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2014-09-11 08:28:08

Expanded Suite of Tools Designed to Streamline Processes, Improve Reporting Efficiency, and Optimize Facility Operations ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikonopedia will showcase its new MQSA management system along with four new breast imaging reporting modules here at the Intensive Breast Ultrasound Meeting, September 11-14, 2014. The additions to Ikonopedia's revolutionary suite of report generation software tools based on indexing breast findings based on what they...

2014-09-10 23:09:46

Issues of concern to the RBMA and its 2,300 members include correcting fee calculations that underestimate the actual cost of operating an imaging center, such as equipment maintenance and non-physician malpractice insurance, or add to the burden of managing a radiology practice. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In a comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule for the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), the Radiology Business...

space tech breast cancer
2014-09-10 03:00:44

ESA Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier. Every day, 180 vans equipped with X-ray machines are deployed across the UK to make it easier for women to have breast screening. This preventive service, set up in 1987, is estimated to save 1400 lives a year as early detection increases survival rate. Currently, medical images and patient data collected over the day are copied to hard...

2014-09-09 16:25:50

DALLAS, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide 2014 research report to its store. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast cancer screening globally. China is expected...

2014-09-08 08:30:40

Hologic 3D and 2D mammography systems ranked first and second place respectively in annual independent survey of healthcare providers worldwide by KLAS Research BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) today announced that its 3D mammography system (Hologic Selenia Dimensions 3D Breast Tomosynthesis) was named "Best in KLAS" in the digital mammography category based on the results of an annual independent survey of healthcare executives and...

2014-09-04 08:30:38

New additions to PowerLook AMP provide radiologists a consistent, standardized way to evaluate performance of breast imaging systems in real time NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced that, in addition to Volpara(®)Density((TM)) volumetric breast density assessment software,...

2014-09-02 08:26:41

Prostate Cancer Survivor Rodgers Invites Support for the Manogram® Project to Bring Life-saving Detection to Men BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the White House announcing September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, AdMeTech Foundation released a new awareness campaign featuring Boston Marathon legend and prostate cancer survivor Bill Rodgers. The public service announcement will run on WBZ-TV, the local Boston CBS affiliate throughout the month of...

2014-08-27 12:26:00

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Diagnostic Imaging, a leading online community for medical imaging professionals, presents special reporting about diagnostic imaging management from The Association for Medical Imaging Management's 2014 Annual Meeting. Among the materials presented in the conference coverage: -- 11 Principles of Successful Labor Management in Radiology: Successful labor management can lead to greater profitability....

2014-08-26 23:09:41

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know the importance of breast self-exams. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Circuelle™ Foundation announces a partnership with Wine Women & Shoes® to support women’s health and the charitable organizations Wine Women & Shoes help nationwide. The two companies have similar missions for women and giving back to community organizations. “Supporting these charitable events is a natural fit for Circuelle,” Melissa...

2014-08-26 08:30:08

Vendors focus on multi-modality equipment that improves the efficiency, specificity and sensitivity of breast cancer screening LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National population-based screening programs for asymptomatic women aged 40 and above have been established in many European countries for early detection of breast cancer. With every passing year, this population cohort is expanding, spurring breast cancer screening rates and fuelling the need for breast imaging systems....


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