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Exo will commercialize an affordable handheld ultrasound device and workflow platform for a new era of medical care
News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021 —  Exo (pronounced “echo”), a pioneering health information and devices company, closed a $220 million...
Medtech jobs pay 49% higher than the average across all industries, with every five medtech jobs creating an additional seven jobs

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News | Radiology Business | July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021 — New data released today by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) found that the medical...
Volpara Health, a global health technology software leader providing an integrated breast care platform for the delivery of personalized breast care, has signed an agreement with Invitae Corporation, a leader in medical genetics, to bring Invitae's genetic testing services to Volpara's customers in the United States. 
News | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021 — Volpara Health, a global health technology software leader providing an integrated breast care platform...
Images, or a digital twin mitral valve of a patient, created from cardiac ultrasound that were used to perform a virtual surgical procedure to test how the intervention would impact the patient prior to actually performing the procedure. The right image shows color coding for sheer stresses on the valve leaflets before and after the virtual surgery. The left image shows the model quantitation of leaflet coaptation at peak systole prior to the the virtual surgery.

Images, or a digital twin mitral valve of a patient, created from cardiac ultrasound that were used to perform a virtual surgical procedure to test how the intervention would impact the patient prior to actually performing the procedure. The right image shows color coding for sheer stresses on the valve leaflets before and after the virtual surgery. The left image shows the model quantitation of leaflet coaptation at peak systole prior to the the virtual surgery. Read the original article in Plos One.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | July 28, 2021
Outside of medicine, computer-generated virtual twins of real machines like cars or airplanes have been used in...
If you plan to attend HIMSS21 Aug. 9-13 in Las Vegas, be sure to note that due to health and safety updates, masks will now be required for attendees and exhibitors.

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News | HIMSS | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 —If you plan to attend HIMSS21 Aug. 9-13 in Las Vegas, be sure to note that due to health and safety...
The FLASH Effect significantly improves the therapeutic ratio for curing cancer

The FLASH Effect significantly improves the therapeutic ratio for curing cancer

News | Radiation Oncology | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 — IntraOp Medical Corporation announced that Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV, Switzerland) enrolled...
Researchers from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College London have automated brain MRI image labeling, needed to teach machine learning image recognition models, by deriving important labels from radiology reports and accurately assigning them to the corresponding MRI examinations

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 — Researchers from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College London...
A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found that patients paid 12% of the costs of secondary imaging interpretation out-of-pocket. Such secondary interpretations are increasingly performed for complex patients, but patients’ liabilities and paid out-of-pocket costs were not previously known.

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News | Radiology Imaging | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 — A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found that patients paid 12% of the costs of...
Following the CDC announcement that FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 PCR test will be withdrawn at the end of 2021, GlobalData, a data and analytics company, offers an analyst's view from Dara Lo, Medical Devices Analyst at GlobalData.
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021 — Following the CDC announcement that FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 PCR test...
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A, Inc., a provider of enterprise imaging and Informatics solutions, announced that its next-generation Synapse Enterprise Information System (EIS) has been selected by US Radiology Specialists – one of the country’s largest radiology groups – to drive efficient and high quality patient care across its network.
News | Enterprise Imaging | July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A, Inc., a provider of enterprise imaging and Informatics solutions,...
Recommendations address when and how radiation therapy should be used and outline best practices for patient-centered care

Figure 1. The guideline also includes treatment algorithms for initial local management (Figure 1) and local management following an unplanned excision (Figure 2).

News | Radiation Therapy | July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021 — A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides guidance on...
Radiology RCM services deal underscores XIFIN’s commitment to providing the diagnostic health industry with deep expertise, advanced business intelligence and analytics critical for optimizing operations
News | Radiology Business | July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021 — XIFIN announced the acquisition of Computerized Management Services (CMS), a provider of revenue cycle...
The global medical imaging and informatics market is experiencing dynamic changes with the emergence of advanced technologies, evolving clinical and administrative needs, and the introduction of new policies and regulations, which is forcing industry participants to innovate to maintain their competitive edge

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021 — The global medical imaging and informatics market is experiencing dynamic changes with the emergence of...
Radiation oncologists urged Congress to reverse proposed CMS cuts and create more equity in access to cancer treatments

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News | Radiation Oncology | July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021 — A record number of radiation oncologists met with Congressional leaders and staff last week as part of...
Intelerad Medical Systems, a global leader in medical image management, today announced a new contract with LifeBridge Health to provide cloud-based medical imaging managed services
News | PACS | July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021 — Intelerad Medical Systems, a global leader in medical image management, today announced a new contract...
Addition of Foundation Radiology Group Brings 100+ Radiologists Serving 45+ Hospitals Across Seven Midwest and Mid-Atlantic States Into the RAYUS Network
News | Radiology Business | July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021 — RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging, a leading national provider of advanced...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 22, 2021
This is an overview of trends and technologies in radiology artificial intelligence (AI) applications in 2021. Views...
64-Year-Old Man With Clear Cell Likelihood Score (ccLS) 5 Renal Masses

64-Year-Old Man With Clear Cell Likelihood Score (ccLS) 5 Renal Masses. Coronal T2-weighted single shot fast spin echo and coronal T1-weighted fat-saturated spoiled gradient echo acquired during corticomedullary phase—ccLS5 lesion outlined red for clarity.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021 — According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the standardized non-invasive clear cell...
SurveyVitals, a leading patient experience analytics provider, announced it has joined forces with the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) to launch Postmarks, a real-time patient and partner feedback software solution
News | Patient Engagement | July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021 — SurveyVitals, a leading patient experience analytics provider, announced it has joined forces with the...