DOE to fund U.S. Mo-99 production February 21, 2019 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration has set the stage to begin negotiations with four companies to produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) in the U.S.
Fraunhofer MEVIS presents AI at SPIE meeting February 20, 2019 -- German research organization Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine (MEVIS) is presenting several artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms at the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Medical Imaging conference this week in San Diego.
Lantheus posts sales gains, earnings dip in Q4 February 20, 2019 -- Driven by strong worldwide sales of its Definity ultrasound contrast agent, Lantheus Holdings reported a 6.2% sales gain in its fourth quarter. Net income declined, however, due to adjustments in tax reporting completed in 2017.
Philips scores FDA nod for DR system February 20, 2019 -- Philips Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its DigitalDiagnost C90 premium digital radiography (DR) system.
Medsquare upgrades dose-monitoring software February 20, 2019 -- Radiation dose management firm Medsquare plans to show an upgraded version of its patient radiation dose-monitoring software at ECR 2019 next week in Vienna.
ACR sounds alarm regarding Medicare ultrasound cuts February 20, 2019 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging radiologists to help it block $112 million in Medicare ultrasound reimbursement cuts by sending invoices to the college that reflect the actual cost of ultrasound equipment.
New federal law requires language on breast density February 19, 2019 -- U.S. mammography providers must now include language about breast density in mammography reports delivered to patients and physicians as part of legislation passed last week, according to breast density education group DenseBreast-info.org.