News & Updates

Check here regularly for news about medical imaging and updates from MITA.

  • MITA News

    At its March 2016 meeting, the DICOM Base Standard Working Group Six (WG-06) finalized the language of 20 change proposals (CPs) that have been approved as revisions to the DICOM standard, in addition to approving 21 more CPs for balloting.  WG-06 is simultaneously reviewing and advising the development of 11 major supplements to the DICOM Read More

  • MITA News

    “If you’re getting a medical scan, don’t you want the device to have been properly serviced?” Read the case for proper servicing of medical imaging equipment that Jim Nestel, Chair of MITA’s Service Committee, makes in Proper Servicing of Imaging Equipment Ensures Accurate and Safe Diagnoses

  • MITA News

    Vijay M. Rao, MD, Chairwoman, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors provides an industry forecast in Innovation Defines the Future of Medical Imaging .

  • MITA News

    MITA FAQ 1-2016 CR to DR Transition   Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Radiography Payment Changes in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2016. Summary These FAQs were developed by MITA’s CR-DR Transition Incentive Plan Task Force and serve as an educational resource to MITA members and the public. To recap, Congress recently passed legislation to encourage Read More

  • MITA News

    On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law (P.L. 114-113) the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 Included in Section 502 of the Medicare portion of the Act is a provision to incentivize the transition from traditional X-ray imaging to digital radiography.

  • MITA News

    Chicago, Il.—The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), released the previously published NEMA/MITA CSP 1-2015 Cybersecurity for Medical Imaging white paper at the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. The assembly, which convenes Read More

  • MITA News

    To read the original press release, click here  ROSSLYN, Va., November 5, 2015—The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), published NEMA/MITA CSP 1-2015 Cybersecurity for Medical Imaging. This new white paper addresses how cyber threats pose a significant risk to patient safety, clinical and business continuity in Read More

  • MITA News

    TPP promises new markets, improved transparency for medical imaging industry This October, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman joined trade ministers from 11 other countries to announce that negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have finally concluded.  This is a big victory for MITA members, as the medical imaging industry stands to gain significantly from several Read More

  • MITA News

    MITA continued efforts to advance acceptance of refurbished medical imaging equipment by advocating for proper standardization and regulation vs current bans and restrictions on refurbished medical products. Over 100 regulators and other stakeholders were in attendance at the Medical Imaging Devices Sub-forum at the 6th Annual China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum held this year Read More

  • MITA News

    At the 6th Annual China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum held in Guangzhou, China, MITA presented an analysis of new Chinese medical device regulations, comparing requirements to those of other major countries and international trends.   Click here to view the presentation 

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