Senate ACA replacement plan falls short of needed votes
July 26, 2017 -- On July 25, U.S. Senate Republicans fell short of the votes needed to pass a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a report from The Hill.
Rayence signs podiatry x-ray distribution pact
July 26, 2017 -- Flat-panel digital radiography developer Rayence has inked a deal to sell X-Cel-X-Ray's line of high-frequency x-ray equipment.
MRI may predict cognitive impairment in fighters
July 26, 2017 -- By combining two MR imaging techniques to view gray and white brain matter in active professional fighters, researchers can identify and track the progression of cognitive impairment, according to a study published online July 25 in Radiology.
Pyrexar expands reach into Asia
July 26, 2017 -- Pyrexar Medical has added Kirloskar Technologies to its distributor network, expanding its reach into Asia.
Virtual reality helps doctors separate conjoined twins
July 26, 2017 -- Physicians at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis successfully separated conjoined twin babies by first using virtual reality models created with MR and CT images to plan the surgery, according to a Washington Post report.
Senate Republicans vote to debate ACA repeal
July 25, 2017 -- U.S. Senate Republicans voted 51-50 to open debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a Politico report.
Hitachi, CorTechs announce collaboration
July 25, 2017 -- Brain imaging software developer CorTechs Labs and Hitachi Healthcare Americas have announced that Hitachi's 1.2-tesla Oasis, 1.5-tesla Echelon Oval, and 3-tesla Trillium Oval MRI scanners are now equipped with CorTechs' NeuroQuant software for volumetric MRI processing.
FDA updates ChiRhoClin's pancreatic injection labeling
July 25, 2017 -- Pharmaceutical company ChiRoClin said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved labeling updates for its ChiRhoStim agent.
SIR calls for 2018 meeting abstracts
July 25, 2017 -- The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is inviting submissions of original scientific research for possible presentation at its annual meeting in March 2018 in Los Angeles.
Philips posts imaging sales gain in Q2
July 24, 2017 -- Royal Philips said that its Diagnosis and Treatment segment, which includes Philips Healthcare, achieved robust sales growth in its second quarter.