Healthcare Economics & Policy

Researchers have determined that the widespread use of genetic testing for newly diagnosed patients could lead to approximately $50 million in savings for the first year of breast cancer care in the United States.

NorthStar Medical Technologies has closed a $100 million round of financing to help the company expand its production capacity for molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), improve its RadioGenix System separation platform and pursue growth in research and development.

Arizona-based Banner Health and Radiology Partners announced Tuesday, April 23, that they have signed an agreement to provide imaging services in the metro Phoenix area. The new enterprise will be known as Banner Imaging.

High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are associated with numerous delays in care for patients with breast cancer, according to new research published in Health Affairs.

Radiologist shortages have been causing significant delays in patient care in Australia and the U.K., but it’s also an issue that has impacted providers in the United States.

In 49 BC, Julius Caesar led his soldiers across the river Rubicon, defying the Roman Senate and setting up the civil war that led to his becoming dictator for life. Today, many leaders of radiology practices stand on the banks of their own Rubicon.

Aidoc, a Tel-Aviv, Israel-based medical imaging company, announced that it has raised $27 million in a Series B investment round led by Square Peg Capital.

Publishing direct-to-consumer pricing would allow competitive comparison of real rates. In radiology, this means getting the information to patients both directly and through ordering physicians.

Fujifilm Canada announced Thursday, April 11, that it has established a new division to help increase the availability and sales of the company’s diagnostic imaging systems throughout Canada.

Radiologists earn an average of $419,000 per year, according to Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2019. This makes radiology tied for No. 5 among all specialties.

The percentage of radiation oncologists in the United States working in urban and suburban communities is on the rise, according to a new survey published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics. What does this mean for patient care in more rural locations?

Enlitic, a San Francisco-based healthcare company focused on the use of AI in medical imaging, announced Thursday, April 4, that it has closed a $15 million Series B financing round.