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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...

ultrasound, market, cardiovascular, 3-D, 4-D, United States, U.S.

According to a new report by iData Research, ultrasound equipment providers in the United States are likely to see stable, reliable growth in the coming years. Already a billion-dollar...

Bayer Healthcare, Gadavist, FDA, approval, pediatric patients, contrast media

Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist (gadobutrol) injection for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in pediatric patients...

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...

Volcano, Philips, acquisition, FFR, IVUS

The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (...

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

According to a new long-term study, diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with...

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...