National Decision Support Company has announced the integration of the American College of Radiology’s ACR Select decision support software with Epic’s electronic health record software. The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 requires that physicians consult appropriate use criteria prior to ordering certain diagnostic imaging procedures.
Philips Healthcare and Trice Imaging, a mobile medical imaging technology provider, have announced a non-exclusive partnership for all ultrasound units, including women’s health, cardiology, and general imaging.
A new study in the journal Radiology finds that the loss of myelin, a fatty protective sheath around nerve fibers in the brain, in gray matter closely correlates to disease progression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
West Physics, an Atlanta-based company with a 48% 3-year growth rate, was recently included in the 2014 Inc 5000 list for the seventh year in a row, joining other long-term list veterans such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armor, Microsoft, Patagonia, Pandora, and Otterbox.
Royal Philips and IBA, a specialist in proton therapy solutions, have announced a global collaboration that includes sales, marketing, and research and development to further diagnostic solutions for the treatment of cancer.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule that provides alternative certification criteria for heath IT and offers more flexibility for health IT developers, providers, and consumers.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, a specialist cancer center in Manchester, UK, has joined a research consortium led by Elekta and Royal Philips whose aim is to develop the clinical value of an integrated MRI-guided radiation therapy system.
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance has completed a week of meetings with regulators, health officials, and industry stakeholders in Brazil to discuss regulatory and commercial priorities for the country’s medical imaging and radiation therapy industries.
Prestige Medical Imaging, a subsidiary of New York Imaging Service, has announced the expansion of its practice with the appointment of Jeff Pasquale as executive vice president of sales.
The ASRT Foundation and Siemens Healthcare USA have announced the recipients of four $5,000 scholarships awarded to medical imaging professionals looking to enhance their clinical practice skills.