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Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for cardiac evaluations, use of nuclear...

Advanced visualization (AV) software and clinical applications are essential in the interpretation workflow of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In the last few years...

information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide...

HHS, Medicare, payment, fee-for-service, alternative models, business

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program and the healthcare system at large toward paying providers based on the...

3-D printing, tracheal reconstruction, STS, Goldstein, Feinstein Institute

Three-dimensional (3-D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient’s own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction, according to a proof of...

clinical trial/study, imaging, CT imaging

According to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), large majorities of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical...

absorb, bioresorbable stents

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top...

According to the Dell Global Technology Adoption Index, 96 percent of mid-size healthcare organizations surveyed are using or considering using cloud computing.

Having been active in the age of transformation in which manufacturing, retail, finance, high-tech and oil and gas all experienced in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, I realized that healthcare...

CT-FFR, FFR-CT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow reserve—computed tomography) software, which permits non-invasive evaluation of coronary artery blood...