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The organization's inaugural Connected Health Conference will include its popular mHealth Summit, in addition to new events: the Cyber Security Summit and Population Health Summit.
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After marking a steady decline since 2005, the vacancy rate for radiographers increased slightly to 3.4 percent in 2015, according to the latest ASRT Radiologic Sciences Workplace and Staffing Survey.
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A molecular imaging biomarker is able to detect fast-growing primary prostate cancer and distinguish it from benign prostate lesions, according to new research.
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MRI and CT provide important information on the symptoms and exercise capabilities of people with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a recent study.
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Watson, the first commercially available cognitive computing capability, will gain the ability to “see” by bringing together its advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data and images obtained from Merge’s medical imaging management platform.
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Hailing from 47 different institutions across North America, with one international recipient from India, the 2015 recipients will engage in research on a wide range of projects, including the use of dual energy cardiac CT for improved identification and quantification of myocardial scarring in patients with cardiac disease.
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The Safety FiRsT program will award two ASRT members a grant of up to $7,000 each for the implementation of a radiologic technology safety program or creative idea aimed at improving technologist safety.
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EOS imaging, Paris, France, appointed Gérard Hascoët as chairman of its board during its recent shareholders' meeting. Hascoët brings more than 30 years of entrepreneurial and international experience to support EOS imaging’s development strategy.
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Joining the team are Matt Ackley as chief marketing officer, Dorothy Gemmell as senior vice president, life science practice and strategic partnerships, Tim Rauschenbach as vice president, customer service and support, and Dave Caldwell as senior vice president, enterprise solutions.
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Findings from the Radiologist Assistant Practice Survey 2015 indicated that weekly responsibilities include reviewing patients’ medical records, verifying the appropriateness of exams, and advocating for patient radiation safety and protection.
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In 2013, MR Solutions produced the world's first commercial, superconducting, preclinical, MRI scanner that does not require the traditional liquid helium-cooling jacket. A new 7T unit is in progress.
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PETNET Solutions will manufacture and distribute gallium-68-labelled prostate-specific membrane antigen for prostate cancer PET imaging research in the greater New York City area.
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The Tustin, Calif, manufacturer recently announced that FDA has cleared new detector and CT software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE Family of CT systems. The company has also implemented software and hardware upgrades for both new and existing Vantage Titan 3T MR imaging systems.
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Stimulant drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume specifically in women, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
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As regulatory and legislative bodies toughen up on eliminating excessive radiation dose, healthcare providers are assessing different avenues to meet compliance.
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Beginning Sunday, July 19th, The Venetian Hotel in Vegas will host the annual meeting of the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA 2015), when imaging leaders will see the newest tools and learn the latest in radiology administration news.
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JNM ranked fourth in impact factor of the 125 journals included in the medical imaging category.
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Visitors can participate in a range of activities, including dressing up in replicas of vintage radiation protection apparel and assembling a scale-model replica of a World War II portable x-ray unit.
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Radiologists can play an important role in prompting further diagnostic workup for accurate diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis by suggesting correlation with serum immunoglobulin 4 level and tissue sampling, potentially preventing unnecessary surgery.

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Dave Galiotto will also serve as executive vice president of operations.