NJ imaging chain allowed to reopen
September 30, 2014 -- A New Jersey imaging chain accused of paying physicians for referrals will be allowed to go back into business while its owner awaits prosecution in connection with the case, according to an article on NJ.com.
HeartIT inks license deal with Viztek
September 30, 2014 -- Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) has signed a patent license deal with informatics company Viztek.
Carestream reaches Vita CR milestone
September 30, 2014 -- Carestream Health said it has shipped its 15,000th Vita computed radiography (CR) system worldwide.
Blackford debuts Workflow Server
September 30, 2014 -- Medical software developer Blackford Analysis has unveiled a standalone image preprocessing server for third-party informatics vendors.
Barco: Survey highlights radiology challenges
September 30, 2014 -- Barco said that a recent survey conducted by research firm the MarkeTech Group found that radiologists want better image quality and display ergonomics, along with more efficient workflow.
CapMed+ unveils financing program
September 30, 2014 -- CapMed+ has launched a same-day financing program for replacement parts for CT, MRI, x-ray, and other medical equipment.
AHA statement urges radiation talks with patients
September 30, 2014 -- Healthcare providers should take the time to help patients understand why radiation-bearing cardiac imaging scans are needed and explain the benefits and risks before scans are performed, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) published online September 29 in Circulation.
M*Modal updates software for physician documentation
September 30, 2014 -- M*Modal has updated its M*Modal Fluency Direct speech software by adding computer-assisted physician documentation functionality.
RT gets prison time in Army contracting fraud
September 29, 2014 -- A radiologic technologist (RT) who ran an equipment contracting scheme at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio has been ordered to serve four years in prison and pay more than $400,000 in restitution.
FDA recognizes Guerbet for solving Ethiodol shortage
September 29, 2014 -- Guerbet has received recognition from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for alleviating a drug shortage of its Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) contrast agent.