PARCA adds DICOM certification, tests
March 27, 2017 -- The PACS Administrators Registry and Certification Association (PARCA) said it is adding a certification and certification exams for DICOM, replacing the Certified PACS Interface Analyst certification.
Terason debuts uSmart tablet ultrasound system at AIUM
March 24, 2017 -- Ultrasound technology firm Terason is launching its uSmart 3200T NexGen tablet ultrasound system at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) meeting being held March 25-29 in Orlando, FL.
U.S. senator apologizes for mammography remarks
March 24, 2017 -- U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts apologized yesterday for comments he made about mammography during a debate over health benefits in the proposed American Health Care Act.
Analogic to launch MR-ultrasound prostate biopsy software
March 24, 2017 -- Analogic plans to launch new MR fusion prostate biopsy software for ultrasound at the European Association of Urology meeting in London.
NeuroLogica launches mobile lung CT unit
March 24, 2017 -- Samsung NeuroLogica said it has launched the first mobile lung CT unit featuring an ambulance outfitted with the company's BodyTom CT scanner.
MITA: MedPAC offers no new proof of imaging overuse
March 24, 2017 -- The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) March report to Congress on Medicare payment policy offers no new evidence of the overuse of medical imaging, according to the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA).
Carestream scores at NFL combine
March 24, 2017 -- Physicians at the 2017 National Football League (NFL) Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis used Carestream Health's DRX Plus 3543 digital radiography (DR) system as part of the physical exams required of NFL prospects.
Clinical decision tools influence CTA use
March 24, 2017 -- Clinical decision-support tools could positively influence the diagnostic workup of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism and affect the use of pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) for evaluating them, according to a web exclusive article in the March issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
House leaders postpone AHCA vote
March 23, 2017 -- Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 23 canceled a planned vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, according to an article from Politico.
Exact Imaging launches microultrasound/MRI device
March 23, 2017 -- Ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging has launched a new device that combines microultrasound with MRI.