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1) X-rays at Yale New Haven Health are now apron-free

Does little to protect patients from overexposure, can lead to increased exposure in some cases

2) Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system

Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals

3) FDA adverse event reporting form to include question as to third-party service

No guidance accompanied the change to Form 3500A


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AVIA names CEO


OneOncology appoints chief operations officer


Akesis appoints President


Cleveland Clinic appoints executive chief nursing officer

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Fluciclovine PET tracer improves recurrent prostate cancer treatment planning
Resulted in better disease-free survival than conventional imaging
Molecular Imaging Rad Oncology
Dunlee launches liquid metal bearing CT replacement tube business

Tubes available for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ 660. With Dunlee's high-quality replacement tubes at a competitive price, you can manage costs and maintain scanner uptime.

Aetna to pay $1 million settlement over potential HIPAA violations
Allegedly exposed private patient information on three separate occasions
Cyber Security Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Imminent cyberthreat could disrupt hundreds of US healthcare systems
Ransomware could hold data hostage in exchange for more than $10 million per target
Cyber Security Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare to merge with Sanford Health
Forming organizations with 70 hospitals, most of which will be in rural communities
Business Affairs
Spectral CT may identify COVID-19 in earlier stages
Spectral CT improves visualization of ground-glass opacities
CT X-Ray
New evidence that MR scanning possible with non-MR-compatible cardiac implants
Study looks at groups not accounted for before, including pacemaker-dependent ICD patients
Cardiology MRI
With DBT, synthetic mammo could be a radiation-free alternative to digital mammo
SM/DBT has similar efficacy in detecting breast cancer, compared to DM/DBT
Women's Health
ASTRO research demonstrates high-risk prostate cancer management with PSMA PET/CT
PSMA PET/CT has more sensitivity and specificity than conventional imaging
Molecular Imaging Rad Oncology
CT scan volume falls nearly 3.7 million below expectations for 2020
CT scans fell by 38,000 on average during worst days of pandemic
CT X-Ray
Proton therapy reduces risk of heart disease for lung cancer patients
Proton therapy spares the heart from radiation-related cardiac toxicity
Cardiology Rad Oncology Proton Therapy Stroke
Court of Appeals questions AHA appeal to stop transparency of hospital prices
AHA claims it is impossible to itemize and publish prices in a consumer-friendly way
U.S. Healthcare
British patient in overcrowded ED dies due to wrong CT scan being read
Error was due to slow computer system and overcrowded emergency department
CT Emergency Medicine European News X-Ray
St. Luke’s University Health Network taps GE for $11 million ultrasound purchase
Will install 76 ultrasound systems at St. Lukes in 2020, but deal continues over four years
Business Affairs Ultrasound U.S. Healthcare
New technology is advancing radiation oncology
The latest treatment innovations entering the market
Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
Philips begins a major, 10-year strategic partnership in Germany
Marienhospital Stuttgart hospital to implement state-of-the-art technology across multiple departments
Business Affairs European News
CT Product Showcase
Just some of the products and services raising the bar for CT scanning
CT X-Ray
CMS delays start date for radiation oncology payment model
Delaying start date gives providers more time to transition to the new model
Rad Oncology U.S. Healthcare
Almost three-quarters of hospital leaders worried for organization's financial viability
Operating margins dropped in excess of 100% in second quarter for one-third of hospitals
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Harvard radiologists see unscheduled imaging orders drop by nearly 50%
Credits improvement to System for Coordinating Orders for Radiology Exams (SCORE)
Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Philips inks deal with SimonMed Imaging for 3T MR scanners
The first six systems will be deployed in California, Arizona, Illinois and Colorado
Business Affairs MRI U.S. Healthcare

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UB leads $3.7 million project to improve MR technology
October 30, 2020
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi opens breast health clinic to enhance coordinated care
October 30, 2020
Axonics submits PMA supplement to FDA to further expand MR labeling
October 30, 2020
Doximity study finds physician compensation slowed in 2020
October 30, 2020
Desert Radiology partners with Henderson Silver Knights
October 30, 2020
AMA survey finds physician practice viability under threat
October 30, 2020
PDC announces UV-C LED Bore Sanitization System
October 30, 2020
DiA granted FDA clearance for its cardiac ultrasound AI auto views selection
October 30, 2020
Patient volume at most U.S. physician practices expected to return to pre-COVID levels
October 29, 2020
Lantheus enters into strategic collaboration with Insightec for use of microbubbles combined with MR-guided focused ultrasound
October 29, 2020