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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.
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A recent study published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine supports the value of using fourth and subsequent PET/CT scans for the clinical assessment of patients with lung cancer.
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MedInformatix and Vestrum Health have partnered to make MedInformatix clients compatible with a new Vestrum platform that would collect blinded EHR data from radiology practices for clinical research. Participating physicians would be eligible for royalty payments.
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DR Systems received seven new United States patents in 2014 for technologies pertaining to intelligent access of medical information, human-computer interaction, and image viewing.
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Chief Medical Officer Benjamin Strong, MD, of Virtual Radiologic will discuss abdominal oncology imaging at the first International Multidisciplinary Conference of Ramsay Diagnostics in Moscow on February 17, 2015, and in Saint Petersburg on February 19, 2015.
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Calgary Scientific has released a new white paper titled “The Road to Telehealth 2.0 Is Mobile,” exploring how the growth in mobile devices is affecting the next generation of healthcare.
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Carestream is donating $1 million in new ultrasound technology to the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, one of the few of its kind in the country.
Are You Dense founder Nancy Cappello with Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.
The Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act, introduced recently by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), would set a minimum federal reporting standard for women with dense breast tissue.
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Viztek has announced 20% growth in PACS and RIS installations in 2014 over 2013, as well as a 25% spike in DR sales.
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SuperSonic Imagine has signed an exclusive agreement with Konica Minolta to distribute the Aixplorer ultrasound system in Japan.

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The Merge Cardio system from Merge Healthcare and Merge Hemo have been named Best in KLAS in cardiology software and a Category Leader in cardiology hemodynamics, respectively.