Imaging Wire #472
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Cloud Imaging November 21, 2022
AWS Targets Storage and Speed with HealthLake Imaging November 21, 2022
AWS took a major step to bolster its cloud value proposition with the launch of Amazon HealthLake Imaging, a new capability that addresses some of cloud imaging’s most common pain points.
Molecular Imaging November 10, 2022
The Case for 18F-NaF PET/CT Bone Metastases Detection November 10, 2022
Results from the MITNEC-A1 trial are in, and they further support using 18F-NaF PET/CT to detect bone metastases in patients with prostate and breast cancer, while bolstering its case for replacing 99mTc-MDP as the “bone imaging radiopharmaceutical of choice.”
Lung Imaging November 28, 2022
Developing the Eighth Modality November 28, 2022
Radiology has adopted seven mainstream modalities over its 127 years, and 4DMedical is determined to create the eighth imaging modality with its new XV Scanner.
MR Scanners November 17, 2022
Siemens Healthineers Targets MRI at Shape 2023 November 17, 2022
Siemens Healthineers kicked-off RSNA announcements season with its Shape 23 event, highlighted by a pair of forthcoming MRIs that should serve as the cornerstones of its high-end lineup for years to come.
Medical Imaging November 14, 2022
The Medical Imaging Economy November 14, 2022
With economic warning signs flashing brighter by the day, it’s hard not to be concerned about medical imaging’s economic situation. However, the major imaging companies’ latest round of earnings suggest that there might be more reasons to remain confident.
Lung Cancer Screening November 7, 2022
RadNet’s UK Lung Cancer Screening Acquisition November 7, 2022
RadNet advanced its AI-led cancer screening strategy, acquiring a 75% stake in Heart & Lung Health, a UK-based teleradiology network with a direct connection to the NHS’ emerging lung cancer screening program.
Breast Imaging November 3, 2022
Multimodal AI Virtual Breast Biopsies November 3, 2022
Radiology Journal detailed a multimodal AI solution that can classify breast lesion subtypes using mammograms, potentially reducing unnecessary biopsies and improving biopsy interpretations.
Informatics October 30, 2022
Doubling Down on Software October 30, 2022
A new Bain & Company and KLAS Research report suggests that healthcare providers are “doubling down” on software, while revealing key adoption trends that could have a major impact within radiology.
Cardiac Imaging October 26, 2022
CCTA AI Predicts Ischemia and MBF October 26, 2022
A Cedars-Sinai and Amsterdam UMC-led team developed a machine learning system that analyzes quantitative plaque in coronary CTA exams to identify patients with ischemia and impaired myocardial blood flow (MBF), potentially creating an alternative to current methods.
Longevity Imaging October 23, 2022
Prenuvo’s Longevity Imaging Funding October 23, 2022
There are few medical imaging segments with more momentum among the general public than longevity-focused MRI screening, and Silicon Valley startup Prenuvo just raised a $70M Series A round to capitalize on that momentum.
Molecular Imaging October 19, 2022
GE Healthcare Launches All-Digital Omni Legend PET/CT October 19, 2022
GE Healthcare announced a major update to its molecular imaging lineup, launching the all-digital Omni Legend PET/CT, which leverages an array of new technologies that drive big improvements to image quality, workflow efficiency, clinical versatility, and precision medicine.
Artificial Intelligence October 16, 2022
Annalise.ai Gets ‘Comprehensive’ with Enterprise CTB October 16, 2022
Annalise.ai doubled-down on its comprehensive AI strategy with the launch of its Annalise Enterprise CTB solution, which identifies a whopping 130 different non-contrast brain CT findings.
Artificial Intelligence October 12, 2022
iCAD and Solis CVD Alliance October 12, 2022
iCAD and major breast imaging center company Solis Mammography announced plans to develop and commercialize AI that quantifies breast arterial calcifications in mammograms to identify women with high cardiovascular disease risks.
Imaging IT October 9, 2022
Google Launches Cloud Medical Imaging Suite October 9, 2022
Google announced what might be its biggest, or at least most public, push into medical imaging AI with the launch of its new Google Cloud Medical Imaging Suit.
Artificial Intelligence October 5, 2022
Arterys and Tempus’ Precision Merger October 5, 2022
Arterys was just acquired by precision medicine AI powerhouse Tempus Labs, marking perhaps the biggest acquisition in the history of imaging AI, and highlighting the segment's continued shift beyond traditional radiology use cases.
Artificial Intelligence October 2, 2022
Plaque AI’s First Reimbursement October 2, 2022
The small list of cardiac imaging AI solutions to earn Medicare reimbursements just got bigger, following CMS’ move to add an OPPS code for AI-based coronary plaque assessments.
Artificial Intelligence September 28, 2022
Imaging AI Funding Still Solid in 2022 September 28, 2022
Despite plenty of challenges, imaging AI startups appear to be on pace for another solid funding year, helped by a handful of huge raises and a diverse mix of early-to-mid stage rounds.
Informatics September 25, 2022
Imaging IT’s Infrastructure Problem September 25, 2022
A heated Twitter conversation revealed widespread discontent with outdated imaging IT infrastructure, suggesting that it’s draining radiologist productivity and standing in the way of AI adoption.
Technologists September 21, 2022
Technologists in the Spotlight September 21, 2022
Radiographers and technologists were at the center of this week’s radiology news cycle, as three unrelated pieces highlighted the crucial role radtechs play, the significant challenges they face, and the actions required to help them succeed.
Informatics September 16, 2022
Intelerad Becomes the Image Exchange Leader September 16, 2022
Radiology took a giant step towards actually #ditchingthedisk last week with Intelerad’s acquisition of image exchange rival, Life Image.
Cardiac Imaging September 14, 2022
Echo AI Detects More Aortic Stenosis September 14, 2022
A team of Australian researchers developed an echo AI solution that accurately assesses patients’ aortic stenosis (AS) severity levels, including many patients with severe AS who might go undetected using current methods.