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Nanox seeks FDA clearance for multi-source Nanox.ARC 3D system
Tomosynthesis solution equipped with multiple alternative-switched X-ray tubes
The mobile C-arm is on the move
Market insight from the analysts at Signify Research
Using CT, researchers show risk of delaying lung cancer surgery
Waiting more than 12 weeks leads to inferior outcomes
Philips and Elekta partner to improve precision oncology interoperability
Builds on an already existing collaboration between the two companies
Getting prepared for the biggest event in imaging informatics
Q&A with Dr. Christopher Roth, committee chair for SIIM
Detecting cancer and heart disease in a single low-dose CT scan with AI
Expected to expedite the diagnosis process, accelerate treatment
Researchers fuse MR and CT images using deep learning technique
Combining multi-modal scans for higher quality images and better diagnoses
More radiologists joining ACOs, taking up value-based care in practices
The programs create quality and cost targets to meet in exchange for financial incentives
National Government Services to evaluate Medicare PET/CT reimbursement
Could help set appropriate payment rates for different types of procedures, increase access to PET
USPSTF recommends lowering colorectal screening age to 45
May moderately increase life-years gained, decrease colorectal cancer cases and deaths
Unnecessary imaging costs head and neck cancer patients $9,600 a year
U.S. spending on head and neck cancers exceeds $4 billion as a whole
Philips launches spectral detector-based CT scanner
Reduces time for diagnosis, repeat scans and follow-up scans, improves disease characterization
Nationwide cyberattack brings down Irish hospital IT and radiology systems
The attack has led the country to shut down its five radiology centers
Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study
Sent spending up $40 million over a four-year period
National Imaging Solutions acquires DynaRad
Obtains range of portable X-ray systems, including Micro-X Rover with nanotube tech
Siemens unveils its fastest, single-source CT scanner, Somatom X.ceed
Somatom X.ceed is designed to simplify procedures in challenging clinical areas
Lean management decreases CT acquisition length, saves on exam time
Lean management is designed to improve quality and profitability of company production processes
Building new workflows with imaging informatics
As silos come down and imaging reaches across the enterprise, make sure you’ve got the right leaders at the table

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Radiography market focuses on value in the COVID-19 era

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Progress... and a word of caution for weak algorithms and inadequate data sets