Medical Imaging Matters

Medical imaging refers to techniques and processes used to create images of various parts of the human body for diagnostic and treatment purposes within digital health. The term, medical imaging, includes various radiological imaging techniques such as: X-ray radiography. Fluoroscopy. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Medical imaging market is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the market is growing with a CAGR of 10.4% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027and expected to reach USD 265,334.23 million by 2027 from USD 120,237.71 million in 2019. Rising minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures and increasing prevalence of chronic diseases are the factors for the market growth.

In the News

Center for Diagnostic Imaging Relaunches As RAYUS Radiology, Marking Major Step As It Accelerates Its National Growth Plan – Backed by Wellspring Capital Management, RAYUS Radiology (@RAYUSradiology), after 40 years of success, executes on its vision to further consolidate the radiology industry through acquisitions, development of new centers and employment of key radiologists across the country. Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) announced its rebranding as RAYUS Radiology, a major milestone in the company’s 40-year history and indicator of its massive national growth and expansion plans.

Alliance Healthcare Services Announces Acquisition by and Integration With Akumin – Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc., a national provider of radiology and oncology solutions to hospitals, health systems and physician groups, announced it has entered into an agreement to be acquired for $820 million by Akumin Inc. (NASDAQ/TSX: AKU), a premier provider of freestanding outpatient radiology services in the U.S. The closing of the transaction is expected in third quarter of 2021, subject to clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and other customary closing conditions.

Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment Market Size and Forecast to 2028 – The Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment Market report is a research study of the market along with an analysis of its key segments. The report is created through extensive primary and secondary research. Informative market data is generated through interviews and data surveys by experts and industry specialists. The study is a comprehensive document on key aspects of the markets including trends, segmentation, growth prospects, opportunities, challenges, and competitive analysis.

Innovation & Research

Real-Time Surgical Workflow RecognitionRSIP Vision reveals its newest feat of medical imaging Innovation, Real-Time Surgical Workflow Recognition and Analysis Technology for Robotic Assisted Surgeries. The company’s newest module automatically tracks and identifies specific surgical steps during procedures, providing the key basis for intraoperative clinical decision support systems and post-op analysis while enhancing robotic surgery systems.

With photon-counting-detector CT, Mayo Clinic at forefront of CT imaging technology Performing the first cardiac scan on their new photon-counting-detector CT scanner was a once-in-a-career moment for Joel (J.G.) Fletcher, M.D., and Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D. The medical and scientific directors, respectively, of the CT Clinical Innovation Center describe the arrival of this latest research CT system as a major milestone in CT imaging, one where Mayo Clinic is again at the forefront.

New research on MRI Biomarkers may aid in evaluating potential treatments for peripheral nerve diseases – Jun Li, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, recently received a $246,172 R-21 grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new strategies for assessing appropriate treatments of peripheral nerve diseases.

A1 Medical Imaging Commends Recent Research Confirming MRI Effectiveness in Detecting Early Recurrent Breast Cancer – A1 Medical Imaging’s Chief Operating Officer, Marilyn Radakovic, RN, applauded recent research that indicates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is effective in detecting interval breast cancers in women with a prior history of the disease. The research that was published June 8, 2021, in the Radiology journal concluded that breast MRI has been shown to improve the early detection of recurrent breast cancers that may be missed by mammography.


Medical imaging refers to several different technologies that are used to view the human body in order to diagnose, monitor, or treat medical conditions. Each type of technology gives different information about the area of the body being studied or treated, related to possible disease, injury, or the effectiveness of medical treatment.


AHRA’s 49th Annual Meeting & Exposition
When: August 1-4, 2021
Where: Nashville TN
Hashtag: #AHRA2021

Register now for AHRA 2021 in Nashville, TN. This is your best opportunity to network in-person with medical imaging professionals and leading industry exhibitors with amazing knowledge and expertise. Gain insight from informative, thought-provoking educational sessions on healthcare services, tools, and trends that will impact your patients and facility for the better. Nashville has been named a “safe travels” destination, making it one of only two destinations in the US to achieve the designation, given by the World Travel and Tourism Council.

ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference
When: October 24-26, 2021
Where: McCormick Place, Chicago IL
Registration opens July 8

At the ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference network with radiation therapists and medical dosimetrists from around the world and attend courses related to treatment advancements, industry trends and workplace solutions. You can choose from more than 40 courses and earn up to 14 continuing education credits. Interact with hundreds of exhibitors and learn about the latest technology and services at the ASRT and ASTRO exhibit halls. RTC is held in conjunction with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting and includes complimentary access to the ASTRO exhibit hall.

RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology
When: November 28 – December 2, 2021
Where: McCormick Place, Chicago IL
Registration opens July 21

RSNA 2021 is the place where new ideas and technologies that redefine what it means to work as a radiologist will come to life. Join their mailing list to get the latest annual meeting updates and be the first to know when the registration website opens. RSNA’s primary consideration for RSNA 2021 is health and safety. Consult their health and safety resources for information from McCormick Place, RSNA’s hotel partners and the City of Chicago.