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Aug 15, 2016, 10:05 ET Patient and Physician Groups Call on Medicare to Cover Virtual Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations call on the Centers for...


Mar 02, 2016, 15:16 ET Minority, Patient and Provider Groups Call on Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

 The National Medical Association has joined colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and the American College of Radiology (ACR) in calling on...


Mar 02, 2016, 10:00 ET Patient Enrollment Opens For Largest Brain Amyloid Scanning Research Study

 Participating dementia specialists may now enroll patients to participate in the Imaging Dementia—Evidence for Amyloid Scanning...


Feb 10, 2016, 09:00 ET Visage 7 Selected to Bolster ACR/UF SIMulation Program

 Visage Imaging Inc. ("Visage"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. (ASX: PME), has announced that the American College of...


Feb 02, 2016, 08:30 ET CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center Awarded American College Of Radiology Designation As Lung Cancer Screening Center

CarePoint Health, a fully integrated healthcare system that provides quality, patient-focused healthcare to residents of the Hudson County...


Nov 11, 2015, 12:48 ET Patient and Provider Groups Call on Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

 Medicare coverage for virtual colonoscopy (known as CT colonography) can lower costs, increase colorectal cancer screening rates and save...


Sep 29, 2015, 11:14 ET Annual Mammography Starting at Age 40 Still Best Way to Saves Lives from Breast Cancer

 The American College of Radiology (ACR), Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and major medical organizations experienced in breast cancer care...


Jun 04, 2015, 12:20 ET CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital Awarded American College of Radiology Designation as Lung Cancer Screening Center

CarePoint Health, a fully integrated healthcare system that provides quality, patient-focused healthcare to residents of Hudson County, today...


May 13, 2015, 11:22 ET Free Online Portal Helps Minnesota Providers Improve Medical Imaging Care and Reduce Costs

Minnesota health care providers can now access a free online tool to help ensure patients get the right imaging exam for their condition, reduce...


Apr 20, 2015, 19:40 ET ACR and SBI: Draft USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Would Cost Thousands of Lives and Could Eliminate Mammography Insurance Coverage for Millions of Women

 Adoption of draft United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations would result in thousands of...


Feb 05, 2015, 18:03 ET Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Victory for Patients

Medicare's final decision to cover  computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening gives seniors at high-risk for the disease access to care...


Apr 16, 2014, 17:48 ET ACR: NEJM Article on Ending Breast Cancer Screening Programs Incomplete and Should Concern American Women

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements by Andorno and Jüni, in their recent article...


Mar 13, 2014, 10:39 ET Leading Medical Organizations and Patient Advocacy Group Call on CMS to Provide Full Medicare Coverage for CT Lung Cancer Screening

In a joint response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) National Coverage and Analysis Group, the Lung Cancer Alliance, The...


Jan 18, 2014, 15:56 ET ACR Names William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., CEO

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO),...


Dec 30, 2013, 17:44 ET ACR Development of Standards and Infrastructure Underway to Support USPSTF Recommended CT Lung Cancer Screening Programs

The American College of Radiology (ACR) supports the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation (Grade B) for ...


Dec 02, 2013, 12:15 ET ACR: Breast Imaging Cuts in Medicare Final Rule May Delay Diagnosis and Treatment and Increase Patient Anxiety

Drastic reimbursement cuts for image-guided breast biopsies, and other medical imaging techniques in the 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Final Rule, may...


Oct 01, 2013, 08:30 ET New PSA Campaign Helps Clear Confusion on When, Where and How Often Women Should Get Mammograms

Mammography Saves Lives™ website helps women find an accredited mammography center near them To clear confusion, reduce unnecessary...