News & Updates

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

  • Industry News

    Examination with 18F-FDG PET/CT can better determine the level of bone marrow involvement in patients with newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) than can bone marrow biopsy, according to a study published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

  • Industry News

    The draft recommendation is supported by the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association, among other groups, as well as the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance. It’s open for public comments until Aug. 26, and the preventive services panel will consider the feedback before making a final recommendation.

  • Industry News

    Medical trade groups are resisting a potential change to regulations on medical imaging and radiation therapy equipment that they worry would lead to lax standards.

  • 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.

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