September 2015

Kubtec, Premier reach purchasing agreement
Reference payment initiative for colonoscopy saves $7 million
ACR to take part in $685 million federal program
Seno Medical Instruments Completes Final Phase of U.S. Pivotal PIONEER Study of Imagio® Breast Imaging System
Rivanna Medical’s Accuro highlighted during AORA presentation
Are you secure? PACS, MRIs and other medical devices at risk of being hacked, says security experts
Q&A: Learning from the IOM report on diagnostic errors
Medicare spending on medical imaging down in all but 2 states since mid-2000s
MIPS packs positive—and potentially negative—punch for radiology
Radiology myths considered: 7 debunked, 1—commoditization— confirmed
Q&A with Leonard Berlin, MD: Errors, quality and malpractice
Merge imaging solutions help one practice establish lean, mean radiology process
Medicare Overpayment Refunds in the Spotlight
Viztek DR fits squarely into NiteHawk Pediatric Urgent Care’s ‘triangle’ mission—quality, accessibility, affordability
As referrers seek efficient communications with radiologists, Direct Messaging offers a key solution
Building a Better Day
Pioneer ACO program shown to have success reducing low-value services
FDA announces new patient engagement committee
Examining the rise of preoperative breast MRI
ACR supports findings of IOM report on diagnostic errors
RadNet, Inc. Announces the Addition of Lawrence Tanenbaum, M.D. to Its Operational and Clinical Management Teams
ABIM could end 10-year MOC exam after task force recommendations
AHRA responds to MPFS proposed rule
Great Lakes Medical Imaging expanding along with Erie County Medical Center
Imaging department reaps benefits of tomo after careful implementation
MILabs takes home WMIS innovation award
Capsule endoscopy market to hit nearly $400M by 2020
DEA decision makes diagnostic agent more widely available
New ACR document helps providers with XR-29 compliance
Report shows Hologic leading 3D tomosynthesis market
Ohio imaging groups to close as radiologists move to Columbus Radiology
Del Medical, Premier reach agreement on custom pricing
Are outcomes too often left out of radiology quality metrics?
Public hearing on balance billing scheduled in Pennsylvania
Merge, RAD-AID International bring radiology services to developing countries
How to woo your patients: 4 tips for creating a unique service culture in radiology
Nevada radiologist honored with lifetime achievement award
IBM Watson Health announces new general manager, products, partnerships
Delphinus Medical Technologies raises over $39 million in capital
Meet the Medikidz! These superheroes make learning fun
Adaptive tutorials help medical students learn diagnostic imaging
Merge and RAD-AID Team Up to Help Developing Countries
Sectra announces over $26 million in net sales for Q1
IBA Molecular North America announces FDA approvals, facility updates
Stanford chair of radiology calls for increased focus on early detection
Are Physicians Compare metrics missing the mark on radiologist performance?
Lantheus Holdings names new president, CEO
Imaging department reduces staffing hours, improves productivity
AccuTracker software helps organizations track workflow efficiency
Deadline near for submitting abstracts to SIIM 2016
ACA may lead to jump in ED utilization
Big deals in a busy August
Illinois breast tomosynthesis bill signed into law