October 2020

CTA scans for stroke double as quick, cost-effective tool for diagnosing COVID-19
Nanox signs deal with Ambra Health enabling image exchange capabilities with providers
More than 90% of radiology, other hospital workers with a sleep disorder were previously undiagnosed
Radiology’s average salary ranks 10th among specialties, with overall physician compensation holding steady
Cardiac MRI contrast agents are low-risk and safe for ‘overwhelming’ majority of patients
HHS officially delays compliance dates for information-blocking rules
Radiologist and noted COVID-19 expert shares 5 lessons learned from the pandemic
FDA grants fast track status to investigational molecular imaging agent
CAC scanning proves aspirin is not a one-size-fits-all way to prevent heart attack, stroke
ACR addresses anxiety around radiology report access under new information-blocking rules
Cardiac ultrasound study tags nearly 67% of COVID-19 patients with structural heart abnormalities
Growing number of interventional radiology residents is raising the value of academic medical centers
Investors pinpoint 3 promising signs for imaging startup Nanox
Stanford names first recipient of professorship dedicated to late radiologist Sanjiv 'Sam' Gambhir
Sectra adds support for all high-volume digital pathology scanners in bid to improve cancer care
'Best available test': Advanced PET boosts disease-free survival in patients with prostate cancer
Simple animated video helps kids complete their MRI exams without anesthesia
New PET radiotracer moves to in-human trials after accurately detecting brain injuries
Fasting before contrast-enhanced CT exams is unnecessary, experts say
Massive global effort underway using advanced imaging data for new traumatic brain injury treatments
MRI safely performed in patients with cardiac devices long-considered to be incompatible
CMS will delay start of radiation oncology payment model until July
Incident at nuclear medicine facility leads to Mo-99 shortage
Doctors urging patients to come in for cancer screenings put off during pandemic
Radiologists who follow AI-based recommendations may be safer from malpractice liability than they think
UT Austin, MD Anderson team up on massive effort to end cancer using imaging, advanced computing
Terahertz imaging IDs early stage breast cancer without sample staining
RSNA garners more than 14,000 registrations as virtual annual meeting draws near
COVID classroom: Virtual interventional radiology course earns praise from medical students
‘Lesion-aware’ neural network challenges radiologists at classifying thoracic diseases on x-rays
Bracco gains FDA approval for new cardiac PET infusion system
Patients more likely to choose LDCT lung cancer screening after meeting with radiologists versus other clinicians
Health startup RayzeBio nets $45M in funding to advance targeted radiopharmaceuticals in oncology
PET/CT-based radiomics model tailors treatment for lung cancer patients
4 emerging challenges holding teleradiology back from ensuring widespread imaging access
New CEO at Intelerad, top radiologist retires, Carilion’s chief of radiology, and more leadership news
Pairing FFR, OCT imaging predicts risk of major adverse cardio events in patients with diabetes
Medical center urges others to utilize secondary imaging reads after finding nearly 70% discrepancy rate
Experts cite Google-led breast cancer screening study in call for more AI research transparency
Radiologists unveil Info-RADS to help patients comprehend their imaging findings
ACR, Penn Medicine announce partnership to bring advanced analytics into everyday radiology practice
Smart glasses take the neck pain out of fluoroscopic image-guided surgery
GE Research, Weill Cornell, other top healthcare groups awarded $3.7M to enhance cardiac CT technology
4 ways radiology residents' outsized role during the pandemic reinforces the specialty's value to patient care
How one tertiary care center converted its interventional radiology suite and enhanced imaging utilization
Advances in mass spectrometry imaging prove promising for new osteoarthritis biomarkers
‘We cannot be complacent’: Virtual interview format likely to disrupt upcoming radiology residency match season
Former Mayo Clinic worker wrongly accessed 1,600 patient records, including medical images
Novel PET imaging technique detects prostate cancer cells during surgery
Extra! Extra! Google alerts are radiologist-friendly news resource, particularly for pandemic-related info
Targeted US adds diagnostic insight for suspicious lesions found on contrast-enhanced mammography
Cleveland Clinic team awarded millions for neuroimaging project investigating Parkinson’s disease
Investigation reveals COVID-19 contamination within CT scanner
Top-Down Decision Stretches Enterprise Imaging across Texas University Health System
COVID-19 outbreak in hospital’s imaging unit underscores importance of social distancing
Experimental DBT protocol slashes radiologists’ read times while retaining accuracy
Everything radiology departments need to consider before purchasing AI
5 tips for safeguarding PACS and imaging devices against cyberattacks
Another woman files lawsuit alleging discredited imaging center, radiologist misread her mammograms
Viz.ai Wins UCSF's 2020 Digital Health Award for Best New Application of AI
MRI-based technique may surpass invasive biopsies for analyzing breast cancer treatment effectiveness
NIH hands out $13.8M for new research into pre-dementia and Alzheimer’s
‘Massive leap forward’: 4D MRI helps diagnose prenatal congenital heart disease
Creating a better radiology report: 8 expert recommendations
Utilizing x-rays, radiology reports to forecast heart failure in the emergency department
Radiology residents read 63% fewer images during the pandemic, with 1st year trainees hit hardest
Machine learning tool analyzes brain scan data to predict mood disorder medication responses
Novel PET scan timer bolsters clinicians' cancer treatment capabilities
Delay likely as November start date for new interoperability rules ‘nearly infeasible,’ ACR says
Interventional radiologists report 100% clinical success using absorbable IVC filters in first human study