June 2014

Obama to tap Bob McDonald as VA secretary
Mass. breast density notification bill signed into law
Sofie and PerkinElmer to market preclinical hybrids, biopharmaceuticals
NCM and ImaginAb to commercialize Zr-89
UT Austin produces alternative means of enriching targets
M*Modal selected by Central Florida Health Alliance for integrated clinical documentation solutions
We want to hear about your patient-centered success
Breast Imaging market could rise to $3B by 2019
Moving past monetary incentive: Repurposing approved drugs for Alzheimer's
Super Bowl champion becomes AAN spokesperson for TBI awareness
Investigations into Miss. VA radiology complaints closed
AMIC says new JAMA study underscores value of 3D mammography
Hyperfractionated RT boosts local-regional control in head and neck cancer
International Academy of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions 2014
A proven pair: Tomosynthesis + mammography decreases recall rates, increases cancer detection
Lantheus Holdings announces filing of registration statement for proposed initial public offering
Anti-amyloid therapy being developed to combat Alzheimer’s memory loss
Diversified PET/MR differentiates more breast lesions
Cancer survivors face steep costs
IBA to develop, distribute PSMA PET/CT agent for ImaginAb
EIZO expands FDA 510(k)-cleared large monitor system with 8MP RadiForce LS580W monitor and LMM0802 large monitor manager
Medical image connectivity company ETIAM offers DICOM file tips to healthcare professionals
Novarad adds NovaRIS installation in New Jersey
Vital introduces VitreaExtend(TM) to Vitrea(R) Enterprise Suite
Barco designs the perfect side display for clinical image review
Peritumoral contrast enhancement helps diagnose high-grade soft-tissue sarcomas
FDA alerts Mont. mammography patients of possible errors
Imaging reagent market to reach $18.5B by 2019
Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists opposes licensure removal
A good match: Stress DECT myocardial perfusion + coronary CTA for CAD assessment
Investigating increased functional connectivity in multiple sclerosis
More government support is needed as regenerative medicine market grows
Chronic REM sleep disorder may lead to neurodegenerative wake-up call
Preclinical Opti-SPECT/PET/CT system preps intraoperative drug discovery
Pain duration associated with morphologic changes of osteoid osteomas at CT
The value of education: Radiology-led program about ultrasound skills well received
Reading it right: On-call rads adeptly interpret triple-rule-out CT studies
Debating the benefits of mammography
FAP inflammation imaging narrows in on osteoarthritis
Peptide receptor chemo-radionuclide therapy trips up more NETs
SPECT/CT spots source of low back pain
Real-time MRI-guided placement of catheters possible in patients
N.J. imaging center president arrested in fraud investigation
Breast cancer screening programs can reduce deaths, but will ‘modest’ benefits persist?
Targeting the MERS virus: Chest CT findings reveal pattern in patients
ASTRO and AAPM announce RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System (RO-ILS)
Personalized care from disease detection through treatment assessment enabled with GE Healthcare’s Discovery IQ
Lymphoseek: Newly approved for oral cavity cancer, more expansion expected
NorthStar Medical teams with Triad for domestic supply of moly
Tomosynthesis outperforms mammography in breast cancer detection, recall rate reduction
Survey: Tomosynthesis use on the rise despite reimbursement questions
Improving the imaging experience of patients with PTSD
An intervention that may improve colorectal cancer screening rates
EHR 'search engine' could optimize emergency department imaging
Mammography helps clear path to fewer late-stage breast cancers
Paying attention to ADHD: New biomarker could help curb misdiagnosis
U.S. Bank Equipment Finance and Konica Minolta Medical Imaging offer new financing program
FDA approves Gadavist for breast cancer evaluation
Elsevier acquires Amirsys, provider of healthcare information solutions and content for radiology, pathology, and anatomy
Claron Technology ranks No. 305 on the 2014 PROFIT 500
Carestream Vue PACS workstation’s advanced measurement features, native reporting shine at ISCT Workstation Face-Off
Imaging tools help radiologists diagnose lung cancer, save lives
Mammography back and forth
Group dynamics: Brain MRI helps explain ‘mob mentality’
FDA approves Lymphoseek to help determine the extent of head and neck cancer in the body
GE Healthcare Launches Interactive Patient Profiler for AdreView (Iobenguane I 123 Injection)
SNMMI 2014: Interview with Barry A. Siegel, MD, winner of Cassen Prize
MAA price spike: Jubilant DraxImage address dodges antitrust concern
Why you don’t want to get an MRI in Richmond
Research on Piramal Imaging's Neuraceq (florbetaben F18 injection) takes center stage at SNMMI
Amyloid versus tau?
Hormone therapy, lactation and menstrual cycle have varying effects on breast DTI
Novel HER3 biomarker for advanced breast cancer could lead to new therapies
The buzz at SNMMI 2014
Picture this: New CT technique could safely monitor mesothelioma
PSMA-PET/CT: New radiotracer pictures more prostate tumors
Depressed elderly may progress more rapidly to Alzheimer’s
Even moderately preterm infants exhibit brain abnormalities
New radiation precautions for patients with thyroid cancer
ScImage, Inc., awarded U.S. government’s DIN-PACS contract
Carestream’s Smart Link real-time monitoring helps achieve exceptional uptime levels for healthcare IT, imaging systems
aycan added to NASA’s SEWP manufacturer list
vRad and Ramsay Diagnostics partnership first to bring U.S. remote radiology services to Russia
Mach7 brings a new era of capabilities to the “A” and “C” in PACS
Native T1 relaxation times hold potential for acute myocarditis imaging
Highlights from the 2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting
Personalized care from disease detection through treatment assessment enabled with GE Healthcare’s Discovery IQ
GE Healthcare showcases commitment to personalized nuclear medicine with introduction of Discovery NM/CT 670 Pro and Q.Metrix
LUMEDX and Scientific Software Solutions announce strategic partnership
ScImage, Inc., awarded U.S. government’s DIN-PACS contract
Positive predictive value often overestimated
Diagnostic accuracy of displays unaffected by DICOM standard calibration
Ga. rep calls for investigation into VA radiology department
Slide on over: Open MRI table movement improves off-center visualization
Kids with complex heart disease at higher risk of imaging-induced cancer
6 recommendations for medical student radiology education
IMS III results show need for vascular imaging in future trials
NorthStar Medical Technologies Signs Letter of Intent with Triad Isotopes To Bring New Domestic Source of Non-HEU Materials To Market
Philips Drives Digital Innovation with Vereos at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting
SNMMI 2014: Sentinel lymph node SPECT/CT spots more cancer