The DOTmed team networked with hospital facilities managers at this week's meeting of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management in Orlando, Fla.
Nancy Gillen earns President's Leadership Award.
Medicare proposal now is to maintain full payment for the first procedure and the current 25% cut in doctors' fees for additional imaging studies, ACR reports.
American College of Radiology's intermediate level course is scheduled for October 27-29 in Reston, Va.
Cecil Wilson, MD, AMA Board Chair issues statement opposing Medicare cuts in general, and he makes a special point about the dangers of cutting imaging procedure reimbursements.
NIH-supported study among the first to include African Americans, older women.
Nearly $22 million will enable the purchase of cutting-edge research equipment.
Nader Alfaqeeh tells how the DOTmed Certified company earns customers' trust.
Observations include need for manufacturer inspections, desire for more data on recalls.
Significant advancements in CR imaging aid in breast cancer detection.
Georgia Tech Research Center expands testing capabilities to help reduce potential interference.
Researchers see potential to dramatically reduce breast tumor re-excision rate.
A new combination of contrast enhancement techniques during cardiac MRI demonstrates coronary arterial blockage with high diagnostic accuracy.
What are the Feds up to? Read the Center for Devices and Radiological Health 2005 annual report.
Identifier system could be important tool for patient safety.
Light microscopy allows scrutiny of proteins.
One in five of every automated external defibrillators -- a widely-used life-saving device -- has the potential to malfunction, a JAMA study finds.
eCoil designed to produce very accurate MR images for targeted prostate cancer treatment.
Company to deliver industry-leading healthcare information and image management solutions.
Bipartisan legislation introduced to protect seniors' access to lifesaving imaging care.
Wendy Mangin, MS, RHIA, to serve as president-elect in 2007.
Widely used nuclear medicine procedure may pinpoint risk of those with "silent" disease, says study in August Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
AMA makes 'House Call' to Pennsylvania encouraging seniors to get involved.
New study published in the August 1, 2006, issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology.
Seminar aimed at hospital-based biomedical and clinical engineers, materials managers and others.
The Prince Charles Hospital of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia chooses Agfa for cardiology image and information management.
PET study shows just a few puffs have powerful addictive impact.
Medicare rules expand safe harbor for electronic medical records use.
Pyramid Medical has built a better mousetrap with a simple unit that digitizes echocardiograms for transmission over the Internet.
Company announces Brilliance CT Big Bore installation milestone; paves the way for adaptive radiation therapy.
More than 300 students completed program in first year.
National Survey takes snapshot of the registered nurse workforce.
American Nurses Association, HEALTHeCAREERS Network launch new career search service for nurses.
Visit the DOTmed team at Booth 1128, August 13-16 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center; the healthcare supply chain is the focus.
Technology takes hold in Scandinavia, Estonia, Italy, Kuwait, UK.
All cash transaction is valued at $16.6 billion.
National Academies examine the State of the Science; study prompted by huge funding cut for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging research.
The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology weighs in on Medicare benefits before House committee.
Fiber tracking shows white matter development in newborns.
Interventional radiologists' outpatient procedure uses heat to destroy lung tumors.
Service to provide complete revenue cycle management and support optimal organizational performance.
Along with acquisition of Bayer Diagnostics, Siemens Medical Solutions becomes full-service diagnostics company.
Affordable system provides high-quality images, efficient workflow.
Newly available clinical applications enhance image quality, accuracy and efficiency.
A direct Synapse© PACS component, Obliquus aids the diagnostic process by providing MIP/MPR functionality within the Synapse application.
New software upgrade increases throughput while retaining convenience of 110-volt power.
Provides affordable, IT-friendly solution for facilities of all sizes.
Access to Medicare Imaging Act (HR 5704) adds 18 co-sponsors in the House; total now reaches 60, according to ACR. Bill calls for a total review.
Executive director of Academy of Radiology Research was 55.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks information about present and future uses of radio transmitters in medical devices.