IAMERS to Attend RSNA 2012

The RSNA 2012 theme is Patients First.
IAMERS will be in attendance at Booth 3704

There are three IAMERS meetings per year where the membership can vote on critical issues. These are your opportunities to have your voice heard.  It’s important to be at these meetings, and to vote on the issues which affect our trade association. While everyone is very busy at the RSNA, this meeting typically lasts only about an hour.  It’s after the exhibits close, and short enough to not interfere with your dinner plans. Continue Reading…

Obamacare’s Tax Raid on Medical Devices

Evan Bayh in the Wall Street Journal in late September tells the story of the damage to jobs and innovation that is caused by the President’s 2.3% tax on medical devices. Layoffs are being planned, R&D budgets are being slashed and corporations are considering moving as we move closer to implementation. Bayh argues that Congress must act to avoid this catastrophe.

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Battle Ensues Over Which Technology Reveals the Most

MRI is pushing hard against the traditional space for PET/CT and other nuclear imaging.  With the worry about radiation exposure will this technology win out over PET/CT?

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Changing the Way We Do Diagnostics One Ear at a Time

The report in today’s Health Imaging internet news, “Got an iPhone? Image an Ear Infection.” May not mean much to IAMERS members immediately, but spend a few moments, read the short news story and consider where diagnostic medicine is heading. 15 million visits each year to the pediatrician just for ear infections. With this app and phone attachment the parent can take a picture and transmit it to the doctor. The image will give the physician information separating ear infections that need antibiotics from those that do not. Continue Reading…

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