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MRI

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
Researchers fuse MR and CT images using deep learning technique
Combining multi-modal scans for higher quality images and better diagnoses
FDA puts out new guidance on assessing device safety in MR environments
Includes information on device labeling, addressing hazards, induced heating and artifacts
United Memorial Medical Center puts $8 million in radiology expansion
Project includes a new MR suite, 10-bed ICU and a new blood draw station
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
Nationwide cyberattack brings down Irish hospital IT and radiology systems
The attack has led the country to shut down its five radiology centers
Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study
Sent spending up $40 million over a four-year period
Hospital-employed physicians more likely to prescribe inappropriate MR scans
Study points to pressure by healthcare systems to make more revenue
GE gets FDA nod for AIR Recon DL on 7T MR scanner
Enabling faster scans with sharper, less noisy images
7 Tesla MR reveals potential biomarker for early Alzheimer's detection
Shows deficiencies in consumption and reserve of energy metabolism in the brain
Aetna first to cover MR-guided focused ultrasound for essential tremor
The condition is estimated to affect 10 million Americans
New AI model identifies 'likely abnormal' findings on brain MR scans
Can help radiologists to triage cases and speed up care for those most in need
Prototype in the works for incorporating real-time MR imaging for proton therapy
Will help track moving tumors and guide proton beam to spare healthy tissue
Many women willing to pay out-of-pocket for advanced breast imaging: study
Unsatisfied with mammography alone for breast cancer screening
Police search for men who caused $114,000 dollars in MR damage by tampering with chiller
Radiology practice in Australia victim of seemingly random attack
New study reveals methods to reduce MR wait times, increase efficiency
Looking at the data to improve scheduling and time allotment
Cool Pair Plus to join Avante's family of companies
Will oversee services for MR cryogenic equipment

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