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  • Gaming technology armed to reduce repeat x-rays

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Study questions whether x-rays really need to be repeated Virtual coaching takes on x-ray training Gaming console might help produce better x-rays Kinect suitable for surgical manipulation of MR images iPad, motion-sensing devices aid interventional image review

     

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  • Marie Curie and her x-ray vehicles’ contribution to WWI battlefield medicine

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: FDA reviews history of ‘shoe-fitting fluoroscope’ Moments in Radiology History: Part 4 — Discovering x-rays Moments in Radiology History: Part 3 — X-ray’s early martyrs Fla. collector searches for x-ray’s forgotten past Dutch researchers revive 115-year-old x-ray machine

     

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  • Portable gaming sensor enables 3D scans of elephantiasis

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Samsung NeuroLogica upgrades portable CT scanner Can an iPad be used to read CCTA studies? Gaming console might help produce better x-rays iPad, motion-sensing devices aid interventional image review Portable CT brings lower costs, reduced risk to ICU

     

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  • U.S. senators propose bipartisan Obamacare deal

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: U.S. Senate Republicans table Graham-Cassidy McCain to oppose Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal Republican senators introduce healthcare reform bill U.S. Senate healthcare repeal fails for 3rd time Senate ACA replacement plan falls short of needed votes

     

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  • Carestream unveils new version of DRX-Transportable

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Carestream completes Ill. DR installations Carestream lands large DR order in Canada Carestream wins Iowa contract Carestream adds to installed base Carestream debuts MR visualization modules

     

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  • Insurance affects women’s breast cancer mortality risk

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer death rates Breast cancer on rise in low-income countries Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer rates Regular screening could drop breast cancer disparities Women of Mexican origin at higher risk for breast cancer

     

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  • Biodex releases new Atomlab dose calibrator

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Biodex unveils new surgical C-arm table Biodex readies new product debuts for RSNA 2014 Biodex installs Atomlab 960 at Mayo Biodex redesigns ultrasound tables Biodex releases thyroid analysis software

     

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  • Xstrahl lands FDA nod for superficial x-ray therapy

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Xstrahl sells 20th small-animal system Elekta adds Xstrahl interface Gulmay Medical becomes Xstrahl

     

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  • MedPAC considers repeal of MIPS value program

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: It’s not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know MedPAC critiques MIPS in June report to Congress Exempt from MIPS? Think again about participating as a group Tips for transitioning your radiology practice to MIPS

     

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  • Family gets bill for $25K MRI scan

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  • Cerveau partners with Janssen on PET agent

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Cerveau gets IND for tau imaging agent

     

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  • Terason inks distribution agreement

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Terason debuts uSmart tablet ultrasound system at AIUM Terason ultrasound system added to Cardiospace mission Terason lands $100M deal from U.S. military

     

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  • Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30%

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: NIH opens massive x-ray database to propel AI research AI gives one-stop shopping for urinary stone evaluation C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology

     

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  • CT screening plus smoking cessation cuts deaths, costs

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China Multipurpose CT lung cancer screening more cost-effective ARRS: Do NLST results translate to the real world? 6 tips for joining a CT lung cancer screening registry CT lung screening cost-effective with stringent criteria

     

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  • HealthMyne releases new version of QIDS software

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: HealthMyne debuts new software, donates to charity HealthMyne taps new CEO FDA clears HealthMyne’s new analytics software HealthMyne adds integration with Epic HealthMyne adds to advisory board

     

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  • Deep learning can enable quantitative MRI for arthritis

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: AI gives one-stop shopping for urinary stone evaluation C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health Weight loss can help prevent knee cartilage degeneration Machine learning could reduce inappropriate knee MRI scans

     

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  • fMRI reveals that ‘magic mushrooms’ reduce depression

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: fMRI links brain disruptions to Parkinson’s hallucinations fMRI locates brain region tied to sleep-related depression fMRI scans may help choose depression treatment strategy fMRI shows emotional areas of brain fMRI predicts response to antipsychotic medications

     

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  • FDA clears ultrasound transducer from Philips

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show Philips launches new ob/gyn ultrasound at ISUOG 2017 Philips joins healthcare safety coalition Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor Philips tackles DoseWise Portal security vulnerability

     

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  • Radiologist wins ASNC’s 1st clinical abstract award

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry Philips launches new cardiac SPECT camera at ASNC show ASNC, SNMMI advise on cardiac sarcoidosis ASNC releases guidance on MPI in women ASNC: Should nuclear technologists read SPECT MPI scans?

     

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  • AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: AI algorithm speeds up assessment of bone age How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates ISCT: The long road to full automation in abdominal CT Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays?

     

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  • Biomarker test could direct MRI use for prostate cancer

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Luminal water MRI could be best for prostate cancer MRI can help avoid unnecessary prostate cancer biopsies NPV is a key indicator for future prostate cancer risk PET/MRI technique shows promise for prostate cancer

     

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  • Workers at small firms less apt to get cancer screening

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Tailored education gets Muslim women to mammography BMJ: Multiparametric MRI has role in prostate screening Insurance coverage for CTC boosts screening Multipurpose CT lung cancer screening more cost-effective Info on screening ‘harms’ diminishes patient interest

     

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  • Study links menopausal status to Alzheimer’s

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Researchers question whether brain injury causes Alzheimer’s FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains High amyloid levels on PET may indicate early Alzheimer’s PET plays key role in preventive Alzheimer’s study PET with tau agent sheds light on Alzheimer’s disease

     

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  • FDA clears 7-tesla MRI scanner from Siemens

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Siemens to launch RT version of Vida MRI scanner Siemens launches new application for Acuson SC2000 Siemens inks research deal with Houston Methodist Report: Siemens preps security fix for molecular units Siemens issues security advisory for molecular products

     

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  • RADxx launches awards program

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: RAD Women launches online resource center Ambra plans mentorship program for women in informatics

     

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  • Agfa inks deal with Mitch & Mates

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Agfa brings the cloud to Saudi Arabia Agfa plans to separate healthcare IT business FDA clears Agfa’s Xero viewer for more applications Agfa to showcase new enterprise cardiology software Agfa HealthCare revenue holds steady in 2016

     

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  • All you need to know about the PCA3 test

    The PCA3 test can help doctors diagnose prostate cancer. Learn about the test, what to expect, and other testing options with this article.

     

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  • 4D ultrasound contrast HSG assesses fallopian tubes

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Contrast ultrasound clears up picture for renal lesions Point-of-care ultrasound shows its merit Elastography can help evaluate carotid plaque Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response Spectral Doppler metric spots hepatic arterial stenosis

     

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  • ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Hillman to step down as editor of JACR ACR sounds alarm regarding CMS’ site-neutral policy ACR updates guidelines for incidental liver lesions on CT ACR unveils Appropriateness Criteria update

     

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  • How augmented reality can transform medical imaging

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: UCSF radiologist develops augmented reality software UCSF develops imaging augmented reality applications Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing ISCT: Will cinematic rendering become ’3D on steroids’?

     

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  • Neiman receives NIH grant for musculoskeletal research

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Neiman coding analysis platform finds subspecialties Neiman launches patient-facing dataset Neiman report warns of ACOs’ effects on radiology Neiman team develops bundled mammography payment model Neiman Institute launches imaging research tool

     

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  • Dilon points to new ACR practice parameter

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: FDA clears GE MBI biopsy accessory Dilon, GE ink distribution deal Dilon updates Navigator gamma probe Dilon highlights molecular breast tomo device at SNMMI Dilon, GE present breast biopsy tool at SBI

     

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  • TeraRecon launches updated iNtuition software

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: TeraRecon buys McCoy to create ‘Amazon for AI’ Commvault teams up with TeraRecon at HIMSS 2017 TeraRecon adds to product line at HIMSS 2017 TeraRecon partners with cloud provider TeraRecon integrates iNtuition with Agfa software

     

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  • Right heart quantification awareness: Part 5

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Right heart quantification awareness: Part 4 Right heart quantification awareness: Part 3 Right heart quantification awareness: Part 2 Right heart quantification awareness: Part 1 Imaging accreditation with quality and ease: Part 4

     

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  • One-third of MRI exam time is wasted

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: IBM’s Watson assigns patients to MRI contrast Coordinator service bolsters radiologists’ efficiency Simple interventions reduce outpatient CT wait times Unlock efficiency with radiology workflow orchestration Do ED MRI scans reduce hospital stays for MS patients?

     

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  • Merry X-Ray expands with 2 acquisitions

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Merry X-Ray buys New England distributor Merry X-Ray acquires NY distributor Merry X-Ray buys Fla. dealer Merry X-Ray buys Ohio distributor Merry X-Ray adds Nev. firm

     

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  • Konica Minolta brings ultrasound to physiatrists

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Konica Minolta wins Ohio Exa PACS/RIS contract Konica Minolta to acquire Ambry Genetics Konica Minolta completes Mich. order Konica Minolta inks Texas and Calif. contracts Konica Minolta adds to DR installed base

     

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  • NIH opens massive x-ray database to propel AI research

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? Deep learning shows promise for reading chest x-rays

     

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  • ImaginAb nabs $8M for new imaging agent

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: ImaginAb names Coombs as CEO ImaginAb names new chairman and CEO ImaginAb touts prostate cancer study results ImaginAb touts study at immunotherapy meeting ImaginAb joins forces with Lilly

     

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  • How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: 3D printing’s legal landscape remains wild, untamed 3DHeals: 3D printing start-ups demand skill, persistence 3D printers help build a better cranial nerve 3DHeals conference explores 3D printing and more 3D-printed kidneys change preop surgical planning

     

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  • RBMA Hill Day underscores importance of radiology advocacy

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Philips signs on as RBMA sponsor What does the 2016 election mean for radiology? RBMA launches membership campaign RBMA to consolidate annual meetings in 2017 vRad unveils RBMA scholarship winners

     

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  • Researchers question whether brain injury causes Alzheimer’s

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes MRI may predict cognitive impairment in fighters FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains MRI helps shed light on concussion causes, effects in soccer MRI uncovers evidence on Alzheimer’s origins

     

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  • CMR Naviscan acquires Gamma Medica

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: CMR Naviscan highlights PEM study Gamma Medica unveils breast density campaign CMR Naviscan touts PEM study Gamma Medica sets sights on continued progress in 2015 Mexican firm acquires Naviscan assets

     

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  • Giant python receives CT scan

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: CT shows dinosaur tail, bird precursor Dinosaur vertebra fossil rises up in 3D from CT data Troubled Texas sea turtles aided by CT CT digs into dinosaur’s cranial anatomy, feeding habits

     

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  • MRI scanner shipped to Guantanamo Bay for trial

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Rights group says Turkish radiologist languishes in jail

     

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  • Electronic bandage may heal chronic wounds

    A ‘smart,’ wirelessly controlled bandage helped to regenerate three times as much tissue in chronically wounded mice than regular dry bandages.

     

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  • 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: 3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures Holography beckons as alternative to 3D printing 3D-printed mouse ovaries yield healthy offspring 3D printing helps rads build better CT fluoro paddle

     

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  • Novel PET tracer could identify bacterial infections

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: PET tracks Zika virus, disease progression in mice Novel near-infrared agent could benefit lung nodule surgery New PET tracer could work well for prostate cancer PET agent could advance blood clot imaging PET probe shows promise for cancer treatment evaluation

     

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  • Evidence mounts: Use macrocyclic GBCAs in pediatric MRI

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Study: No residual gadolinium found after GBCA use FDA panel votes to add retention warning to GBCA labels Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast Mayo group finds gadolinium in pediatric brain tissue Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast

     

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  • Toshiba prepares for Canon name change

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Toshiba Medical deal helps boost Canon financial results Report: Medical now key part of Canon’s future Report: Toshiba Medical to adopt Canon branding in 2018 Canon completes acquisition of Toshiba Medical

     

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  • #MyRadGirlfriend No. 47: Nailing a diagnosis

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 46: Happy Rosh Hashanah #MyRadGirlfriend No. 45: Is this the line for the nurse? #MyRadGirlfriend No. 44: HIPAA vs. hippos #MyRadGirlfriend No. 43: Always perfect #MyRadGirlfriend No. 42: Sit down, shut up, read this

     

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  • Imaging lands high on list of overused medical exams

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Docs with scanners order more low-value imaging Why is thyroid cancer being overdiagnosed in Canada? Johns Hopkins tackles problem of unnecessary scans New audit pinpoints causes of ‘wasteful’ unnecessary scans MedPAC: Imaging still high on low-value service list

     

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  • Toshiba donates ultrasound to Tanzania mission

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Toshiba announces Aquilion One Genesis CT upgrades Toshiba brings new CT scanner to Minn. hospital Toshiba fills Ga. ultrasound order Toshiba touts money savings with CT for stroke care Toshiba, AHRA open Putting Patients First grant program

     

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  • JNM articles focus on NM training requirements

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: SNMMI partners with NDSC on appropriate use criteria SNMMI rejects plan to dissolve ABNM SNMMI opposes proposed changes in tech duties Nuclear medicine residents see ‘dismal’ job market Combo residency could address nuclear medicine job woes

     

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  • It’s not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support Radiology billing must adapt to patient consumerism Is your practice ready for new decision-support rules?

     

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  • Hologic plans $350M private offering

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Hologic launches new breast stabilization system Hologic launches new breast biopsy system in U.S. Hologic posts Q3 revenue gains Hologic sues Fuji over DBT patents Hologic nets FDA OK for tomo claim in dense breasts

     

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  • AI gives one-stop shopping for urinary stone evaluation

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years?

     

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  • MRI advances detection of Zika-related brain abnormalities

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: PET tracks Zika virus, disease progression in mice AIUM: NIH prepares for potential re-emergence of Zika virus Studies at RSNA offer new insights into Zika’s spread Zika’s rapid spread on MRI scans shocks researchers Imaging detects telltale signs of Zika infection

     

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  • SonoScanner gets FDA nod for U-lite EXP scanner

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Practice of Ultrasound: Part 24 — An ultrasound PDA Practice of Ultrasound: Part 23 — Ultramobilizing ultrasound

     

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  • Rivanna touts Accuro research

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Rivanna seeks new patents in U.S., Japan Rivanna receives NIBIB grant Rivanna gets Middle East distribution deals Rivanna’s ultrasound device IDs epidural space Rivanna lands FDA nod for Accuro navigation

     

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  • Oncovision unveils Mammi software update

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Bruker to buy Oncovision’s preclinical business Mammi-PET finds tiny breast lesions — but could improve U.S. team finds favor with new PEM unit

     

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  • Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: How do breast density laws affect radiology practice? Dutch researchers launch DENSE breast MR trial New nonprofit group launches breast density website NEJM: Are breast density notification laws actually helpful? Half of Calif. primary care docs unaware of breast density law

     

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  • Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer death rates

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Breast cancer on rise in low-income countries Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer rates Regular screening could drop breast cancer disparities Women of Mexican origin at higher risk for breast cancer

     

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  • ICPME hosts webinar on EQUIP initiative

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: FDA releases 6-month pilot EQUIP results Volpara highlights new software package at AHRA Volpara partners with Mammography Educators on training EQUIP: The FDA’s new breast image quality program Volpara launches new ‘EQUIP-ready’ software

     

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  • ASRT donates to Hurricane Maria relief efforts

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant recipients ASRT donates $10K for Hurricane Irma relief ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts ASRT Foundation funds 50 technologist grants ASRT names 2017 advocacy award winners

     

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  • IBM’s Watson assigns patients to MRI contrast

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Strategic Radiology radiologists to work on Watson Chang: IT is the key to improving radiology efficiency Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? IBM Watson deal puts MedyMatch on the map

     

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  • Study casts fresh doubt on chest x-ray proficiency

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays Study questions whether x-rays really need to be repeated Johns Hopkins tackles problem of unnecessary scans Japanese group refines digital chest x-ray algorithm Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays?

     

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  • CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals New app helps tailor pediatric CT radiation dose 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates Diagnostic reference levels reduce CT doses

     

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  • MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: MITA backs proposed device regulation consistency MITA praises Aetna for covering CT colonography MITA testifies at medical device user fee hearing MITA: MedPAC offers no new proof of imaging overuse MITA applauds bill to repeal medical device tax

     

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  • NIH awards this year’s BRAIN grants

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: MRI initiative will chart brain development in children NIH releases 1st round of BRAIN research money President Obama launches brain research initiative

     

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  • Medical societies celebrate ultrasound awareness

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry SDMS releases updated sonography work standards ASE: Echo protocol finds kids’ heart abnormalities AIUM: Is MRI really needed after MSK ultrasound? SDMS announces grants, scholarships

     

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  • Rad-Aid and the search for meaning in retirement

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Merge, Rad-Aid to collaborate on global IT ASRT, Rad-Aid unveil China program ASRT, Rad-Aid craft fellowship program ASRT joins forces with Rad-Aid

     

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  • Straight Talk From the PACSman: Hurricane PACS

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Straight Talk From the PACSman: A PACS-centric RSNA? CIOs must work magic when dealing with enterprise PACS The 2015 PACSman Awards: A three dog RSNA The 2014 PACSman Awards: In the dark, it’s all the same Straight Talk From the PACSman: Extending your existing PACS

     

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  • Implantable cardiac devices OK for MRI scans

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Cardiac implants may be safer in MRI than thought FDA issues MRI warning on implantable infusion pumps Teamwork improves safety for MRI scans of cardiac devices MRI looks safe for implantable cardiac devices Study tests safety of implantable devices with 7T MRI

     

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  • Price resigns as head of Health and Human Services

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Trump budget would cut HHS spending by $15B 4 ways the election could affect healthcare legislation What does the 2016 election mean for radiology?

     

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  • Former Hopkins radiologist gets prison time for fraud

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  • Shine receives new isotope production patent

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Shine selects construction firm for new facility Shine breaks ground on isotope production facility Report: Shine seeks more molybdenum-99 funds Shine adds new strategic adviser U.S. government grants Shine $10M

     

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  • Signostics parent company lands $35M investment

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Signostics gets FDA clearance for urologic ultrasound Signostics adds to executive lineup Signostics receives $35M investment Signostics gets FDA nod for handheld US device Signostics inks handheld US deal with Konica Minolta

     

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  • Sniffing out dementia with a simple smell test

    A study finds that older adults who could not identify at least 4 out of 5 odors in a smell test were twice as likely to develop dementia 5 years later.

     

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  • Screening breast MRI alone OK for high-risk women

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Breast MRI effective for postpartum breast cancer MRI + mammography detects recurrent breast cancer Breast MR hits benchmarks in community practice Short breast MRI protocol works for cancer detection Peers influence use of breast MRI by surgeons

     

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  • IsoRay revenues climb in Q4

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: IsoRay highlights cesium-131 brachytherapy research IsoRay touts prostate cancer treatment data FDA responds to IsoRay’s GammaTile 510(k) Court approves IsoRay class-action settlement IsoRay agrees to settle shareholder lawsuit

     

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  • Can MRI challenge CT in diagnosing appendicitis?

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: MRI should be 1st choice for suspected appendicitis Novel CT technique emerges for acute appendicitis MRI provides alternative to CT, US for pediatric appendicitis ARRS: MRI tops US in appendicitis detection in pregnant women Pediatric MRI not always safer than CT

     

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  • International Day of Radiology eyes emergency radiology

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology International Day of Radiology to feature breast imaging Societies prep for International Day of Radiology Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology International radiology day set for Nov. 8

     

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  • NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: AIUM: NIH prepares for potential re-emergence of Zika virus NCI publishes free organ dose calculator Bluemke leaves NIH to head up Radiology RSNA, NCI to collaborate on image perception research NIH suspends activities at PET research center

     

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  • Mednax buys Jefferson Radiology

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Mednax enters Fla. partnership Mednax buys Tenn. radiology group Mednax completes vRad acquisition Mednax to buy teleradiology firm vRad for $500M

     

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  • Kubtec brings 3D tomosynthesis to Xpert 80

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Kubtec secures new U.S. patent Kubtec highlights intraoperative tomo study Kubtec lands Vizient contract Kubtec relocates headquarters to larger premises Kubtec highlights Conn. forensic collaboration

     

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  • C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology FDA releases digital health innovation action plan Quantitative Insights lands FDA nod for AI software SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology

     

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  • PET, EEG show treatment effectiveness in comatose patient

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Brain imaging can’t prove chronic pain fMRI, EEG may detect consciousness in TBI patients FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains FDG-PET helps accurately assess unconscious patients PET shows vegetative patients’ chance for recovery

     

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  • South African Mo-99 maker completes LEU conversion

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: NTP temporarily halts Mo-99 production NTP uses LEU for Mo-99 production South African reactor starts moly production

     

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  • Major breast tomo trial opens for enrollment

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Sites wanted for TMIST breast imaging trial TMIST: Coming soon to a center near you?

     

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  • fMRI links brain disruptions to Parkinson’s hallucinations

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: fMRI locates brain region tied to sleep-related depression MRI shows concussion effects can linger in athletes DWI-MRI shows vision changes could predict Parkinson’s DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson’s disease Novel fMRI technique illustrates autism in boys

     

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  • NEMA publishes low-contrast image quality tool review

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: NEMA updates SAR standards for MRI NEMA revises MRI test methods NEMA posts DR quality control guidelines NEMA publishes interventional x-ray equipment standards NEMA publishes refurbishing guide

     

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  • C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology NYMIIS pairs with SIIM to revive informatics symposium How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates NHS questions use of patient data by Google AI firm

     

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  • U.S. Senate Republicans table Graham-Cassidy

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: McCain to oppose Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal Republican senators introduce healthcare reform bill U.S. Senate healthcare repeal fails for 3rd time Senate ACA replacement plan falls short of needed votes Senate Republicans vote to debate ACA repeal

     

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  • IsoRay highlights cesium-131 brachytherapy research

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: IsoRay touts prostate cancer treatment data FDA responds to IsoRay’s GammaTile 510(k) Court approves IsoRay class-action settlement IsoRay agrees to settle shareholder lawsuit IsoRay revenue falls, net loss edges up in Q4

     

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  • Accuray touts CyberKnife clinical results

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Accuray posts revenue gains, lower net loss in Q4 Accuray points to Radixact research at AAPM 2017 Accuray highlights TomoTherapy study Accuray secures milestone Middle East order Accuray brings Radixact to NY

     

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  • ASTRO: Breast radiation ‘less scary’ than expected

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer ASTRO awards $275K to researchers ASTRO honors 43 researchers at annual meeting ACR, ASTRO, AAPM provide guidance updates ASTRO updates insurance coverage policies

     

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  • Toshiba announces Aquilion One Genesis CT upgrades

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Toshiba brings new CT scanner to Minn. hospital Toshiba fills Ga. ultrasound order Toshiba touts money savings with CT for stroke care Toshiba, AHRA open Putting Patients First grant program CIVCO, Toshiba partner on ultrasound products

     

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  • Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Blue Earth, PETNet expand Axumin distribution Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence Blue Earth reports milestone for Axumin PET tracer Blue Earth, PETNet roll out Axumin

     

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  • Hologic launches new breast stabilization system

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Hologic launches new breast biopsy system in U.S. Hologic posts Q3 revenue gains Hologic sues Fuji over DBT patents Hologic nets FDA OK for tomo claim in dense breasts Hologic posts Q2 revenue growth

     

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  • CTA helps direct use of clot removal for stroke patients

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Color mapping boosts vessel interpretation in stroke CT Head CT algorithm a step toward faster stroke care ISCT: Stroke panel weighs optimal imaging approach ASNR 2016: Restored blood flow outweighs treatment time in stroke Perfusion CT matters more than time to stroke treatment

     

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  • RamSoft updates peer review software

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: RamSoft signs new distributor RamSoft teams with Peruvian imaging provider RamSoft, KenQuest ink distribution deal RamSoft partners with Availity on patient software RamSoft adds support for disk burning

     

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  • Novel MRI agent details early breast cancer

    on AuntMinnie.com Related Reading: Study: No residual gadolinium found after GBCA use Breast MRI effective for postpartum breast cancer FDA finds no health effects from gadolinium retention Short breast MRI protocol works for cancer detection Gadolinium dosing calculator can guide MRI contrast use

     

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