Goodbye, PACS. Hello, MIMPS? FDA updates rules for radiology software
April 16, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the descriptions of eight classification regulations -- including three that are radiology-specific -- to reflect recent regulatory changes. Among the changes, the agency is retiring the use of PACS in favor of MIMPS, or medical image management and processing system. Read More
Brainlab acquires reporting software firm Mint Medical
March 10, 2021 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has purchased radiology software developer Mint Medical in a deal aimed at broadening its oncology offerings and making radiology reports more automated and data-driven. Read More
Intelerad expands cardiovascular market presence with Lumedx buy
February 18, 2021 -- In a move aimed at expanding its presence in the cardiovascular market, enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has purchased healthcare analytics and cardiovascular information systems firm Lumedx. Read More
Teleradiology sector provides clear ray of hope in COVID-19 era
February 9, 2021 -- How is teleradiology faring in the pandemic? How is artificial intelligence shaping the market? How do the major players compare and what does the future hold? Analyst Arun Gill gives some answers. Read More
EHR integration gives patients better access to images
January 27, 2021 -- Integrating a dedicated patient image portal with the portal for an electronic health record (EHR) can significantly increase the number of patients who access their medical images, according to a case study published online January 23 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Optum bids to buy Change Healthcare in $13B deal
January 6, 2021 -- UnitedHealth Group's Optum health services company has signed an agreement to acquire healthcare information systems and enterprise imaging vendor Change Healthcare in a deal valued at over $13 billion. Read More
Intelerad continues growth spree, buys Digisonics
December 16, 2020 -- Enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has continued its acquisition spree by purchasing Digisonics, a developer of software for ultrasound image management and structured reporting. Read More
Report: 45M medical images are accessible online
December 15, 2020 -- More than 45 million medical imaging files -- such as x-rays and CT scans -- are freely accessible on unprotected servers, according to a report from digital risk protection company CybelAngel. Read More
Security advisories issued for GE imaging systems
December 8, 2020 -- A security vulnerability found in more than 100 imaging systems from GE Healthcare could enable a cyberattacker to access or modify patient data, according to GE, security firm CyberMDX, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team. Read More
The 2020 PACSman Awards: Is that all there is?
December 3, 2020 -- What were the hot topics in artificial intelligence and enterprise imaging at RSNA 2020? The PACSman, aka Mike Cannavo, offers his thoughts, as well as the eagerly awaited PACSman Awards for excellence in sales and marketing at this year's virtual conference. Read More
Special Feature
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging

Luke Bideaux of Vega Imaging Informatics explains why you should consider basing your enterprise imaging strategy on what he calls the four pillars of enterprise imaging. Learn more