Medical Imaging

University of Tennessee Medical Center first in the world to adopt Siemens PET/CT software

Imaging Technology News (ITN) reports that University of Tennessee Medical Center has adopted Siemens’ PET/CT software. Director of Molecular Imaging Dustin Osborne is quoted, “UT Medical Center was chosen to pioneer this PET/CT software because of our unique workflows that blend standard oncological imaging with radiation therapy, …This software contains…

Fewer Mammogram Procedures Ahead?

Over the past year, the number of mammogram screenings performed in a hospital outpatient setting has decreased nationally. Now, with the American Cancer Society (ACS) issuing a new set of mammogram guidelines, suggesting that women of average risk of breast cancer can begin screening later in life and less frequently,…

East Texas Medical Center Enhances Patient Care With Fujifilm Flat Panel Detectors

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. East Texas Medical Center is able to provide patients with faster exams and achieve significant radiographic imaging quality improvements while simultaneously reducing patient dose with the latest installations of Fujifilm’s FDR D-EVO II digital x-ray detectors. Fujifilm’s…

Four Providence Health & Services Hospitals Receive “Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence” Designation by ACR

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. Portland Tribune reports that four Providence hospitals in the portland area have been designated “Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence” by the American College of Radiology (ACR); the four hospitals are Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent…

Gritman Medical Center Offering Hologic 3D Mammography

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. Imaging Technology News reports that Gritman Medical Center is the first facility in the region to offer Hologic’s C-View, a 3D mammography system. Gritman Medical Center’s Director of Imaging Christin Reisenaur is quoted, “3D was not a…

Medical Imaging Providers Face Medicare Cuts for Failure to Comply with New Standards

Beginning on January 1, 2016, Medicare will reduce payments for certain Computed Tomography (CT) scans carried out by equipment that fails to meet standards defined by MITA, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, an industry group that represents medical imaging technology manufacturers.  Reimbursement cuts will only impact the technical component…

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