CMS signals intent to change MU requirements
January 29, 2015 -- Reacting to widespread concern over the burden of meeting current meaningful use (MU) reporting requirements, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said it will soon propose a number of changes to the healthcare IT incentive program.
FDA gives Lantheus nod for Neurolite manufacturing
January 29, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for Neurolite, Lantheus Medical Imaging's technetium-based SPECT radiopharmaceutical agent.
SuperSonic signs Konica Minolta for Japan distribution
January 29, 2015 -- French ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine has inked an exclusive distribution agreement with Konica Minolta Medical Imaging.
Navidea touts Lymphoseek research
January 29, 2015 -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals is highlighting clinical results regarding its Lymphoseek radiopharmaceutical that have been published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology.
Hologic reports revenue and earnings growth in Q1
January 29, 2015 -- Women's imaging vendor Hologic achieved revenue growth across all of its business segments in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.
Varian revenue up, net earnings down in Q1
January 29, 2015 -- Varian Medical Systems reported gains in revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2015.
Fuji SonoSite, Floating Doctors promote handheld ultrasound
January 28, 2015 -- Fujifilm SonoSite and the Floating Doctors have created a six-part video series titled "Bridging the Gap" to promote the use of handheld ultrasound in remote locations.
RLI awards 1st Certificate of Leadership Mastery
January 28, 2015 -- The Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) announced that Dr. Ian Weissman is the first person to complete all four levels of the RLI program and earn a Certificate of Leadership Mastery.
Saudi hospital receives Arab Health award
January 28, 2015 -- The radiology department at King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has received the Excellence in Radiology Award at the 40th annual Arab Health conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Head CT may be overused in emergency departments
January 28, 2015 -- Few patients who present to the emergency department with syncope or dizziness actually need a head CT scan, even though current medical practice pressures physicians to perform them, according to a new study in the American Journal of Roentgenology.