News & Updates

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

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    His research has contributed to brain imaging methods capable of detecting AD years before symptoms are present; his healthy lifestyle and memory training programs are widely used throughout the United States. In 2002, Scientific American Magazine named Small one of the world’s top innovators in science and technology.

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    Pennsylvania has more workers directly employed by the medical imaging manufacturing industry than any other state, according to a new study conducted by Charles River Associates for the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance.

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    Wisconsin is one of the top five states for direct jobs in the medical imaging industry, with an estimated 6,920 people employed in the manufacturing, selling and servicing of computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and other equipment, according to a new study from the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance.

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    Imagine that you sustain an injury, sending you to the hospital. The doctor orders an MRI. But the critical material that allows the MRI to operate — liquid helium — is not available. So you don’t receive your MRI and a proper diagnosis cannot be made. If Congress does not act on bipartisan legislation by Sept. 30, such a scenario is a very real possibility in the near future.

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    The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) is highlighting two studies that found that consumers place considerable value on information from diagnostic imaging.

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    PET brain images of patients with major depression may indicate who will respond best to either antidepressant treatment or psychotherapy, according a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. Click here to read the full article

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    Today, GE Healthcare is part of the push that is shifting this curve upward with a $2 billion investment over 5 years.

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    America’s medical device manufacturers have from the very start maintained that the $30 billion excise tax on advanced medical technology is simply bad policy and would harm innovation, job creation and U.S. global leadership in this important manufacturing sector.

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    The Access to Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) also praised the report, noting the organization championed the provisions for accreditation in MIPPA of 2008. “The value of education and certification standards, accreditation, and clinical decision support will encourage the proper use of MR, CT, PET and nuclear cardiology services while maintaining patients’ access to life-saving diagnostic and screening services,” AMIC executive director Tim Trysla said in a statement.

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    The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the new information last week. “It is imperative that policymakers take seriously these data and implement nationwide standards to promote early detection and treatment of lung cancer,” Gail Rodriguez, executive director of MITA, said in a press release.

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