MMP Survey Shows 37% of Reimbursements from Medicare

The results of this year’s Medical Management Professionals, Inc. (MMP)’s annual physician survey are in and it shows that hospital-based radiology practices are receiving their highest amount (37%) of reimbursements from Medicare. Thou

Philips and Houston-Area Hospital Investigate Epidemic Causes

The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, and Philips have collaborated to develop imaging technology that could be used to identify the start and cause of an infectious disease epidemic. The purpose of the suite is to study pathogens tha

Study: Emergency Room CT Scans Decrease Hospitalization

A recent study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine found that computed tomography (CT) scans in the emergency department are associated with a reduction in hospitalizations. Between 1996 and 2007, the rate of hospitalization following a CT sc


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Aurum Biosciences to Research Imaging of Acute Ischemic Stroke

To improve diagnosis and treatment of strokes, Oxygen Biotherapeutics and Aurum Biosciences Ltd of Glasgow, Scotland, will pool their technological resources to conduct preclinical research for imaging and therapeutic intervention of acute ischemic

Verisante Achieves ISO 13485:2003

Verisante Technology Inc has completed the certification process for quality management standard ISO 13485:2003 for medical device manufacturing. Verisante’s quality management system was audited and assessed by BSI Group. BSI is a recognized regis

GE Radiotherapy Planning CT Systems Earns FDA Clearance

GE Healthcare has received FDA clearance for its new platform of Radiotherapy (RT) Planning Computed Tomography (CT) systems. The CT systems are designed specifically with treatment planning in mind and help physicians address the increasingly spec


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