Radiology accounts for some of the best paying two-year degree jobs; CT market expected to hit $6B worldwide by 2019;

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> Four of the top 10 best-paying two-year degree jobs are in the radiology field, according to CareerBuilder and Economy Modeling Specialists. Radiation therapists are second on the list with an average annual salary of $76,627, followed by nuclear medicine technologists (fourth) and nuclear technicians (fifth), with average annual salaries of $69,638 and $68,037 respectively. Medical sonographers are in seventh place with an average salary of $65,499 per year. Article

> The global market for CT scanners, valued at $3.7 billion in 2012, is expected to increase to $6 billion by 2019, according to a report by WinterGreen Research, Inc. According to the report, growth is being driven by the increasing popularity of independent diagnostic centers as wells as increasing demand from governments for the delivery of high quality healthcare that is associated with CT. Article

> One year after getting 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Curvebeam received approval from European regulators to market pedCAT, its 3-D weight-bearing orthopedic imaging device. The device uses cone beam computer tomography to generate 3-D images of a patient's foot and ankle while the patient is in a standing position. Article

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> Security concerns about proprietary data and applications are among the reasons the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt cloud technology, according to a new survey by Vernon Hills, Ill., technology vendor CDW. Article

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> The Obama Administration recovered more than $4.2 billion in the 2012 fiscal year from entities and individuals that attempted to defraud the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced. Article

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