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Population Health February 9, 2022

Cancer Moonshot February 9, 2022

The Biden administration “reignited” the US’ Cancer Moonshot initiative, setting a goal to halve the country’s age-adjusted cancer death rate within the next 25 years, and suggesting imaging changes are coming.

Radiology Practices February 7, 2022

A Practice Trinity February 7, 2022

Three independent radiology practices just merged with the goal of better serving their shared client, Trinity Health, representing an interesting example of how private rad groups can adapt to consolidation.

Imaging Centers February 2, 2022

UnitedHealthcare’s Imaging Designation February 2, 2022

UnitedHealthcare continued its war against imaging costs with its new Designated Diagnostic Provider program.

Artificial Intelligence January 31, 2022

Creating a Cancer Screening Giant January 31, 2022

A few days after shocking the AI and imaging center industries with its acquisitions of Aidence and Quantib, RadNet’s investor briefing revealed a far more ambitious AI-enabled cancer screening strategy than many might have imagined.

Artificial Intelligence January 27, 2022

RadNet’s Big AI Play January 27, 2022

maging center giant RadNet shocked the AI world this week, acquiring Dutch startups Aidence and Quantib to support its AI-enabled cancer screening strategy.

Mergers & Acquisitions January 24, 2022

IBM Sells Watson Health January 24, 2022

IBM is selling most of its Watson Health division to private equity firm Francisco Partners, creating a new standalone healthcare entity and giving both companies a much-needed fresh start.

Artificial Intelligence January 20, 2022

Duke’s Interpretable AI Milestone January 20, 2022

A Duke University team unveiled a new mammography AI platform that could be an important step towards developing truly interpretable AI.

Artificial Intelligence January 17, 2022

AI Disparity Detection January 17, 2022

A new JACR study suggests that healthcare systems could use imaging AI-based biomarkers and EHR data to flag patients that might have undiagnosed conditions.

Population Health January 13, 2022

The AMA’s Quantitative Codes January 13, 2022

The AMA issued new CPT III codes for CT and MRCP quantification that represent key milestones for quantitative and incidental/population health imaging.

Lung Cancer Screening January 13, 2022

MD Anderson’s Lung Cancer Blood Test January 13, 2022

MD Anderson researchers developed a blood and risk-based test that could improve how we identify lung cancer screening candidates.

Artificial Intelligence January 10, 2022

MaxQ AI Shuts Down January 10, 2022

MaxQ AI has stopped commercial operations, representing arguably the biggest consolidation event in imaging AI’s young history.

Ultrasound January 6, 2022

Home Ultrasound Goes Mainstream January 6, 2022

Israel’s Clalit health system will provide Pulsenmore personal ultrasound systems to thousands of fertility treatment patients, allowing them to perform self-exams from their own homes.

Medical Imaging January 3, 2022

Imaging in 2022 January 3, 2022

A preview of the top trends that might shape medical imaging in 2022

Medical Imaging December 23, 2021

Imaging In 2021 December 23, 2021

The top medical imaging storylines of 2021

Artificial Intelligence December 20, 2021

Detecting the Radiographically Occult December 20, 2021

A new study suggests that AI can detect aortic stenosis in chest X-rays, which would be a major breakthrough if confirmed, but will be met with plenty of skepticism until then.

Artificial Intelligence December 16, 2021

Trained to Underdiagnose December 16, 2021

Imaging AI models might underdiagnose patient populations who are also underdiagnosed in the real world, creating new challenges for AI development, regulation, and adoption.

Artificial Intelligence December 13, 2021

The State of AI December 13, 2021

A group of radiology leaders starred in Canon Medical’s recent State of AI Roundtable, sharing insights into how imaging AI is being used, where it’s needed most, and how AI might assume a core role in medical imaging.

Medical Imaging December 9, 2021

Winners Announced for 2021 Imaging Wire Awards December 9, 2021

The Imaging Wire is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 Imaging Wire Awards, honoring this year’s most outstanding contributors to radiology.

Medical Imaging December 9, 2021

Canon’s Big Virtual RSNA December 9, 2021

Canon Medical was among the first companies to decide to virtually exhibit at RSNA 2021, but the OEM still had quite a presence, prominently placing Canon signage throughout the convention center and announcing a range of new products and technologies.  Vantage Fortian – Canon expanded its open bore MRI lineup, launching the Vantage Fortian 1.5T […]

Cardiac Imaging December 9, 2021

One-Stop Cardiac CT December 9, 2021

A new Radiology Journal study found that combining Triple-rule-out CT with Late Contrast Enhancement CT significantly improves acute chest pain diagnosis.

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