June 2015

3 reasons thyroid cancer overdiagnosis is rising (and what to do about it)
National Science Foundation Award Helps SHINE Accelerate Efforts to Become a Major Domestic Producer of Iodine-131
Like Uber, but for radiology
Two in one: Hybrid 3D printing integrates multiple modalities
Competing on price for chest-port insertion, IR trounces surgery: study
ACR commissions call for family leave for all radiologists
ASRT patient-centered care series focuses on serving diverse populations
MRI brain atlas could point way toward early Alzheimer’s diagnosis
Toshiba America Medical Systems and Merge Healthcare Partner on Cardiology and Hemodynamic Solutions
‘SCOTUScare’: 10 quotes from the King v. Burwell opinions
Spellman High Voltage Electronics Introduces New Z Series Radiography Generators
Medtronic Announces Expansion of MR-Conditional Products with U.S. Launch of Advisa SR MRI(TM) SureScan® Pacing System
Delaware gov. signs breast density reporting bill
Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies nationwide
Point-Counterpoint: ACR revisits the benefits of diversity
Conn. Medicaid patients waiting on imaging services following cuts
Imaging finds emphysema in many ‘disease-free’ smokers
Funeral this week for Vt. radiologist killed by drunk driver
Annual CT screening can safely manage nonsolid lung nodules
VuCOMP Announces Milestone for Development of Computer-Aided Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis
aycan Introduces New Mammography Workstation
Siemens’ PETNET Solutions to Offer PET Prostate Tracer for Clinical Trials
Summit Imaging Launches Industry’s First Rapid Response Mobile Application
Capitol briefing takes aim at USPSTF mammo guidelines
Advanced viz global market to hit $2.8B by 2020
Medical device tax's days may be numbered
Worth another look: Avoid unnecessary imaging by optimizing PACS to display priors
SIIM 2015: What to expect from your PACS amid growing tomosynthesis momentum
Evolved PACS brings simplicity to busy breast imaging practice
Zynx Health Partners with McKesson to Optimize Order Set Deployment
COCIR and HIMSS Strengthen Their Cooperation
Study doesn’t support routine CT screening for occult cancer in venous thromboembolism
Funding bill would provide boost to NIH, terminate AHRQ
MITA commends House for passage of TPA legislation
Waiting is the hardest part
Richardson Electronics to acquire imaging equipment service company IMES
FDA clears Agfa’s XERO Viewer for diagnostic reads
HIE access cuts ED radiology exam rates by as much at 47%
NIH approves strategic vision to transform National Library of Medicine
Philips launches anatomically intelligent quantification tool for cardiac ultrasound imaging
vRad and MetaMind collaborate on deep learning powered workflows to help radiologists accelerate identification of life-threatening abnormalities
Barco debuts its 12MP Coronis Uniti Display System at 2015 China International Medical Equipment Fair
Omaha-based company ScanMed introduces world's first non-invasive PROCURE Prostate/Pelvic MRI Coil for diagnosing prostate cancer
Advanced native Vue reporting features a top performer at ISCT Workstation Face-Off
Argonne lab confirms commercial method of Mo-99 production
Norway’s breast cancer screening program cuts mortality by as much as 30%
Questions persist about use of contrast agents Omniscan and Magnevist
Risk of aneurysm recurrence suggests need for longer MR follow-up
Temple’s Susan Wiegers, MD, elected president of ASE
Speeding up segmentation
High- and low-tech communication improvements
SNMMI: Scanning for cardiac amyloid could help predict heart attacks
West New York mayor indicted as N.J. imaging kickback investigation continues
Which way to the reading room?
SNMMI: Follow-up PET/CT adds value in non-Hodgkin lymphoma management
SNMMI: Whole-body dynamic PET imaging offers broader view of cancer
Healthcare challenges meet promising opportunities: GE Healthcare offers more outcome-driven solutions to support quality care
FORE Support Services Launches Breakthrough Automated Prior Authorization Software for Imaging Centers at RBMA 2015 Summit
Konica Minolta Launches New Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions for AeroDR
CT use for pediatric falls doubled over 10-year span
UCLA’s Phelps, PET inventor, receives Nuclear Pioneer Award from SNMMI
RSNA’s Radiology podcast tackles gadolinium concerns
Toshiba Helps Customers Go Beyond XR-29 Compliance with Assurance 360
Toshiba’s CT Vitality Is First Software to Automate CT Protocol Management
Children's National Health System targets patient radiation dose reduction in selecting Agfa HealthCare's DR Technology
Siemens Expanding Capabilities, Increasing Productivity at SNMMI 2015
Online portals: Important to radiology patients, useful to doctors
'Practice what you preach': Radiologists follow same breast cancer screening recommendations they give to patients
Review of recent breast cancer studies reveals 40 percent drop in death risk with regular screening
Enterprise imaging: Don’t neglect workflow
CT surveillance benefits outweigh risks for patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma
Study: CT contrast poses minimal risks to patients with mild kidney impairment
SIIM 2015: Easing the burden of CT protocol monitoring
Gauging precision of breast density measurement in spectral mammography
CCTA links noncalcified arterial plaque to diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol
KLAS imaging market report: Siemens and Toshiba lead in overall value
FDA clears two Carestream ultrasound systems
SIIM 2015: Prototype system helps patients understand their reports
SIIM 2015: The importance of integrating visible light imaging with PACS