- GE healthcare csound 4d ultrasound

A Milwaukee hospital says it has become the first in the world to use 4D cardiovascular ultrasound to crisply image intricate parts of the heart and, in the process, to circumvent the use of common but often inconclusive transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs).

 - business, chart, rise

For the first time in six years, health spending in the U.S. is projected to have increased more than five percent in 2014, mostly due to an expansion of insurance coverage. Prescription drug spending also played a role, growing 12.6 percent last year as costly hepatitis C medications and new treatments for cancer and multiple sclerosis became available.

 - ResearchWoman1

Slowly but surely, women seem to have made a lot of progress chipping away at the gender gap in original radiology research. 

 - EarlyMammography

When it comes to reducing the number of deaths caused by breast cancer, starting screening mammography at age 40 and continuing it yearly does the job and does it well for at least 10 years after the initial exam. 

 - Medicare_Provider

An analysis of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries found all-cause mortality rates, hospitalization rates and expenditures per beneficiary decreased from 1999 to 2013. During that same time period, patients who were hospitalized also experienced better survival rates in later years and total hospitalizations and inpatient costs declined in the last six months of their lives, according to lead researcher Harlan Krumholz, MD.