AMGA survey: Radiologist compensation has increased
August 26, 2014 -- Radiologist compensation rose over the three-year period from 2011 to 2014, including an increase from 2013 to 2014, according to a new survey on physician salaries conducted by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA).
PET shows how brain benefits from weight loss
August 26, 2014 -- PET images show how weight-loss surgery can curb alterations in brain activity associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing, and organizing.
NexGenic debuts image sharing app
August 26, 2014 -- Image sharing technology start-up NexGenic has unveiled ImageInbox, an application designed to allow patients to electronically send and receive full-resolution medical images from their computer or mobile device.
JACR: In a flat job market, it pays to be flexible
August 25, 2014 -- The U.S. radiology job market in 2014 appears to be flat, with 1,114 new positions compared to last year's 1,069, according to the third annual workforce survey by the ACR's Commission on Human Resources. The survey results were published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Medicaid payments may influence cancer screening rates
August 25, 2014 -- In states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer, according to a study published online in the journal Cancer.
Nuance reaches image-sharing milestone
August 25, 2014 -- Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through the Nuance PowerShare Network.
Toshiba approved to operate with U.S. Air Force
August 25, 2014 -- Toshiba America Medical Systems said that its MR systems have received approval to operate with the U.S. Air Force.
MRI-guided catheter could upgrade stroke treatment
August 22, 2014 -- A new steerable MRI-guided catheter can navigate through blood vessels from the groin to the brain in a search for clots to destroy, according to research from the University of California, San Francisco.
VuCOMP gets breast CAD clearance in Turkey
August 22, 2014 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) developer VuCOMP has received approval to market its M-Vu CAD and M-Vu Breast Density software in Turkey.
Dual-use probe combines optical, nuclear imaging
August 22, 2014 -- Researchers from Ohio State University have completed a pilot study with a peptide-based molecule that could function as both an optical and nuclear imaging agent, with both therapeutic and diagnostic uses.