News & Updates

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

  • 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.

  • Industry News

    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.

  • Industry News

    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.

  • Industry News

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

  • Industry News

    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

  • Industry News

    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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