Multiple nuclear medicine and cardiology groups are working to oppose potential cuts to myocardial PET scans that were made possible by the CMS 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, according to a joint statement.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has updated its recommendations for using radiation therapy to treat patients with diagnosed pancreatic cancer.

A new survey from AMGA found that physician compensation increased in 2018, but diagnostic radiologists didn’t experience that same bump.

The FDA released a statement, Thursday, Aug. 29, recommending duodenoscope manufacturers and health care facilities begin transitioning to new, innovate scopes that are less risky to patients.

A new report from Reuters asserts that Philips Healthcare knew of suspicious medical equipment sales to government officials in Brazil years before the scheme was uncovered in May.

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has published an open letter Aug. 19, explaining its decision earlier this year to recommend against gonadal and fetal shielding during x-ray exams.

RSNA is launching a new Global Learning Centers (GLC) program focused on improving radiology education and patient care in low- or middle-income countries across the world.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) submitted comments Aug. 12 to CMS indicating its support for reducing administrative burden through the Patients over Paperwork initiative.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is asking for comments on its proposed revision to be submitted by Aug. 26.

Congress passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) in 2014 with the intent of reducing expensive, unnecessary imaging orders. Five years later, the legislation is set to enter a testing period, with CMS still undecided on when penalties will begin. A new investigation published by NPR asks if the delays have had an impact on patients.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) are teaming up to create a medical 3D printing clinical data registry to demonstrate the growing value of the printing technology.

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a statement recommending against screening for pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic adults.