Radiography misses one-third of wrist fractures
October 24, 2014 -- Researchers from Turkey found that radiography missed one-third of wrist fractures compared to MDCT, according to an article published online October 18 in Emergency Radiology. They believe that clinicians may want to use CT or MRI for emergency room patients suspected of having wrist trauma.
Eckert & Ziegler to produce pancreatic cancer agent
October 24, 2014 -- Eckert & Ziegler said it has signed a contract to manufacture a new pancreatic cancer drug in partnership with a U.S. biotechnology firm.
ContextVision posts Q3 2014 results
October 24, 2014 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision has reported financial results for its 2014 third quarter.
Mobile App Spotlight: Radiology Toolbox Pro
October 23, 2014 -- is launching an ongoing series of articles that will highlight notable mobile apps in radiology. The first mobile app we're spotlighting is Radiology Toolbox Pro, designed to serve as an "ectopic brain" for radiology, with handy references such as management criteria for a number of conditions, as well as calculators and charts.
New codes for DBT: Will providers receive payment in 2015?
October 23, 2014 -- In just a few weeks, radiology providers should know what changes the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services intend to finalize for 2015 related to digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis (DBT), according to a new article by Jeff Majchrzak of Panacea Healthcare Solutions.
Houston imaging centers to pay $2.6M in fraud settlement
October 23, 2014 -- Two groups of Houston-based imaging centers will pay a total of $2.6 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Varian reports 2014 Q4, year-end results
October 23, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems reported increased revenues for its fourth quarter and year end of 2014, but it saw lower net earnings for the periods.
EOS notches double-digit revenue growth
October 23, 2014 -- Higher sales of its orthopedic digital x-ray systems propelled EOS Imaging to double-digit revenue growth in the company's third quarter.
Shear-wave elastography shows promise for breast cancer
October 23, 2014 -- Shear-wave elastography is poised to become an important tool for detecting breast cancer, according to a new report by research and consulting firm GlobalData.
RSNA awards scholar grant
October 23, 2014 -- The RSNA Research and Education Foundation has awarded the 2014 Carestream Health/RSNA Scholar Grant to Dr. Haris Iqbal Sair of Johns Hopkins University.