Miners propose state-run black lung program in W.Va. April 20, 2018 -- A union representing coal miners in West Virginia is proposing the establishment of a state-run program to compensate miners found to have black lung. The group believes such a program would be friendlier to claims from miners than the existing federal program, according to an article from Public News Service.
Konica Minolta launches new DR device April 20, 2018 -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched a new digital radiography (DR) system for office-based x-ray imaging conducted at orthopedic groups, family practices, and urgent care centers.
Imaging use shows little growth in Mass. over 5 years April 20, 2018 -- Diagnostic imaging use showed negligible growth between 2009 and 2013 among commercially insured Massachusetts residents, according to a study published online April 14 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
ABUS reads are short enough for busy clinical practices April 19, 2018 -- Busy radiologists can rest assured that automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) interpretation times won't gum up the workflow in their practices, according to a study published April 13 in Academic Radiology.
Philips to collaborate with Sun Nuclear April 19, 2018 -- Royal Philips announced that it is partnering with Sun Nuclear to integrate that company's PlanIQ software into Philips' Pinnacle3 16.2 radiation oncology treatment planning package.
Varian releases Halcyon updates April 19, 2018 -- Varian Medical Systems has released updates to its Halcyon radiation therapy system, including kV conebeam CT (CBCT) capability and iterative CBCT imaging for better soft-tissue definition.