Comment period for VA nursing rules closes July 25
July 22, 2016 -- The public comment period closes on July 25 for a controversial proposal that would give nurses more authority over medical imaging exams at facilities in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system.
GE turns in solid healthcare numbers for Q2
July 22, 2016 -- Strong growth in volume and progress in controlling costs helped GE Healthcare to a positive second quarter.
Varian announces name for imaging spin-off
July 21, 2016 -- Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems announced that it will name its Imaging Components business Varex Imaging, once the spin-off has been established as an independent company.
Ill. governor signs DBT coverage bill
July 21, 2016 -- Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois has signed legislation that requires insurers and Medicaid to cover digital breast tomography (DBT), or 3D mammography, in the state.
New high-temp superconducting coil advances MRI
July 21, 2016 -- Researchers at the University of Houston have developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that can either produce higher-resolution MR images or acquire the images faster than conventional coils.
Accuray touts TomoTherapy clinical trial results
July 21, 2016 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray is highlighting clinical trial results evaluating once-daily accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI) in patients treated with the company's TomoTherapy system.
ASTRO releases updated rectal cancer treatment guide
July 21, 2016 -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has published an updated clinical practice guideline for radiation therapy treatment for rectal cancer in the journal Practical Radiation Oncology.
SonoCine releases 3D software
July 20, 2016 -- SonoCine has released new 3D multiplanar reconstruction software for use with its automated whole-breast ultrasound system.
SuperSonic reports flat revenues for Q2
July 20, 2016 -- Ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine reported that a sales decline in most of its Asian and European markets led to a second quarter without revenue growth.
RefleXion adds $52M to coffers
July 20, 2016 -- Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical has raised $52 million in a financing round.