News

Massachusetts was on the same brink in 2006 that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before through government-driven, market-based...

 A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association revealed findings...

To the gratification of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the...

Digisonics and Medis have partnered to provide a single system solution for image analysis and structured reporting of pediatric and adult ...

nuclear imaging spect spect/ct IMV

A report released by IMV Medical Information Division found that providers of nuclear medicine (NM)...

study shows that coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening, an assessment tool that is not currently...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

cath lab cardiac pacs radiation dose management pci embolic protection devices

Careful documentation of patient selection and procedure appropriateness are critical — yet underutilized — steps in ensuring high-quality clinical care for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

Following public comment received in the fall of 2013, The Joint Commission has released new accreditation standards for diagnostic imaging services. Nearly all of these new standard Elements of...

cardiovascular ultrasound systems thrombectomy bubbles thrombosis

Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive method of...

mri systems rsna 2013 toshiba vantage titan 3T speeder coil

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduced enhancements to its Vantage Titan magnetic resonance (MR) ...

imaging ct systems clinical decision support software ACR senate committee

The American College of Radiology (ACR) commends the House Committee on Ways and Means and the United States Senate Committee on Finance for passing bicameral, bipartisan legislation to replace...

A new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montréal reveals that the United States health care system...

cath lab cardiac diagnostics imaging clinical decision support appropriate use

 The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine specialty and subspecialty societies, released Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for tests used in the ...

rsna 2013 cardiovascular ultrasound toshiba aplio 500 advanced dynamic flow

Ultrasound will be able to depict blood flow with more detail and accuracy using Toshiba America Medical...

At RSNA 2013, GE Healthcare introduced the Discovery Interventional Guidance System (IGS) 740, a 510(k)-pending mobile X-ray angiography system with a 41 x 41 cm detector. The system is aimed at...

rsna 2013 ct systems toshiba adaptive technology aquilion prime one edition

Toshiba introduced its Adaptive Diagnostics computed tomography (CT) technology, which simplifies complex exams...

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized updates to payment policies and payment rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) on or...