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Philips to acquire Capsule Technologies for $635 million
The deal would scale Philips' patient management services for all hospital care settings
Business Affairs Health IT Patient Monitors
One Summit, Two Experiences

The IDN Summit's New Hybrid Experience

AI tool in development predicts prostate cancer recurrence risk
RadClip could help physicians personalize individual treatment plans
Artificial Intelligence Operating Room
Solis Mammography has acquired Progressive Radiology
The deal expands Solis Mammography's presence for outpatient imaging in the DMV region
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Deep learning models superior to machine learning at brain imaging analysis
Continuing to learn how to identify brain biomarkers from the data they process
Artificial Intelligence
Over 80% drop in SPECT-MPI had no impact on rate of abnormal findings
University of Alabama researchers say restrictions may have reduced unnecessary scans
Cardiology Molecular Imaging
Quality improvement program for Medicare could save $433 million in imaging costs
R-SCAN supports collaboration across referrers, radiologists and patients
Insurance U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
Inpatient mammograms may boost screening among low-income patients
Researchers take aim at disparities by coordinating care for hospitalized patients
U.S. Healthcare Women's Health
CMS final rule speeds up Medicare coverage of 'breakthrough' devices
The rule enables eligible devices to be covered by Medicare at the same time they are approved by the FDA
Business Affairs Insurance U.S. Healthcare
Parexel separates Informatics and Medical Imaging business
Parexel Informatics will now be known as Calyx
Business Affairs
RadNET's DeepHealth AI facilitates breast cancer detection a year sooner than radiologists
New study indicates the algorithms outperformed full-time, breast-fellowship-trained experts
Artificial Intelligence Women's Health
COVID-19 driving M&A activity and changing healthcare business model
The pandemic is acting as a catalyst rather than a deterrent for M&A deals
Business Affairs
Verily and Broad Institute bring Terra research platform to Microsoft
Partnership seeks to add new capabilities to Terra platform

Business Affairs Health IT
Prostate tumors 'frequently' undersized with MR imaging
Underestimation of prostate tumor size can prevent successful treatment
Essentia plans to acquire 14 CommonSpirit Health-owned facilities
The deal would create a network of rural and tertiary hospitals under Essentia Health
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Former cardiologists win $10.6 million in lawsuit against Detroit hospital
Drs. Kaki and Elder were dismissed for raising concerns about quality of care, cost cutting, and improper billing practices
Cardiology U.S. Healthcare
Nanox and USARAD partner on radiology AI second opinion program
Will include solutions from Zebra Medical, Aidoc and Qure.AI
Business Affairs X-Ray
Fujifilm announces systems integration deal with Premier
GPO contracts image and data integration solution for the operating room and interventional suites
Business Affairs Health IT
Medical CEO indicted for defrauding millions from investors for COVID-19 test
Keith Berman claimed the FDA was on the verge of approving his company's COVID blood test
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Change Healthcare acquired for $13 billion by UnitedHealth Group's OptumInsight
OptumInsight will offer services and technologies that enhance clinical workflow and simplify financial transactions

Business Affairs
Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
Endoscopy Ultrasound
COVID-19 grounding Canadian cargoes of time-sensitive radioisotopes for cancer treatment
The pandemic has led to fewer transport options and rising shipment costs
Molecular Imaging

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Struggles and triumphs in radiology’s COVID-19 era

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Radiography market focuses on value in the COVID-19 era

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Where imaging AI is headed, and the best way to get there

Progress... and a word of caution for weak algorithms and inadequate data sets


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Seven-year data shows Accuray TomoTherapy System provides excellent long-term control of low-risk breast cancer
January 19, 2021
Esaote North America introduces the MyLabX8 Ultrasound System into Canada
January 19, 2021
Occlutech's Atrial Flow Regulator (AFR) receives U.S. FDA breakthrough device designation for heart failure (HF)
January 19, 2021
ARTMS and Isotopia Molecular Imaging announce multi-Curie labeling of PSMA-11 with cyclotron produced 68Ga using ARTMS' QIS
January 19, 2021
AI to become widespread in hospital revenue cycle by 2023
January 19, 2021
Naugatuck Valley Radiology elevates ordering provider experience by successfully deploying RoyalMD Provider Prime
January 19, 2021
Rutherford Cancer Centres in agreement with NHS England to provide cancer services
January 19, 2021
IMAGE Information Systems releases first general PACS with cardio functions by default
January 19, 2021
Institut Bergonié among first in France to implement Sectra's full-scale digital pathology
January 19, 2021
TransEnterix receives CE mark for machine vision system in robotic surgery
January 19, 2021