House panel confirms bill that includes MPPR repeal
May 22, 2015 -- The Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously confirmed legislation that includes a repeal of the 25% payment cut to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that is mandated by the Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR).
MR Solutions releases preclinical MR conversion kit
May 21, 2015 -- U.K.-based MR Solutions has launched a conversion kit that can transform a clinical MRI system into a preclinical scanner.
PETNet, Blue Earth ink prostate PET agent deal
May 21, 2015 -- PETNet Solutions has inked an agreement with Blue Earth Diagnostics for the exclusive manufacturing and distribution of a radiopharmaceutical for PET/CT scans.
VeriTeQ receives patent for wireless molecular sensor
May 21, 2015 -- Radiation dose measurement developer VeriTeQ has been awarded a U.S. patent for its wireless molecular sensor system and process.
GE promotes Visipaque study
May 21, 2015 -- GE Healthcare is directing attention to abstracts presented at this week's EuroPCR Congress 2015 in Paris involving the use of its Visipaque isosmolar contrast agent.
Family breast cancer history doesn't mean poor prognosis
May 21, 2015 -- Women with a family history of breast cancer who develop the disease face no worse of a prognosis than others who develop breast cancer, according to a new study published in BJS.
GE offers Signa upgrade program
May 21, 2015 -- GE Healthcare has launched a new in-field upgrade program for its 1.5-tesla MRI scanners in certain regions of the world.
20/20 Imaging reports record sales for DR unit
May 21, 2015 -- 20/20 Imaging said it has achieved record sales of its HF PXS-710D digital radiography (DR) system for podiatry.
HeartFlow promotes FFR study at EuroPCR
May 21, 2015 -- Cardiac software developer HeartFlow is promoting a study at this week's EuroPCR 2015 meeting in Paris on the use of its fractional flow reserve (FFR) CT analysis software to assess the severity of coronary artery stenosis.
3T MRI finds brain changes in retired football players
May 20, 2015 -- In the first study of its kind, researchers using 3-tesla MRI found a link between hippocampal volume, memory performance, and concussion severity among 28 former professional football players.