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Radiology Offers Clues in Cases of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

Image of 21-year-old woman, who presented with a chronic nasal bone fracture and soft tissue swelling of the left lateral face. Review of electronic medical records revealed presentation to an outside hospital 9 months ago with oblique fracture of the right ring finger proximal phalanx, blowout fracture of the medial wall of the left orbit and similar soft tissue swelling of the left face. Traumatic findings separated in time suggest recurrent violence. Image courtesy of Elizabeth George, M.D.

News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Radiologic signs of injury could help identify victims of intimate partner violence, according to...

The Philips IQon Elite debuted at RSNA 2017 with features designed for emergency and trauma imaging. #RSNA2017, #RSNA17

The Philips IQon Elite debuted at RSNA 2017 with features designed for emergency and trauma care, as well as oncology. Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

 

Feature | RSNA 2017 | December 21, 2017 | Greg Freiherr

The tenets of value-based medicine rippled across the exhibit floor like waves from a stone tossed in a pond. But it...

CMS Announces Final Changes, Cancellations of Mandatory Bundled Payment Models
News | Orthopedic Imaging | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week finalized the cancellation of...

Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 20, 2017

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies on...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces GOKnee3D MR Application
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 — At the 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

Carestream Shows New Optional Advanced Metal Artifact Reduction for OnSight 3-D Extremity System
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 — Carestream Health will demonstrate new optional advanced metal artifact reduction software for...

Johns Hopkins Researchers, Carestream Give Presentations on Medical Imaging Advances at RSNA
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 09, 2017

November 9, 2017 — Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Carestream Health scientists...

Sectra to Provide Orthopedic Post-Operative Follow-Up for Teleradiology Company
News | Orthopedic Imaging | November 09, 2017

November 9, 2017 — International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra recently signed an agreement...

Konica Minolta Demonstrates Ultrasound Rheumatology Reporting Package at ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting
News | Orthopedic Imaging | November 08, 2017

November 8, 2017 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. presented its...

EOS Imaging Hosts Symposium During American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting
News | Orthopedic Imaging | November 07, 2017

November 7, 2017 — EOS imaging hosted a symposium entitled “How 3-D Weight-Bearing Planning from EOS Images...

Portable 3-D Scanner Assesses Patients with Elephantiasis

A portable scanning device produces a 3-D reconstruction of swollen legs caused by lymphatic filariasis, a disease that infects millions globally. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and colleagues in Sri Lanka will use the device to collect limb measurements for a clinical research trial examining whether the antibiotic doxycycline can reduce the severity of swelling. Image courtesy of Michael J. Weiler/LymphaTech

News | Orthopedic Imaging | October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017 — Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, working with collaborators...

Esaote Launches Q-Spine Analysis Software
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 — Esaote will launch Q-Spine, a technology that provides biometrics of the spine, at the North...

Neiman Health Policy Institute Awarded Grant for Musculoskeletal Clinical Research. Marilyn Fornell
News | Orthopedic Imaging | October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 — Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute announced that it is part of a team that has been...

Johns Hopkins Surgeons Perform First Real-Time Image Guided Spine Surgery

Nicholas Theodore, M.D., (center) and the Excelsius robot he designed for image-guided spine surgery. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | Procedure Navigation Systems | October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Surgeons at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have for the first time used a real-time, image-guided...

CT Scans Help Predict Patient Survival Following Hip Fractures
News | Orthopedic Imaging | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — Using ...

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 | Radiology Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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

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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CurveBeam and Carestream Collaborate to Promote Weight-Bearing CT Awareness and Research
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Medical device companies CurveBeam and Carestream Health announced a collaboration to support and...

Asterias MRI Data Shows AST-OPC1 Cells Prevent Cavitation in Severe Spinal Cord Injury Patients
News | Orthopedic Imaging | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 — Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. recently announced new positive serial...