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vRad and Xifin Inc have announced a partnership to encourage physician collaboration in order to facilitate CDRs of radiology, pathology and clinical laboratory results.
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Ten abstracts at the European Congress of Radiology meeting, held earlier this month, discussed the ability of volumetric breast imaging data to reduce subjectivity in density assessment.
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Zotec Partners LLC, of Indianapolis, recently announced it has named Steve Collins as vice president of business development for its radiology division.
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Retaining its name and brand identity, Imaging Healthcare Specialists in Southern California will continue its relationship with the contracted physicians of Radiology Medical Group and Physicians Radiology Medical Group. Both groups will remain independent.
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The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) recently announced that Megan Hayes has joined the organization as Regulatory and Standards Director.
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Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found that disease-free survivals as well as overall life expectancies were significantly shorter in women with very low-density breasts when compared to women with high density breast tissue.
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Amy Zastawney, a registered nurse with a master’s degree in public health, previously served as the executive director of business development at Clinical Research Management Group, a consulting and services organization for clinical trials.
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Researchers recently found that the combined scan could diagnose the cause of unclear foot pain better and with less radiation exposure to the patient than other methods, according to a study in the March 2015 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
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Calculating and tracking compression pressure could help standardize mammography quality and patient comfort, according to a study published in the European Journal of Radiology. The article, “Mammographic compression – A need for mechanical standardization,” compared mammographic compression between sites in the Netherlands and the United States.
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The American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation recently reported receiving more than $1 million in commitments from individuals and organizations. This achievement is the latest milestone in the Foundation’s 30th anniversary celebration campaign, whose funds will be used toward future scholarships, grants, and other programs for radiologic technology educators, students, and clinical personnel.
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Sage Health Management Solutions Inc. recently shared that it has been appraised at Level 2 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration. This model represents a capability improvement approach, wherein organizations use effective workflow tools that ultimately boost their performance.
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Touting interventional radiology’s “limitless potential,” Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR, FACR, FAHA, professor of radiology at University of Virginia and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging, recently assumed leadership of the Society of Interventional Radiology.
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Presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting, a recent study suggests that image-guided intranasal treatment can lead to less medication for chronic migraine pain.
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Market research firm KLAS has recognized the manufacturer for its numerous partnerships, with health executives selecting the company as their top choice for designated vendor.
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Intrinsic Imaging, a medical imaging core lab that provides services for clinical trials, recently shared overwhelmingly positive results from its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey.
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Radiology Associates of North Texas, PA, the largest physician-owned radiology practice in the United States, has named Corbin Wilson, JD, as its new CEO, effective March 2, 2015.
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Carestream has appointed Ted Taccardi as vice president of Global Customer Care to oversee the company’s field support, remote, and platform teams.
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Toshiba America Medical Systems has named Guy Poloni as director of its MR business unit and Bill Newsom as director of its X-ray vascular business unit. Each will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing plans to drive growth in his respective area.
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Recently the subject of a special initiative unveiled by President Obama during the State of the Union speech, precision medicine will be the focus of the eighth annual congress of the World Molecular Imaging Society, held September 2-5, 2015 in Honolulu.

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Imagine Software has announced its renewed support for the Radiology Business Management Association. As a platinum sponsor, the company will help lead roundtable discussions at upcoming conferences, host webinars, and participate in the association’s Corporate Advisory Council.