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October 1, 2014 --


Current Featured Articles:

  • Philips plans split into 2 companies
    Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips plans to combine its healthcare and consumer lifestyle activities into a new company called HealthTech. As part of the strategic reorganization, Royal Philips' lighting business will also become its own company.

  • NLST: CT lung screening more effective for older smokers
    A new analysis of data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) has found that CT lung cancer screening is more effective for older smokers than younger ones. The study, published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine, is sure to shape the roiling debate over whether Medicare should pay for CT lung screening.

  • Lawsuit attacks CMS policy on PET beta-amyloid scans
    Three women have filed suit against the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS), seeking to invalidate the agency's reimbursement policy for PET beta-amyloid scans to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease. The litigation charges that CMS overstepped its authority when it implemented the policy last year.

  • Study finds CT lung cancer screening highly cost-effective
    CT lung cancer screening is cost-effective in the Medicare-aged population, concludes a new study published in American Health and Drug Benefits that was tailored specifically to older individuals undergoing lung cancer screening with CT. Proponents of the exam hope it will add impetus to efforts to win Medicare reimbursement.

  • Big data in radiology will drive personalized patient care
    Dynamically mining big data in radiology will help radiologists make more intelligent, consistent, and logical decisions and facilitate more personalized and precise recommendations for patient care, according to Dr. Eliot Siegel of the University of Maryland.


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