Healthcare Economics & Policy

When CNBC put together a list of in-demand jobs that pay more than $55,000 a year and only require an associate’s degree, most of those jobs were in healthcare—and many involved medical imaging.  

RadNet announced Monday, Feb. 11, that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kern Radiology Medical Group, a Bakersfield, California-based outpatient radiology practice that owns five imaging centers.

The precision medical imaging market is expected to grow from $120 million in 2017 to more than $8 billion in 2027, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.

According to a new ranking from Forbes, AI and its ability to help radiologists streamline image analysis represents the No. 1 digital health technology of 2019.

In Arkansas, money from a tobacco tax is allocated to breast cancer research, but how are those funds spent? 

Companies developing imaging solutions powered by AI raised nearly $580 million in 2018, according to a report from Signify Research.

GT Medical Technologies (GT MedTech) has raised $10 million in Series A funding to help support the launch of GammaTile Therapy, the company’s FDA-cleared radiation treatment developed for patients with recurrent brain tumors.

General Electric (GE) has changed its original strategy and will now aim to sell nearly half of its healthcare unit, GE Healthcare, according to GE CEO Larry Culp.

Patients and insurers have both saved significant money on medical imaging procedures thanks to a state-run website in New Hampshire, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan (UM) in Ann Arbor.  

The department of radiology and biomedical imaging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) announced this week that the large expansion of one of its imaging facilities is now complete.

A radiologist who operates a private practice in Florida was pulled over on Jan. 29 for a routine traffic stop and arrested on multiple charges, including the illegal possession of a handgun. 

Accuray Asia Limited, a subsidiary of Sunnyvale, California-based Accuray, has entered into a joint venture with CNNC High Energy Equipment, a subsidiary of Tianjin, China-based China Isotope and Radiation Corporation (CIRC), to sell radiation oncology systems throughout China.