- 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. 

 - XrayError

Radiology personnel at two large academic hospitals hewed to the Joint Commission’s mandated “dual-identifier” technique to avoid misidentifying patients and/or wrongly dictating reports—but still created a number of near-miss patient events.

 - Patient

Since open enrollment for the health insurance exchanges began in October 2013, millions of more Americans have received coverage and their access to care and self-reported health have improved, according to an analysis of telephone surveys conducted in the past two years.

 - handshake

Guerbet has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Mallinckrodt's contrast media and delivery systems business (CMDS). 

 
 - BrainModel

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday in a safety alert that it is investigating the risk of gadolinium being retained in patients who undergo MRI with certain gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs).