AI firm Infervision scores $47M in funding March 20, 2018 -- Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Infervision completed a 300 million yuan ($47 million U.S.) series B+ round from existing investors Sequoia Capital China, Qiming Venture Partners, and Genesis Capital, according to a report from China Money Network.
SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs March 20, 2018 -- The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has joined other advocacy groups and vendors in Washington, DC, last week to campaign for a bill that would require the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reclassify diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals as drugs.
Pittsburgh radiologist charged in opioid case March 19, 2018 -- A radiologist in Pittsburgh has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he unlawfully dispensed Vicodin and then filed for insurance reimbursement of the prescriptions.
SIR: Better tactics needed to avert respiratory failure March 19, 2018 -- Better strategies are needed for the prevention and management of respiratory compromise in interventional radiology sedation procedures, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual meeting in Los Angeles.
Japan adopts new gadolinium use restrictions March 16, 2018 -- Japan has adopted new restrictions on the use of linear gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), according to an editorial written by Dr. Tomonori Kanda of Kobe University and published online on March 16 in Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences.