Economy will dictate global nuclear med sales through 2020 December 17, 2014 -- The lackluster world economy and reimbursement issues will result in only modest growth in the global nuclear medicine imaging equipment market in this decade, according to a report from market research firm GlobalData.
Hitachi Aloka expands sales force December 17, 2014 -- Hitachi Aloka Medical America is expanding its sales force with a new dedicated group targeting ultrasound opportunities in physicians' offices and clinics.
NY Times article takes aim at echo costs December 17, 2014 -- An article published on December 15 in the New York Times took aim at the wide disparity in costs for echocardiography exams in the U.S., suggesting that the variance is an example of why healthcare costs are so high.
FDA warns against keepsake fetal US, heartbeat monitors December 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a consumer update to strongly discourage pregnant women from obtaining fetal keepsake ultrasound images and videos, as well as using over-the-counter Doppler fetal ultrasound heartbeat monitors.
Gamma Medica sets sights on continued progress in 2015 December 16, 2014 -- Molecular imaging developer Gamma Medica is hoping that 2015 will be a watershed year in its resurrection, some 21 months after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company has refreshed its technology and is building its installed base as it regains its footing.