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Matt O'Connor
 - workflow interruption

Too often, providing quality clinical histories of imaging orders falls by the wayside, resulting in missed diagnosis, billing delays and payment miscommunication. But a recent study finds a simple intervention may right these poor habits.

 - CT scanner

We put on our headphones every day, but who considers what allows singers to reach the high notes? Swiss researchers, that’s who.

 - Kidneys contrast

A research team with Boston University of Medicine have demonstrated artificial intelligence (AI) can analyze kidney biopsy images more accurately than traditional human methods.

Authors of a recent analysis noticed unprofessional behavior between radiology and emergency medicine (EM) departments. The researchers published results in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Moly-99, the radioisotope that fuels nuclear imaging, isn't currently produced in the United States. But in Janesville, Wisconsin, Shine Medical Technologies is building a $100 million plant that could manufacture up to 50,000 does of imaging agent a week, a New York Times article reports.

 - Mammogram 2

Imaging centers across the country are adding three-dimensional (3D) mammography to the traditional 2D offering for its proven ability to better detect cancers. But, what’s less understood is its accuracy in detecting more advanced forms of cancer.

 - Alzheimer's

By 2030, an estimated 65.7 million people are predicted to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a 30 million person jump from today’s total. But, there’s increasing evidence that biomarkers coupled with the correct imaging technique may provide crucial insights into the disease.

The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) joined the Advanced Medical Technical Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) in penning a combined letter to Congress urging a long-term solution to the medical device tax with the tax set to kick in at the end of the month.

A growing number of radiology and imaging facilities are turning to peer learning to educate the next generation of imaging experts as part of a more collaborative, continuous learning model.

A mere 200 million years ago, the South African dinosaur Massospondylus walked the earth—and now, thanks to modern CT imaging, researchers have a better understanding of the Jurassic giant.