CBO: AHCA would leave 14M more uninsured by 2018
May 25, 2017 -- The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would leave 14 million more Americans uninsured a year after its implementation, according to a report published May 24 by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). This number would reach 19 million in 2020 and 23 million in 2026.
UC Davis signs licensing agreement for breast CT
May 25, 2017 -- University of California, Davis (UC Davis) has signed a licensing agreement for Isotropic Imaging to commercialize a novel CT scanner designed for breast cancer detection.
ACR launches toolkit for patient engagement
May 24, 2017 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has launched a new toolkit designed to help radiologists improve their patient engagement skills and provide more patient-centered care.
Synaptive, Colorado State team on brain tumor research
May 24, 2017 -- 3D visualization firm Synaptive Medical and Colorado State University's Flint Animal Cancer Center have joined forces to develop intraoperative imaging and remote sensing technology to detect and treat brain tumors more accurately.
Blood test could reduce breast biopsies
May 24, 2017 -- A new blood test that checks for multiprotein biomarkers could help reduce the need for a biopsy after an abnormal mammogram by up to 67%, according to a study published May 23 in Clinical Breast Cancer.
AI firm Viz nets $7.5M in financing
May 24, 2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging start-up Viz has completed a round of financing that raised $7.5 million.
Intelerad rolls out CosmosOne medical archive
May 24, 2017 -- PACS firm Intelerad Medical Systems has launched its new CosmosOne medical archive software to centralize all types of patient health information for real-time access to data regardless of its source or format.
Eckert & Ziegler to buy German firms
May 24, 2017 -- Isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler beat out the competition to acquire assets of four companies previously owned by Gamma-Service Group in Saxony, Germany.
MIM Software rolls out updates to Encore
May 23, 2017 -- Medical imaging software developer MIM Software has unveiled a number of updates to its MIM Encore vendor-neutral archive software for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Carestream lands Vizient contract
May 23, 2017 -- Carestream Health said it has received a three-year contract from group purchasing organization Vizient.