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Women's Health

Inpatient mammograms may boost screening among low-income patients
Researchers take aim at disparities by coordinating care for hospitalized patients
RadNET's DeepHealth AI facilitates breast cancer detection a year sooner than radiologists
New study indicates the algorithms outperformed full-time, breast-fellowship-trained experts
Hologic to acquire SOMATEX for approximately $64 million
The deal is expected to build up Hologic's breast marker portfolio
Olympus Partners acquires ONsite Mammography from Revelstoke Capital
Provides screening services at 75 locations across the U.S.
Spending bill will protect mammo access for women under 50 through 2022
Moratorium on USPSTF screening guidelines will extended an additional year
Massachusetts researchers discuss risk assessment model for breast cancer at RSNA
Incorporates digital information not used by traditional risk assessment models
St. Luke's to be first US provider to offer GE's and Premier's One-Stop breast care model
One-Stop Clinic has speed up breast cancer diagnosis and treatment planning
Zionexa distributes first FDA-approved estrogen-receptor-based PET tracer in U.S.
Cerianna can show if tumors are no longer responding to estrogen suppression therapy
Critical vulnerability makes GE radiological devices vulnerable to hacking
The vulnerability lies in the default passwords of GE's product management software
DBT may offer better survival outcomes than DM for breast cancer patients
Could detect more invasive cancers early and offer patients more treatment options
Hologic gets FDA nod, launches early breast cancer AI detection software
Genius AI supports detection of hard to spot cancers
Abbreviated MR detects cancers missed by 3D mammo
Abbreviated MR is more sensitive than 3D mammography, and less expensive
With DBT, synthetic mammo could be a radiation-free alternative to digital mammo
SM/DBT has similar efficacy in detecting breast cancer, compared to DM/DBT
iCAD's ProFound AI solution now part of Change Healthcare's Mammography Plus software
ProFound AI to enhance workflow for mammography and DBT readings
Researchers critique Google Health mammo AI findings for lack of transparency
Concerns over data privacy lead to fewer details for validating algorithms
GE Healthcare unveils AI-enhanced ultrasound system for women's health
Voluson SWIFT is designed to reduce physician burnout with auto recognition capabilities
NCI questions continuation of $100 million 3D mammography trial
Plagued by lack of recruited patients, physicians and practices

Women's Health Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health