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General Electric (GE) has changed its original strategy and will now aim to sell nearly half of its healthcare unit, GE Healthcare, according to GE CEO Larry Culp.

Patients and insurers have both saved significant money on medical imaging procedures thanks to a state-run website in New Hampshire, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan (UM) in Ann Arbor.  

Lightning Bolt Solutions, a company that specializes in AI-based physician shift scheduling technology, has announced a new one-year study that will evaluate one million physician shift hours as part of a larger effort to understand the root causes of physician burnout.

Stereotactic radiation may extend long-term survival for patients with stage IV cancers without inhibiting their quality of life, according to research published online in the January issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics.  

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM) submitted a joint statement to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) opposing potential changes in the NRC’s training and experience requirements for authorized users to administer radiopharmaceuticals.  

Carestream Health announced Thursday, Jan. 31, that its solutions have been named ‘Best in KLAS’ in two different categories.

Researchers have determined that increasing the number of core biopsy samples obtained using MRI-targeted transrectal ultrasound biopsy can lead to the detection of more clinically significant prostate cancers.

Sectra announced Thursday, Jan. 31, that its PACS was named ‘Best in KLAS’ in the United States for the sixth year in a row.

Object detection convolutional neural networks (CNNs) can detect and localize fractures in wrist x-rays, according to a new study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence.

Aetna has launched Attain, a new application for the Apple Watch that tracks daily activities and rewards users for achieving certain health-related goals. It will also be able to help patients find low-cost medical imaging options.  

Although recent recommendations—such as those released in 2014 from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons—say routine mammograms should be completely avoided before surgery unless breast cancer risks exist, research published in JAMA Surgery found that one-third of women younger than 40 undergo mammography exams before breast reduction surgery. 

Siemens Healthineers announced Wednesday, Jan. 30, that its MAGNETOM Lumina 3T MRI scanner has received FDA clearance.