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Imaging volumes across patient settings and imaging modalities on steep decline
Scans decreased by 28% at Northwell Health in New York over 7-week period
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US intervenes in false claims suit against radiologist and imaging practice
Accused of submitting claims for unsupervised procedures
Less than half of DXA facilities surveyed adhere to quality assurance procedures
Of 121 international facilities, 25% were not accredited by professional or government organizations
Chest X-rays in the ER identify COVID-19 severity in adult patients
Could indicate who requires hospitalization and intubation
FDA gives nod to Aspenstate's AiRTouch Portable X-ray System
Can acquire chest X-rays to help detect signs of COVID-19
New research provides a sobering reality check to AI optimists
Study finds that AI can alter data and lead to major errors in images that affect diagnosis
Stroke assessment down by close to 40% during COVID-19
Findings raise concerns regarding risks of death or long-term disability for patients
Cancer screenings plunge more than 90% due to COVID-19
Capacity limitations may prevent bounce back even after pandemic ends
Gallium oxide X-ray detectors enable near-real time radiation monitoring
Material may be faster than many existing materials in X-ray detectors
RSNA and ASNR create largest collection of annotated brain hemorrhage CT images
Will speed up development of algorithms for diagnosing and characterizing brain hemorrhages
Imaging utilization to drop more than 50% over three or four months: report
After COVID-19, radiology may never be the same again
Self-powered X-ray detector converts X-ray signal directly into electrical signal
Researchers capture higher-quality images at lower cost, lower dose exposure
Ziegler Healthcare webinar advises radiology practices on COVID-19 market environment
Tips for facilities to manage lower patient volumes while positing themselves for future growth
As COVID-19 tests remain scarce, some physicians turn to CT for diagnosis
Aside from greater cost, the scanners can also become contaminated
MITA asks FDA to speed up review of mobile imaging tools in radiology
A 'key component' for getting emergency imaging where it's needed most
COVID-19 pandemic boosts reliance on remote radiologists
'I think it’s going to be difficult to pry these home workstations from anyone at this point'
Former GE Medical Systems CEO dead at 92, from COVID-19
Walter Robb led the GE healthcare unit in the 1970s and 1980s

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CT trends from four angles

AI applications to legislative challenges, to calls for standardization and problematic trends

Radiologists find their voice in a patient-centric era

As new technology changes imaging, strong communication is key

What's new in radiography and detectors?

A look around the industry at the latest radiology tools entering the market

New diagnostic frontiers for MR imaging

Promising results for imaging new indications, and the new capabilities of 7-Tesla systems