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UBM Medica's Diagnostic Imaging Covers Advancements in MRI Technology


NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Diagnostic Imaging, a leading online publication for news and commentary of the medical imaging market, covers advancements in MRI technology.

Improvements in MRI hardware and software are impacting image quality, patient satisfaction, and workflow efficiency, experts told Diagnostic Imaging. Determining which investments to make can be overwhelming and radiology departments must carefully consider needs and budget, experts said.

Diagnostic Imaging also reported on several trends, including:

  • The shift from 1.5T machines to 3T models, which provide improved field strength and image quality.
  • Machine design changes that address patient comfort by improving bore size and noise control.
  • Software enhancements to improve image acquisition.

Accompanying the article are two polls from hospital-based imaging directors and managers on the The MarkeTech Group's imagePRO panel. The questions are:

  • Does your facility consider 3T MRI the new standard of care?
  • To what extent is your facility concerned about potential for helium shortage over the next few years?

About UBM Medica US

Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach—online, in print, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, websites, online communities, drug databases, digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Websites include,,,,,, and UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect – which provides marketing services across a number of communities, the largest of which are healthcare, medical device design and advanced manufacturing. UBM Connect also includes UBM Studios, the global leader in interactive digital environments. UBM Connect is a UBM plc company. For more information, visit

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Jason J. Golden
Content Marketing Manager


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