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On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

PHOENIX – June 15, 2015 – 21st Century Oncology, the nation’s premier cancer treatment network, has entered a new research partnership agreement with the University of Arizona’s Center for Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine at the College of Medicine in Phoenix.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (June 8, 2015) – Zotec Partners (Zotec), a leading provider of physician billing and practice management services, is inviting visitors to explore its new company website at

ImagineSoftware, a leading provider of billing and medical practice management software, will be exhibiting at the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) 2015 Radiology Summit Conference.  The conference, held on June 7-10 at Caesar's Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, brings together radiology business management professionals for three days of industry seminars, networking, and innovative business solutions. 

FORE Support Services, a premier developer of health care financial process automation, has announced the launch of its AuthPal automated prior authorization technology. The announcement was made today at the June Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) 2015 Radiology Summit Conference.

Tracers for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging procedures play a critical role in medical care today. Yet the logistics of getting tracers onsite at healthcare providers’ facilities can sometimes prove difficult for sites outside of radiopharmacies’ distribution network, particularly in emerging markets. GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) announced today that it has created a solution to make PET tracers for diagnostic imaging more readily available.

HOUSTON (May 7, 2015) – Digisonics (Booth #523), a leading integrator/provider of Enterprise PACS and Structured Reporting Systems, will showcase its latest offerings to improve workflow efficiency at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - May 12, 2015) - (SIIM Booth #525) -- Viztek, the leading provider of complete digital software and hardware diagnostic imaging solutions, will debut its new Exa Mammo Viewer to attendees during the upcoming Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting, May 28-30 in Washington, DC. An extension of the Viztek Exa platform which debuted at SIIM in 2014, the Exa Mammo Viewer leverages advanced technologies to bring the benefits of single workstation viewing and remote access for any 2D or 3D mammography study to the specialty of breast imaging.

Stamford, C.T., May 28, 2015 (Booth#237) – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. continues to expand its healthcare IT portfolio, and is taking Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) into new areas with its latest acquisition of TeraMedica, Inc., by further enhancing the patient imaging record at the 2015 annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) on May 28 – May 30 in Washington, D.C.

Agfa HealthCare announced today the launch of its Enterprise Imaging Exchange Program which establishes a secure health information exchange network between multispecialty collaborating health providers to exchange and share medical imaging data. The solution will be on display at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting, May 26-31, 2015, in Washington, DC.

Strategic Radiology (SR) announced today that Rome Radiology Group (RRG) of Rome, GA has joined forces with the SR coalition of progressive, independent radiology groups geographically dispersed throughout the US.

TUSTIN, Calif., June 1, 2015 – Toshiba’s new Assurance 360 program is making it easier for existing CT customers to lower radiation dose, improve their CT scanners’ performance and achieve compliance with the MITA Smart Dose standard, also known as XR-29. Assurance 360 not only updates a system to XR-29 compliant but takes patient safety a step further with dose reduction technology and the training and support needed to become dose efficient.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced the general availability of PowerScribe 360® Reporting version 3.0, delivering the industry’s first integrated computer-assisted reporting solution at the point of clinical documentation for radiologists.

Agfa HealthCare announced today the launch of its Enterprise Imaging Exchange Program which establishes a secure health information exchange network between multispecialty collaborating health providers to exchange and share medical imaging data.

LOS ANGELES (May 26, 2015) – Biomedical researchers at Cedars-Sinai have invented a tiny drug-delivery system that can identify cancer cell types in the brain through “virtual biopsies” and then attack the molecular structure of the disease.

Reston, Va. — Carl R. Bogardus, Jr., MD, FACR, Professor, Clinical Director and Vice Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Oklahoma University Medical Center, has been awarded the American College of Radiology (ACR) Gold Medal for outstanding achievement.

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 18, 2015 – Visage Imaging Inc. (“Visage”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. (ASX:  PME), has announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of Visage Ease ProTM for mobile diagnostic interpretation of all imaging modalities except mammography.

Leesburg, VA, May 1, 2015—Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, was elected the 115th president of ARRS at its 2015 Annual Meeting last month in Toronto. He succeeds Dr. Melissa Rosado de Christenson, who served as ARRS president from 2014 to 2015.

Outpatient Imaging Affiliates (“OIA”) announced today that world renown radiologist, David Levin, M.D., has agreed to formally join the OIA Board of Directors.

Stamford, CT and Milwaukee, WI – May 13, 2015 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. today announced the completion of its acquisition of Teramedica, Inc., a global healthcare informatics company and a leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions. The acquisition will allow Fujifilm to offer the market a leading Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA) technology.