Coronary CT angiography (CTA) has the potential to cut the number of hospital admissions in individuals with acute chest pain, saving money without putting patients at risk, indicates a study presented this week at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting in New Orleans.
Intelerad, a provider of medical imaging PACS and distributed radiology solutions, today announced its inclusion in the Branham300™, a listing of Canada’s ICT (Information and Communication Technology) leaders. For nearly 20 years, the Branham300 has highlighted the top Canadian and multi-national ICT companies operating in Canada, as ranked by
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is likely to decrease the proportion of uninsured patients in small and large states alike, but government healthcare costs in all states will not necessarily rise as a result of healthcare reform, according to a series of state-specific research reports from the RAND Corporation.
Already operating in an extremely competitive global marketplace, imaging and radiotherapy manufacturers face a serious burden in the form of a new excise tax on medical devices, according to comments submitted to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday released proposed new rules to aid physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers in better coordinating care for Medicare patients through Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
Virtual Radiologic (vRad), a national technology-enabled radiology practice, has received a 2011 Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service. The practice won the award in the Collaboration Solution category for its vRad ® Results (SM) cloud communication tool. This marks the second year consecutive year that Stevie Awards, which organizes several
GE Healthcare this week introduced a vascular visualization software application designed to enhance digital subtraction angiography and, in turn, offer to interventional radiologists what the company deems a “new vision” of vascular flow.