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.
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.
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.
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.
Stimulant drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume specifically in women, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
As regulatory and legislative bodies toughen up on eliminating excessive radiation dose, healthcare providers are assessing different avenues to meet compliance.
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.
JNM ranked fourth in impact factor of the 125 journals included in the medical imaging category.
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.
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.
Dave Galiotto will also serve as executive vice president of operations.
Masayuki Higuchi has been named president and chief executive, while Naohiro Fujitani was named chairman.
National Ultrasound, Duluth, Ga, has signed an agreement with GE Healthcare to handle point of care and cardiovascular ultrasound distribution for the physician markets throughout the United States.
Underwritten by Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc, Tustin, Calif, the Toshiba Young Investigator Awards program supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years of completing a training program.
The building will house two tenants, North Shore-LIJ Health System diagnostic imaging center and the headquarters and product research and development facilities of MIDI, a product development consulting firm geared toward the medical, life sciences, and home healthcare markets.
Axess Ultrasound of Indianapolis, IN, provides ultrasound services, including probe and system repair, technician training, and ultrasound parts for nearly 1,000 hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide. Axess now offers testing and repair capabilities for the Philips series of high-tech X7-2t 3D/4D transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) probes. This gives healthcare providers the option of high quality repair instead of costly replacement.
“Patient-centered Care for Diverse Populations” will highlight strategies and tactics for delivering high-quality care for different patient populations, including pediatric and elderly patients, as well as those with physical and intellectual disabilities and chronic and infectious diseases.
Findings suggest that nonsolid nodules of any size can be safely followed with low-dose CT at 12-month intervals to assess a potential transition to part-solid.
At the meeting, new president of SNMMI, Hossein Jadvar, announced the creation of a Therapy Center of Excellence, which will bring together a multidisciplinary group of experts in targeted radionuclide therapy.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association has announced that Patrick Hope has joined the organization as the executive director of its Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance.