January 2019

Is it safe for people with tattoos to have MRI exams?
Novel 3D imaging method reveals origins of pancreatic cancer
Global digital pathology market forecasted to reach $600M by 2022
Carestream earns top KLAS ratings for vendor-neutral archive and universal viewer
New Hampshire-run website helped patients save millions on imaging
Deep learning network detects, localizes fractures on wrist x-rays
RSNA publishes first issue of its AI in radiology journal
Female stroke victims less likely to receive specialized imaging than men
Many women receive unnecessary mammograms before breast reduction surgery
Apple, Aetna launch new app that notifies users of cheaper imaging exams
fMRI reveals a lack of sleep increases sensitivity to pain
Why health systems must embrace the forthcoming CDS mandate
Stanford researchers release large chest x-ray dataset to train AI models
NIH-backed study identifies brain biomarkers tied to severe PTSD
FDA breaks record for medical device approvals in 2018
Novel 3D imaging tool captures blood flow in the capillaries
Radiologist arrested on multiple charges, including illegal firearm possession
Virginia Tech researchers use brain imaging, AI to diagnose mental illness
RSNA’s RadioGraphics journal looking for a new editor
Is now the time to rename low-risk cancers?
Black women wait longer for breast surgery than white women, study finds
MRI grading system helps simplify prostate cancer assessment
Radiologists unwilling to understand AI are hindering future students
Combined deep learning method improves stroke care
Brain MRIs reveal young adults with above average blood pressure have lower brain volumes
Non-gated chest CT reliable for measuring coronary calcifications
Radiology department improves patient experience ranking through quality improvement program
MRI shows ability to measure breast cancer hypoxia
How one institution’s free cancer screenings improved care, boosted profits
New imaging technique could extend perception of microscopes, endoscopes
ASRT: Student enrollment in radiation therapy programs rising
Eye protectors incorrectly positioned in almost 25% of head CT scans
Illinois center’s MRI ‘Caring Suite’ takes the stress out of exams
Blood test, brain imaging could detect Alzheimer’s 16 years before symptoms emerge
Bundled payment model for breast cancer screening is realistic, study finds
Total-body PET/CT scanner granted FDA approval
Vancouver risk calculator found to improve lung cancer screening
4D MRI reliable for diagnosing parathyroid tumors
FDA takes new steps to modernize 510(k) clearance pathway for medical devices
Three healthcare facilities add Fujifilm digital radiography solutions
Clinical collaboration platform manages millions of imaging studies, radiology reports at local and regional facilities across the world
AI saves radiologists time by triaging chest x-rays, but is it clinically feasible?
How imaging, 3D printing gave one man a new face
DBT reduces recall rates, number of patients for short-term follow up
MITA names Dennis Durmis chair of its Board of Directors
Breast MRI may help personalize treatment for DCIS patients
Emergency department CT offers little value for most migraine patients
Imaging setting impacts follow-up participation. Can health systems address the problem?
Virginia lawmaker continues to push for legislation ending forced ultrasounds before abortions
FDA Clears Multix Impact Digital X-ray System From Siemens Healthineers
Australian researchers’ ‘ultra’ ultrasound could boost sensitivity of standard imaging
College of American Pathologists release digital pathology guidelines for testing breast cancer
Are radiology reports too difficult for patients to understand?
How a Georgia health system found success using structured brain tumor reporting
3D-printed implant created from MRIs may help treat spinal cord injuries
Noninvasive blood flow imaging device receives FDA clearance
Philips launches Azurion with FlexArm to set new standard for the future of image-guided procedures
Novel microscopy method enables high-resolution study of neural brain circuits
Report: 45% of radiologists are burned out, likely to work long hours
Radiologists prefer stationary DBT to mammography, study finds
Australian imaging department reaches $10M over budget
New PET tracer may improve melanoma detection
Radiation monitoring effort reduced high-dose procedures over 8 years
3D imaging of tissue oxygenation may improve cancer treatments
California team gains insight into how the brain stores time-related information
Virtual visits may improve patient convenience without compromising quality of care, communication
18F-fluoride PET/CT accurate, reliable for detecting bone metastases
Brain MRI reveals cannabis may impact brain development
FDA clears 1st imaging platform to select stroke patients for clot removal
Spectral CT may help inexperienced radiologists define malignant pleural diseases
Computer simulations reveal personalized treatment benefits kidney cancer patients
Carestream Earns 42 U.S. Patents in 2018
NYT: Online prices for medical services, including imaging, are more chaotic than helpful
Radiofrequency ablation offers longer survival for lung cancer patients
DOD, University of Nebraska to develop drug therapies for radiation exposure
DICOM data more accurate, reliable than RIS for MRI workflow improvements
FDA releases draft framework for Pre-Cert pilot program
Documents show Montana hospital paid $10M to settle radiology fraud lawsuit
Molecular breast imaging technology arrives just in time for new breast density law
Costs of invasive lung cancer tests, complication rates higher than previously thought
AI, breast imaging startup joins fight in alleviating UK’s radiologist shortage
Breast-specific gamma imaging could help predict pathologic response to chemotherapy
Which patients are most likely to forgo follow-up imaging?
Op-ed argues Democrats should lead the way in repealing the medical device tax
RFPI receives FDA clearance to market iCertainty blood flow imaging device
Society of Breast Imaging addresses importance of screening among minority populations
Hiring ED expeditor improves CT workflow, decreases turnaround times
Academic radiology chairs are feeling burned out
Fluoroscopy vs CT-guidance: Which method works best for lumbar spine injections?
Machine learning hype is increasing among imaging professionals, report finds
Florida system may lose 4 radiologists amid ‘controversial’ pilot program
ACC releases new Appropriate Use Criteria for multimodality imaging of nonvalvular heart disease
Philips realigns the composition of its reporting segments
AI beats experts at detecting cervical precancer
Insurer's price calculator severely underestimates breast MRI cost for Philadelphia woman
International team uses AI to uncover cellular makeup of various brain regions
US-based Charlotte Radiology chooses Sectra as its breast imaging vendor
New DR solutions help a top New Jersey hospital lower dose, improve efficiency
3D digital breast imaging puts new spring in the step of established Ohio practice
How radiologists can eliminate these 4 lung cancer screening barriers