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March 1, 2015 --


Current Featured Articles:

  • FDA issues massive recall of GE MRI scanners
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered a recall of thousands of MRI scanners manufactured by GE Healthcare to correct a problem that could "result in life-threatening injuries" if magnet shutdown modules are disconnected, according to an FDA notice.

  • CMS issues final CT lung cancer screening approval
    In a major victory for individuals at high risk for lung cancer, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final decision memo on CT lung cancer screening. The current version contains several changes from last fall's draft decision memo, including an adjustment of screening age.

  • Making a Difference as a Sonographer: Foam rolling
    With the combination of a heavy work schedule and the physical demands of the job, many sonographers find that their bodies start to fall apart. To combat the resulting pain and fatigue from achy knees, stiff backs, and painful shoulders, you need to use recovery techniques proactively.

  • PACS firms unite as Merge buys DR Systems
    One of the oldest names in imaging informatics is going by the wayside as PACS firm DR Systems has been acquired by Merge Healthcare. While the DR Systems name will be retired as part of the deal, founder and CEO Dr. Murray Reicher has been named chief medical officer of Merge.

  • To radiology and beyond: Pixar chief mulls the patient experience
    What does renowned animation studio Pixar have to do with medical imaging? The parallels abound, according to Ed Catmull, PhD, president of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, who offered his perspective on how radiology can improve the patient experience in a February 20 article in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.


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