May 2016

Updates announced for ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Med students respond better to spaced out education strategy for image interpretation
Lumason earns Innovative Technology designation from Vizient
FDA approves Axumin for PET imaging in certain men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence
How well does Sectra PACS play with other vendors’ products? The imaging A-team in Albuquerque says quite well
PCORI approves $7.5 million in funding for breast screening research study
Radiologists' lawsuit against Canadian health authority dismissed
Dotting the i's and crossing the t's: Improving the quality of RIS information
Rising volumes in the ED: Radiology’s vital role in managing the crisis
The Virtual FTE: Radiology’s flexible, scalable teammate
PENTAX Medical hires new global chief clinical officer
Radiologist considering run to be leader of Conservative Party of Canada
Women's compliance with screening standards not impacted by prior false-positive mammograms
Medic Vision Imaging Solutions' SafeCT-29 gains FDA clearance
5 ways to combat the sedentary nature of radiology and improve your health
Washington State Radiology Group Renews RCM Services Agreement with Zotec Partners
Numerous parents receive exact same 3D ultrasound images
GW Health Workforce Institute: Nonlicensed and tele-health savvy health workers to shape future healthcare staffing needs
Time to take a hard swing at the ‘wall of silence’ surrounding medical error
BALT names new CEO of BALT International
Zebra Medical Vision, Intermountain Healthcare collaborate on new advanced algorithms
4 recommendations for improving the use of QI methodologies in radiology
Direct Radiology Reports Year-Over-Year Growth as Company Celebrates Fifth Year in Business
ENDRA Life Sciences, GE Healthcare to collaborate on new ultrasound technology
SIR backs new bill to reallocate GME opportunities
Report: Onex considering sale of Carestream Health
Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife radiosurgery system reaches milestone
Legislation would require rad assistants to be viewed as non-physician practitioners
Researchers use custom call dashboard to track caseloads of first-year rad residents
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission launches new QI tool
Experts take part in interactive Twitter Q&A about women’s health
Author shadows radiologist for her latest book
ACR Board of Chancellors announces new chair, vice chair
Surveys show imaging patients don't understand risks of radiation
Leaders who take their role seriously can make a big impact
BTG acquires Galil Medical for $84.5 million
Smart Choice MRI gains new $7 million investment
ACR announces 2016 Gold Medalists
How DBT is impacting BI-RADS assessments: 4 key takeaways
Newly-formed Gordie Howe Initiative to support research of TBI, increase awareness
Raymond V. Damadian, inventor of the MRI, to speak on May 17
Educational program in Ohio teaches young children that 'X is for X-Ray'
Review tracks appropriateness—or lack thereof—of shoulder MRI orders
NIH shakes up leadership in face of patient safety concerns
CT for trees? The serious science behind ‘limb’ imaging
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes expands operations at University of Missouri Research Reactor
Imaging center in Hawaii close to resuming mammography services
States announcing details surrounding Olympus settlement over anti-kickback violations
MedSmart radiology director advises new grads to display compassion, strength
Facebook and Oculus executive leaving both companies for medical imaging startup
RadNet announces Q1 financial results, joint venture with Dignity Health in California
Artist reveals the hidden pictures in x-ray images
4 ways to improve committee engagement of younger ACR members
Visage Leads with Enterprise Imaging at ACR 2016
Sharmila Majumdar honored with ISMRM 2016 Gold Medal
Q&A: Alexander Norbash on the importance of leaders learning from their own mistakes
Radiologist’s new startup dramatically speeds up MR spectroscopy analysis
SIR publishes interventional radiology staffing recommendations
Wisconsin law allows physical therapists to order imaging from radiologists
Balum Imaging Selects eRAD's RIS / PACS Platform
Virginia-Based Medical Center Radiologists Renews RCM Services Agreement with Zotec Partners
Chicago Radiological Society gives highest honor to radiologist Aruna Vade
Rose Radiology alleges lawyer helped coordinate whistleblower case
Siemens changes brand name of healthcare business to Siemens Healthineers
ACR bringing ‘imaging boot camp’ to Middle East
Happy trails: 3 helpful tips for radiologists considering a new profession
Mallinckrodt releases fiscal year Q2 results
Radiologist pushes for plant-based diet
Q&A: Garry Choy on patient engagement and how to make rad resident training more valuable
Hitachi Medical Systems America Announces Unique All-Inclusive Program for Scenaria SE 64/128 CT
Scientist indicted for trying to send MRI part to Iran sees charges dropped
Healthcare metrics just got a little easier to understand
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes names new COO
Konica Minolta introduces latest version of SONIMAGE HS1 system
Patient awarded $5.9 million after x-ray mix up leads to unnecessary surgery
Florida rad tech allegedly stole from patient’s purse