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MEDNAX acquires Tennessee-based Radiology Alliance, Infinity Management

National health solutions partner MEDNAX has announced the acquisition of Radiology Alliance and Inifinty Management headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., in an effort to expand radiology strategy to include both on-site and teleradiology services.

Put away the calipers: Pfizer increases stake in MRI body measurements

Pfizer has solidified its commitment to a Swedish firm developing an MRI-based body measurement, investing an additional $9 million into the company. Called AMRA, the technology can produce body composition measurements from a six-minute whole-body MRI.  

National rad consortium hires erstwhile journalist Proval

Strategic Radiology, the Palmetto, Fla.-based consortium of 25 radiology practices across the U.S., has hired Cheryl Proval, a former editor of Radiology Business Journal and imagingBiz.com, to lead its marketing and communications efforts.

We shape our social media—and our social media shapes us

I don’t recall the first time I saw a peer-reviewed study analyzing the use of online social media in medicine, but I certainly remember my initial impression. These so-called “researchers,” I thought, must have needed some busy work. 

Joint venture between Wake Radiology, UNC Rex Healthcare may lower costs

Wake Radiology, an x-ray and imaging provider, is joining forces with UNC Rex Healthcare in a move that will lower the costs of mammograms, brain scans and other medical tests.

Inland Real Estate Acquisitions purchases prominent Alabama radiology clinic

Inland Real Estate Acquisitions headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, has purchased the Radiology Clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

Startup specializing in 3D printed medical implants raises $1 million

Startup company, Supercraft3D, has raised $1 million in investments that will help them move forward in advancing its 3D medical implants.

Out with Obamacare, in with Trumpcare? Radiology thought leaders mull possibilities

As the GOP prepares to take charge of the executive branch of the federal government while maintaining its majority in both legislative chambers, it’s not just healthcare watchers who are wondering if Obamacare may soon be history and nothing but. Much of the country if not the world is watching to find out. And many are wondering: What will Trumpcare really look like?

Significant growth projected for global medical image analysis software by 2021

The medical image analysis software market is expected to see significant growth over the next four years, spurred by changes in demographics and growing economies in developing countries, according to a new report from New York-based Persistence Market Research.

Is cost most important part in value equation?

The most important arm of the value equation may have shifted from quality to cost, according to C. Matthew Hawkins, MD, assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine. 

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