Wed.Feb 28, 2024

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Continued cocaine use disrupts communication between major brain networks

ScienceDaily

New research provides new insights into the brain processes underlying cocaine addiction. The findings are crucial for developing new therapeutics and identifying an imaging marker for cocaine use disorders.

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CT may be preferred over ICA for younger cardiac patients

AuntMinnie

CT could be the preferred method for younger patients in cardiac outcomes related to major procedure-related complications, according to research published February 28 in JAMA Cardiology. A team led by the DISCHARGE Trial Group found that while age does change the effect of CT and invasive coronary angiography (ICA) on the outcome of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), it does modify the effect of these techniques on major procedure-related complications.

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Philips Extends Leadership in Virtually Helium-free MRI With More Than 1,000 Systems Installed, Expanding Patient Access Worldwide

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 02/28/2024 - 19:52 February 28, 2024 — Royal Philips , a global leader in health technology, today announced a significant milestone as it expands access to virtually helium-free [1] MRI to more patients in more places, with more than 1,000 systems now installed worldwide. As healthcare providers strive to deliver high-quality care to patients, at #ECR2024 Philips is partnering with its customers to improve productivity and access to more sustainable healthcare.

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Change Healthcare cyberattack having an ‘alarming’ impact on physician practices, advocates warn HHS

Radiology Business

Since the issue arose on Feb. 21, providers in radiology and other specialties have experienced “substantial” billing and cash flow disruptions, MGMA reported Wednesday.

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Maximize Your Radiology Center’s Performance With Specialized Scheduling

Patient-centric scheduling can only be achieved through optimized radiology workflows, effective communications between staff and physicians, and, of course, through specialized schedulers. In this guide, we’ll take you through a step-by-step process to transform your radiology center into a high-performance hub of medical imaging.

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Philips Launches New Azurion Neuro Biplane System at #ECR2024 to Speed Up and Improve Minimally Invasive Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurovascular Patients

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 02/28/2024 - 19:59 February 28, 2024 — Royal Philips , a global leader in health technology, announced major enhancements to its Image Guided Therapy System – Azurion – with the launch of its new Azurion neuro biplane system. Designed to improve productivity and help care teams make the right decisions faster, treat more patients, and achieve better outcomes, the new interventional system features enhanced 2D and 3D imaging and X-ray detector positioning flexibility.

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iCAD Highlights Promising Clinical Data Demonstrating Ability to Reduce Breast Interval Cancer Rates and Decrease Recall Rates at ECR 2024; Showcases Additional Platform Offerings

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 02/28/2024 - 19:40 February 28, 2024 — iCAD, Inc. , a global leader in clinically proven AI -powered solutions that enable medical providers to accurately and reliably detect cancer earlier and improve patient outcomes, will highlight scientific presentations, including an award-winning poster at the European Congress of Radiology ( ECR ) annual meeting in Vienna, Austria, Feb 28 – March 3, 2024.

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Medical imaging vendor Carestream laying off 200-plus employees, closing facility

Radiology Business

The decision is due to reduced production volumes, the high cost of site infrastructure and opportunities to streamline shipping.

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Philips Announces Recall For Nuclear Imaging System

Atlantis Worldwide

Due to potential patient safety concerns, Philips has announced a recall of it’s BrightView SPECT (single-photon emission computed tomography) imaging device in both the X and XCT versions.

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ECR Study Examines Key Predictive Factors for Metastasis in Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Diagnostic Imaging

Sixty-five percent of patients with newly diagnosed high-risk prostate cancer may have extraprostatic extension on MRI, and PSMA PET/CT findings suggest those with Gleason scores of eight or higher have more than double the risk of metastasis, according to a new study presented at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

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Investor-backed diagnostic imaging provider Affidea scores $216M in growth capital

Radiology Business

The radiology group executed 14 acquisitions last year, adding 24 new imaging centers to its network for a total of 355.

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Fleischner Society updates thoracic radiology glossary, adds new terms and images

Health Imaging

The glossary, first released in 1984, has not been updated since 2008.

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GE HealthCare Unveils Logiq Totus Ultrasound at ECR

Diagnostic Imaging

Designed for full-body imaging, the new modality reportedly offers a lightweight portable design, AI-powered tools and enhanced high-resolution images.

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Vest can detect earlier signs of heart muscle disease

ScienceDaily

A reusable vest that can map the electric impulses of the heart in fine detail could detect abnormalities from a potentially fatal heart disease much earlier than is currently possible, a new study suggests.

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DeepHealth and Incepto Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Access to AI-powered Medical Imaging

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 02/28/2024 - 19:31 February 28, 2024 — DeepHealth , one of the leading providers of radiology informatics and AI solutions, and Incepto, Europe's leading platform for artificial intelligence (AI) solutions applied to medical imaging, announced they are partnering to deliver expanded access to DeepHealth clinical AI and radiology informatics software.

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Radiopharmaceutical Diagnostics and Imaging Technologies

Open Medscience

Exploring the evolving role of radiopharmaceutical diagnostics in enhancing disease detection and personalising treatment in modern medicine. The post Radiopharmaceutical Diagnostics and Imaging Technologies appeared first on Open Medscience.

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Philips Appoints Charlotte Hanneman to succeed Abhijit Bhattacharya as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Imaging Technology

christine.book Wed, 02/28/2024 - 11:36 February 28, 2024 — Royal Philips has announced the proposal to appoint Charlotte Hanneman as member of the Board of Management, fulfilling the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective October 1, 2024. The proposal will be submitted to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), to be held on May 7, 2024, according to a statement released by the Amsterdam, Netherlands-based health technology company.

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Fleischner Society updates thoracic imaging glossary of terms

AuntMinnie

The Fleischner Society has updated its glossary of terms for thoracic imaging, according to a special report published February 27 in Radiology and a statement released by the RSNA. The latest glossary replaces previous glossaries published in 1984, 1996, and 2008. It includes new terms of clinical importance and concepts that have emerged, discards others that have become obsolete, and addresses terms where usage has either changed or become inconsistent to a degree that they warranted a new de

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Annual Mammography Beginning At 40 Cuts Breast Cancer Mortality By 42%

MedImaging Radiography

A new study has revealed that beginning annual breast cancer screenings at age 40 and maintaining them until at least 79 is the most effective strategy to significantly reduce mortality with minimal associated risks.

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Court upholds decision to strip radiologist of license for performing cosmetic surgeries

Health Imaging

Wade Banker, MD, disputes the allegations and is appealing the ruling.

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Radiology Partners’ restructuring reduces its debt by 20% or $600M, Moody’s estimates

Radiology Business

That would leave RP’s current obligations at about $2.4 billion, with debt maturities now extended by several years.

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Top Five Radiology Content for February 2024

Diagnostic Imaging

Catch up on the most-well viewed radiology content in February 2024.

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RSNA becomes spoke in ARPA-H healthcare innovation hub

AuntMinnie

The RSNA has been designated as a spoke in the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) Experience Hub. In its role as a spoke, RSNA can serve as a resource to ARPA-H performers focused on designing and developing imaging-related tools and platforms to accelerate health futures. ARPA-H is a new federal health research and development (R&D) organization within the U.S.

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Focused Ultrasound Temporarily Opens Blood-Brain Barrier to Enable DNA Testing for Brain Tumors

MedImaging Ultrasound

Researchers are exploring the use of focused ultrasound to collect DNA from brain tumors, representing a groundbreaking shift in brain tumor diagnostics.

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DeepHealth, Incepto partner for AI tech integration

AuntMinnie

France-based Incepto and Massachusetts-based DeepHealth are partnering to deliver expanded access to DeepHealth clinical AI and radiology informatics software. The announcement took place at ECR 2024. Through the partnership, radiologists across Europe will be able to access DeepHealth OS, a cloud-native operating system that manages clinical and operational workflows, and AI technologies through Incepto.

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