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Anne Klibanski, MD, has been named interim president and CEO of Partners HealthCare. Klibanski’s current leadership responsibilities within the Partners system include research, academia and clinical work. She will succeed CEO David Torchiana, MD, who recently announced his plans to retire at the end of April. 

Mirada Medical, a medical imaging company based in the U.K., has received FDA approval for its dosimetry software.

Medical specialties across the board are getting creative as they work to bring millennials, aka “Generation Y,” into the fold. And even if there’s little truth behind the stereotypical associations—participation trophies, videogame addictions, fear of commitment—millennial radiologists are challenging the profession to adjust now or struggle to remain relevant later.

CMS has proposed covering a new form of cancer therapy, CAR T-cell therapy, under Medicare. The proposal would create a uniform standard of covering the treatment, which uses a patient’s own immune system to fight the disease.

A Smyrna, Tennessee, cardiologist who was indicted on six charges of sexual battery against a patient early this year was found to still be practicing medicine more than a month later, according to local outlet the Daily News Journal.

When President Donald Trump signed a federal funding bill into law on Feb. 15, it included text that said that all mammography providers must include updated information about breast density in reports sent to both patients and their physicians.

Researchers from the Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne created a new AI algorithm that is four times more accurate in predicting survival rates among ovarian cancer patients. The tool was also able to determine the most effective treatment for patients who exhibit ovarian cancer. Research findings were published in Nature Communications.

Flagler Hospital, a 335-bed community hospital based in St. Augustine, Florida, is projected to save more than $20 million after AI technology helped it reduce costs, average length of stay and readmissions for pneumonia patients. 

“The diagnostic performance and efficiency of current MRI may yield overall value when it is used as a first-line modality in pediatric ED for acute abdominal pain,” wrote Raza Mushtaq, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and colleagues, in a new study published in Radiology.

AI can predict a woman’s survival rate and response to treatments for ovarian cancer more accurately than current methods, according to research published online Feb. 15 in Nature Communications. 

Medical device company Sight Diagnostics has raised $27.8 million in funding to expand its system that uses AI to analyze blood tests, according to a report by VentureBeat.

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