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German researchers develop world's smallest ultrasound detector
Can better distinguish features in imaged tissue or materials
FDA clears Fujifilm Sonosite POCUS technology for detection of COVID-19 indications
Uses lung and cardiac imaging to detect disease symptoms
Over 11% of second-opinion radiology reports go unread: study
Sonography had the highest rate of unread second-opinion reports at 62.5%
Medicare reimbursement for radiologists could drop over 10% in 2021
The proposed rule contains more than 40 new or revised codes that affect radiology
Advanced imaging increases in pediatric ED, ultrasound and MR drive the trend
Move away from CT illustrates growing awareness of long-term radiation risks
Lung ultrasound as good or better than chest CT for treating patients with COVID-19: study
Research highlights benefits for identifying B-lines, pulmonary consolidation, and a thickened pleural line
Private radiologists struggling to stay afloat amid COVID-19
Seeing 40% – 90% decreases in examination volumes
Fujifilm Sonosite launches latest POCUS system, Sonosite PX
Offers advanced image clarity and an adaptable work surface for greater access to bedside
US imaging volumes plummet 55% amid COVID-19 pandemic
New study confirms imaging volume losses of 50% – 70% at healthcare facilities
Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic
As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work
Hitachi furthers ties with HOYA around endoscopic ultrasound
Hitachi will continue to supply diagnostic ultrasound systems and parts even after Fujifilm acquisition is complete
Hologic enters cart-based ultrasound market with SuperSonic Mach 40
Expansion of Hologic's ultrasound portfolio stemming from recent acquisition of SuperSonic Imaging
Reinventing the ICU for COVID-19
Dr. Diku Mandavia talks with Italian critical care physician Dr. Enrico Storti
Summit Imaging denies hacking accusations by Philips, files counterclaim
Accused of designing software that hacks into Philips ultrasound systems
Siemens moves ultrasound business HQ to Washington State
Supplementing its overseas manufacturing operations at ultrasound headquarters
Tips for protecting ultrasound workers from COVID-19
Physicians at Singapore General Hospital have developed and implemented a guide for clinically updating step-by-step workflow
PA House committee approves bill for coverage of dense breast MR and ultrasound exams
Would require insurers to include coverage in their plans

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Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health