October 2015

Not quite there: Rad focus groups perceive few benefits—but also few hassles—with CDS
Suspicious internal mammary lymph nodes after breast implants likely benign
Radiologists losing share of overall physician workforce
Specialists, PET centers now able to register for IDEAS study
Mobile molecular breast imaging rolls into Wisconsin
Digisonics introduces seamless integration between Cardiovascular Information System Solutions and GE EchoPAC
Automated volumetric method fares well when compared to BI-RADS-based breast density
Seno Medical Instruments Presents Case Results of MAESTRO Study at 2015 European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Conference
Intelerad Forms Partnership with Kailo Medical
AccuDetect 7.0 mammography CAD system approved by FDA
Children's Hospital of Georgia shows off new pediatric imaging digs
Emergency CCTA: As good as traditional testing and no more demanding of resources
Aging shown to drive up overall DCIS detection rates
Siemens’ new ACUSON P500™ portable ultrasound for faster imaging
The other screening story
New metabolic PET tracer finds deep brain tumors, helps monitor treatment
Preemies’ brain scans reveal areas of weakness, openness to intervention
Study suggests possible LDCT screening benefit for 20- to 29-pack-year smokers
6 ways to calm all parties—patients, parents and staff—during pediatric imaging
New ACS breast cancer screening guidelines: 10 docs speak out
FDA expands clearance for Barco’s Coronis Uniti display
For optimal scheduling of breast cancer screenings, menopausal status may matter more than age
ASTRO 2015: Hypofractionated RT effective alternative to treat low-risk prostate cancer
ACS tries to find mammography middle ground, recommends screening from age 45
Oral steroid heads off pain flares in radiation therapy patients
Cardiac MRI shows men’s and women’s hearts age differently
Fla. breast screening center seeks to put a face on radiology
Researchers at Washington University to Explore Mevion HYPERSCAN Technology for Improving Robustness of IMPT Delivery
‘Thumbs up’: Pa. newspaper editorial board weighs in on tomosynthesis coverage
Researchers to Present Up to 5-Year Positive Clinical Data Supporting Use of Xoft System for Early-Stage Breast Cancer and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer at ASTRO 2015
Tracking plus feedback plus training add up to halved rad doses in kids
LDCT lung screening shown not to increase unnecessary intervention
Finding balance in emergency CT
CT scans shed light on lives of ancient Mount Vesuvius victims
3D breast tomo again outperforms traditional 2D in reducing recall rates
Pumpkin-shaped molecule said to provide ‘stunning’ MRI contrast
Clearer picture: Study finds CT scans in the ED have significant impact on diagnosis
SHINE Signs License Agreement for SRNL Innovation
Modular MRI facility installed at UVA
Before the dam bursts: 4 challenges in the era of enterprise imaging
Early tumor stage at breast cancer diagnosis remains crucial to survival
Lilly and ImaginAb Announce Preclinical Immuno-Oncology Collaboration
Team-building for an enterprise imaging workflow
Targeting inefficiency
Reviewing priors to avoid unnecessary scans: How IT can connect the dots
Shine bright: How diamonds could help detect cancer
This is your brain in space: NASA neuroimaging study to look at effects of zero-gravity
Xavier University Center for Innovation to Partner with Konica Minolta on Primary Imaging Design Thinking Labs at next Healthovate! Activate! Summit
Radiology holds the line against malpractice actions
Facetime pays off
Varian announces FDA, CE Mark clearance for VitalBeam radiotherapy
Hitachi cleared to market Supria CT
Carestream Obtains FDA Clearance for Diagnostic Reading of ECG Waveforms on Mobile Tablets Using Vue Motion Viewer
FDA clears Vue Motion universal viewer for ECG waveform readings
Radiology reports’ ‘lexical characteristics’ can be mined for quality improvement
First Source Inc. Launches Visaris Americas - New Division To Propel Business Growth In Digital X-Ray Imaging Market
Neuroimaging study shows concussions are harder on older brains
Pennsylvania mandates ‘free’ 3D breast cancer screening
USPSTF reaffirms 2008 colorectal cancer screening recs, rebuffs CT colonography
HealthMyne, Inc. and Moffitt Cancer Center Sign Imaging Analytics Technology Agreement
Visbion announce new Online Connectivity Solution for Mobile Breast Screening
Radiology journal authorship counts doubled since 1980
Pay off for both parents and radiologists after pediatric imaging consultation
Abbott’s David Pacitti to lead Siemens North America
New Imaging Technology at Orthopaedic Trauma Association Conference
Intelerad announces release of latest version of cross-enterprise workflow platform
Radiologists give small polyps only cursory glances, leading to lots of false-negatives