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The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), American College of Radiology and other industry groups sent a letter to congressional leadership Tuesday, Sept. 24, asking for a permanent repeal of the “disastrous” medical device tax. A suspension of the tax is set to expire Jan. 1, 2020.

“Fast MRI” scans, which use quicker imaging techniques and don’t require sedation or ionizing radiation, can identify traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in young patients, according to a new study published in Pediatrics.

The results are in! The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) announced the winners of the groups’ machine learning challenge during SIIM’s Conference on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging in Austin, Texas.

The Mount Sinai Health System in New York City announced Monday, Sept. 23, the creation of its new BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII).

Subsolid pulmonary nodules classified as Lung Imaging Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS) categories 2 and 3 may have a higher risk of malignancy than previously believed, according to new findings published in Radiology.

Clinicians and patients can both be “nudged” in certain ways that improve decision-making related to imaging-based cancer screening, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Enterprise imaging (EI) is one of the most important areas of focus in modern healthcare, especially in image-heavy specialties such as radiology and cardiology. A new webinar from the teams at  Health Exec and Change Healthcare, “Realizing the Value of Enterprise Imaging: 5 Key Strategies for Success,” examined the value of EI and why healthcare providers need to treat it so seriously. 

Aaron Green, Change Healthcare’s SVP and general manager of radiology and enterprise imaging, has watched the health IT industry go through a great deal of change over the years. Business trends have shifted, new vendors have come and gone, and groundbreaking technologies have evolved so quickly that researchers can hardly keep up.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is still gaining momentum in 2019 as researchers build bigger and better algorithms and vendors release new, state-of-the-art solutions. For healthcare providers, however, the world of AI can still be intimidating in a lot of ways; if you haven’t already started exploring the potential of AI, where do you begin? What’s the first step?

Many diagnostic radiologists with lifetime certificates choose not to participate in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program, according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Does this mean they have negative feelings about the program?

State-mandated breast density notifications (BDNs) are too complex for all patients to understand, according to new findings published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Fujifilm SonoSite and the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence Incubator (AI2 Incubator) have announced a new collaboration focused on using AI to interpret ultrasound examinations.