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US intervenes in false claims suit against radiologist and imaging practice
Accused of submitting claims for unsupervised procedures
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New research provides a sobering reality check to AI optimists
Study finds that AI can alter data and lead to major errors in images that affect diagnosis
Stroke assessment down by close to 40% during COVID-19
Findings raise concerns regarding risks of death or long-term disability for patients
Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19
Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends
RSNA and ASNR create largest collection of annotated brain hemorrhage CT images
Will speed up development of algorithms for diagnosing and characterizing brain hemorrhages
Imaging utilization to drop more than 50% over three or four months: report
After COVID-19, radiology may never be the same again
As COVID-19 tests remain scarce, some physicians turn to CT for diagnosis
Aside from greater cost, the scanners can also become contaminated
Former GE Medical Systems CEO dead at 92, from COVID-19
Walter Robb led the GE healthcare unit in the 1970s and 1980s
Radiology leaders share coronavirus strategies and best practices
Tips on CT utilization, screening sites, and a push toward telemedicine
Cardiac CT — Not enough of a good thing
The uphill battle in heart imaging
Study shows long term advantages of DBT over mammography
Five year study shows greater cancer detection, lower false positives with DBT over DM
CT and other equipment requests flood in from China amid coronavirus epidemic
Samsung NeuroLogica is set to deploy 10 mobile CT scanners
MXR Imaging acquires Oxford Instruments Healthcare for $15 million
Adding mobile fleet rentals, coil repair, and refrigeration services to portfolio
The InterMed Group acquires Sigma Imaging Technologies
Expands geographic reach and expertise in MR, CT and PET imaging for InterMed
Reading scans on mobile devices sufficient for clinical decisions for stroke patients
Could lead to remote counseling and mobile-based telestroke services

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CT trends from four angles

AI applications to legislative challenges, to calls for standardization and problematic trends

Radiologists find their voice in a patient-centric era

As new technology changes imaging, strong communication is key

What's new in radiography and detectors?

A look around the industry at the latest radiology tools entering the market

New diagnostic frontiers for MR imaging

Promising results for imaging new indications, and the new capabilities of 7-Tesla systems