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%.
MedInformatix announces RIS upgrades
July 30, 2015 -- Healthcare IT firm MedInformatix has launched an upgraded version of its RIS software.
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.
FDA clears NeuWave's CT ablation software
July 30, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared NeuWave Medical's Ablation Confirmation CT ablation software.
Navidea's Q2 revenues grow, losses decrease
July 30, 2015 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals posted upticks in revenue and a lower net loss in its second quarter of 2015.
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.