CDC updates PPE guidance for healthcare workers
April 3, 2020 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance on what personal protective equipment (PPE) healthcare workers, including radiologists, should wear when caring for patients who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.
UCLA publishes chest x-ray COVID-19 guideline
April 3, 2020 -- A guideline detailing the use of chest x-ray for patients suspected of having the COVID-19 respiratory disease has been published by a group from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Sydney startup launches COVID-19 training tool
April 3, 2020 -- An Australian startup has launched a free online, CT image-based tool to help clinicians better detect COVID-19.
Breast density group calls for standard language
April 3, 2020 -- Research into the impact of state breast density notification laws can draw inaccurate conclusions if the studies don't take into account variations in language between different states, according to advocacy group DenseBreast-Info.org.
Dilon buys Dune Medical's assets
April 3, 2020 -- Molecular breast imaging developer Dilon Diagnostics has acquired the assets of Dune Medical, including the company's MarginProbe device for identifying positive margins during breast conservation surgery.
6 radiology clinic staff test positive for COVID-19
April 2, 2020 -- Six staff members at a radiology clinic in Australia have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report by Australian television station 9News.
MITA urges FDA flexibility for COVID-19 imaging
April 2, 2020 -- The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) has sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommending loosening restrictions on mobile imaging equipment to help combat COVID-19.
AMRA, Fulcrum partner on MRI tool for neuromuscular disease
April 2, 2020 -- AMRA Medical and Fulcrum Therapeutics have partnered to create an MRI tool that evaluates skeletal muscle composition in patients with a form of slowly progressing muscular dystrophy.
FDA posts warning for Florida mammography center
April 2, 2020 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted a warning regarding serious image quality deficiencies at a mammography center in West Palm Beach, Florida.
NTT Data Services, Enli partner for COVID-19 care
April 2, 2020 -- NTT Data Services and population health management firm Enli are combining their expertise to provide a patient management program for patients with COVID-19.