News & Updates

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

  • Industry News

    The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) announced Monday that medical device manufacturers have collectively paid over $1 billion to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) so far under the new 2.3% medical device tax.

  • Industry News

    AdvaMed, the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR), the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and MedTech Europe issued a joint statement supporting the TTIP negotiations and laying out device policies they would like addressed.

  • Industry News

    CMS’s proposed hospital outpatient payments for 2014 would cut reimbursement for CT and MRI studies by 18 percent to 38 percent, according to an ACR analysis.

  • Industry News

    The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance says a newly released national employment analysis it commissioned shows that the medical imaging technology sector employs 2,510 people in Washington state, ranking it ninth among states nationwide.

  • Industry News

    Psychologists led by the University of Iowa for the first time have peered inside the brain with optical neuroimaging to quantify how much 3- and 4-year-old children are grasping when they survey what’s around them and to learn what areas of the brain are in play.

  • Industry News

    The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it welcomes a new analysis of the 2010 National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) showing that low-dose CT is a cost-effective diagnostic tool for patients at high risk of lung cancer.

  • Industry News

    PET/CT improves staging accuracy and intrathoracic disease identification, which can lead to improved clinical outcomes for patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC), according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.

  • Industry News

    The American College of Radiology (ACR) said it is pleased that new evidence from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) suggests lung cancer screening for high-risk patients is cost-effective.

  • Industry News

    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.

  • Industry News

    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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