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Radiologist Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network in New York.

The National Cancer Institute has launched a program called Screen to Save in response to recommendations made by the Cancer Moonshot’s Blue Ribbon Panel. The program aims to increase colon cancer screening rates among men and women in diverse and rural communities across the country.

With the explosive growth of interventional oncology, the Society of Interventional Oncology has been founded to focus entirely on the subspecialty field of interventional radiology.

Riad Salem, MD, MBA, will be honored with the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award March 7, during the group's annual scientific meeting in Washington, D.C.

Radiology Business spoke with Christine, who not only accomplished her dreams, but excelled in her field becoming one of 102 researchers from across the nation to win a Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE), the highest honor the U.S. government gives to young scientists and engineers.

 

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MidHudson Regional appoints new Director of Breast, Women's Imaging

Radiologist Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network in New York.

ASRT elects new board members, stresses importance of licensure

The American Society of Radiation Technologists (ASRT) has elected three new board members to serve on the 2017-2018 ASRT Board of Directors. The newly elected appointees will begin their one-year terms following the 2017 ASRT Governance and House of Delegates Meeting, held June 23-25 in Orlando.

SIR17: Record breaking number of Fellows inducted

At the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, a record breaking 32 new Fellows were inducted. Less than 10 percent of SIR members achieve this honor that is awarded to those who have demonstrated excellence in research, published works, teaching or leadership within the field of interventional radiology and who have made significant contributions to the society.

NCI targets colorectal screening in low access areas

The National Cancer Institute has launched a program called Screen to Save in response to recommendations made by the Cancer Moonshot’s Blue Ribbon Panel. The program aims to increase colon cancer screening rates among men and women in diverse and rural communities across the country.

ASRT receives humanitarian award for imaging overseas

The ASRT Foundation will receive the American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation’s 2017 Global Humanitarian award, presented on May 24 at the ACR Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Smartmedical, Siemens Healthcare reach agreement for outsourcing radiology equipment

Smartmedical Corp. has signed an “agreement of outsourcing radiology equipment” as a partnership with Siemens Healthcare, a Japanese subsidiary of Siemens Healthineers, to develop medical scanning centers at community primary care hubs.

Get ready for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

You might see radiology departments across the country wearing a little more blue than usual on March 3, otherwise known as National Dress in Blue Day. Part of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Dress in Blue Day is intended to raise awareness of the preventable nature of colon cancer.

New society focused on interventional oncology

With the explosive growth of interventional oncology, the Society of Interventional Oncology has been founded to focus entirely on the subspecialty field of interventional radiology.

MITA delivers statement on Senate confirming Shulkin as VA secretary

The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) issued a statement from Executive Director Patrick Hope on the U.S. Senate's confirmation of David Shulkin, MD, as Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary.

Strategic Radiology appoints Rose to new CMO position

Strategic Radiology, company consisting of 25 radiology group practices across the nation, has created a Chief Medical Officer position with Radiologist Greg Rose, MD, PhD, filling the role.

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