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Reston, VA - The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors (BOC) selected three innovators as 2017 Gold Medalists for their extraordinary service to the College or radiology. Honors will be bestowed during ACR 2017 - The Crossroads of Radiology, which will be held May 21?25, 2017, in Washington, DC.

At the 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG is presenting itself for the first time under its new brand name, Siemens Healthineers.

COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO – Nov. 28, 2016 – Direct Radiology, a leading provider of teleradiology solutions for radiologists and radiology groups throughout the United States, has launched automation intelligence software to enhance its teleradiology offering. The technology developments include Automated Query Retrieve, Monitoring and Automated Uptime, and Reverse DICOM Report Delivery.

Oak Brook, Ill., and Boston, Mass., (Dec. 1, 2016) – Today, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced it is joining CommonWell Health Alliance® as a General Member to help break down barriers to nationwide data exchange. CommonWell, a non-profit trade association, is dedicated to the simple vision that health data should be available regardless of where care occurs.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (December 8, 2016) – Zotec Partners (Zotec), the industry leader in physician billing and practice management services for radiology practices nationwide, is pleased to announce a revenue cycle management renewal with TRA Medical Imaging (TRA).

CHICAGO (Nov. 29, 2016) – The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) presented its fifth Alexander R. Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence to Neema Jamshidi, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues, for the article, “The Radiogenomic Risk Score: Construction of a Prognostic Quantitative, Noninvasive Image-based Molecular Assay for Renal Cell Carcinoma,” published in the October 2015 issue of Radiology.

CHICAGO – According to a new research study, most U.S. radiologists receive favorable satisfaction scores from their patients. The abstract, funded by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, was presented at the 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Both new scanners – SOMATOM go.Now and SOMATOM go.Up – are equally suited to new radiology departments and expanding successful institutions. The new platform offers standardized workflows and multi-year service packages.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has increased efficiencies in radiotherapy following the implementation of the MacroMedics® EagleBoard from Oncology Systems Limited. As Southend are the first clinical users in the UK, the EagleBoard offers them an easier set up for patients that are undergoing radiotherapy to the chest or abdomen region, including patients with lung and oesophageal cancer. The compact and cost-effective solution has provided the hospital’s Radiotherapy Department with the ability to prepare for the latest advancement in radiotherapy - SABR (stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy), specifically for lung cancer patients.

 

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, today announced that it will launch three new medical imaging products at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2016 Annual Meeting, a gathering of more than 55,000 radiology professionals from around the world.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 10 — Carestream is accepting orders from healthcare providers across the globe and announced plans to begin shipping its OnSight 3D Extremity System (video link) in December.  

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (November 7, 2016) – Zotec Partners, LLC (Zotec), a leading provider of billing and practice management services to hospital-based physicians, is pleased to announce that Mark Fabian has taken a new position as director of business development. Fabian is a goal-oriented sales professional bringing more than two decades of experience building and maintaining accounts in highly competitive industries. In his new role with Zotec, he will hone his business development skills to deliver revenue cycle and practice management solutions to physician practices and health systems.

OAK BROOK, Ill. (November 11, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced today that David A. Bluemke, M.D., Ph.D., Ms.B., FAHA, FACR, will become editor of the journal  Radiology in January 2018.

Phoenix, Ariz.  November 7, 2016: Teleradiology Solutions (TRS), a global leading tele-diagnostic delivery company that is among the first teleradiology companies in the U.S. to be accredited by the U.S. Joint Commission (JC) accreditation for healthcare organizations, announced it was selected by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, one of the top-ranked hospitals in the United States, to perform remote 3D post-processing services.   

CHICAGO, Nov. 07, 2016 – Helping its customers stay in sync with the latest advancements in CT imaging and interventional radiology, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. and Applied Radiology invite you to expert-led forums at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting. As the industry leader in diagnostic imaging innovation, Toshiba is committed to offering its customers the ongoing resources they need to make the most of the newest breakthroughs in patient care.

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Since establishing their relationship with Cerner, NDSC's integrated CareSelect Imaging™ with ACR Select solution has been contracted and/or implemented in over 25 Cerner powered health systems nationwide. In addition to being prepared for the provisions of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) users are leveraging CareSelect™ to comply with JACHO requirements and participate in accountable care models.

Stamford, CT, November 1, 2016 The TeraMedica Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, today announced an important business milestone in serving global healthcare providers. The company’s Synapse VNA, an enterprise-wide medical information and image management solution, now manages nearly 10 billion objects – data and images – via 350 installations serving more than 1000 facilities worldwide.

A European health consortium is developing a set of low radiation, low cost, flat panel X-ray detectors that use novel photonics technology to make diagnosis safer for patients, hospital and dental staff, generating some of the highest resolution images ever seen in rapid moving body functions, such as malicious growths or the beating heart of a baby.    

Montreal, Canada – October 25, 2016 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in enterprise workflow and medical image archiving solutions​, ​today announced the appointment of Christian Bazinet as Chief Operating Officer, and Michel Desgagné as Chief Customer Officer.

Leesburg, VA, Oct. 25, 2016 — While radiography remains the gold standard in pediatric imaging, it is rife with opportunities for error because cooperation and positioning are often challenging for such patients. In response, a group of pediatric radiologists practicing in Seattle, WA, published a paper that outlines pitfalls in pediatric chest radiography while offering tips and tricks for avoiding potential errors.

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