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The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than the 2014 wait time average.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation. Researchers said the findings highl...

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is defined as equivalent to 100 millisieverts or roug...

ACC, electronic health records, EHR, Congress, data, blocking
American College of Cardiology (ACC) President Kim Allan Williams Sr., M.D., FACC, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Health, Education,...
The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than...
Cardiac visualization and analysis software provider Epsilon Imaging announced the results of four studies presented at the ACC 2015 that demonstrated improved...
March 26, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare introduced a new angiography system and new cardiac ultrasound apps at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
TomTec-Arena is a suite of clinical applications from TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH to review, analyze and quantify medical image data
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH's 4-D RV-Function software provides a comprehensive evaluation of the right ventricle including volumes and...
The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based...
Agfa Healthcare's Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology Suite is a care-centric workflow platform which is standards-based, improves...

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The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...
Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for...
radiation, risk, cancer patients, information, Memorial Sloan Kettering, MSKCC
A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information...

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The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...