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vRad (Virtual Radiologic), an affiliate of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD) and the nation’s leading telemedicine company and radiology practice, announced today that it was selected to present during the “Value Innovation Lab” roundtable session at the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) 2015 Fall Educational Conference taking place in Austin, Texas September 27-29, 2015.

Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ:MRGE), a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced a collaboration with ifa Systems AG to deliver high quality, affordable eye care technology services to the Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC), which manages more than 300,000 outpatient visits and 26,000 day surgeries annually.

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and Catharina Hospital (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) today signed an agreement for the installation of Philips’ advanced medical technologies in Catharina Hospital’s new cardiovascular center, which is currently under construction and due to open its doors in mid-2016.

Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ:MRGE) today announced a new global collaboration with the nonprofit organization, RAD-AID International, (US Registered 501c3) to bring vital radiology and health information technologies to medically underserved and poor regions of the world. 

Rad (Virtual Radiologic), an affiliate of MEDNAX Inc. (NYSE: MD) and the nation’s leading telemedicine company and radiology practice, announced today that it has completed required system updates so that its 2,100 client facilities can effectively transmit and process complete clinical history, technical and diagnostic data, including standardized code sets necessary to meet new ICD-10 documentation requirements for nearly 6 million studies transmitted annually.

Shannon Medical Center (San Angelo, Texas) installed three CARESTREAM DRX-1 Detectors to help achieve rapid image access for existing portable and room-based X-ray units that serve patients in its trauma center, ICU, and surgical suites. 

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has received approval to begin routine production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) facility in Columbia, Missouri. 

Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine, M.D., dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, announced that Talissa Ann Altes, M.D., vice chair of clinical research and associate professor of radiology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, has been named chair of the Department of Radiology in the University of Missouri School of Medicine. 

Carestream Health introduced its third generation of DRX detectors that are faster and lighter than previous generations and offer a host of features to help users achieve higher productivity and improved image quality. 

TeraRecon, (www.terarecon.com), a leader in advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, today announced leadership changes designed to strengthen the company and position it for the next phases of growth and solution development. 

The American Lung Association, currently funding more than $6.49 million in groundbreaking research, continues its investment in lung health research, expecting to offer at least $6.5 million dollars in new grants in fiscal year 2017, including a new research award with a focus on lung cancer in women.

Today, Temple University Health System (TUHS) and GE Healthcare announced a pioneering, first-of-its-kind risk collaboration between a health care technology company and an academic medical center that aligns incentives to promote value by providing higher-quality radiologic imaging services more efficiently at a lower cost. 

Carestream Health’s newest DRX digital imaging system—the CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus—offers major software and hardware enhancements to help expedite complex medical imaging exams and support future advanced imaging applications. The new system is now available for order in many countries across the globe.

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers of Denver, Colo., recently installed Carestream’s newest generation of Vue RIS (radiology information system) to create a more streamlined clinical workflow that delivers most radiology reports within one to two hours to referring physicians. Urgent reports are delivered in as little as 10 to 15 minutes.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced today that peer60, a smart data software company, has identified Nuance as the leading provider of medical image-sharing offerings in its 2015 market report

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Education Center will continue to offer comprehensive, interactive radiology education courses utilizing FUJIFILM Medical Systems medical imaging solution: Synapse® PACS. A total of eight different courses comprising 30 sessions are held annually, including Body MR, MSK MR, Cardiac MR, Neuroradiology, HRCT and Emergency Imaging utilizing the Synapse PACS system software.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce the new FUJIFILM X-T1 IR (Infrared), the first advanced infrared X-Series mirrorless camera that delivers high performance in demanding fields for technical experts, law enforcement, medical research and scientific communities.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce the new FUJIFILM X-T1 IR (Infrared), the first advanced infrared X-Series mirrorless camera that delivers high performance in demanding fields for technical experts, law enforcement, medical research and scientific communities.

IBA Molecular, a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals, announced today the completion of the previously announced sale of its US operations, IBA Molecular North America, Inc. (IBAM NA), to Illinois Health and Science (IHS), a non-profit healthcare system based in Decatur, Illinois. 

Chris Page, director of finance at Columbus Radiology, has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association.

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