ASRT Foundation awards more than 70 scholarships
May 6, 2016 -- The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation has awarded more than 70 scholarships to radiologic science professionals and students for the 2016-2017 academic year.
U.S. breast localization market to reach $878M by 2020
May 6, 2016 -- The U.S. breast localization market will reach $878 million by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate of 14.5%, according to a new report by Research and Markets.
Signostics gets FDA clearance for urologic ultrasound
May 6, 2016 -- Handheld-ultrasound provider Signostics said it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Uscan ultrasound visualization device for urology. The company will showcase the product at this week's American Urological Association meeting in San Diego.
ACR pushes Anthem to pay for breast tomo
May 6, 2016 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) said it is urging healthcare payor Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield to pay for digital breast tomosynthesis for its members.
SonaCare, Invivo team up for HIFU ablation tracking
May 6, 2016 -- High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) developer SonaCare Medical said it has joined forces with clinical visualization provider Invivo to create a real-time HIFU tracking visualization system using Invivo software.
Carestream launches PET/CT oncology workflow tool
May 6, 2016 -- Carestream Health has launched a new oncology workflow module for PET/CT studies, to be used with the company's enterprise image management software.
StatRad obtains line of credit
May 6, 2016 -- Teleradiology services provider StatRad has arranged for a line of credit with Opus Bank of Irvine, CA.
Older lung cancer patients live longer than expected
May 6, 2016 -- Lung cancer patients 65 and older who undergo surgery for the disease are living longer than ever, according to a large analysis of patients published May 5 in Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
BMJ: Medical error is 3rd leading cause of U.S. deaths
May 5, 2016 -- More people die from medical errors in the U.S. than any other cause, with the exception of heart disease and cancer, according to a new report published May 4 in BMJ.
SIR: Better interventional radiology staffing needed
May 5, 2016 -- To meet increasing demand for interventional radiology services, better staffing is needed, according to guidelines released by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). The group published its recommendations in the May issue of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.