Konica Minolta, Del to collaborate July 24, 2014 -- Konica Minolta Medical Imaging has announced a partnership with Del Medical that will bring together Konica Minolta's Aero DR wireless digital radiography (DR) panel with Del Medical's x-ray systems.
Kan. Senate candidate lands in more hot water July 24, 2014 -- A Kansas radiologist running for the U.S. Senate has run afoul of the state's medical licensing board, which has launched an investigation into charges that he improperly posted gruesome photos of gunshot victims to a social media site.
Varian Q3 sales edge up, profit slips July 24, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems reported that revenues grew 3% for the company's fiscal third quarter, but net income slipped, in part due to a one-time charge.
Radiology: A bellwether for healthcare reform? July 23, 2014 -- In the Affordable Care Act era, can radiology make the shift from contributing to rising healthcare costs to becoming a guardian of appropriate imaging utilization? That's the proposition in a recent opinion article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by radiologists from Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Case report: TAE for life-threatening hemobilia July 23, 2014 -- In this case report, radiologists from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in the United Arab Emirates describe their use of transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) to treat a 33-year-old pregnant woman who developed life-threatening hemobilia.
X-ray tech pleads guilty to reading imaging exams July 23, 2014 -- An x-ray technician who became vice president of a Maryland-based portable x-ray provider has pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud that has cost Medicare more than $2.5 million, according to a statement released by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland.
AAPM: Radiation therapy not just for cancer? July 23, 2014 -- Radiation therapy may be a promising alternative treatment for patients whose hypertension doesn't respond to medication, according to preliminary research being presented this week at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting.
Breast cancer therapy market primed for growth July 23, 2014 -- Due to an increased use of targeted therapies, greater uptake of branded drugs, and a rising incidence of breast cancer, the breast cancer therapeutics market will grow from $9.2 billion in 2013 to $13.1 billion by 2020, according to a new report from market research firm GBI Research.