The “Better and Robust Screening Today Act” would mandate the Department of Defense to cover DBT screenings, a modality lawmakers say is the best tool available for detecting breast cancer.

 

The ruling deemed that the board did not illegally tie its initial radiology certifications to its ongoing Maintenance of Certification program.

The Medscape report surveyed more than 4,300 U.S. physicians across 29 specialities.

Breast density awareness is higher than it was five years ago, but there's much more work to be done, said authors of a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

The Food & Drug Administration issued a recall on Philips’ Forte Gamma Camera System Monday, Nov. 4, saying it could cause serious injury or possibly death.  

The ACR was "disappointed" in the final rules, while SNMMI said the changes were "good news" for nuclear medicine.

With the announcement, the AMA will add two category III CPT codes to report “wound bacterial localization and treatment” beginning July 1 of next year.

Stephen Hahn, MD, chief of radiation oncology and chief medical executive at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has been nominated to be the new commissioner of the FDA.

Philips has accused medical device repair and servicing company Summit Imaging of hacking into its ultrasound machines and other devices and stealing trade secrets, according to the lawsuit filed in federal court in Seattle.

A lawsuit alleging hospital staff failed to provide reasonable care to treat a patient’s suspicious mass on her left kidney identified on a CT scan has been settled out of court, according to reporting from the Brattleboro Reformer.

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found non-invasive myocardial cardiac MRI performed on par with invasive FFR—once considered the "gold standard" for patients with stable chest pain.

In total, the groups released seven updated practice parameters that describe recommended procedures and considerations to safely administer radiation depending on practice area.