M. Piert et al., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — In the featured translational article in the August issue of ...

X-ray of a knee replacement. CMS may change reimbursements for joint and knee replacements. Patient Marilyn Fornell.

CMS may change how it reimburses for knee replacements and said it may eliminate bundled payments for acute cardiac care.

Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

ISMRM Issues Guidelines for MRI Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in...

Patient Complexity, Subspecialization Impact List Prices for Radiologists' Services
News | Business | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — A new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute finds that patient condition...

The ACR, SNMMI and ASNC created guidelines for performance of dopamine transporter SPECT imaging for movement disorders, cardiac PET/CT imaging and technical standards on diagnostic procedures using radiopharmaceuticals.
News | Imaging | August 15, 2017

Aug. 10, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) developed three new guidance documents and revised 32 others...

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for orthopedic and knee replacement imaging. Photo by Vital Images

CMS is considering elimination or changing bundled payments for knee replacements. 

News | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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Upcoming radiology conferences, meetings and events.
News | August 14, 2017

ITN maintains a comprehensive listing of radiology specialty meetings on its website at ...

CDN to Integrate Advanced Cardiac Imaging Tools From DiA Imaging Analysis
Technology | Advanced Visualization | August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 — CDN recently announced a new partnership agreement with DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd., makers of next-...

RSNA Announces Pediatric Bone Age Machine Learning Challenge
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is organizing a challenge intended to show the...

Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners Now Available With Advanced Features
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Clarius Mobile Health has released advanced features and options for its...

Four Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Issue Positive Medical Policies on HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that four Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have each issued a positive...

MRI Reveals Striking Brain Differences in People with Genetic Autism

Example images for a control participant , a deletion carrier, and a duplication carrier. In the sagittal image of the deletion carrier, the thick corpus callosum, dens and craniocervical abnormality, and cerebellar ectopia are shown. For the duplication carrier, the sagittal image shows the thin corpus callosum and the axial image shows the increased ventricle size and decreased white matter volume. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

News | Neuro Imaging | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — In the first major study of its kind, researchers using magnetic...

ACR Establishes Education Committee for Patient- and Family-Centered Care
News | Patient Engagement | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Members of the new Education Committee of the American College of Radiology (ACR)...

ACR Annual Conference on Quality and Safety Offers Strategies for Radiology Practices
News | Business | August 08, 2017

August 8, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Conference on Quality and Safety, scheduled for Oct...

Virtual Phantoms Inc. Releases VirtualDose-IR
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 07, 2017

August 7, 2017 — Virtual Phantoms Inc. announced the release of VirtualDoseIR, a tool for assessing organ dose from...

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