RSNA attendance bounces back 4% in 2016
January 18, 2017 -- Attendance at RSNA 2016 grew by 4% over the 2015 edition of the conference, but it still fell shy of the mark set by the meeting in 2014.
McKesson offers CDS software in the cloud
January 18, 2017 -- McKesson Health Solutions said that its InterQual Criteria clinical decision-support (CDS) software is now available in the cloud as a software-as-a-service.
Private ultrasound payment dispute roils Quebec
January 17, 2017 -- A dispute over payment of ultrasound fees to private imaging clinics in Quebec has led to the closure of a number of practices and forced some patients to have their ultrasound exams performed in neighboring Ontario, according to multiple published reports.
Siemens, Biogen team up on MRI software
January 17, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers and biotechnology firm Biogen are collaborating to develop MRI software applications for quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis disease activity and progression.
Carestream expands patent portfolio
January 17, 2017 -- Carestream Health said it received 43 new patents in 2016 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technology it developed in radiography, conebeam CT imaging, healthcare IT, dental imaging, and other areas.
Zebra unveils new software algorithm
January 17, 2017 -- Big-data visualization software developer Zebra Medical Vision said it will soon release a new algorithm for detecting compression and other vertebral fractures.
NJ doctor acquitted in RayScam case
January 17, 2017 -- A New Jersey family physician was acquitted last week of commercial bribery charges in a case related to Operation RayScam, a state crackdown on a pay-for-patients scheme, according to an article by the Hudson County View.
House, Senate set stage for ACA repeal
January 16, 2017 -- Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed a concurrent resolution that sets the stage for repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and instructs congressional committees to submit a repeal bill by January 27.
Global CT market tops $4B, report finds
January 16, 2017 -- The global CT market is valued at $4.9 billion U.S. (4.62 billion euros) for 2016, according to a report by Kalorama Information.
MITA applauds bill to repeal medical device tax
January 13, 2017 -- The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is commending Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) for introducing bipartisan legislation to repeal the medical device tax.