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QualiTest, the world’s second largest independent pure play software testing and quality assurance company, is pleased to announce their inauguration into the DICOM Standards Committee.

RALEIGH (APRIL 15, 2015) – Dr. Robert Schaaf, who served as president and managing partner of Wake Radiology for 27 years, was presented with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a special event on Monday, April 13, on behalf of the Governor of North Carolina.

Boulder, Colorado May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ High Precision Devices, Inc. (HPD) received a joint award with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for commercializing the temperature-controlled spherical magnetic resonance imaging phantom, branded as the HPD Diffusion Phantom Model 128.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--()--Rivanna Medical, a commercial-stage medical device company that has developed a platform of technologies based on medical ultrasound, announced today that it has appointed John A. Williams as President and CEO.

XIFIN, Inc. announced the acquisition of VisualShare, a Salt Lake City-based medical informatics company specializing in diagnostic image management. 

Viztek announced the availability of the Basic U-Arm, a new U-arm digital x-ray system.

In response to the proposed mammography guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), Strategic Radiology® (SR®) recommends regular screening mammography for women beginning at age 40 in order to reduce breast cancer mortality.

Reston, Va. (April 23, 2015) — The ACR-AAPM Radiation Safety Officer Resources is now available for physicians and medical physicists serving as radiation safety officers at medical facilities.

Washington, DC (April 21, 2015) — The American College of Radiology (ACR) strongly supports the Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act (S. 1020), recently introduced by Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) to repeal the 25 percent Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR).

DEER PARK, N.Y. -- Recognizing that both women and their doctors are often confused after a mammogram reveals the woman has dense breasts, a nonprofit organization has launched a major new educational website.

ATLANTA, April 09, 2015 — McKesson announces Conserus™, a suite of flexible, vendor-neutral solutions for healthcare IT enterprise and diagnostic imaging. The Conserus suite includes flexible quality and communication Workflows, Enterprise Worklists driven by clinical and business logic, an Enterprise Image Repository and a Clinical Data Exchange.

April 16, 2015 - A new four-year research study, with an estimated budget of $100 million, was announced April 16 by the Alzheimer's Association and the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Imaging Dementia - Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study will determine the clinical usefulness and value in diagnosing Alzheimer's and other dementias in certain situations of a brain positron emission tomography (PET) scan that detects a core feature of Alzheimer's disease.

Sectra (STO: SECT B) is launching a solution for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images. The solution enables more efficient cancer care by enhancing collaboration and sharing of images between pathologists and radiologists.

Intrinsic Imaging, an FDA audited, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified, GAMP® 5 compliant, imaging core lab, announced today that it has been awarded an international Phase II clinical trial to assess a new treatment for patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

ANDOVER, Mass., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) today announced that its registries now process and record more than 300,000 decision support sessions per month—an increase of over 100,000 monthly transactions in just the past six months.

Washington, DC — Radiology professionals attending ACR 2015™ clinical research sessions will learn how to participate in clinical trials, generate new revenue streams, and demonstrate value in new health care delivery and payment systems.

HUDSON, Ohio and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Airis Radiology, a leading national radiology practice, today announced it has acquired Optimal Radiology, a Tennessee-based provider of professional radiology services to hospitals nationwide. The deal brings together two of the country's largest radiology groups, creating a national practice with more than 160 board-certified radiologists who provide radiology services to over 130 healthcare organizations and interpret an estimated 1.5 million exams annually.

Reston, Va. (April 1, 2015) – Radiology professionals can continue to use the American College of Radiology (ACR) National Radiology Data Registry (NRDR™) to meet quality reporting requirements under the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has renewed NRDR’s status as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR).

Strategic Radiology® (SR) announced today that Radiologic Medical Services (RMS) of Iowa City, IA has joined forces with the SR® network of progressive, independent radiology groups geographically dispersed throughout the US.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (March 17, 2015) – Zotec Partners, LLC (Zotec), a leading provider of revenue cycle and practice management services to hospital-based physicians, is pleased to announce that Steve Collins has taken a new position as vice president of business development for its radiology division.