Study: Physician MOC to cost $5.7B over 10 years July 31, 2015 -- Pushback is growing over the high expense of maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements for physicians, which could cost more than $5 billion over the next decade, according to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
NJ mayor pleads not guilty in referral fraud case July 30, 2015 -- The mayor of a New Jersey town has pleaded not guilty to charges of healthcare fraud for allegedly taking payments to refer patients to an imaging firm that's been at the center of a wide-ranging federal investigation.
Hologic sees boost in Q3 sales July 30, 2015 -- Women's imaging vendor Hologic posted a nearly 10% increase in revenues for the company's third quarter, while also reporting an increase in net income of more than 150%.
Varian reports mixed Q3 results July 30, 2015 -- Varian Medical Systems posted mixed results for the company's fiscal third quarter, with revenue increases overall but dips in its Oncology Systems and Imaging Components businesses.
Theragenics to distribute ART's AccuBoost July 30, 2015 -- Brachytherapy seed manufacturer Theragenics and women's health firm Advanced Radiation Therapy (ART) have agreed that Theragenics will distribute ART's AccuBoost technology for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer.
RLI launches new educational webinar series July 30, 2015 -- The American College of Radiology's Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) is launching its new Leadership Accelerator Series of online educational courses.
GE to invest $1B for clinical education July 29, 2015 -- GE Healthcare has unveiled a plan to invest more than $1 billion over five years to develop its educational offerings for more than 2 million healthcare professionals worldwide by 2020.