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Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Radiologist David Gruen, MD, discusses some of the overarching themes from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's annual meeting.

End-users of various radiology IT systems offer their assessment of the software in the annual KLAS Research 2023 Best in KLAS report.

cardiac amyloidosis on bone scan

Cardiac amyloidosis becoming less rare thanks to nuclear medicine studies

A new study in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine offers insight into how the condition affects the general population, as well as how radiologists can help in the cardiac amyloidosis diagnostic journey.

January 4, 2023
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ASNC 2023 president calls for nuclear cardiology to embrace new technology

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) 2023 President Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD, said the subspecialty needs to up its game with new technology.

January 3, 2023
A CT coronary calcium scoring exam at Northwestern Medicine's Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago Suburbs. Dave Fornell

Trends in the number of radiology studies and a decline in radiation dose

A special report in Radiology offers a rare overview of the number of radiology exams performed each year worldwide and focuses on the decline of associated radiation doses patients receive.

December 19, 2022
A stack deep silicon photon counting CT detector components. The University of Wisconsin is working with GE Healthcare to develop the new PCD technology. The system and the deep silicon technology was unveiled at RSNA 2022. #RSNA22 #PCCT

VIDEO: Photon-counting CT development at the University of Wisconsin

Tim Szczykutowicz, PhD, DABR, associate professor of radiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is helping develop a new type of photon-counting CT detector that was shown as a work-in-progress by GE Healthcare at RSNA 2022.

December 13, 2022
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AI-powered platform for heart failure detection gains FDA clearance

According to data submitted to the FDA, the platform has been linked to an accuracy of 90%, sensitivity of 87.8% and specificity of 83%.

December 8, 2022
Hisashi Tachizaki, Canon’s current senior VP and chief marketing executive. #RSNA22 He will be heading the U.S. based company as its president and CEO.

Canon to open new subsidiary, Canon Healthcare USA, in Cleveland

“The U.S. market is more and more important for our business,” the company's president and CEO said during a press conference at RSNA 2022. 

November 29, 2022
Brian Lindman, MD, MSCI, medical director of the Structural Heart and Valve Center and an associate professor of medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains the new American Heart Association (AHA) Target Aortic Stenosis (AS) program. It was announced at the AHA 2022 meeting and is designed to help screen with echo to find more AS patients.

VIDEO: AHA says aortic stenosis is undertreated and underdiagnosed

Brian Lindman, MD, medical director of the Structural Heart and Valve Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains the new American Heart Association (AHA) Target Aortic Stenosis (AS) program to screen with echo to find more AS patients. 

November 14, 2022
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) launched its new, interactive EchoGuide mobile and web application for healthcare professionals last week, and the society said it already has about 15,000 downloads.

American Society of Echocardiography releases new EchoGuide clinical calculator app

The ASE launched its new, interactive EchoGuide mobile and web application, and already has about 15,000 downloads.

November 14, 2022
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