March 2021

Radiology solutions company Imaging Endpoints launches new research subsidiary
Imaging COVID-19 a year later: Recovery is possible even in severe cases
Radiologists must ditch ‘illusion’ of handling all POCUS exams, work with clinicians on path forward
University neuro experts receive millions for MRI-based study into Parkinson’s
Molecular imaging group shares updates for managing COVID-19 vaccine effects on PET/CT exams
10 survival tips for new radiologists
Radiologists suggest baseline chest imaging in COVID-19 patients will be crucial moving forward
Bracco announces new partnership with nuclear medicine specialist to expand cardiac PET access
Interventionalists are significant contributors to radiology’s overall role in climate change
‘Alarming’ bias among doctors analyzing chest X-rays for black lung disease
National guidance recommending CTC for colorectal cancer screening sparked 50% jump in utilization
Update on radiology report access under new info-blocking rules ‘muddies’ prior clarity, ACR says
Risk-based triage can help radiologists prioritize mammograms during emergency situations
Former rad named Philips exec; SIR selects new president, and more radiology leadership news
Imaging advocates support new $25B congressional bill to help prop-up scientific research
Detection system helps radiologists quickly, more accurately spot major findings on chest X-rays
Up to 21% of children have incidental findings on brain MRI—but few are dangerous
Novel radiotracer is safe, effective for treating neuroendocrine tumors
Number of interventional, vascular radiologists outpacing overall physician growth in U.S.
Health groups adapted quickly to reinstate cancer imaging following pandemic-driven free fall
Ultrasound outperforms legacy technique at pinpointing heart arrhythmias
‘Careful what we wish for’: Radiologist warns against relinquishing contrast monitoring duties
New startup Aktis Oncology debuts with $72M in financing for novel radiopharmaceuticals
Outpatient IR procedure for knee arthritis helps patients who could barely walk
How one large care network slashed imaging costs by $3M with a simple radiology dashboard
Interventional radiology treatment offers quick, long-lasting relief for bone cancer patients
Medicare must update lung cancer screening coverage to ensure access, ACR and others charge
ED imaging for patients with brain disorders climbing, with widespread variation driving disparities
Healthcare groups launch first-of-its-kind initiative to meet growing demand for X-ray technologists
Medical AI specialist gains FDA clearance for new cardiothoracic imaging algorithm
Managed Medicare plans fall short at cutting unnecessary imaging and other low-value care
Enterprise imaging firm releasing tool to help radiologists manage vaccine side effects on mammograms
Ultrasound shows new promise for destroying COVID-19, other related coronaviruses
Why it’s time to reconsider radiologists' role in monitoring adverse contrast reactions
AI enhances brain MRI scans to better classify Alzheimer’s disease
Lawsuit claims stroke patient waited more than 6 hours for CT read, leading to permanent brain damage
CPT code blunders cost one radiology practice more than $20K per month, new analysis shows
New MR imaging reveals quality sleep is fundamental to recovering from brain injuries
Immuno-PET may enhance cancer treatment decisions, predict response to therapy
Combined imaging method overcomes angiogram limitations and may help prevent heart attacks
‘Less is more’: Retinal imaging tweaks boost resolution by 33%
Butterfly's new executives; Hyperfine hires informatics expert and more radiology leadership news
Sectra signs five-year enterprise imaging contract with Emory Healthcare in the US
Radiologists must ‘urgently’ weigh imaging’s role in climate change: 4 areas to begin
Nuclear medicine leader calls on physicians to remain ‘vigilant’ patient-first imagers
New MRI contrast agent for 3D microvascular imaging beats out gadolinium-based materials
Female trainees made up only 26% of U.S. radiology residents over past 12 years
Radiologists share keys to reading PET/CT tracer uptake in patients vaccinated against COVID-19
MRI founder celebrates the modality’s 50th anniversary by ringing Nasdaq closing bell
USPSTF updates lung cancer screening guidance, with millions more now qualified for exams
91% of consumer medical imaging tweets are negative, with most related to costs
NorthStar teaming up with cancer therapy leader to bolster global radioisotope supply
Radiology advocates urge HHS to reject ‘extraordinarily concerning’ proposal weakening AI oversight
CT a useful front-line imaging tool for urgent cases of unintended weight loss
Radiologist accused of misreading 18 patient mammograms hands over medical license
Multispecialists are the new generalists—it’s time radiology embrace the change
What radiologists should know about spotting items left in patients during surgery
‘Outdated’ CMS policies crippling patient access to live-saving molecular imaging, advocates warn
Patients drive past lower-cost MRI options even after price shopping
New Disney, Philips venture will test custom animated stories during pediatric MRI exams
With $1B and advanced imaging, NIH seeks answers to COVID-19’s lingering effects
Check please! AI expansion in radiology hinges on healthcare’s value proposition
Nearly 20% of healthy kids have benign bone tumors, radiograph evidence shows
Women skipping just 1 of their past 2 mammograms face much higher risk of breast cancer death
COVID-19 vaccine-related radiotracer uptake an ‘emerging dilemma’ on PET/CT exams
All radiologists likely to encounter COVID-19 vaccine side effects in coming months, experts say
New ultrasound scan ensures doctors remove all cancerous tissue during brain surgery
Carestream Showcases New Glass-Free Detector and Intelligent Solutions for Digital Radiography at Virtual ECR 2021
Radiologists reporting CAC during lung cancer screening can strengthen preventative statin prescribing