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February 23, 2010 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) has launched an online nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) accreditation application program that streamlines the...

February 19, 2010 – The use of medical technology in the United States increased dramatically between 1996 and 2006, according to “Health, United States, 2009,” the federal government’s 33rd...

February 12, 2010 - After the U.S. FDA announced it is launching a program designed to reduce unnecessary medical radiation exposure with a focus on computed tomography, nuclear medicine and...

January 25, 2010 - Heart failure is a serious medical condition, in which the heart muscle progressively loses its ability to pump blood, that affects more than five million people in the United...

December 29, 2009 - Imaging is at the heart of diagnostic procedures and is the focus of the "ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging", which will be released in early 2010.

December 28, 2009 - The Medical College of Wisconsin will license a novel molecular imaging technology designed to rapidly diagnosis cell death in organs such as the brain and heart.

November 18, 2009 – The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) recently announced it will increase the reimbursement for positron emission tomography (PET) cardiac procedures in 2010.

November 12, 2009 - Positron Corp. predicts an industry wide demand for cardiac PET imaging, as a result of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2010 Medicare Physician Fee...

October 6, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare announced the availability of syngo Dynamic PET with myocardial blood flow, a new cardiac imaging software application for the industry-leading Biograph PET/CT...

September 30, 2009 – Positron Corp. predicts a significant rise in demand for cardiac PET in 2010 with a proposed cut in SPECT reimbursement of 46 percent and an increase in PET reimbursement of...

September 29, 2009 - Positron Corp., a molecular imaging solutions company focused on nuclear cardiology, will attend the 14th Annual American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) annual...

September 21, 2009 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), a provider of PET radiopharmaceuticals, and Aposense Ltd., a developer of agents targeting apoptosis (programmed cell death) for molecular...

September 17, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study to assess the safety, dosimetry and tolerability of LMI1195, a novel F-18 small...

September 15, 2009 - Positron Corp. announced that the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care of Ontario, Canada is making positron emission tomography (PET) scanning a publicly insured health...

In the pre-clinicial trial Expanding the Versatility of Cardiac PET/CT: Feasibility of Delayed Contrast Enhancement CT for Infarct Detection in a Porcine Model (Holz1, A., et al)*, researchers...

June 16, 2009 - Royal Philips Electronics showed at the 2009 SNM Annual Conference its new BrightView X, a scalable SPECT camera that can be easily upgraded with CT when physicians are ready for...

June 11, 2009 – PETNET Solutions, a subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. that manufactures and distributes radiopharmaceuticals, has signed a supply agreement with Lantheus Medical...

May 12, 2009 - PETLinQ LLC, a radiology solutions provider, released its newest product innovation - SoftStationWeb - a thin client web-based application created for the viewing of full PET/CT...

May 8, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare announces FDA 510(k) clearance for the new Biograph TruePoint 16-slice PET/CT system, which is now commercially available.

May 8, 2009 - Positron Systems Inc. signed a Letter of Intent with Idaho State University (ISU) that will set the stage in a public/private partnership for the production and distribution of...