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GE Healthcare ramps up medical imaging production in Wisconsin
Will invest $50 million to increase product development and manufacturing in its West Milwaukee facility
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Nanox to deploy 630 'cold cathode' X-ray units in Mexico for pay-per-scan exams
Signs exclusive distribution agreement with SPI Medical for minimum of $119 million over seven years
FDA gives nod to KA Imaging's dual-energy X-ray detector
First portable digital detector for separating different energy levels
Siemens and CEA-Leti partner on photon counting CT detector module
Increases spatial resolution while reducing exposure and image artifacts
Louisiana radiologists say chest X-rays can help with COVID-19 diagnoses
Especially useful in areas with limited testing capability or delayed test results
Philips debuts next-generation Azurion image-guided therapy platform
Offers new 3D technology and optimizes clinical and operational lab performance
Radiologists make more errors when interpreting CT studies at night
Indicates some form of impairment, even if radiologist is well-rested for night shift
Medicare reimbursement for radiologists could drop over 10% in 2021
The proposed rule contains more than 40 new or revised codes that affect radiology
NIH to leverage AI and medical imaging for open-source COVID-19 database
ACR, RSNA and AAPM will annotate thousands of images
AI technique may speed up diagnosis of COVID-19 in CT images
Could reduce burden of radiologists that have to examine each image
Canon launches new mobile digital X-ray system for bedside imaging
SOLTUS 500 is designed to enhance workflow without sacrificing image quality
Researchers use X-ray to capture fast moving organs in high resolution
'Ghost imaging' may provide greater insight on the heart and other organs
Advanced imaging increases in pediatric ED, ultrasound and MR drive the trend
Move away from CT illustrates growing awareness of long-term radiation risks
Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace
Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube
Carestream unveils new X-ray system to support transition to digital imaging
Components can be added over time on a need-by-need basis
FDA approves Siemens' new SOMATOM mobile head CT
Bringing CT to the ICU may help reduce the spread of COVID-19 through hospitals
CT X-ray cutting technique retains image quality at reduced dose
Method utilizes a mask with tiny slits that is placed over an X-ray beam

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