U.S. healthcare spending grew at higher rate in 2015
December 2, 2016 -- U.S. healthcare spending in 2015 grew at a rate of 5.8% to reach $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Health Affairs.
House passes 21st Century Cures Act
December 2, 2016 -- In a 392 to 26 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on November 30 passed the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that will invest $6.3 billion in public health initiatives.
RSNA names new officers, board members
December 1, 2016 -- The RSNA named new officers and appointed new members to its board of directors at its annual meeting in Chicago.
Mirada showcases XD:PACS at RSNA 2016
December 1, 2016 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical is highlighting its XD:PACS products at RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
Ikonopedia unveils resolution manager at RSNA 2016
December 1, 2016 -- Breast imaging software developer Ikonopedia is showcasing its new Closed-Loop Resolution Manager system at RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
Shared Imaging features new partnerships at RSNA 2016
December 1, 2016 -- Imaging equipment distributor Shared Imaging is partnering with Medical Coaches and Lamboo Mobile Medical on mobile medical configurations.
Study: Gonadal shielding cuts radiation dose
November 30, 2016 -- Using a flat contact shield during imaging of the adult male pelvis can result in statistically significant radiation dose reduction to the testes, according to a new study in Radiologic Technology.
DeepRadiology debuts AI interpretation system at RSNA 2016
November 30, 2016 -- Medical artificial intelligence firm DeepRadiology has developed a fully autonomous system for medical image interpretation and is showing the system at RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
ViewRay touts APBI study on MRIdian
November 30, 2016 -- Image-guided radiotherapy developer ViewRay is touting a study on the value of its MRIdian system in delivering accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI).
Volpara highlights several RSNA 2016 breast cancer studies
November 29, 2016 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions is touting several studies on volumetric breast imaging and analytics data that were presented at RSNA 2016 in Chicago.