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New total-body PET/CT prototype under development
Will display higher sensitivity to generate strong image resolution at reduced dose
Total-body PET/CT spatial resolution and image quality exceeds industry standards
Researchers propose longer measurements on phantoms to accurately test scanning
MGH to introduce NeuroLogica's photon counting detector technology to ICU
Expects to more accurately visualize and segment bone, blood clots, plaque, hemorrhage and intracranial tumors
GE Healthcare and SOPHiA GENETICS team up to personalize cancer care
Combining AI, medical imaging and genomics to tailor treatment for individual cancer patients
Mayo Clinic performs first cardiac scan with photon-counting CT
Creating research teams to assess use of technology in subspecialties
Akumin acquires Alliance Healthcare Services for $820 million
Will serve over 1,000 health systems and 34 radiation therapy centers across 46 states
Siemens and Prisma Health enter 10-year technology partnership
Includes a range of MR, CT, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, cardiac cath and portable X-ray systems
Nanox seeks FDA clearance for multi-source Nanox.ARC 3D system
Tomosynthesis solution equipped with multiple alternative-switched X-ray tubes
Using CT, researchers show risk of delaying lung cancer surgery
Waiting more than 12 weeks leads to inferior outcomes
Philips and Elekta partner to improve precision oncology interoperability
Builds on an already existing collaboration between the two companies
Akumin inks deal with Philips for MR and CT performance solution
Outpatient imaging provider to utilize Radiology Operations Command Center
Detecting cancer and heart disease in a single low-dose CT scan with AI
Expected to expedite the diagnosis process, accelerate treatment
Researchers fuse MR and CT images using deep learning technique
Combining multi-modal scans for higher quality images and better diagnoses
National Government Services to evaluate Medicare PET/CT reimbursement
Could help set appropriate payment rates for different types of procedures, increase access to PET
USPSTF recommends lowering colorectal screening age to 45
May moderately increase life-years gained, decrease colorectal cancer cases and deaths
Unnecessary imaging costs head and neck cancer patients $9,600 a year
U.S. spending on head and neck cancers exceeds $4 billion as a whole
Philips launches spectral detector-based CT scanner
Reduces time for diagnosis, repeat scans and follow-up scans, improves disease characterization
Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study
Sent spending up $40 million over a four-year period

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