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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.

University of Minnesota team develops compact portable MRI. Michael Garwood, second from right, and collaborators at the University of Minnesota created a mobile MRI prototype that could provide diagnostic imaging to rural and underserved populations. Image courtesy of the University of Minnesota.

Curbside MRI: Experts are developing system small enough to fit in a pickup

Someday, getting an MRI exam could be as simple as having food delivered to your door—at least that is the hope of a group of experts at the University of Minnesota who are working on a compact system said to be small enough to sit in the bed of a truck.

June 7, 2023
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Will PET imaging be covered alongside new Alzheimer's drugs? CMS dodges topic in new coverage decision

The recent CMS coverage determination did not make any mention of beta-amyloid PET imaging that is necessary for both diagnosing Alzheimer’s and monitoring the effectiveness of related treatments.

June 5, 2023

Incomplete neurovascular imaging work-ups to blame for subsequent stroke in patients with TIA

Up to 37% of patients presenting with transient ischemic attack do not receive a full neurovascular imaging work-up, according to new data published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. 

June 1, 2023

AI tool helps identify 'invisible' head injuries on MRIs of college athletes

The tool uses a machine learning technique to identify changes on brain MRIs that would otherwise be overlooked by radiologists due to the subtlety of alterations. 

June 1, 2023

Physical activity is linked to smaller brain bleeds, new CT data reveal

The research, published in Stroke and Vascular Neurology, suggests that just four hours of physical activity per week can reduce the significance of a brain bleed.

May 22, 2023

Radioactive substances unnecessary in new method for measuring brain glucose metabolism

Rather than administering radiolabeled glucose for exams, imagers give patients a small amount of a harmless glucose solution that is said to be equivalent to a can of a carbonated drink.

April 28, 2023

MRI and PET findings could guide treatment of lingering concussion symptoms

Abnormalities of the thalamus could be to blame for persistent symptoms in the months following a concussion, according to new research.

April 26, 2023
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COVID long-haulers with loss of smell display brain connectivity impairments on MRI

Experts recently identified alterations in regions of the brain that process smell in COVID long-haulers. 

April 18, 2023
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