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According to a RSNA press release, a recent study published in Radiology on Oct. 18 may be able to help predict long-term recovery of those who have suffered from cardiac arrest by analyzing neurological connections from MRI results.  

BOSTON – IMRIS, the global leader in intraoperative imaging, unveiled its new corporate brand identity and its comprehensive consulting services approach during the 2017 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting in booth #601.

Los Angeles, CA – Bay Medical Management, and its radiology services provider Bay Imaging Consultants, have chosen  MedInformatix to implement a new revenue cycle management solution for the expansive practice after a competitive review of industry players.

Aquilion ONE / GENESIS Edition Delivers Fast, Safe Exams for Young Patients

Health Care Facilities Plan to Purchase Protective Aprons, Shields and Safety Equipment to Create a Safer Work Environment for Radiologic Technologists

Abstract Submission Opens for American College of Radiology Annual Meeting; Online Submission Closes Dec. 15

RESTON, VA (Aug. 24, 2017) — Radiologists and medical imaging business managers will learn strategies to overcome professional challenges in reimbursement, practice sustainability and demonstrating value at the ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 22 — Regional One Health (Memphis, Tenn.) has implemented Carestream Health’s Clinical Collaboration Platform (see video link) that includes enterprise imaging, vendor-neutral archiving and Vue Motion universal viewer.

HOUSTON, TX, August 17, 2017 — Alzeca Biosciences, Inc., an early-stage healthcare diagnostic company focused on developing novel MRI-based targeted imaging agents for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, announced today that it has closed an $11 million Series A financing.

Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring cutting-edge technology to Houston Methodist that is not currently available in the Texas Medical Center. This agreement will provide innovative, world-class medical technology to Houston Methodist Hospital and all of its community hospital facilities.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., , Aug. 8 — Carestream Health introduced new MR Brain Perfusion and MR Brain Diffusion modules that enable radiologists to read these imaging studies from a CARESTREAM Vue PACS diagnostic viewer (see video link). The company has received FDA 510(k) Clearance for use in the United States, and these new tools also have been approved for use in Europe and other countries across the globe.

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) applauded the Problem Solvers Caucus’ proposal for repealing the medical device tax in its set of bipartisan solutions to stabilize health insurance markets and provide relief to individuals, families and small businesses.

RESTON, VA (July 27, 2017)The American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Conference on Quality and Safety helps radiology practices add value through cost-effective service quality improvement.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 25 — Carestream will showcase its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems (see video link) at booth #207 of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound conference that begins on Aug. 3. These systems are currently available in the United States and Canada.

(San Diego, CA and Twinsburg, OH) July 24, 2017 - CorTechs Labs, the leading medical software innovator providing solutions for quantitative brain volume analysis, is pleased to announce that Hitachi 1.2T Oasis, 1.5T Echelon Oval and 3.0T Trillium Oval MRI scanners are compatible with NeuroQuant®, the foremost medical device software for volumetric MRI processing. CorTechs Labs and Hitachi worked together to validate the 1.2T, 1.5T and 3.0T Hitachi MRI scanners, ensuring accurate and consistent brain segmentation results for Hitachi MRI customers. 

Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital (Bloomington, Ind.) purchased and installed a new CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus (see video link), in addition to two CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution systems and three CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems. All of the systems deliver rapid image access and enhanced image quality. The 250-bed hospital has eight CARESTREAM DRX detectors in three sizes — 10 x 12 inches, 14 x 17 inches and 17 x 17 inches — to address diverse imaging needs including NICU and gastroenterology as well as inpatient and outpatient exams.

To improve diagnostic confidence with clearer images and consistent exams, Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga., installed three new AplioTM 500 Platinum CV ultrasound systems from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, in its cardiology department. To support ultrasound capabilities in the ICU, Floyd Medical also installed the XarioTM 200 Platinum Series ultrasound system. Floyd Medical is leveraging the systems for strain imaging, pediatric and fetal echocardiography and stress echocardiography.

TUSTIN, Calif., July 10, 2017 Building on a decade of financial aid for healthcare facilities pursuing greater patient care and safety, AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, announce the tenth year of their Putting Patients First program. Putting Patients First grants enable healthcare facilities to fund programs, training or seminars aimed at improving patient care and safety and customizing treatment in CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and vascular imaging. The grants are funded by an unrestricted educational grant from Toshiba Medical.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, and Virtual Imaging, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., will debut the new Canon series of CXDI Digital Radiography (DR) Detectors at the 2017 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) show.

Reston, VA (July 5, 2017) – The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute has updated the Radiologist Patient-Facing Dataset (RPFD) with 2015 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data. This free resource allows radiologists to determine if they would be designated as patient-facing by CMS. This designation affects Merit-Based Incentive System (MIPS) participation. The tool also allows practices to look up all the radiologists in their practice to determine if they are likely to be exempt under the MIPS group reporting option.