MITA Applauds CMS for Creation of Medicare Coverage Pathway for Innovative Medical Technologies

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), the leading organization and collective voice of medical imaging equipment, radiopharmaceutical, contrast media, and focused ultrasound device manufacturers, today applauded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its recently issued final rule concerning the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) program.

KA Imaging Appoints Seasoned Industry Executives to Key Leadership Positions

Manufacturer KA Imaging has appointed Shawn Campbell as vice president of operations and Robert Moccia as vice president of sales, USA and Canada.

ICE Moves to May

Mark your calendar, the conference dedicated to imaging directors, radiology administrators and imaging engineers is moving to May 11-12 in sunny Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida.

oneSOURCE Creates Free Resource Page with Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Today, oneSOURCE, an RLDatix company and leading healthcare management solution, announced a new COVID-19 vaccine resource page to assist healthcare professionals during the initial administration phases of the vaccine.

Personal Genome Diagnostics, Almac Diagnostic Services Team Up

Personal Genome Diagnostics, Almac Diagnostic Services Team UpPersonal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx), a leader in cancer genomics, has announced a strategic collaboration with Almac Diagnostic Services, a global stratified medicine company, to enhance opportunities for clinical trial development and companion diagnostic (CDx) projects.

PGDx and Almac Diagnostic Services will focus on providing access to tumor profiling assays for both tissue and plasma samples, specifically, PGDx elio tissue complete and PGDx elio plasma resolve. This collaboration will combine Almac’s world-class genomics services and expertise in development and delivery of molecular diagnostics with PGDx’s leadership in cancer genomics to accelerate solutions that will deliver precision medicine to more patients.

“We are proud to enter into this strategic collaboration with Almac. Their longstanding reputation for providing high quality lab services to patients worldwide, along with their proven track record of implementing new technologies make this partnership ideal,” said Megan Bailey, CEO, PGDx. “As we continue our quest to empower the fight against cancer, collaborating with Almac will allow us to deliver precision medicine solutions to a broader population and advance innovations in next-generation sequencing technology.”

Almac Diagnostic Services Global Vice President of Commercial Operations Michael Sloan said, “This collaboration with PGDx will enable Almac to provide our Pharmaceutical and Biotech partners with tissue and liquid biopsy options to support their translational research, clinical trials and CDx development requirements. The assay panels PGDx has developed will allow our clients to access world-class next generation sequencing science and bioinformatics solutions.”



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