Change Healthcare gets approval for UnitedHealth deal
April 14, 2021 -- Change Healthcare announced that its stockholders have approved its deal to be acquired by a division of UnitedHealth. Read More
Reps. ask CMS to change policy on radiopharmaceuticals
April 14, 2021 -- Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives have asked the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to change what they said was a fundamentally flawed policy of reimbursing diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals as ancillary supplies for procedures. Read More
Weight linked to risk of 2nd cancer after breast cancer
April 14, 2021 -- Breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a higher risk of developing second primary cancers, according to results from a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente researchers that were published April 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read More
Konica Minolta debuts new version of Exa software
April 14, 2021 -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched a new version of its Exa software that includes automated features that improve workflow in radiology. Read More
AMRA adds UK Biobank images to database
April 14, 2021 -- Swedish image analysis software developer AMRA Medical has added extra participants from the UK Biobank study to its imaging database on body composition profiling. Read More
Perimeter touts results of AI study
April 14, 2021 -- Perimeter Medical Imaging AI is highlighting early results of a new clinical study of its ImgAssist artificial intelligence (AI) software that found the algorithm performs well in analyzing images of breast tissue. Read More
ABR mulls over change to residency leave policy
April 13, 2021 -- The American Board of Radiology (ABR) said it's considering an increase in the amount of annual leave residents can take over the course of their training and still be able to graduate on time. Read More
RamSoft teams up with PatientPal
April 13, 2021 -- PACS vendor RamSoft said that it's now offering a radiology patient engagement application from PatientPal for use with its PowerServer RIS/PACS software. Read More
MTTI wins patent for PET necrosis imaging agent
April 13, 2021 -- Biopharmaceutical company Molecular Targeting Technologies (MTTI) has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its F-18 fluoroglucaric acid PET necrosis imaging agent. Read More
KA lands Health Canada license for Sight detector
April 13, 2021 -- Digital x-ray manufacturer KA Imaging has garnered a medical device license from Health Canada for its Sight flat-panel detector. Read More