The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may recommend a fairly dramatic expansion of the populations that would be eligible for coverage for lung cancer screening, a bit of news that might be expected to cheer makers of CT imaging systems. However, compliance with the existing recommendations is already quite low, suggesting that an expansion of eligibility is likely to exert a negligible effect at best on utilization.
Reflexion Medical Inc. appears to be on a roll. A little more than a month after unveiling a tie up with Merck & Co. Inc., it now has reported a collaboration with Telix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a radiopharmaceutical company developing molecularly targeted radiation products.
RapidAI, which focuses on imaging for stroke, has received the U.S. FDA’s nod for Rapid ASPECTS. According to the company, it is the first neuroimaging analysis device to gain clearance in the computer-assisted diagnostic software category.