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Robert Califf, MD, is a practicing cardiologist and professor of cardiology at the Duke University School of Medicine. 

The new imaging devices utilize a fast-emerging technology known as photon counting and can enhance everything from diagnostic decision making to treatment planning.

The healthcare giant agreed to acquire advanced surgical visualization firm BK Medical from Altaris Capital.

A knee MRI at health giant Mass General in Boston runs anywhere from $800-$4,000 depending on an individual's insurance plan, the New York Times uncovered.

Speculation that the Department of Justice could get involved first surfaced back in March. 

The consensus guidelines are associated with a high specificity, new research confirmed. 

The new funds are expected to go toward commercializing the company’s AI-powered handheld ultrasound systems and point-of-care ultrasound workflow solution.

The 'right to repair' debate is one that could impact heart teams and device manufacturers for years to come. Some hospitals have had a head start, accusing one company of unfair repair policies that put patients at risk. 

The society was seeking coverage for losses related to last year's annual meeting, but a federal judge said the event insurance clearly excluded communicable diseases

Imaging providers ranked only behind internal medicine physicians and tied with cardiology and orthopedic docs, according to a survey from Medscape.

The findings shared Monday in Health Affairs add to mounting evidence linking vertical integration to higher spending, a trend that's likely to increase in the coming years.

Northern Radiology Imaging has served New York's Northern Country region for more than 70 years, but will close on March 5. 

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

   
   
   
   
   
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