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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 its...
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 with...
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 Contributes...
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 in...
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 America...
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 awarded a...
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 robot...
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 number...
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...
3-D Prints Compare Effectiveness of Top Surgical Techniques for Repairing Heel Deformity
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017 — Using 3-D models of a patient’s...
Carestream Exhibits OnSight 3-D Extremity System at 2017 American  Academy of Orthopaedic Executives Meeting
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 14, 2017
April 14, 2017 — Carestream Health will demonstrate the potential for gains in both productivity and profitability...
Carestream, UnityPoint Health - Meriter, Wisconsin, DRX-Evolution Plus, digital X-ray, DR systems, orthopedic imaging
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 — UnityPoint Health – Meriter (Madison, Wis.) recently installed two Carestream DRX-Evolution Plus...
Carestream, OnSight 3-D Extremity System, cone beam CT, CBCT, AAOS 2017, Resurgens Orthopaedics, Atlanta
News | Orthopedic Imaging | March 09, 2017
March 9, 2017 — Carestream will demonstrate its OnSight 3-D Extremity System that uses...