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2014-10-23 12:29:27

Medicare has an ethical obligation to cover low-dose CT scans NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN®) members are encouraging Congress to compel the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover low-dose CT scans for high-risk seniors. In a recently launched online social media campaign, LungCAN members and their constituents are fighting back with Tweets, Facebook posts, and social ads with a message that is loud and clear:...

2014-10-16 12:25:56

Medical Imaging Specialists at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago advise parents to ask your doctor that question CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's back to school and more youth than ever are involved in some type of sporting activity. That's why approximately three million youth are seen in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries and another five million are seen by their primary care physician or a sports medicine clinic for injuries. Many...

2014-10-15 23:12:30

Robust demand, rising costs of research and development and the nondiscretionary nature of effective medical equipment have been pushing prices up for CT scanners; despite changing healthcare regulations that will further raise demand and reduce profit for medical device manufacturers, increased production of standardized CT scanners will mitigate rising prices over the next three years. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business...

2014-09-29 08:30:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT: NAVB) - The usage of medical imaging, which creates visual representations of the interior of a patient's body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, has increased significantly. According to Nature magazine use of computed tomography exams in the United States, including X-rays and CAT scans, has increased from approximately 120 scans per 1,000 people in 2000, to 270 scans per 1000 people in...

2014-09-23 16:27:31

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Discovery Biosciences, a laboratory dedicated to leveraging research and technology to conquer some of the biggest healthcare challenges, announces their collaboration with IPMD, Inc. to develop a simple and highly accurate blood test for the early detection of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death. Typically, the symptoms and subsequent diagnosis of lung cancer appear at an advanced stage of cancer, where the...

2014-09-17 20:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broader use of ultrasound in diagnosing kidney stones may be effective and result in less exposure to potentially harmful radiation, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to investigate whether ultrasound would be a suitable alternative to CT. "Our results do not suggest that patients should...

2014-09-15 16:24:35

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Markets for Surgical Video Recording Devices and Surgical Displays report includes advanced systems that offer additional features such as: dual channel recording so two different imaging systems can be recorded at the same time, DICOM and PACS compatibility, and secure wireless system connectivity within hospitals. Many facilities have replaced their standard definition (SD) camera systems with HD capable camera systems. The...

2014-09-13 23:00:09

The emerging markets including China and India have become attractive for companies engaged in the development and marketing of the breast imaging technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 The report “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast...

2014-09-04 23:04:57

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Computed Tomography (CT) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2010 - 2017)" to its huge collection of research reports. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 A new research report, titled “Computed Tomography (CT) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2010 – 2017)”, has been recently added to the vast research-report repository of Transparency Market Research. The report...

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,...


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