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June 4, 2018
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ACR 2018 Economics Forum Stresses Fair Payment and Patient-Centered Care

The perennially popular Economics Forum at the American College of Radiology (ACR) 2018 Annual Meeting May 21 in Washington, DC, kept true to course with focal points on upholding fee-for-service payments, navigating the ongoing (yet manageable) evolution of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), as well as embracing population health-centered services.

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June 4, 2018
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Initial Clinical Results of Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography Presented at ATS 2018 Annual Meeting

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announced that two clinical studies utilizing Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR), the company’s innovative X-ray technology under development, were presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2018 Annual Meeting this week. Dynamic Digital Radiography is a new modality that utilizes conventional X-ray images and Konica Minolta's proprietary software platform to create X-ray in Motion. DDR is the most significant advancement in X-ray since digital radiography was introduced.

To learn more about DDR, visit: http://www.xrayinmotion.com/

Categories: X-Ray Technology
May 5, 2018
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Technologists can interpret chest x-rays as well as radiologists

With the appropriate amount of education and training, technologists can interpret chest x-rays with the same level of diagnostic accuracy and quality as radiologists, according to a study published May 1 in Academic Radiology.

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April 25, 2018
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Konica Minolta Healthcare Introduces KDR Primary

April 19, 2018 at 11:34 AM EDT Konica Minolta Healthcare Introduces KDR Primary to Meet the Digital Radiography Needs of Office-based Imaging Providers

WAYNE, N.J., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Designed to meet the needs of office-based X-ray imaging, such as orthopedic groups, family practices and urgent care centers, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. introduced the KDR Primary Digital Radiography System at the American Association of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE) 2018 Annual Conference. KDR Primary delivers advanced digital X-ray capabilities and exceptional functionality in a compact footprint. It is the ideal solution for practices and clinics that want superior ...

Categories: X-Ray Technology
April 25, 2018
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Radiology residency programs should focus more on patient- and family-centered care

It is time for radiology residents to receive proper training about patient- and family-centered care (PFCC), according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

March 27, 2018
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Skeletal x-rays are on the rise, especially among nonradiologists

Skeletal x-ray utilization among Medicare beneficiaries is up, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Utilization is up 5.5 percent among radiologists and more than 11 percent among nonradiologists.

Categories: X-Ray Reimbursement
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Advanced Radiology Systems Improve Productivity, Patient experience and RT satisfaction

Summary/Abstract

The compact, efficient KDR™ Advanced U-Arm (AU) System from Konica Minolta features an array of advanced design innovations to optimize workflow, increase staff efficiency and improve outcomes, expediting the diagnostic process and elevating the patient experience. That makes it an excellent option for all clinical settings.

One of the Lead designers of KRR-AU shares her view on the latest technology in Digital Radiology

Categories: X-Ray
October 12, 2017
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This Flu Season, Be Urgent Care Prepared

Urgent care services help families prepare for cold and flu season with affordable, convenient care and a wide breadth of services With cold and influenza (flu) season upon us, the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) is helping consumers get Urgent Care Prepared by encouraging them to visit their local urgent care center – the best place to receive flu vaccinations and other key winter healthcare services.

Categories: X-Ray
October 10, 2017
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Digital Radiology In Small Spaces: Straight Arm

The Straight Arm System provides advanced digital X-ray capabilities in a small footprint, equipping urgent care and family practices to provide general radiography services from exam rooms with limited amounts of space. Clinicians will have the imaging flexibility, image resolution and immediate results they need to make informed decisions faster, helping to boost throughput and patient satisfaction for your practice. 

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August 28, 2017
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Early Rotator Cuff Repair Yields Superior Improvement In Outcomes vs Late Repair

Patients with rotator cuff tears who underwent repair within 6 months after injury experienced statistically and clinically superior improvement in outcomes compared with patients who underwent repair after 6 months of injury, according to recently published results.

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