Healthcare Economics & Policy

Consolidation has led to larger group sizes and fewer groups that focus on a single specialty, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Volpara Solutions, the New Zealand-based breast imaging technology company, announced that GE Healthcare will now be distributing its VolparaDensity software for breast density assessments throughout the world.

The average annual compensation for radiologists in the United States is $429,000, according to a new report from Doximity. Radiology was ranked 10th among all specialties included in the report.  

Royal Philips has acquired Direct Radiology’s teleradiology platform and business operations.

National Mobile X-Ray, a Lakeway, Texas-based mobile imaging provider, announced that it has acquired Asheville, North Carolina-based MMDS Mobile X-Ray.

Carestream Health’s recent decision to sell its healthcare information systems business to Royal Philips has been greeted with a mostly positive reaction from the imaging industry, according to a new market report.

President Trump’s proposed “Budget for a Better America” for 2020 would cut Medicare spending by approximately $845 billion and Medicaid spending by approximately $241 billion over 10 years.

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to the combination of atezolizumab, an antibody marketed by Genentech under the name Tecentriq, and chemotherapy for certain patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Researchers in Britain are calling for better, faster tests to distinguish between viral and bacterial illness in children presenting to emergency rooms with a fever. Such a development would save children and their families the anxiety of unnecessary exams, including imaging, and make a meaningful dent in the financial burden on the U.K’s National Health Service.

The courts typically side with defendant physicians when patients file medical malpractice lawsuits related to image-guided interventions, according to a new study published by the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Carestream Health announced Thursday, March 7, its plan to sell the company’s healthcare information systems (HCIS) business to Royal Philips.

The AI in medicine market generated $719 million in 2017 and could hit $18.12 billion by 2025, according to a new report from Big Market Research.