Twitter hashtag war erupts over breast screening
May 18, 2018 -- The battle over breast screening spilled into the realm of social media on May 18 as two sides of the mammography debate dueled over a hashtag designed to promote screening awareness.
ACR points out reasons for low CT lung screening rates
May 18, 2018 -- In light of recent research indicating low CT lung cancer screening rates, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has suggested that the combination of low Medicare reimbursement and insufficient patient and physician awareness may be to blame.
Vida gets patent for AI tool that analyzes lung fissures
May 18, 2018 -- Lung imaging software developer Vida Diagnostics has received a notice of allowance for a patent on a software feature that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze lung fissures.
SNMMI seeks to boost molecular imaging's value
May 18, 2018 -- The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is looking to boost the value of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging with the creation of the Value Initiative Industry Alliance.
Circle Cardiovascular secures $16M in financing
May 18, 2018 -- Cardiac imaging software developer Circle Cardiovascular Imaging has secured $16 million in financing.
TeraRecon, WhiteClouds make 3D-printed model of rhinoceros
May 18, 2018 -- Advanced visualization firm TeraRecon and 3D printing firm WhiteClouds have created a fan-like 3D-printed model based on CT scans of an ailing rhinoceros.
Philips, AHA to launch $30M venture capital fund
May 17, 2018 -- Royal Philips has launched a $30 million venture capital fund to support healthcare innovation in heart disease and stroke care. The fund is a collaboration between Philips, the American Heart Association (AHA), and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Fewer men opt for prostate cancer treatment
May 17, 2018 -- A record number of U.S. veterans are taking a wait-and-see approach and bypassing immediate surgery or radiation therapy to treat their prostate cancer, according to research published online May 15 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
fMRI shows a good word might tame psychosis
May 17, 2018 -- Researchers at the University of Missouri have found evidence in functional MR images (fMRI) that positive and negative feedback could potentially help control psychosis.
ACR takes applications for publishing fellowship
May 16, 2018 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has begun to accept applications for the 2019 Bruce J. Hillman Fellowship in Scholarly Publishing.