Healthcare Economics & Policy

A jury has awarded a young patient $11.5 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed against a radiologist at Boston’s Newton-Wellesley Hospital. 

Volpara Health Technologies, the parent company of Volpara Solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Seattle-based MRS Systems, Inc.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is exploring the possibility that numerous healthcare vendors, including Siemens AG, Philips NV and General Electric, may have used “local middlemen” to bribe the Chinese government and certain hospital officials, according to new reporting from Reuters. 

An imaging provider from North Canton, Ohio, has been indicted for billing Medicare and Medicaid for approximately $2 million in imaging services that never actually occurred.

Radiology Partners announced Tuesday, May 21, that its specialists now provide imaging services for more than 925 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers throughout the United States.

Forty-nine percent of radiologists have a net worth of $2 million or more, according to a new report published by Medscape. The report included survey responses from more than 20,000 physicians.

The Radiology Partners Research Institute (RPRI) has awarded five $20,000 grants to imaging-related research projects throughout the United States.

Icometrix, an international developer of AI-based brain imaging solutions, has raised $18 million in funding.

Radiology Partners announced Tuesday, May 14, that it has entered a new practice partnership with North Carolina-based Greensboro Radiology.

Radiologists 31-40 years into their careers remain incredibly important to patient care in the United States, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.

MSU Health Care and Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Advanced Radiology Services (ARS) have announced a joint venture that will provide imaging services to the McLaren Greater Lansing health system.

The handheld ultrasound market has been slow to take off in recent years, but a burst of growth could be on the horizon, according to a new report from Signify Research.