Navigation Links
CMS Decision - No Material Financial Impact to Medicsight
Date:6/5/2009

port coverage among non-Medicare payers."

Perry J. Pickhardt, MD., Associate Professor of Radiology at University of Wisconsin, suggested: "To deny coverage for Medicare beneficiaries of a potentially life-saving test that is better, safer, more convenient and less costly than invasive colonoscopy is clearly a misguided decision that should ultimately be reversed by legislative correction."

Following the CMS decision, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-Texas), commented, "There is clear evidence that when insurance reimbursement is available for virtual colonoscopies, more people are screened for colorectal cancer. Less than half of those who should be screened receive a colonoscopy. We need to make sure more Americans are screened for this deadly yet preventable disease." (1)

(1) WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12 2009 kaygranger.house.gov

About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. is a technology holding company that focuses on investments in the global healthcare information technology market. The Company has two subsidiaries, Medicsight PLC and Medicexchange Ltd.

Medicsight PLC (AIM: MDST) is a UK-headquartered, research driven, leading developer of computer-aided detection (CAD) and image analysis software for the medical imaging market. The CAD software automatically highlights suspicious areas on computerized tomography (CT) scans of the colon and lung, helping radiologists to identify, measure and analyze potential disease and early indicators of disease. Medicsight's CAD software has been validated using one of the world's largest and most population diverse databases of verified patient CT scan data. Medicsight's ColonCAD(TM) and LungCAD(TM) software products are seamlessly integrated with the advanced 3D visualization workstations of several industry-leading imaging equipment partners.

Medicexchange Ltd
'/>"/>

SOURCE MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. DATATRAK Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Panel Decision to Delist Common Shares
2. MEDRAD Introduces Manage.Report - Advances Evidence-Based Decision Making
3. Religious devotion does not impact abortion decisions of young unwed women
4. Carefx's Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs' Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making
5. Nurse Response Partners With Healthwise to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions on Health
6. Carefxs Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making
7. Elsevier Appoints Chris Dillon as Managing Director, Clinical Decision Support
8. LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception
9. Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Sanford Bernstein 25th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference
10. Medco CEO to Present at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC 25th Annual Strategic Decision Conference 2009
11. Parents Influence Sex Decisions, Hispanic Teens Say
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Drinking and marijuana may lead to ... study suggests. Researchers analyzed 2007 to 2011 data ... who said they had used alcohol or marijuana at ... was associated with more unsafe driving, damage to relationships ... while under the influence of alcohol, especially among females. ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... apnea, tonsillectomies, hearing loss, head and neck cancers ... Orlando, FL, September 21-24, at the 2014 Annual ... of OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF), the ... and neck physicians in the world. , Abstracts ... today, and are available online at http://oto.sagepub.com/content/151/1_suppl ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Last year, SIGVARIS took graduated ... of a luxurious line of graduated compression socks with natural ... COTTON Socks are joining the SIGVARIS MEDICAL collection for those ... comfort of natural cotton fibers. , “When people step ... find socks as soft as the finest cashmere,” says Clay ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 The exclusive ClinicCRM patient ... designed to help doctors manage foreign patient flow, enable ... conversion rates and clink revenue. Since its launch in ... in sales revenue and a 70 percent increase in ... their own healthcare practices. , With its ease of ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... of Experimental Biology and Medicine that ... biology and medicine of microphysiological systems" and describes ... Systems Program directed by the National Center for ... of Health (NIH) and funded in part by ... Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Food and Drug ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests 2Health News:SIGVARIS’ Luxury Line of Compression Socks, SEA ISLAND COTTON, Now Available in Stronger Compression Level 2Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 2Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 3Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 4Health News:Microphysiological systems will revolutionize experimental biology and medicine 2Health News:Microphysiological systems will revolutionize experimental biology and medicine 3
... , , , ... Sustained reduction of mitral regurgitation following mitral valve repair ... (DMR) or functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) led to heart function ... initial registry cohort of the EVEREST (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair ...
... , , , , ... over 2,000 motorcycle riders and enthusiasts will gather at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson ... "Ridin, to a Cure" fund raiser for breast cancer research in ... raise in excess of $300,000 over the weekend. The ride has ...
... , , One of Nation,s Best ... The health care network operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has ... by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). , , "Quality ... Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. "VA is proud to be recognized as a top ...
... CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 22 Magellan Biosciences, Inc. (Magellan), ... Life Sciences Tools (LST) business to Sunnyvale, California-based Dionex, Inc. ... ESA,s HPLC-related products, HPLC clinical assays, the ESA Laboratories services ... Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. , ...
... VA Physical therapist-directed exercise counseling combined with ... and exercise capacity in people with type 2 ... exercise, according to a randomized clinical trial published ... , the scientific journal of the American Physical ...
... Mo. About 2 million Americans currently use cocaine ... to making it one of the most dangerous and ... cause severe biological and behavioral problems, is very difficult ... and Sandeep Pendyam, doctoral students in the Department of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Significant Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling in Patients With Sustained Reduction of Mitral Regurgitation 2Health News:MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Significant Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling in Patients With Sustained Reduction of Mitral Regurgitation 3Health News:We Need Your Support - 'Ridin' to a Cure' Sept. 25 and 26 2Health News:VA's Health System Top Employer for AARP 2Health News:Magellan Biosciences Sells its Life Sciences Tools Business to Dionex 2Health News:Magellan Biosciences Sells its Life Sciences Tools Business to Dionex 3Health News:People with type 2 diabetes improved muscular strength 2Health News:Computer model shows changes in brain mechanisms for cocaine addicts 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, ... Drew Young has joined the company as Senior ... will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of ... Bringing more than 20 years of experience ... pharmaceutical and biotech companies, Mr. Young comes to EMD ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: ... announced agreement to purchase the Interventional business of ... Boston Scientific to offer physicians and healthcare systems ... challenging vascular conditions. The addition of ... technologies supports the Boston Scientific strategy to provide ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Mass. , Sept. 2, 2014  Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Morgan ... , New York on Tuesday, ... Interested parties are invited to listen to the live audio ... website at www.hologic.com/investors-overview . An archive of the presentation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 2EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 3EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 4Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 2Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 3Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 4Boston Scientific Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG 5
... Conference: February 13-16, 2012 ,Exposition: February ... Organizers of the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West ... be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, February 13-16, ... event in the United States dedicated to medical design ...
... N.C., Jan. 20, 2012  As the pace of ... has become challenging for the biopharma industry to ... messages. Consumers, key opinion leaders, payers ... and biotech companies reach out to with marketing ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MD&M West 2012 to Feature Twenty Collocated Conferences 2Utilizing Marketing Innovations to Engage with Customer Groups that are Key to the Pharmaceutical Industry 2
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone otic suspension, USP is a sterile antibacterial and anti-inflammatory suspension for otic use....
Prednisolone Acetate ophthalmic suspension USP, 1% is an adrenocortical steroid product prepared as a sterile ophthalmic suspension....
... A sophisticated research tool that allows ... area which is being stimulated. Besides it ... the examiner to switch between the pupil ... computer screen. This system is especially suited ...
The only air-based esthesiometer with a database of normal sensation on the cornea. May have application to the measurement of normal-tension glaucoma....
Medicine Products: