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Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announced an agreement with Medovate Ltd. to jointly promote Medovate’s SAFIRA regional anesthesia injection solution with Konica Minolta's range of solutions for ultrasound-guided procedures in the USA.
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021 —Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announced an agreement with Medovate Ltd. to jointly promote...
The American College of Radiology (ACR) actively supports President Biden’s choice of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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News | Radiology Business | January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) actively supports President Biden’s choice of California...
CNN reported that more than 9 million Americans have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, yet more than 27 million doses have been distributed as of Jan. 13, according to the CDC. Also on Jan. 13, the Trump administration reversed course on its vaccine policy, and instructed states to begin vaccinating all Americans 65 and older, and release the second doses in reserve to make the vaccine more widely administered.

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Blog | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | January 21, 2021
We now are in our third week of the New Year, and our tenth month of social distancing and following various state...
For years telehealth has danced at the edges of healthcare
Feature | Teleradiology | January 21, 2021 | By Jef Williams
All indications point to 2021 being the year of the return path of this boomerang event that sent us all in a different...
The key trends Clinicians reviewing a COVID-19 patient's lung CT that reveals the severity of COVID-caused pneumonia. The impact of COVID on radiology was a major, over arching trend at  the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. Getty Imagesbserved at 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting all focused around COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and the impact it has had on radiology. #RSNA #RSNA20 #RSNA2020

Clinicians reviewing a COVID-19 patient's lung CT that reveals the severity of COVID-caused pneumonia. The impact of COVID on radiology was a major, over arching trend at  the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. Getty Images

Feature | RSNA | January 20, 2021 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane and Dave Fornell
The key trends observed at 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting all focused around COVID-19 (SARS-...
An interview with Eric Liederman, M.D., MPH, Director of Medical Informatics for The Permanente Medical Group, in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Region, on the explosion of telemedicine in the COVID-19 era

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Feature | Radiology Business | January 20, 2021 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Eric Liederman, M.D., MPH, Director of Medical Informatics for...
Use of telehealth jumped sharply during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, with the approach being used more often for behavioral health services than for medical care, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

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News | Teleradiology | January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 — Use of telehealth jumped sharply during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, with...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the agency's first Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML)-Based Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) Action Plan. This action plan describes a multi-pronged approach to advance the Agency's oversight of AI/ML-based medical software.
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the agency's first Artificial Intelligence/Machine...
The FDA is monitoring the potential impact of viral mutations, including an emerging variant from the United Kingdom known as the B.1.1.7 variant, on authorized SARS-CoV-2 molecular tests

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | January 08, 2021
January 8, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting clinical laboratory staff and healthcare providers...
Mirion Technologies, Inc., a global provider of innovative radiation detection and measurement solutions, announced that it has acquired Sun Nuclear Corporation. Sun Nuclear is the global leader in radiation oncology quality assurance, delivering patient safety solutions for diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy centers around the world.
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | January 08, 2021
January 8, 2021 — Mirion Technologies, Inc., a global provider of innovative radiation detection and measurement...
In this roundtable discussion hosted by ITN Editorial Director Melinda Taschetta-Millane, three medical experts will discuss the impact COVID-19 had on the industry in 2020, as well as projections for the industry in 2021.
Webinar | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | January 06, 2021
2020 was an unprecedented year, as the world grappled with a global pandemic, economic depression, and workflow...
OptumInsight and Change Healthcare combine to advance a more modern, information and technology-enabled healthcare platform

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News | Information Technology | January 06, 2021
January 6, 2020 — Optum, a diversified health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group, and Change Healthcare, a...
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News | Radiology Imaging | January 01, 2021
The Imaging Technology News (ITN) team wishes you a Happy and Healthy New Year! Despite its challenges, 2020 brought us...
The top two videos on ITN for the year both involved medical imaging of COVID using point of care ultrasound (POCUS) and mass movement to teleradiology to enable remote working for radiologists and virtual collaboration with referring physicians. The image on the left is Butterfly's POCUS system that turns a smart phone into an ultrasound machine and the image is of COVID B-lines in the lung. The image on the right is a CT scan of COVID pneumonia. #COVID19

The top two videos on ITN for the year both involved medical imaging of COVID using point of care ultrasound (POCUS) and mass movement to teleradiology to enable remote working for radiologists and virtual collaboration with referring physicians. The image on the left is Butterfly's POCUS system that turns a smart phone into an ultrasound machine and the image is of COVID B-lines in the lung. The image on the right is a CT scan of COVID pneumonia. 

Feature | December 23, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Here are the top 25 best performing videos on the Imaging Technology News website (ITN) from the past year, based on...
Cerner Corporation announced an agreement to acquire Kantar Health, a division of Kantar Group, for $375 million in cash, subject to adjustment
News | Radiology Business | December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020 — Cerner Corporation announced an agreement to acquire Kantar Health, a division of Kantar Group, for...
Radiology Partners (RP), a leading radiology practice in the U.S., announced the completion of its acquisition of Mednax Radiology Solutions, a division of Mednax, Inc., in a transaction valued at approximately $885 million
News | Radiology Business | December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020 — Radiology Partners (RP), a leading radiology practice in the U.S., announced the completion of its...
Intelerad Acquires Digisonics CVIS and OB?GYN reporting systems to Expand its Enterprise Imaging Workflow
News | Enterprise Imaging | December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020 - Intelerad Medical Systems, a provider of enterprise imaging workflow solutions, has acquired...
A recent Johns Hopkins Medicine study uses a computer model to predict the number of COVID-19 infections among health care workers in four different scenarios based on data from early in the pandemic. Graphic created by M.E. Newman, Johns Hopkins Medicine, from data in Razzak et al, PLOS ONE 15(12): e0242589

A recent Johns Hopkins Medicine study uses a computer model to predict the number of COVID-19 infections among health care workers in four different scenarios based on data from early in the pandemic. Graphic created by M.E. Newman, Johns Hopkins Medicine, from data in Razzak et al, PLOS ONE 15(12): e0242589

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020 — During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers have been at the forefront of the battle against...
The Radiological Society of North America’s 106th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting (RSNA 2020) held November 30 to December 5 as an entirely virtual event, attracted a virtual audience of 29,339 people from 134 countries worldwide.

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News | RSNA | December 15, 2020
December 15, 2020 — The Radiological Society of North America’s 106th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting (RSNA 2020...
The medical imaging market size has the potential to grow by $17.64 billion during 2020-2024, and the market’s growth momentum will decelerate during the forecast period.

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News | Radiology Business | December 08, 2020
December 8, 2020 — The medical imaging market size has the potential to grow by $17.64 billion during 2020-2024, and...