News In Brief
ACR to MEDCAC: Full coverage for low-dose CT needed
April 24, 2014 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) to recommend national Medicare coverage of low-dose CT screening for patients at high risk for lung cancer.
Most Canadian women confused about mammography
April 24, 2014 -- Seven out of 10 (68%) of Canadian women say they are confused by conflicting information about screening mammography, according to a poll conducted by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
FDA clears Siemens' Multix DR
April 24, 2014 -- Siemens Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Multix Select DR digital radiography (DR) system.
Konica Minolta, GE expand DR alliance
April 24, 2014 -- Konica Minolta Medical Imaging and GE Healthcare are expanding their retrofit distribution agreement for the AeroDR digital radiography (DR) wireless flat-panel detector.
Shimadzu lands FDA nod for digital R/F system
April 23, 2014 -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Sonialvision G4 universal digital radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) system.