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We are at an inflection point with many aspects of medicine, not the least of which concerns choosing the correct tool to discover and manage coronary artery disease.  The American landscape...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the next steps for providers who are using electronic health record (EHR) technology and receiving incentive payments from Medicare...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released its proposed rule regarding Stage 2 meaningful use (MU) of electronic medical records (EMRs). The Office of the National...

Computed tomography (CT) and advanced visualization software has allowed researchers to vitually unwrap a 2000-year-old mummy at the National Museums Scotland. Together with a team of radiologists...

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all areas of the human anatomy, angiography X-ray imaging systems have moved beyond...

With the approval of the Sapien valve in November 2011, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology is expected to revolutionize heart valve replacement with a minimally invasive...

When the time nears for quarterly submissions to the American College of Cardiology (ACC)-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR), most hospital cardiology departments around the country are...

The next big advancement in cardiac imaging is likely to be computed tomography (CT) perfusion imaging. This enables one commonly available modality to image both the detailed anatomy and function...

January 12, 2012 – Access to capital, a burdensome and uncertain regulatory environment, and lack of innovation and productivity in research and development are the biggest threats to the...

January 12, 2012 — An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography...